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  1. 1. The Futuron Awards Showcasing the Unsung Indian Cleantech Inventors
  2. 2. T R A N S C E N D Until now, the brilliant Inventor’s Constraint had been the following It’s not WHAT you know, but WHO you know that makes you successful With EAI Futuron Awards for Cleantech inventions It’s what you know that will make you a Who’swho
  3. 3. I M A G I N E How many green innovations has the world lost because the inventors lacked connections and resources to bring them to market? With the planet on the brink of an ecological disaster, can we afford to let innovations that could save the planet lie in obscurity? No. They need to be shouted from the rooftops of the world
  4. 4. F U T U R O N The Futuron Awards are an EAI initiative that brings to limelight Indian sustainable/cleantech innovations that would have otherwise never come to light The Awards will have a special focus on the small inventors with limited resource base and access
  5. 5. F U T U R O N If you have a green innovation and are • An individual or organisation in India with at least one successful pilot project or several customer installations in India • An individual or organisation with less than 20 employees and less than Rs. 20 crores in turnover you are eligible for the awards
  6. 6. B E N E F I T S Futuron Award winners receive extensive publicity across EAI’s vast media assets, including • EAI Daily – India’s largest and most popular cleantech focused newsletter, going out thrice a week to 40,000 subscribers • EAI Club – India’s only online community dedicated to renewable energy and cleantech with 15,000 members • EAI Site – India’s most popular hub for renewable energy and cleantech professionals and enthusiasts with 5,000 visitors every day As India’s foremost research and consulting firm in renewable energy/clean tech, EAI’s network extends across the length and breadth of the green industry, and encompasses VCs, PEs, policy makers, developers, manufacturers, and NGOs across the world
  7. 7. N O M I N A T E The nomination form for the awards can be found here • You can nominate yourself for the awards, or nominate anyone else whom you know • The awards are run on the basis of themes. The theme for October-December 2013 is Renewable/ Sustainable energy. Subsequent themes will be announced on the event webpage • The innovation can be anything from new sources of clean energy to new ways of using clean energy; even an innovative business model based on clean energy can be nominated • Any innovator – scientist, engineer, farmer, housewife – from any part of India can be nominated for the awards • No fees are charged for nominations, and multiple innovations from the same innovator
  8. 8. C R I T E R I A Only innovations that have at least one successful pilot project or a few customer installations are eligible for the awards Innovations are evaluated on the basis of • Impact on sustainability • Impact on society • Scalability • Creativity/Uniqueness • Longevity
  9. 9. H E A R M O R E We look forward to receiving your nominations. Together we can ensure that the world remains a safe, clean, and habitable place for future generations For further details, please get in touch with Mathu at • futuron@eai.in • 044-42173939 and watch www.eai.in/innovation-awards for further updates
  10. 10. E A I We are India’s largest research and consulting firm in renewable energy and clean technology. Our work has been sought after by the World Bank, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Reliance, GE, BCG, Accenture, and many others • Our services • Our clients • Our team Our platforms • EAI Website • EAI Club • EAI Daily Our network • LinkedIn • Facebook • Twitter