AICRA IndiaFirst Meetup

15th OCT 2019
10:00am - 06:30pm

The LaLiT Ashok Bangalore

Welcome to AICRA Events


About IndiaFirst

Council for Robotics & Automation (AICRA) will host more than 1000 top SMEs, researchers, and entrepreneurs from the most relevant innovation funding programmes of the Karnataka State at the IndiaFirst Pro Investor-Innovator Conclave.

Together with invited investors and representatives of corporations, the conclave will provide a networking platform for more than 1000 participants from all over the state. Participating innovators and companies will have the opportunity to exchange on best practices, pitch their ideas and solutions, attract investors, and engage in new business partnerships.

Ramanan Ramanathan Mission Director - Atal Innovation Mission

Eminent Speakers in AICRA events

Leading Entrepreneurs, Ideators, Change Makers and Influencers

Event Schedule
10.15 to 11.00

Networking Hi-tea

11.00 to 11.45

Inauguration ceremony

11.45 to 12.30

Panel 1 : Technology Innovations and its integration across Industries

  • Prateek Khare ( Head Start-up Partnerships : Swissnex India, Consulate General of Switzerland )
  • Sunil David ( Regional Director : AT&T Global Network Services India Pvt Ltd )
12.30 to 12.45


12.45 to 1.30

Panel 2 : Addressing Start-up challenges and building ecosystem

  • Anil Chhikara ( Chairman : Startup India foundation )
1.30 to 2.15

Networking Lunch

2.30 to 3.15

Panel 3 : Government policies and initiatives to promote SME and Start-ups

  • Rakesh Mishra ( Member Startup Committee : Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry )
  • "Dr. Kalpana Gopalan IAS ( Additional Chief Secretary - Govt of Karnataka )
3.15 to 3.30

Keynote 3 :

Business MeetUp

We assist our visitors to meet the right people. B2B-meetings are pre-arranged, targeted appointments dedicated to get buyers and exhibitors to meet. The B2B-meetings are an ideal way for small and medium-sized businesses, to build connections and to find new clients and potential cooperation partners. Our B2B-meetings help you to maximize the impact of your participation and increase your chances of making high-quality business connections.

Our aim is to find the exhibiting companies that not only correspond to your interests, but also have interest in business with your company. The mutual interest of both parties provides the high efficiency of the time spent for the meetings for all participants. Should you need any support during the meetings, we are happy to accompany you!

MeetUp Highlights

  • Face-to-face contact with thousands of developers, founders, experts, entrepreneurs and government officials.
  • Focusing on media, investors, decision-makers and technology and innovation leaders in the region.
  • Review the latest technological and innovation changes in the region as well as training the latest investment and entrepreneurial strategies with the presence of active experts and national and international experts.
  • Discovering new opportunities of investing in different sectors of technology and innovation for investors as well as attracting capital for start-ups and companies.
  • MOU Signoff Opportunities.

Explore unparalleled opportunities to showcase your products and services. The IndiaFirst Showcase Exhibition is a one of its kind event with industry leaders and decision making authorities available for interaction. It is a State-of-the-Art space created especially for start-ups and professionals to network with their peers and exchange business ideas. Widen your business reach and grasp bigger market pie by booking your stand NOW! Connect with us so we can take you through the details on the available space. It would be our pleasure to help you choose the best option that yields the best business outcomes.

Key Highlights
  • Biggest networking event for leaders, investors, innovators and techies.
  • Extensive media coverage for the Summit during and after the event
  • Expo & Exhibition for showcasing best practices in different technologies.
  • A Stellar line up of speakers-global, regional and local-will discuss the latest innovation trends and topics.
  • Hear Case studies from the best names in the industry.
  • Connect with the most promising and innovation startups and entrepreneurs.
The guests and speakers will be primarily from the following areas
  • Government Bureaucrat
  • Investors
  • Business Professionals
  • Top-Level Decision makers.
  • Senior Management
  • Entrepreneurs.
  • C-level Executives
  • Global K-12 Representatives


Standard Pass

INR 4,000

  • 1 Attendee Ticket
  • 1 day conference pass
  • Award ceremony pass
  • Hi-Tea & Lunch
  • Networking opportunities

VIP Pass

INR 10,000

  • 1 Attendee Ticket
  • 1 day conference pass
  • Award ceremony pass
  • Hi-Tea & Lunch
  • Networking opportunities
  • Nearby Cab Facility

Dual Standard Pass

INR 6,000

  • 2 Attendee Tickets @discounted rate
  • 1 day conference pass
  • Award ceremony pass
  • Hi-Tea & Lunch
  • Networking opportunities