About me – Aditya Pachpande


Aditya Pachpande is a child prodigy, an entrepreneur and an innovator, who while still a student of grade 9, is a force to reckon with in the field of education and innovation. His invention “Suraksha Box”- a DIY UVC Sanitiser Box that disinfects everyday items without using chemicals and detergents – is getting rave reviews from the scientific community, including getting a Govt of India MC&I) Patent Published. His social venture NextGeninnov8 foundation is distributing these kits to the poor and needy and is helping in not only protecting people but also preventing the spread of viruses.

A winner of multiple awards and the youngest ever student to complete three summer academies at Harvard and an entrepreneurship course at Babson, Aditya has an MOU with Harvard for bringing Summer Business Academy Program to India. He has appeared as a young international keynote speaker at several international education and innovation summits. Aditya was the youngest speaker at IYLIF Singapore 2018, BECon IIT Delhi 2019, WIEF, DialogueIndia Dubai, ASSOCHAM, AWS IMAGINE 2019 at Seattle, 5th ET Global Business Summit, and FOL 2020 at IIM Banglore.

The mission of his startup NextGeninnov8 is to set up innovation clubs in every possible school in the world and their vision is to promote and teach creativity, innovation, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills to children all around the world to prepare them for a secure and bright future.

Vision and Mission

I want to give the power of innovation to every child as well as teachers in the world so that they can come up with various creative ideas and solutions to the problems faced by their families, communities and even global issues and let us all together make the world a better place. My mission is to set up innovation labs/clubs in every possible school in the world and my vision is to teach children all around the world, critical thinking, and creativity and innovation skills to prepare them for the coming future.