Integrate to Innovate Programme for Energy Startups (Important) (Download PDF)


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Invest India under Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) in partnership w/energy companies has launched Integrate to Innovate Programme for startups in energy sector. It is 3-month programme for startups in power sector aims to foster collaboration b/w startups & large corporations of energy sector.

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Integrate to Innovate (I2i) Programme

  • i2i programme will provide opportunity for startups for collaboration & conversation around valuable energy transitions by bringing their ideas to life w/guidance & support from corporates.

  • Selected startups will receive cash prize grant of up to Rs. 5 lakh along w/opportunity to pilot their product w/corporates.

  • Corporates will offer selected startups access to technology, technical & commercial mentorship & access to potential customers thru corporate network of partners.

  • Startups from innovators across various stages of energy life-cycle i. e. generation, transmission & distribution, storage & consumption in multiple sectors such as households, industry, farm, infrastructure, utility, building & transport are invited under this programme.

Categories of Interest for Integrate to Innovate Programme

Specific areas of interest for Integrate to Innovate programme include:

  • Household

    • Home Automation

    • E-commerce marketplaces for smart home products & installer/support services

    • Rooftop solar & home energy storage

  • Transport

    • EV & EV infrastructure

    • Gas powered trucks

  • Farm

    Waste to Value

  • Infrastructure

    • Renewables

    • Grid & micro-grids

    • Storage battery

    • Sensors, drones, data analytics, workforce mobility

    • Cybersecurity

  • Utility

    • Metering, Billing & Customer analytics

    • Demand response & distributed energy resource management systems

    • Transactive energy, blockchain based energy trading & energy marketplaces

  • Building

  • Energy efficiency & cooling

  • B2B e-markets

  • Automation efficiency

  • Predictive asset management (IoT & AI)

Invest India Programme

  • Operationalized in - 2010

  • It is official Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency of Central Govt.

  • It is set up as non-profit venture under Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industries.

  • It is mandated to facilitate investments in country. It is 1st stop for potential global investors in country.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 9, 2018

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