Alltech Innovation Competition: India

Give your big idea wings! From Ideation to Incubation

The Alltech Innovation Competition is back this year to ignite entrepreneurial spirit among graduates and undergraduates. We believe the innovation and inspiration shown by the students will help to stimulate economic development, inspire efficiency and foster sustainable practices for the future growth of the agribusiness industry in India.

If you have an innovative idea and would like to help this industry thrive, assemble your team and get down to business! In addition to being recognized for its innovative ideas, your team could win a cash prize. This year’s first-place winner will receive INR 1,00,000, and runners-up will be awarded INR 10,000 per team.

Teams may submit an entry in any one of the five challenge categories: plant, feed, farm, food and recycle.

  • Plant: Enhance soil fertility, bacterial activity, plant growth, health, nutrients
  • Feed: Improve rumen/internal health, nutrient uptake, performance; reduce pollution, carbon footprint (this can apply to the dairy, poultry or aquaculture industries)
  • Farm: Supply cleaner feed, cleaner water; improve farm profitability
  • Food: Improve food safety, freshness, taste, nutrient content
  • Recycle: Add value to byproducts
  • Competition structure:

  • Teams must be made up of current university students, with no more than four members per team.
  • A maximum of two non-student advisors are allowed per team.
  • A team must submit its entry in only one of the five challenge categories.
  • Don’t miss out on this opportunity. Submit your abstract today!


    Who can participate? Graduates/undergraduates currently enrolled in a university; Students from any program (not just MBAs) are eligible to participate, including executive and evening format programs.
    What is the team structure? Max. 4 students/ multidisciplinary team supported by max. 2 advisors.
    What are the challenges? Refer to the abstract link
    What are the rules? Refer to the rules & guidelines link
    Stages & Deadlines Abstract submission: 30th Sept. 2016
    Business-plan submission: 24th Oct. 2016
    Competition Day: 11th Nov. 2016
    What can we win? Grand cash prize of INR 1,00,000.
    What will I get out of it? Opportunity to share your ideas with successful entrepreneurs, their real-world feedback and a chance to gain national and global recognition!

    Rules, guidelines and registration details:

    Click on the button below to download rules and guidelines:

    Submit your abstract using the abstract submission form below:

    Click on the button below to download business plan submission form:

    Any queries?

    Feel free to contact msingh@alltech.com