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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Startup India


ISB Mohali, Punjab govt launch 'ESTAC' start-up accelerator programmes

December 07, 2019 4:46 pm

It will be a six-month programme commencing from March 1, 2020. Ten selected startups will be given the opportunity to participate in the ESTAC programme

IIT Jodhpur students develop method to reduce vehicular pollution using Rajasthani clay

November 25, 2019 9:10 pm

A catalytic converter is a device which is fitted to a vehicle's exhaust to reduce the pollutants coming from it. A team from IIT-Jodhpur created it using clay. The clay acts as an oxygen reservoir and makes the pollutants less harmful, the researcher said.

WhatsApp invests $250,000 in India's startup ecosystem

November 25, 2019 6:28 pm

WhatsApp is going to provide Facebook ad credits of $500 each to 500 startups that are approved by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT).

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

October 11, 2019 6:31 pm

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

September 30, 2019 12:23 pm

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

September 25, 2019 4:31 pm

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

September 20, 2019 12:56 pm

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

September 12, 2019 8:51 am

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

September 09, 2019 5:41 pm

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

September 09, 2019 1:46 pm

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.