ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has partnered with T-Hub to create scale up opportunities for the Hardware/IoT startups in India. This one of a kind partnership will strive to create the  next level innovation ecosystem for the existing ideas, prototypes, startups and incubators.

MeitY already has a thriving ecosystem at the grass root level, where It supports multiple incubators, startups and many others who intend to build on hardware related products and solutions. MeitY Startup Hub is one such initiative which opened doors for the innovation ecosystem in scale for the nation.

T-Hub, which leads India’s pioneering innovation ecosystem will rope in mentors, industry partners, investors, government agencies and academia to enable the  go-to-market plans, build scalable business models, and strengthening their sales and pitch strategies to boost the startups efforts in the DFM stage.

Together the program will strive to take the innovators and startups to the next level of their innovation journey, in terms of product, market, technology and investment readiness. The program also opens doors to the Government grants to the successful cohort startup.

WHAT'S IN FOR STARTUPS

  • The top 10 startups selected through this program are offered with Personalised mentorship with business leaders.
  • Access to T-Hub’s network of mentors, industry experts, investors, service providers, community/ecosystem etc
  • Work with industry experts and mentors to refine business models and GTM strategy.
  • Opportunity to avail equity-free grant for selected startup* 
  • Chance to collaborate with The MeitY Startup Hub 
  • Access to a series of Bootcamps and Interventions 

 

* Shortlisted startup that confirms and signs relevant documentation for program participation

FOCUS AREAS

Technology

IoT

Industrial automation

Sensor platform

Applied robotics

Intelligent machines

Embedded systems

Computer vision

Industries

Mobility

Energy

Agriculture

Aerospace

Manufacturing

Consumer

HealthTech &MedTech

Logistics & Supplychain

Smart city

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THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Startups working in the above mentioned focus area
  • The team has formed or is a part of a recognized, legal entity for the company structure.
  • Seed/Pre seed startups with a fully working prototype, with established technical capability
  • The product or service represents original ideas wholly owned with freedom to use or is licensed by the team.
  • Team must have at least 1 full time employee.

ABOUT T-HUB

T-Hub enables and empowers an ecosystem hungry for innovation. Based in Hyderabad, India, it leads India’s pioneering innovation ecosystem that powers next-generation products and new business models. It uses the Triple Helix model of innovation based on interaction and collaboration between industry, academia and the government. Incorporated in 2015, it has provided over 1100 national and international startups with access to better technology, talent, mentors, customers, corporates, investors and government agencies. T-Hub also provides thought leadership for Telangana and other state and central government organisations to build innovation ecosystems. It has elevated innovation for leading national and global corporates, transforming enterprise business models for the better. To know more, visit t-hub.co.

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ABOUT MeitY

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is a full-fledged ministry under the Union Government. It was formed after the bifurcation of the Department of Electronics & Information Technology from the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology in 2016. MeitY’s mission is to promote e-Governance for empowering citizens, promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the Electronics, IT & ITeS industries, enhancing India’s role in Internet Governance, adopting a multipronged approach that includes development of human resources, promoting R&D and innovation, enhancing efficiency through digital services and ensuring a secure cyberspace.

For more information, visit: www.meity.gov.in

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