Programs

EPAM Social Impact Innovation Program” by
AIC- IIITH and EPAM Systems

EPAM Social Impact Innovation Program by AIC- IIITH

AIC-IIITH Foundation and EPAM systems have launched EPAM Social Impact Innovation Program which aims to support green startups with Equity-free grants up to INR 5,00,000 and Incubation support. Tech-based Social Startups operating in sectors of Environment, Waste Management, CleanTech, and having cumulative revenue of INR 1 Lakh are eligible to apply.

 

The key program highlights include:

 

  1. Milestone-based grant support of up to INR 5 lakhs

  2. Bootcamps/workshops on various topics

  3. Masterclasses and mentorship provided by experts

  4. Support in refining the business model and scaling for impact

  5. Access to CIE IIITH Startup services

  6. IIIT-H’s technology expertise, lab facilities, and talent pool

Raftaar: Covid Acceleration Program by
AIC-IIITH & EPAM

raftaar poster

AIC-IIITH Foundation, supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog is currently accepting applications for the Covid Acceleration Program in partnership with EPAM. Raftaar is a 4-month long acceleration program for Tech-based Social Enterprises which are already in the market with revenue. This program is an ideal-fit for start-ups who believe that a small bridge grant and acceleration support can help them overcome the disruption caused by Covid-19 and amplify their impact and/or make them sustainable.

 

The key program highlights include:

 

  1. Milestone-based Bridge grant support of INR 2-4 Lakh per startup
  2. Bootcamps/workshops on various topics
  3. Masterclasses and mentorship provided by expert
  4. Refining business model and support scaling for impact
  5. Access to CIE Startup services.
  6. IIIT-H’s technology expertise, lab facilities, and talent pool

Akash – the Flagship Incubation program for Tech-based Social Enterprises

The AIC’s flagship incubation program is aimed at helping for-profit, tech-based social impact startups that are broadly working in the areas of Sustainable Development Goals. The six-month program will help startups refine their business models and technical capabilities while gaining the capacity to scale their impact.

 

Select incubatees will be provided an opportunity to pitch for seed funding.

 

After an overwhelming response from 11 States and 29 Cities  with 74 eligible applications,  AIC-IIITH is proud to announce selection of 10 Social Enterprises for the first Cohort of Akash.

 

The application process for the second cohort is open.

Dhanush – the Micro Incubation program

Apart from its Flagship Incubation program, AIC also conducts a  Micro Incubation program for deserving social enterprises who are provided with ongoing support, ecosystem connects and need based access to AIC resources. Under this program we are supporting 3 enterprises.

PRIF Incubation Program

We are the implementation partner for Pernod Ricard India Foundation’s Social Impact Incubator Program and have on-boarded 6 Social Impact organisations for Incubation.

 

The program offers Rs. 1.8 cr seed fund to the selected Social Impact organisations.

Social Impact - Pitch Competition Pune

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