Benefit to student innovators & start-ups

  • Exposure: SSIP is going to provide detailed exposure to all students, early stage innovators and allied stakeholders through regular programs, workshops, conferences and seminars. Each SSIP grantee university, institute has been given specific mandate and resources to facilitate large scale exposure programs keeping early stage student innovators in mind.

  • Capacity building: SSIP is allocating dedicated resources for capacity building of innovators and student start-ups involving domain experts of national and international repute.

  • Support for Prototyping: SSIP has created mechanism through which students, innovators, start-ups can be given up to 2 lac INR for developing prototype. Through State SSIP grant committee deserving teams can even fetch grant more than 2 lac per project as per the need. SSIP is one of the very few scheme through which innovators are being supported through seed level grant at nascent stage.

  • Support for IPR: Through SSIP, innovators can avail average 25 lac INR grant for domestic IPR filing. SSIP also mandate to support student innovators for IPR protection beyond India and give incentives for them.

  • Pre Incubation Support: SSIP has short listed various colleges and universities and given grant to create a robust pre incubation process and infrastructure in their respective campuses. Innovators from respective campuses and around the region can fetch benefits through these nodal centers of SSSIP. Innovators can approach to any of the SSIP grantee through web portal and approach to avail SSIP benefits.

  • Co working and Pre incubation Support at I Hub: SSIP is setting up a state level innovation hub which will be linked with all university level innovation & start-up centers. In this center early stage student innovators and start-ups can benefit of coworking space, mentoring, access to various programs and allied benefits. SSIP is going to host different sectoral incubators in this hub so that innovators and start-ups across domain and stage of their innovation, enterprise can benefit from this.

  • Regional Innovation & Start-up Centers: SSIP will extend facilities to innovators and students of even remote places through its 4 regional centers at Ahmedabad, Surat, and Vadodara & Rajkot. Institutes & their students in the nearby region can benefit hugely benefit out of these centers. Makers lab and similar prototyping facilities will be built in these centers to let innovators access to world class facilities.