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OPPO / Microsoft Elevate program: 2nd edition

OPPO India joins hands with Microsoft for 2nd edition of OPPO Elevate program to empower startups in country. Through this program, OPPO aims to accelerate the overall innovation culture in India and mentor startups who have the potential to bring the next big technological change in the industry.

Starting May 19th, startups across “Accessible Technology” and “Digital Health” will be able to apply for the India edition of the program. These proposals will be reviewed by an esteemed jury of experts, led by Tasleem Arif, VP and R&D Head, OPPO India, Madhurima Agarwal, Country Head-India, Microsoft for startup among others.

The top ten selected startups will get a chance to present their proposals to the jury in an event in August 2022. Further these ten startups will also be entitled to a collaboration with OPPO for applicable technical discussion and access to R&D facilities (Labs, spaces, Mobile devices) on mutually agreed terms and schedule. The India jury will select 3 startups who will be entering the global Innovation Accelerator Program.

Top 3 winners from Elevate program will participate at the global level in the OPPO Research Institute Innovation Accelerator Program and stand a chance to win grants of USD $46,000 each

As part of the Elevate program, all participants will be invited to Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub and eligible startups can receive up to USD150K worth of Azure credits.