NIDHI PRAYAS SCHEME FOR NURTURING IDEAS AND INNOVATIONS
National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI) is an umbrella program conceived and developed by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship division, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, for nurturing ideas and innovations (knowledge-based and technology-driven) into successful startups. Focused
Cyber Physical System, especially on speech, video, and text analytics focus on applications in emerging sectors.
Support in translating an innovative idea to a prototype
Provide a platform for faster experimentation and modify approaches in the idea to market journey
Generate innovative solutions relevant to the local and global problems Pre-incubation of potential ideas leading to venture creation.
Encourage young entrepreneurial aspirants who demonstrates problem solving zeal and abilities
Funding assistance for prototype development (upto Rs 10 lakhs )
Infrastructure support for prototyping and operations ( co working space, meeting rooms, conference facility)
Mentorship support from experts Guidance in venture creation and securing further funds
Duration: The period of prototyping support is 12 to 18 months.
Application deadline: 10.08 2022 ; Filled in applications (PDF file) may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org You can download an editable application format here
The applications received are subject to screening process.
Only shortlisted participants will be notified/ informed about the final presentation to the monitoring committe