A unique platform for children, innovators, educators and entrepreneurs to accelerate product innovation to enable the government’s `Make in India’ and `Skill India’ vision
Will work closely with the India’s startup ecosystem including Central/State Government incubation initiatives, academic institution-led incubators and corporates
Karnal, February 19, 2016: MakersBox today announced it’s plan to setup the Innovation Maker Lab a unique lab in the City of Karnal. The MakersBox Innovation Lab at Karnal will provide the infrastructure, development kits, access to courseware, hardware, 3D Printers, Mechanical Tools and Software tools, in addition to mentoring and business connections for Local Indian entrepreneurs and innovators to develop and test products and solutions using this unique lab. The Lab aims to accelerate hardware design, innovation, Internet of Things and Digital Making for children, innovators, educators and startups in India.
It will work closely with the India’s startup ecosystem including Central/State Government incubation initiatives, academic institution-led incubators, corporate as well as commercial accelerators to complement their efforts for better and aster cycle of product realisation. Children, Educators, Innovators and startups can bring in their ideas, develop proof of concepts and finally shape those into products / solutions using the resources available at the Lab. Following successful prototyping, MakersBox will help connect them to local technology ecosystem service providers and integrators to align with the ‘Make In India’ and ‘Skill India’ Initiatives of the Government.
Commenting on the occasion Harpreet Kaur Sapra, Co-Founder MakersBox, said “MakersBox is committed to the Government’s Digital India vision. MakersBox’s philosophy of Inspire, Innovate and Invent brings to life innovations that enhance the lives and solve problems. With the MakersBox Innovation (अभिनव प्रयोगशाला) Maker Lab in Partnership with the District Child Welfare Council, Karnal, we are offering a strong platform to India’s vibrant young population and encouraging innovators to turn their ideas into exciting and relevant products for India.”
“It has been encouraging to see the participation of the Children of Karnal, and the Opening of this lab will offer them a chance for improving their skills, and becoming future innovators.” said Dr. J. Ganesan, Deputy Commissioner, Karnal
“I am very happy to see the progress made by the City of Karnal, and the MakersBox team and their dedication to improving skills, and opening doors for children for innovation and invention.” said Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor of Haryana
The function for laying of the foundation stone was presided over by the Governor of Haryana Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki, Deputy Commissioner Karnal Dr. J. Ganesan, District Officers and the Co-Founding Team of MakersBox. The Foundation Stone was laid by Shri Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor of Haryana.
MakersBox is a startup leading the digital innovation space in India. The company works around the philosophy of Inspiring People to Make and Innovate things, and helps them takes their inventions to market. As a leader in corporate responsibility, MakersBox also maintains a Research & Development Laboratory in Delhi, and works closely with Schools, Educators, Governments, Startups and Enterprises to grow it’s verticals of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (S.T.E.A.M). More information about MakersBox is available at www.makersbox.in. For High Resolution Pictures – http://bit.ly/1mLJ1R2
The objective of this initiative by MakersBox in collaboration with the District Administration of Karnal, Haryana in developing and encouraging leadership, skills, entrepreneurial ecosystem and innovation talent in India.