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Marico Innovation Foundation


Owing to his entrepreneurial drive and passion for innovation, founder Harsh Mariwala incepted Marico Innovation Foundation (MIF) as a not- for- profit organization in 2003. The Foundation executes the Corporate Social Responsibility for its parent company Marico Ltd. Under the guidance of an eminent Governing Council, the organization aims to nurture innovation in India across the business and social sectors alike.


Inspire. Impact. Involve.

These words truly encapsulate the very ethos that makes MIF what it is.
Inspire to infuse innovation in everyday life. Generate Impact by nurturing innovations. Involve through exchange of ideas.

Raison d'être:

The foundation works closely with organizations that are innovative and impactful through three core programs mentioned below.
  1. MIF SCALE UP PROGRAM: Through their Scale-Up Program, MIF identifies business challenges faced by an organization, collaborates with mentors and provides implementable solutions; thereby leading to sustainable impact and sustained growth.
  2. MIF AWARDS: The organization helps bring innovation to the fore, as also inspires a new generation of innovators who can make a seismic shift in contribution to their industry through the biennial MIF Innovation Awards.
  3. MIF INVOLVE: MIF aims to create a hub for individuals and organizations to engage with ideas and each other through digital platforms like MIF Talkies and InnoWin as a part of MIF Involve.
“Our (MIF) vision encompasses the innovation ecosystem in India. MIF believes that Innovation can spur creation and sustenance of successful and enduring Indian brands. That will enable India to reposition itself as a global economic superpower.”
– Harsh Mariwala, Founder, Marico Innovation Founder

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