Awards Process

CII Innovation Awards is a six-stage funnel process:


The applicant needs to register in the Awards website by filling up a detailed form.

Initial Application

After registration the applicant has to fill up the initial application form which includes an abstract about the organization, and its innovations.

Main Application

The applicants qualified through the Initial Application process will submit the Main Application Form.

Assessor Visit

A site visit by an assessor will be arranged to corroborate contents submitted in the main application form. The assessors will not be judging, but merely reporting their observations.

First Jury

The jury assembled for this stage will evaluate the contents of main applications and determine the top 25 companies to be recommended for the Grand Jury stage.

Grand Jury

A grand jury comprising of Indian and International experts will decide the award winning company in each of the awards category.