Government of Gujarat along with FICCI as the National Partner are organizing the Vibrant Gujarat Start-Up and Technology Summit (VG-STS) 2018, with the theme of ‘Experience the Next’ scheduled on 11, 12 and 13 October 2018 at Exhibition Centre, Helipad Ground, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This event shall have the Largest Conglomeration of Start-ups, Investors, Technology & Ideas.
The VG-STS 2018 organised by Government of Gujarat under the Vibrant Gujarat initiative is a forerunner to the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in January 2019. Organised in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) & IT Association (GESIA). Entrepreneur Development Institute India (EDII), iCreate and PwC are the Knowledge partners. Several Nodal Institutes, NGOs, start-ups entrepreneurs, thought leaders from the space of start-ups and IT are curating the entire event. Additionally, the event will feature leading companies, innovators, venture capital firms, academic institutions, investors, angel investors in the space of innovation and Information Technology from India and abroad.
The three-day event at Gandhinagar is being hosted in a space of 25,000 sq mt, expected to draw more than 400-500 national and international delegates, 2,500 participants, 600+ exhibitors, 40,000 footfall from across the globe, offering a Next Generation experience. The event will focus exclusively on start-ups identified under eight themes and Generation Next technology: how do we create viably IT enabled innovation ecosystems worldwide?
The Summit deliberation will be on the following themes;
Smart & Shared Mobility
Women Centric Solutions
Maritime & Military Intelligence
Besides, this event will also bring in the experience of Next Generation technologies in the following core sectors;
AI – The dawn of new intelligence
IOT – Connecting the dots
Blockchain – Creating a new order, block by solid block
Big Data – A mega vision
In order to solve various challenges of national and global importance using science, technology and innovations, the Grand Challenge for Startups is also being organised around the 8 Startup themes. The Grand Challenge will invite participation for Idea Stage, Blooming State and Scale-up Stage, with attractive cash prizes.