Winners of Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development Programme 2023-24 Announced

Issue: 2 / 2024

Boeing announced seven teams comprising university students and early-stage start-up entrepreneurs as winners of the third edition of Boeing University Innovation Leadership Development (BUILD) programme 2023-24. Each of these seven teams received INR 10 lakh as a financial grant, and their ideas covered solutions for community development, the defence and space industry, and sustainability.

The seven winning teams are Abyom SpaceTech and Defence Pvt Ltd and Green Aero Propulsion Pvt Ltd from Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FIIT) – IIT Delhi, Glovatrix Pvt Ltd from Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) – IIT Mumbai, dVerse Technologies Pvt Ltd from IIT Madras Incubation Cell, Backyard Creators Pvt Ltd, BONV Technology Private Limited and Coratia Technologies Pvt. Ltd. from Technology Business Incubator (TBI) – KIIT, Bhubaneswar. These winners will be further supported by Boeing and their respective incubator partners for over a few months to help develop their ideas into market-ready and viable business solutions.

“We continue to remain committed to fostering innovation by nurturing the country’s brightest talent and ideas through our industry-academia collaborations and partnerships”, said Salil Gupte, President, Boeing India.

Over the years, Boeing India has been helping contribute to skill development and capability building in the country through other programs such as the HorizonX India Innovation Challenge, Accelerated Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Apprenticeship, and National Aeromodelling Competition with IIT.