AIM is a flagship initiative to promote culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in India. It is an umbrella structure which has been mandated to promote innovation and revolutionize entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country. It develops new policies and programmes for fostering innovation in different sectors of the economy and provide platform and collaboration opportunities to various stakeholders in the entrepreneurial space.
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AIC-NIFTTEA is the sector specific Incubation Centre for Textiles and Apparel supported by Atal Innovation Mission , NITI Aayog , Govt.of India to create an ecosystem in fostering Innovation and Knowledge based entrepreneurship and to the overall economic and social development at Local & National level with Job creation. AIC-NIFTTEA is the world class Incubation Centre provides comprehensive and integrated range of support including Incubator space, Business support services, and clustering and networking opportunities to Innovative startups.
Objective of AIC-RNTU is to create a startup ecosystem and familiarize the visionary brains with the business aspects of an idea and provide them a platform with necessary resources, culture, opportunities, and amenities – to grow their startup units into high growth business enterprises. AIC-RNTU by playing the role of both startup incubator and accelerator, aims at training and mentoring young entrepreneurs to fuel their inner drive to innovate. At AIC-RNTU, we take charge of providing essential services such as fund support, management, mentorship, co-working space, and state-of-the-art technical assistance to the budding business units. By playing the role of both startup incubator and accelerator, we aim at training and mentoring young people to fuel their inner drive to innovate.
AIC Sangam is India's first and only dedicated CleanTech incubator, run by Sangam Ventures in partnership with the Niti Aayog's Atal Innovation Mission scheme. The incubator is focused on nurturing and accelerating early-stage CleanTech companies that enable inclusive development and support climate adaptation or mitigation. The incubation and ecosystem development model has been designed utilizing Sangam Venture’s deep experience in investing in many of India’s leading CleanTech startups. Sangam is aligning the best minds, resources, and capital to support entrepreneurs in this space and build a thriving CleanTech ecosystem for the country. AIc-Sangam is supported by the Atal Innovation Mission, the Niti Aayog’s programme to support start-ups for innovations and job creation. We are also supported by the Shell Foundation, Doen Foundation and Tata Trusts’ Social Alpha.
The Atal Incubation Centre- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB) is a premier technology incubator supporting deep science startups. Established at CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad under the Atal Innovation Mission of NITI Aayog, GoI in 2017, this incubation centre has become a hub for life-sciences and biotechnology startups and MSME’s from all over Telangana and the country in a very short time. We currently support 19 startups from different domains like bio-pharma, industrial biotechnology, medtech and animal health. As we grow, we are actively engaging with mentors, alumni, fund providers, experts, consultants and industry to build an empowering ecosystem to help innovators become entrepreneurs.
Banasthali Vidyapiththe world’s largest residential university for women has partnered with Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog to establish world class Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) at Banasthali Vidyapith. AIC at Banasthali is a one of its kinds Incubation Centre in India solely focusing on women-led startups providing 360 degree support, world class infrastructure and a conducive environment for women startups to grow. The AIC with the vision to build “National Centre for Women Entrepreneurship” offers state of the art infrastructure, modern equipment & operating facilities, highly customized solutions, sectoral experts, huge industry network, access to funding and a safe ecosystem for women startups. Programs at AIC are well supported by Corporate, Government and various Institutions.
AIC-NMIMS Incubation Centre is the trademark and brand name of the Atal Incubation Centre established at NMIMS (Deemed-to-be-University) with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Govt. of India. Located at the state-of-the-art NMIMS School of Business Management campus in Mumbai, the Incubation Centre has access to Institutes’ wifi-enabled infrastructure including training rooms with LCD projectors, technical labs, seminar halls, conference rooms, board rooms, computer labs, library, cafeteria, vehicle parking and other facilities. Currently AIC-NMIMS is supporting around 25 startups focusing on health-tech, IT/IoT, edu-tech, fin-tech, social media, eco-tech and FMCG products. These entrepreneurs were chosen from a pool of 634 applications through a rigorous process of evaluation. The Startups incubated at AIC-NMIMS will be provided with basic incubation services including basic office space, mentoring from Industry Experts and Corporate Leaders, discounted registrations to training, workshops and symposia, access to student interns, access to conference rooms and silent work spaces.
AIC-MIT ADT is an umbrella organization hosted by MIT ADT University to promote the Entrepreneurship and Innovation. With an intent to promote and create a 'social fabric of Entrepreneurship' by leveraging Technology, it's main objective is to build the ecosystem of Entrepreneurship. By engaging the power of various schools at MIT ADT University, AIC-MIT ADT will incubate the potential founders and support them by building a 'Learning Culture'. It aims to build a community that nurtures the IDEA (Innovation, Design Thinking, Entrepreneurship, Arts) among the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs.
Atal Incubation Centre- Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP) Foundation has been set up in alignment with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog to nurture, handhold and support New Age Entrepreneurs for New Age India. The focus is on job creation through entrepreneurship in the domains of Agriculture, Education & ICT. It also aims to create & support sustainable business models at grassroot level including social enterprises.
Atal Incubation Centre- BIMTECH is an incubation centre supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India and Birla Institute of Management Technology, a leading business school in India. The objective of AIC-BIMTECH is to create high-class incubation facilities with suitable physical infrastructure in terms of capital equipment and operating facilities, coupled with the availability of industry experts for mentoring the start-ups, so that innovators and start-ups can become successful entrepreneurs and enterprises.
AIC-ADT BARAMATI FOUNDATION is located at the Agricultural Development Trust, Baramati having 110 acres of land and have access to its Institutes’ wifi- enabled infrastructure like classrooms with LCD projectors, technical labs, seminar halls, conference rooms, board rooms, computer labs, library, cafeteria, vehicle parking and other facilities. The Centre aims to be a common platform for the students and faculties of the educational institutes and its underneath sister institutes, individuals and established entrepreneurs to hone the necessary skills of market research, study of economic demands and accordingly shape the ideas to a marketable product; essentially, to the people of rural communities and farmers.
Area of Focus: AIC-ADT BARAMATI FOUNDATION is sector agnostic with regards to incubation of entrepreneurs.
AIC@36Inc, the Chhattisgarh state-run integrated incubation center is located in the heart of the city and is operating out of a mall. The center has been set up in an area of 30,000 square feet and is sector agnostic. It is well equipped with high-end technologies in its lab that will help the startups to make rapid prototypes while learning in a co-working space. Apart from support in mentoring, workshops and prototyping, AIC@36Inc also helps them in establishing market linkages within the country and globally. It is also providing funds to startups in the form of both equity and debt.
Atal Incubation Centre Manipal University Jaipur I F has been awarded by NITI Aayog with the initiative taken by the Government of India, with the purpose of promoting the culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Rajasthan among the young students. AIC MUJ I F is providing support to all the Startups which includes necessary guidance, tech support, infrastructure, networking and other necessary resources. AIC MUJ I F Startups are working in the various sectors such as, Waste Management, Media Marketing, Health Sector, Education Sector, E-commerce, Agriculture Sector, I.T. Services and Social media platform.
Under the aegis of NITI Aayog, Govt of India, the Atal Incubation Centre – Jyothy Institute of technology Foundation (AIC-JITF) opens a plethora of opportunities for young and dynamic budding entrepreneurs who dream of establishing a strong foot hold in the entrepreneurial world. AIC-JITF housed within Jyothy Institute of Technology campus creates a platform for scientific entrepreneurship and enables aspiring individuals, students and faculties to incubate and grow their start-up ventures. With an amalgamation of scientific research and incubation, AIC-JITF leverages all the facilities such as access to laboratories, workshops, development, testing centre, computing resources, internet, library and above all highly experienced and knowledgeable human resource available through the state of the art R&D center – CIIRC which is an integral part of the institute. AIC-JITF focuses on Materials, Food Technology, Devices and Sensors as its themes besides welcoming ideas from other domains as well. In addition, AIC-JITF trains and equips its incubatees in various skill sets essential for their entrepreneurial journey. On the whole, AIC-JITF offers a holistic environment for any individual with an idea and facilitates its development to the needs of the market through a constructive effort.
Atal Incubation Centre - Pondicherry Engineering College Foundation (AIC-PECF) is fully supported and funded by Atal Innovation Mission(AIM), Niti Aayog, Government of India. AIC-PECF was initiated to provide a platform to assist and enable young entrepreneurs to initiate startups for the commercial exploitation of technologies developed by them. AIC-PECF supports the budding entrepreneurs in the areas of Electronics design and Manufacturing (EDM), Internet of Things(IoT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
AIC-LMCP Foundation is a non-profit incubator hosted by L. M. College of Pharmacy (governed by Ahmedabad Education Society, Ahmedabad) and supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India. The foundation’s main goal is to provide a platform to the stakeholders – i.e. students, early entrepreneurs, startups - to convert their innovative ideas into successful business proposals and thus, fostering entrepreneurship in the field of pharmaceuticals and healthcare. It also aims to bring innovations in and providing specialized business services to existing MSMEs and encourage and support women entrepreneurs in the sector. With its dedicated facility spread over 12000 sq. ft. it offers state-of-art laboratory facilities, workspaces along with other facilities for the startups. It extends the support to startups through a pool of mentors (domain experts in pharmaceutical and healthcare sector), strong local, pan India and global network of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare entrepreneurs and thought leaders, collaborations with Industries, research institutes, state-of-art hospitals, professional organizations in Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical sector as well as legal, regulatory, intellectual property, funding, training and other ecosystem support for the successful transition of idea into enterprise.
AIC-JKLU Foundation is a not for profit startup incubator supported by JK Lakshmipat University which provides mentors, facilities, technical support services on new age ideas, startups and entrepreneurs. AIC-JKLU provides vast spectrum of incubation services to address various phases in startup life. It serves as partner, mentor and facilitator to young startups as it integrates technology and innovation in industry lead incubators.
AIC-Pinnacle Entrepreneurship Forum (AIC-Pinnacle) is an Atal Incubation Centre located in Pune. It is a not-for-profit initiative structured as a Section 8 company. The primary focus area of the incubator is Mobility startups (shared, smart, and electric mobility). Aside from Mobility startups, AIC-Pinnacle also supports high impact product –oriented startups that require strong industry engagement and technical expertise. The goal of the incubator is to support and promote innovation, entrepreneurship, and employment generation for inclusive and sustainable development of India.
The AIC-Great Lakes Balachandran Incubator (AGBI) is supported by Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog, and Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai - an International business school renowned for it's MBA and Data Science programs. AGBI envisions fostering disruptive innovation in the domains of Financial Technology, Educational Technology, Health Technology, Agricultural Technology and Energy/Ecology Technology. It would encourage nascent entrepreneur to leverage emerging technologies such as Augmented/Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Algorithmic Analytics and Blockchain to lead platform-revolution.
AIC-Mahamana Foundation for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, IM-BHU, Varanasi is a global hub of Innovation & Entrepreneurship to inspire and groom young minds to become the change agents of the society and act as a catalyst for national economic development. This incubation program will provide a platform for entrepreneurs to innovate by overcoming the barriers of technology including lack of training in the area of entrepreneurship. This can be eliminated by incorporating extensive training program and support system in the existing ecosystem. By exhaustive risk elimination, innovation and rapid commercialization process will create successful startups.
Atal Incubation Centre – Goa Institute of Management (AIC-GIM) has been set up by Atal Innovations Mission (AIM) by NITI Aayog. Our mission is to aid startups, stimulate their growth and facilitate their success through a holistic support system for entrepreneurs by providing them opportunities to access mentors who are experts in their field of business, investment support, access to industries and networking with growing startup ecosystems.
Atal Incubation Center at Gujarat Technological University - an Incubator for Advanced Health System supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog aims to create the culture of Innovation & facilitate technology-based start-ups with focus on Bio-Medical Devices, Biotechnology & ICT Health. The incubator intends to setup world-class incubation facilities with necessary infrastructure & resources supporting Technology based start-ups to support potential innovators to ideate, incubate and accelerate their innovations that are scalable through capacity building, mentoring, networking and advisory support.
AIC - EMPI aims to provide comprehensive support to help young entrepreneurs in domains such as Renewables, Smart Energy and New, Intelligent & Electric Mobility with the underpinning of AI & IOT Technologies, to emerge as successful global business enterprises. We will provide them with workspace, living space (if required), testing facilities - both standard and live labs, maker space and workshop facilities, technical and business mentoring through in-house expertise, specialized and specific area guidance and mentoring by industry and international experts, training and skill development to promote innovation, interface with industry partners, research labs and institutions, both within India and abroad, facilitate fund raising at various stages, go to market strategy and detailed plans, joint execution of first projects, option of hand holding support up to 3 years after graduating from the incubator.
Atal Incubation Centre set up at Shiv Nadar University with the support of Atal Innovation Mission Niti Aayog with the aim of serving as an active catalyst for the development of promising entrepreneurs. It is a step to assist budding entrepreneurs in their start up journey and to support developing start up eco system in India. Access to multi- disciplinary culture of host institute, AIC at Shiv Nadar University has advantage of access to resources of engineering, natural science, humanities and management schools of the university. Specialised labs and highly qualified faculty is available to guide start up in their technical and business endeavours. We have highly qualified mentors to support Incubatees.
The Assam Agricultural University has established an Incubation Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in its Jorhat and Guwahati campus. This incubator aims to serve the entire North East Region and has therefore, aptly been positioned as “North East Agriculture Technology entrepreneurs Hub (NEATeHub)”. The incubator has been recognised as an “Atal Incubation Centre” by NITI Aayog, Government of India and as a “Knowledge Partner under the RKVY-RAFTAAR scheme” by the Department of Agri Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India. The NEATeHUB has been registered as a Section 8 (not-for-profit) Company under the Companies Act 2013 under the name "Foundation of AIC-AAU Incubator". The NEATeHub has been set up to create a robust and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem/ support infrastructure to build successful startups in the area of agri and allied agriculture.
AIC- PRESTIGE INSPIRE FOUNDATION, Indore will work with solemn objective of supporting innovative start-ups and enterprises Enable support ecosystem for incubated start-ups , including but not limited to mentoring, planning, organizing events, lab facilities, regulatory guidance, etc., Provide preference in support to start-ups or innovators that have applications / impact in the core sectors of the economy especially with respect to technology based innovation and related but not limited to agriculture.
AIC-SMU Technology Business Incubation Foundation is the first Incubator in the state of Sikkim and one of its kind in the North East Supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI AAYOG. The Center incubates and nurtures early-stage entrepreneurial ventures based on Technology and Innovation by providing infrastructure, consultancy, and seed grants to promising young entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams of starting their own enterprise. The center has persistently encouraged young entrepreneurs to hone their skills in generating Value Human Resources rather than the traditional manpower that cater the needs of the industry. The incubator admits young entrepreneurs with innovative ideas that have market potential and guides them to become employers rather than being employees until they graduate after a gestation period of approximately 3 years.
AIC - Aartech is one of the first corporate Atal Incubation Centres being established under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), a flagship mission of NITI Aayog, Government of India. It intends to be a unique platform for enabling and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Central India and to co-create the next generation of successful state-of-the-art innovation driven enterprises. The host Institution, Aartech Solonics Limited, Bhopal is a 30+ year old company working in the field of selected and specialized energy applications. The centre is in Central India’s prominent Industrial Area of Mandideep, Dist. Raisen (20 kms from Bhopal, capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh) in a 10,000 sqft facility consisting several unique facilities for startups such as a maker space, co-working space, mentoring support and variety of value-added services for startups.
Atal Incubation Centre – Sri Krishnadevaraya University (AIC – SKU) is supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Govt. of India and Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society (APIS), Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. We promote the development of Innovation & Startup businesses for upliftment of Rural India in emerging sectors by creating opportunities for inclusive growth. Our focus sectors include Agro and Food Processing, Renewable Energy and Environmental Sustainability and Information & Communication Technology. We support and promote the technology-based Startup Business by setting up facility-based Incubator to address the challenges in the Society which will contribute to job creation, mitigate youth migration to urban cities and provides enhanced economic health. We are also striving to create and promote innovation and startup ecosystem in Andhra Pradesh through outreach activities and programmes.