Evangelise is a one-of-its-kind, international Electric Vehicle Innovation Challenge which will bring together innovators, industry, institutions, and government. It consists of an annual challenge, with the inaugural edition being kicked off in July 2021. What makes it unique is its 7-month long structure that comprises multiple stages, and offers deep learning and exciting rewards at every stage. EVangelise will help in harnessing some of the brightest minds in the world, and use the power of innovation in addressing key problem statements of the EV industry.
Whether you are a college student, an independent innovator or a startup, we invite innovators who aspire to create successful businesses, to participate in EVangelise. We are looking for breakthrough innovations at any stage of development, from anywhere in the world.
Investor, Mentor, Individual. Ideation Stage Startup, Validation Stage Startup, Early Traction Startup, Scaling Stage Startup, Corporate
ELECTRIFY YOUR FUTURE PITCH: From the 18 finalists, select participants will get to present their innovations to a jury comprising top EV industry experts and VCs. Based on the jury’s selection, they could get incubation support, market connects, and industry mentorship.
EV EXPO: Featuring innovations from EV companies, electric sub-component manufacturers, and also the 18 EVangelise finalists.
Idea Stage: Total INR 6 lakhs for Top 12 Finalists
Design Stage: Total INR 15 lakhs for Top 12 Finalists
Build Stage: Total INR 67.5 lakhs for Top 18 Finalists
Design Stage: Participants will be put through a 2-day Bootcamp, to set expectations, brief on tech specs, and suggest an efficient way forward.
Build Stage: Masterclasses and tech mentoring by iCreate and industry experts. Option to stay at iCreate campus and use our infrastructure and facilities.
Showcase Stage will be an open, international race at Kevadia, in Gujarat’s Narmada district. Not only is Kevadia home to the world’s tallest statue built to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, it is also slated to become India’s first
electric-vehicles-only area soon. The EV Race will feature entries from
manufacturers of electric 2-wheelers, under the following categories:
Unregistered* vehicles: <250W
Regular vehicles: 250W-1KW
Performance vehicles: >1KW
(*ICAT certificate needed for ‘vehicle registration not required’)