Whether you are a college student, an independent innovator, a researcher or a startup, we welcome all to participate in EVangelise, and come up with breakthrough solutions across different stages of the EV technology value chain.


Innovations aimed at increasing the efficiency of electric 2&3 wheelers by upto 25%

Electric Powertrain
(Motor + Controller)

Battery, BMS and
Hybrid Energy
Storage Systems

Braking Systems

Vehicle Management

Prizes & Support



Define fundamental logic behind your proposed innovation and submit the method of increasing efficiency and effectiveness of an electric 2&3 wheeler with a detailed description.

Shortlisted participants move on to the Design stage.

Submission Deadline: 15 September 2021
Announcement of results by: 23 september 2021

Prizes :

  • 1st Prize: INR. 75,000 (1 each across all 4 categories)

  • 2nd Prize: INR. 50,000 (1 each across all 4 categories)

  • 3rd Prize: INR. 25,000 (1 each across all 4 categories)

Requires theoretically proven idea with calculations, design plans and should be simulated on a standard software. Only the output submitted as a report.

Shortlisted participants from the Idea and selected direct applicants of this stage will be eligible to move to the Build stage.

Submission Deadline: 15 OCTOBER 2021
Announcement of results by: 23 OCTOBER 2021

Prizes :

  • 1st Prize: INR. 1,50,000 (1 each across all 4 categories)

  • 2nd Prize: INR. 1,25,000 (1 each across all 4 categories)

  • 3rd Prize: INR. 1,00,000 (1 each across all 4 categories)

  • Total 15 lakhs



Requires delivery of a functional prototype of your design presenting a solution to our challenge and built to showcase your engineering and implementation skills. All finalists move on to the Evangelise Innovation Showcase and Selected finalists will get an opportunity to pitch at 'Electrify Your Future'


ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS BY: End-December 2021 (announcement at the Expo; participates shortlisted for the Pitch would be intimated in advance)

Prizes :

  • Other than top 3 winners, 15 Finalists will get a prize of INR 3,00,000 each

  • Support from iCreate in terms of expert mentoring, rapid prototyping facilities (iLab@iCreate), and the opportunity to get a suitable grant (through Create Pro-Fund Gateway).

This will be the grand finale in Kevadia, against the backdrop of the Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue built to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The Showcase Stage will consist of 3 events:

EV EXPO: All finalist will present their innovations to a jury comprising top EV industry experts and VCs.

ELECTRIFY YOUR FUTURE PITCH: From 15 finalists, selected few will get a chance to present their innovations to a jury comprising top EV industry experts and VCs and win incubation support, market connect and mentorship from industry leaders.

STATUE OF UNITY EV RACE: Various EV 2&3 wheeler manufacturing companies will participate in this race under various categories and race their vehicle to the finish line

Prizes :

  • 1st Prize: INR. 10,00,000

  • 2nd Prize: INR. 7,50,000

  • 3rd Prize: INR. 5,00,000


  • Selected participants will get incubation support of INR.50,00,000 each (In the form of equity and/or debt funding), market connections and industry mentorship


Startups are welcome to apply to any of the three stages but will be entered into the build stage only after an evaluation of their final application.

Early-stage or idea stage startups are recommended to apply to the idea/design stage depending on their TRL(Technology Readiness Level) level.

All questions should be addressed to the official website of the Evangelise, FAQ section is provided on it.

Notification of any additions and/or corrections to this rulebook is made on the official website.

Organizers have rights to change rules and regulations. iCreate's decision will be final.


Anyone can apply to Evangelise, be it a startup, Individual innovator, researcher or academician.

Startups incorporated less than 5 years ago and not having significant revenue (less than INR 25,00,000)

Individual innovators, researchers and academicians having intent to take it forward as a startup

International innovators are eligible to apply.

Innovation must include a hardware element

International innovators or startups are encouraged to apply

Project or concept must be part of the given focus area wholly or partly

Presence of some innovative element or in house design.

Pure trading and assembling is not encouraged