Nirma University Incubation Centre creates a much-needed innovation, preincubation and incubation ecosystem for students, adding to the start-up ecosystem of India and creating a strong innovation-driven culture in the University system. The existing massive pool of faculty members, researchers and research ecosystem, and common facilities are avenues for new ideas to get nourished in university system itself, and then these young innovators get entrepreneurial support at the incubator in order to become a full-fledged start-up.
The incubation process layers are summarized in the following table:
|Ideas / Innovation
Two levels of funding are available:
Financial assistance upto Rs 2.5 Lacs provided under the SSIP policy of Government of Gujarat and Nirma University fund for pre-incubation support to turn the idea into a working prototype model and prove the concept.
To apply for pre-incubation funding, submit the following Google form: https://forms.gle/BnkTULqj1s1wP1Xf6
Nirma University Incubation centre, is one of the Nodal Institutes for the Startup Scheme of the Government of Gujarat under their scheme of Assistance to Startup and Innovation, and the following funding is available to a startup company:
Eligibility Criteria to Apply:: Any individual/group of individuals registered as a Limited Liability Partnership firm/ Partnership firm/ Private Limited Company in Gujarat.
How to Apply:
To apply for Incubation funding, submit the following Google form:
Selection process –
Initial scrutiny of the application will be done by an internal review committee based on the startup sector, market potential, and scalability of the business. Selected applicants will be asked to submit a detailed application to be submitted to the SLEC committee of the Office of Industries Commissionrate for their final selection. The selected candidates will be inducted into the programme for further grooming to help them scale business and develop market.