About The Conclave


  • Higher Education Institutions receive significant funds mainly from the Government to conduct research and publish articles and file patents.
  • Most of the patents though have industrial utility, and innovation index yet fail to see the light of the market. Several steps have been taken to address this issue. But, little benefits have been noticed.
  • The purpose of this conclave is to deliberate some of these gaps and address them in a systematic way.
  • In this conference, the key highlights of would be the role of Incubators in plugging some of the gaps in converting IP assets into commercially viable or industrially applicable outcomes.
  • Intellectual property (simple, IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.
  • Economically well-off countries are reaping commercial and technological benefits from such IPs which they had created many years ago.
  • Several steps have been taken to address this issue. But, little benefits have been noticed.

Key Outcomes

  • Learn about the current status of IP in India
  • Contribution of IP to the national economic and scientific growth.
  • Networking with the key stakeholders in IP community in Andhra Pradesh
  • Understand the potential of IPR for economic development of the nation
  • Role of IP in building sustainable revenues for the Higher Education Institutions
  • Resources available for the innovators
  • Importance of the incubators in leveraging the IP asset of the institutions and their monetization

Travel & Accommdation

The participants have to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation. The local logistic support to attend the event will be provided by AIC-SKU. Anantapur is a tier 3 town having good accommodation facilities including 3-star hotels, government guest houses. AIC-SKU team shall help the participants in blocking the hotel rooms.

Anantapur is about 210 KMs north of Bengaluru International Airport. It is conveniently reachable via road and rail. The nearest airport is Bengaluru and other alternatives are Kurnool, Kadapa, Hyderabad and Chennai.

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Certificate of Participation

All the registered and attended participants will receive certificate of participation and the key speakers will receive certificate of speaker and certificate of participation.


AIC-SKU Confederation welcomes sponsorship to this event. The sponsors will get tax benefits under 80G of the IT Act. Their company brand shall be prominently displayed and recalled during the program. Their contribution will be acknowledged on print in brochures, flyers, campaign emails, welcome kits, compendium and banners.

Sponsors can choose any of the following options-

Silver : ₹ 25,000
Gold : ₹ 50,000
Platinum : ₹ 75,000

Who can Apply?

  • Academic Institutions (Universities, Colleges, Research Organizations)
  • Government Bodies
  • IP Facilitation Centers
  • IP Attorneys & firms
  • Innovators
  • Faculty
  • Startups and Students

Registration Details

For Students, Individual Innovators ₹ 499
Startups (per person) ₹ 599
Faculty from HEIs (Discount coupons available for AIC-SKU academic Partners) ₹ 999
Members from Govt Institutes, Incubators ₹ 999
Industry, Private sector, IPR firms ₹1999

Registration Includes:

Welcome Kit | Network Lunch | High Tea | Dinner(only on Day-1) | Certificate | Local Transport | ID Card | Access to All Speaker Sessions.

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AIC-SKU Confederation, Sri Krishnadevaraya University (AIC-SKU), a premier Incubator set up as special purpose vehicle, is a not-for-profit company established in 2017 under sec-8, Indian Companies Act 2013 with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI-Aayog, Govt. of India.

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About NRDC

National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) with the support of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME), Govt of India established IPFC Centre in on 28thJanuary 2017 in the city of destiny Vishakhapatnam.

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