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IIT-BHU students create bricks from waste to harness rainwater, replenish groundwater level

These bricks can be used in roads and can pass the rainwater directly into the ground and remain intact. The innovation is being tested with different proportions and will be available in the market soon.

Start-ups to play a crucial role in making India $5 trillion economy: PM Modi

From schools to higher education and research, an ecosystem was being created that it becomes a medium for innovation even as the country was one among the top three startup ecosystems, said the Prime Minister.


AICTE directs institutes to share patent rights with students for on campus inventions

The policy also entitles students/researchers/ faculty members to sole ownership of patent rights if the product is developed without using any of institution's facilities and funds and work has been conducted outside work hours.

Now, IIT-Delhi to fund start-ups owned by its faculty

IIT-Delhi launches FIRE scheme that would fund deep-technology start-up ideas with Rs 50 lakh initially. Three years of leave, of which one year would be paid, besides research facilities would be provided to teachers

Pune-based robotics start-up receives Rs 12.4 crore in funds

Nocca aims to address the less-discussed sustainability challenge of solar energy operations—high financial and environmental costs of keeping solar panels clean.

NIRDPR rural startup conclave entry deadline extended, winners to get Rs 1 lakh

A year-long fellowship will also be offered for winning innovators and startups along with prize money. Participants will get a chance to pitch their ideas to industry players and investors.


IIT-Madras and CII collaborate to promote innovative green startups

This collaboration, claims IIT-Madras, will facilitate research ideas and ventures in the cleantech space that would be trained and mentored by GDC at various academic institutions across India, and enabling startups.

Telling Numbers: Maharashtra and Karnataka lead the Start-Up India scheme

Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Delhi have seen the highest number of start-ups recognised under the government’s flagship Start-Up India Scheme in the period between January 2016, when the scheme was launched, and July 16, 2019.

WhatsApp Startup India winners get $50,000 each

WhatsApp and Invest India announced the five winners of 'Startup India - WhatsApp Grand Challenge'. All five startup firms were handed $50,000 (approximately Rs 35 lakhs) each.

IIT-Delhi looking to incubate ideas, start-ups in deep learning: Here's how to apply

Selected candidates will get lodging for two years, funding support up to Rs 50 lakh to develop proof of Concept (PoC), technical and business support and access to investors and entrepreneurship support programs. Applications closing on April 30, 2019.