Challenge Conveners

3M was established in India in 1988 and has completed 30 years of operations. 3M’s headquarters in India is based in Bengaluru with branch offices at Mumbai, Gurgaon, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai. 3M leverages its global innovation expertise to develop homegrown solutions that address the unique needs of diverse customers in Indian markets. 3M’s Innovation Centers at Bengaluru and Gurgaon help boost innovation in India for India and its manufacturing footprint is spread across Bengaluru, Pune and Ahmedabad.

Today 3M science is improving the lives of millions of Indians – from products that improve manufacturing efficiency, impact healthcare delivery to safety solutions that increase road visibility and employee safety and everyday home cleaning and organization solutions. 3M Design Center at the Innovation Center in Bengaluru is one of five 3M Design Centers in the world enabling innovation and meaningful brand experiences for customers.  As part of its social responsibility efforts, 3M is committed to encouraging young innovators and scientists who have the potential to devise innovations to address some of the most pressing social issues of today.

CII’s India Innovation Summit: The India Innovation Summit is an annual flagship event organized by CII Karnataka. Since its inception in 2005, the India Innovation Summit has brought together over 5000 experts in Innovation from diverse backgrounds including major R&D Companies, Government, Academia and Start-ups to discuss and deliberate on ‘Innovation’.The “Summit” has served as a prestigious platform for recognizing outstanding young innovators selected through the 3M-CII “Young Innovators Challenge Awards since the conception of the initiative in 2014.

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