Atal Community Innovation Centre at SGT University aims to create design-aware societies, enabling them to leverage design principles to be able to build more human-centric, meaningful innovations. This is being achieved by creating repositories of knowledge centered on the core design principles of sensitivity, moreover, localizing the sustainable development goals in creating an inclusive innovation environment.
We enable ideas with the potential to achieve proof of concept and eventually scale. We do this primarily by providing financial support, physical space, and mentorship through our grants & partnership programs. We aim to provide a supporting ecosystem to build scalable enterprises through our incubation programs by unlocking the leadership potential in youth and providing them with avenues to build systems that can contribute to social impact.
ACIC RISE focuses on excellence in research and aims to stay ahead in the spectrum of technological and social innovations. It is committed to excellence in fundamental research as well as the development of innovative technologies for the future. It instills a pulsating atmosphere of research by providing services and resources to faculty, students and staff that encourages them to take research, innovation, startups, discoveries, and promoting consultancy activities related to R&D.
The Mission of the “ACIC – KL Startups Foundation”is to offer unique and incentivized solutions, which will encourage students, researchers, or any individual/group of individuals to ideate and design novel innovative solutions for the communities in and around the region. ACIC – KL Startups Foundation encourages creative ideas and innovative thoughts that are required to be given shape into proof of concept, pre-prototype and prototype, having the potential to be transformed into a Minimum Viable Product for the benefit of society and offering unique innovative solutions.
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
ACIC-CBIT will provide a platform for budding entrepreneurs from schools, neighboring colleges and rural areas to nurture their ideas at our center and using this as a springboard they can go to the next level through the support we offer. The mentors will help students and other innovators to convert their research ideas into innovations using the ecosystem established at ACIC-CBIT.
ACIC MIET Meerut Foundation aspires to become a prominent knowledge based self-sufficient centre in innovation and pre- incubation for the regional communities addressing challenges of societal importance and contributing to socio-economic development of the region. The objective of this ACIC is to offer unique and incentivised solutions, which will encourage students, researchers or any individual/group of individuals to ideate and design novel innovative solutions for the communities in and around Meerut region.
Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
ACIC BMU Foundation is set up by BML Munjal University. Its main focus is on encouraging innovators within University and the community around the university to come forward with their ideas to solve community challenges. ACIC BMU wishes to create an ecosystem to nurture ‘ENTREPRENEURS’ who are innovative, tenacious, and ethical and have a great zeal to create economic value and societal impact through their ventures.
ACIC-VGU is one of its kind community innovation centres with a focus on design, agritech, handicrafts & manufacturing of daily use goods. The center plans to work on integrating traditional technologies with new age designs and vice versa with a focus on lean manufacturing. The center hosts state of art labs for prototyping and fabrication works and also houses incubation and business development facilities for aspiring entrepreneurs. The center works extensively on outreach and capacity building by conducting events like hackathons, bootcamps, IPR & EDP workshops.
ACIC IIT (ISM) Foundation has been established to provide a suitable ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship to innovators at community level. It basically aims to attract the bright minds that are hidden at the modest corner of the community. The objective is to provide a platform for promoting experimentation, innovation and creative output of the budding innovators. To set up a structured process to identify, facilitate and develop innovation with involvement of all stakeholders.
ACIC - Kalasalingam Innovation Foundation (ACIC-KIF) promotes innovations targeted at societal needs using emerging technologies. The aim of ACIC-KIF is to bolster the economy of the region through innovations, providing youth with jobs, and rejuvenating the local industries in the Virudhunagar District and country as a whole. ACIC-KIF will be a feeding ground for innovative ideas to be transformed into either pre-commercial or commercial products.
Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu
The focus areas of ACIC-KIF are: -
ACIC Jagriti Entrepreneurship Foundation is a 4000-sq ft collaborative space with high-quality infrastructure and technology support to incubated enterprises. It has a well-designed 6M incubation process to support entrepreneurs and create an ecosystem to inspire youth and women. A national digital network of mentors, experts and funders and on-ground enterprise facilitators. It is working to understand and bring a change in communities in 7 districts around Deoria in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
ACIC Mar Ephraem Incubation Forum is a non-profit community innovation center established with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog. The objective of promoting and nurturing startups by offering community innovation training, providing technical assistance and necessary infrastructure in the incubation center for harnessing the creative ideas and innovative thoughts of young entrepreneurs.
Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
ACIC-ASIIC is focusing on identifying the community based problems and generating the ideas to solve the problems by providing requisite infrastructure for innovation. ACIC-ASIIC provides the best incubation facilities to nurture the ideas, to make prototype equipment and to convert it into startups. The innovation centre wishes to integrate the best of technologies for creating affordable and accessible solutions. Our key goal would be to take pre- incubated startups from Audisankara Innovation & Incubation Centre (ASIIC) and others from across the region and the nation as well and provide them support in terms of infrastructure, well equipped labs etc. to take them through their journey of innovation.
Nellore, Andhra Pradesh