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Innovation Practitioners Summit, August 2019, New Delhi

7th Innovation Practitioner’s Summit
Technology-based Innovation: Business Drivers of the Future
13th December 2017, Le-Meridien, New Delhi

To encourage, recognize and award the best Innovation practices across disciplines, All India Management Association (AIMA) organized 7th edition of The Innovation Practitioner’s Summit on 13th December 2017 at Hotel Le- Meridien, New Delhi.

As part of the summit, AIMA conducted case studies contest on the breakthrough innovations in the following categories:

  • Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Digital
  • Learning and Development (L&D)
  • Research and Development (R&D) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Manufacturing & Services

The response for the Case Study Contest was encouraging and several Companies from across the country participated in the contest.

A neutral Jury decided the winners of the contest and the winning cases were felicitated at the Summit and the Winners in each category were given the opportunity to present their Case Study at the Summit. The winners for this year under different categories are as below:

Innovations in Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Winner- SOS Children’s Villages of India
(Case Study on: Building Sustainable Families for Parentless Children and Youth)
First Runner Up- Godrej Consumer Products Limited
(Case Study on: EMBED - Elimination of Mosquito-Borne Endemic Diseases)

Breakthrough Innovations in Digital

Winner- Tata Steel Limited
(Case Study on: Digiwheels)
First Runner Up-Tata Steel Limited
(Case Study on: Rake Tracking)

Breakthrough Innovations in Learning and Development (L&D)

Winner - Maruti Suzuki India Limited
Gamification of Learning@ MSIL
First Runner Up - Berkeley HealthEDU Private Limited
(Case Study on: High Fidelity Simulation in Healthcare)

Breakthrough Innovations in Research and Development (R&D) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Winner- Indian Oil Corporation Limited
(Case Study on: Indane Nanocut)
First Runner Up- Indian Oil Corporation Limited
(Case Study on: Energy Efficient & Ecofriendly Anode Grade Coker Technology)

Breakthrough Process Innovations in Manufacturing and Services

Winner I- Titan Company Limited
(Case Study on: Lens Analyser)
Winner II- Uflex Limited
(Case Study on: Flexfresh Waterless Internet Flower Packaging)

The summit also attracted the eminent industry leaders who shared their views and insights on the leading innovation trends and challenges. The key leaders who addressed the Summit include:

  • Samir K. Brahmachari- Chief Mentor, Open Source Drug Discovery; Former Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR);Founder Director, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research -Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology;
  • Akhil Bansal- Deputy CEO. KPMG in India
  • Anupam Sibal- Group Medical Director, Apollo Hospitals Group
  • Rama Shankar Pandey- CEO & MD, Hella India Lighting Ltd
  • Anuja Bansal- Secretary General and National Director, ‎SOS Children's Villages India
  • Rajeev Bhadauria- Director Group HR Jindal Steel and Power
  • Jaijit Bhattacharya- Partner, Infrastructure and Government Services KPMG in India
  • Pranjal Sharma- Economic Analyst and Writer, Author- Kranti Nation
  • Samiron Ghoshal- Head of Alliances and New Solutions, KPMG in India
  • Hetal Sonpal- COO Wigzo Technologies
  • Vishal Manchanda- Chief Human Resource Officer & National Head – Learning & Development Indus Towers Limited
  • Munish Chander- Head TCI Foundation & CSR. TCI Group

The summit was attended by over 200 senior innovation practitioners from across industry verticals.

Details will be updated soon...


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6th Innovation Practitioner’s Summit
‘Innovation Led Transformation’

Showcasing India’s Leading Breakthrough Innovations & Innovators in
Manufacturing, Marketing, R&D, L&D and Environmentally Sustainable Solutions
19 March 2015, Sheraton Hotel, Saket, New Delhi
As part of its endeavor for building innovation competitiveness, All India Management Association (AIMA) in association with Erehwon Innovation Consulting is organizing ‘The Innovation Practitioner’s Summit’ with the theme “Innovation Led Transformation” on 19 March 2015 at Sheraton Hotel Saket, New Delhi.

The 6th edition of the summit will be a platform to determine & immortalize Hi-Impact Innovations & Innovation Practitioners, fuelling the creation of ‘New Legends’. The Innovation Practitioner’s Summit is a formal recognition forum, to publicize and recognize those who have had the courage to take the more challenging path of Innovation. The winners would be those who have taken an idea from concept to reality and have results that leap-frogged from Incremental to Quantum to show for their efforts.

The Summit will showcase India’s leading innovation practitioners in
  • Transforming L&D (On the Job)
  • Breakthrough Process-Innovation in Manufacturing
  • Breakthrough Product-Innovation in R&D
  • Breakthrough Marketing Strategy
  • Environmentally Sustainable Solutions
The summit is anchored by Mr Rajiv Narang, Founder, Chairman & Managing Director, Erehwon Innovation Consulting. He co-authored one of India’s Thought Leadership Book titled “Orbit Shifting Innovation”.

In the earlier editions, the participating teams has been judged by an eminent jury comprising of
  • Padmashree, Lila Poonawala, Ex-Managing Director of Alfa Laval
  • Mr L R Natarajan, COO Titan Industries Limited
  • Mr Tanmaya Vats, Head, Global Value Innovation at PepsiCo India
  • Mr Vivek Talwar, Head HR, Tata Power
  • Ms Sangeeta Talwar, Ex-President-South Asia for the Tata Global Beverages Group
The Summit is totally based on a Case Study Contest on breakthrough Innovations. We invite your organisation to be part of this unique initiative of AIMA by participating in the case study contest. The case study should focus on Breakthrough Innovation in any of the above areas achieved by companies/institutions within the last 3-4 years.
  • The Top 2 Entries in each category will be recognized by the Industry Thought Leaders in a special gathering and will be invited to make presentations at the Summit on 19 March 2015
  • The Top 2 Entries in each category will be published in The Innovation Practitioner’s Summit Documentation to be distributed to all Delegates attending the program
  • The winning stories will be featured in the next Erehwon Book to be published in 2015-16, titled ‘ORBIT SHIFTING INDIA’
A copy of Consent Form along with the Guidelines and the Case Study Template is attached for your reference. The Contest entails a nominal fee as per the attached consent form. This payment should reach us along with the filled Consent Form latest by 28th February 2015.

This fee also entitles you to following additional privileges:
  • Two Complimentary Delegates to the Summit
  • Acknowledgement of your company logo on a specially created signage at the Summit venue
  • Acknowledgement of your company logo in the summit reading material
The last date of submitting the case study is 5th March 2015

We look forward to receiving your early response and registrations.

With warm regards,

Ashu Yadav
Project Lead
All India Management Association (AIMA)
Management House, 14 Institutional Area
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003
Tel: 91-11- 24608511 (D), 2460 8524, 4312 8100 Extn- 238
Mobile : +91 - 9811 427738
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Website: www.aima.in