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.
Selected Atal Incubation Centre
36INC, the Chhattisgarh-State run incubation centre is located in an area of 30,000 square feet which has been earmarked in the heart of the Raipur city. The incubation center is sector agnostic. It is well equipped with technologies that will help the startups to develop rapid prototypes while learning in a co-working space. Apart from providing support in mentoring and prototyping, it also helps startups to establish market linkages both at local and global level.
At the incubation center, along with co-working space and market linkages, incubatees get access to the FAB LAB, recreational room, meeting rooms, etc. 36INC is developing linkages with various private and government colleges as well as universities to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state.
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-Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) also known as AIC-BIMTECH is one of its kind academia, industry, and government partnership, driven by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to create high-class incubation facilities with suitable infrastructure in terms of capital equipment and operating facilities.
It is a business incubator and is sector agnostic. Its program runs for 18-24 months where it focuses on solving business problems of its startup incubatees such as go-to market strategy, business support, mentoring support, networking support, legal, funding, IP support etc. It also provides options for co-working and co-living to its startups.
Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) at Banasthali Vidyapith has been established with support from Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog with the vision of empowering women through entrepreneurship. AIC Banasthali is one of its kind incubation centre in India focussing on women-led startups and provides access to world-class labs, modern equipment, huge mentor & industry network, funding opportunities and state of the art operating facilities. It offers customised support to women-led startups providing conducive environment for them to grow.
AIC Banasthali is a sector agnostic incubator. The startups solve the pain points of communities across different sectors like food and agriculture, health and hygiene, water and waste management, technology, housing, ecommerce etc.
Atal Incubation Centre at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB), Hyderabad was started with an aim to help scientists in life-sciences sector to overcome the challenges associated with becoming entrepreneurs and support them through their startup journey. CCMB is home to over 80 research scientists with deep expertise in diverse areas of life sciences and has a history of technology commercialization and biotechnological applications.
AIC-CCMB has a fully equipped lab and workstations specifically designed for advanced industrial biotechnology research and development. The incubatees have access to ancillary facilities available at the incubation centre such as research tools, high-end equipment, animal house facilities, deep scientific expertise in life sciences and engineering and library which helps in translating scientific leads discovered in laboratories into marketable business solutions. The incubation centre is in close proximity to other CSIR institutes, Industrial parks and universities.
Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) at Shiv Nadar University (SNU) is set up with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and Shiv Nadar Foundation. It is located in Dadri, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh and has over 10,000 sq ft space. The AIC aims to provide execution support to entrepreneurial initiatives in Delhi NCR region. Employment generation, development of start-up ecosystem in Delhi NCR and supporting commercialization of innovation and technology led businesses are the objectives of AIC-SNU.
AIC-SNU is a sector agnostic incubation centre. It provides co-working spaces, conference rooms, office cabins, wifi access and other office support. IT is equipped to provide guidance and support for proof of concept, product-market fit, business model validation and creation of investor pitch.