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Indian Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) Winners 2018

Indian Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP 2.0) is a unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts.

IIGP 2.0 showcased their award winning technologies in a Demo Day held in Bengaluru on December 21, 2018 with the innovations included in 12 industrial and 4 social sector technologies from 2017 and 2018.

Supporting the Government of India's mission of "Start-up India" and "Make in India", IIGP 2.0 enhances the Indian innovation ecosystem by enabling innovators and entrepreneurs on the stage of ideation and innovation, to develop technology-based solutions for tomorrow.

About IIGP:

IIGP launched in 2007, it has been one of India's longest standing public-private partnerships. The programme has provided mentoring and handholding assistances to over 400 innovators coming from diverse sectors from across the country. It has generated over 350 commercial agreements and over $900 Million of Economic value for India - source E&Y 2015.

As a part of the IIGP Demo day event, sixteen startups made presentations about their technologies and also interacted with potential investors and the wider startup ecosystem of Bengaluru.

These startups attended an intensive one-week bootcamp at IIM Ahmedabad, included classroom sessions, financial performance, modelling and valuation, design thinking, business models, leadership and pricing etc. 

10 startups in 2017 and 16 startups in 2018 were selected as winners and received grants worth INR 25 Lacs each as well as an opportunity to participate in an intensive global exposure visit to the USA to learn and access the US start-up ecosystem.

Sixteen startups' innovation on display at the IIGP Demo Day, please find the list of IIGP winners 2018, as below;

Industrial sector profiles for IIGP:

1. AirpixGeoanalytics
2. Linksmart Tech Pvt Ltd.
3. Next Big Innovation Labs
4. NoPo NanoTechnologies India
5. Vacus Tech Pvt Ltd.
6. Delectrick Systems Pvt Ltd.
8. Etrix Tech Pvt Ltd.
9. Irov Tech Pvt Ltd.
10. MakerInMe Tech Pvt Ltd.
11. Manastu Space Tech Pvt Ltd.
12. Sastra Robotics India Pvt Ltd.

Social sector profiles for IIGP:

13. Azooka Life Sciences
14. FIN-SOL Life Tech
15. Inceptor Tech Pvt Ltd.
16. 22bate7 Software Pvt Ltd.

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