The Enable Makeathon is building an ecosystem of partners across the investment, incubation, design, manufacturing, non-profit and philanthropic space all geared towards creating an enabling environment for entrepreneurs working to create unique affordable assistive devices for PwDs , the opportunity to thrive, grow and create long term, sustainable positive impact.
Spread across two cities i.e. Bengaluru and London, EM2 will see 5 teams travel to London for support and 10 teams travel to Bengaluru.
Incubation partners include Social Alpha, Axilor Ventures, NSRCel at IIM Bangalore, Microsoft Accelerator and Plexel and Kaleidoscope investments in London.
In the UK, there are over 40 mentors and support from several maker labs.
Process design is supported by students from the National Institute of Design, Bangalore.
We have identified 4 centres of excellence and 2 makerspaces to support the final teams during the intensive co creation process.