Nurturing Innovations
Creating Enterprises

A major innovation hub for technology ventures and a site for interfacing with the industry, academia, government bodies, and cross-border agencies.

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IMPACT

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Startups Incubated
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Stakeholder Engagement Programs
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Seed Fund Deployed
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Follow-on Funding Raised
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CSR Projects Completed
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Direct Jobs Created
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Women-Led Enterprises Incubated
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SFURTI Clusters
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Women Technology Parks (WTP)/ Bio- Resource Center)
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Lives Empowered

Incubation Programs

Handholding At Every Stage!

01.
DST NIDHI EIR
Fellowship upto ₹ 30,000/ month for 12 months
02.
DST BIRAC SIIP

Fellowship of ₹ 50,000/ month for 18 months + ₹ 5 lakhs kick-start grant

03.
MeitY TIDE 2.0 EIR
EIR to the tune of ₹ 4 lakhs per start-up for 12 months
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MeitY TIDE 2.0 Grant

Grant upto ₹ 7 lakhs/ startup for 12 months

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NIDHI PRAYAS
Prototyping grant upto ₹ 10 lakhs for 12 months
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BIRAC BIG

Grant-in-aid upto ₹ 50 lakhs for 18 months

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BIRAC BIG-NER

Grant-in-aid upto ₹ 25 lakhs for 24 months

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ASIIM
Support to SC Entrepreneurs upto ₹ 30 lakhs over a period of 3 yrs
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MSME BI

Grant-in-aid upto 15 lakhs for 12 months

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SEED & LEAP Fund
BIRAC, NSTEDB, INVENT, TIDE, TDB (₹ 5 lakhs – ₹ 50 lakhs)

Accelerator Programs

Build your startup and learn from the best
01.
NIDHI Accelerator

Supporting tech startups in product and market validation.

Duration: 6 Months

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C-LIVE Accelerator

Supporting startups that are working in the livelihood space.

Duration: 3 Months

Support To Startups

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Product Development & Testing

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Technology & Idea Validation

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Networking & Mentoring

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Funding Assistance

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Market Connect

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IP, Legal, Regulatory

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Access To Lab Facilities

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Discounted Services

Focus Sectors​

Healthcare, Agriculture, Energy, Environment, Food, Waste to Wealth, Livelihood, Enterprise Solutions, Fintech, Edutech, Industry 4.0 and any emerging areas.

NIDHI Center of Excellence

Support to potential startups working in digital health and precision agriculture in translating technological innovations into marketable products.

Technology Transfer Office

Strengthening the idea of Aatmanirbhar Bharat  wherein indigenous technologies are adopted by the industry to serve local and global needs.

International Programs

Enprendia

An Erasmus + co-funded capacity building which aims at enhancing entrepreneurial culture among female population in Indian HEIs.

SILICE

An Erasmus+ co-funded open-source platform that promotes social innovation ideas and international cooperation at regional level between the EU, Israel, and India.

SEW

Social Entrepreneurship for women (SEW), initiative by the U.S. Consulate General- Hyderabad Office assists young women interested in social entrepreneurship.

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