Startups in an economy's technology sectors is an important indicator of technological performance for several reasons. Towards this goal, Government of Gujarat has developed Student Startup & Innovation Policy (SSIP) to promote and support startups and innovations from young students. This policy aims to create integrated, state-wide, university-based innovation ecosystem to support innovations and ideas of young students and provide a conducive environment for optimum harnessing of their creative pursuit.
Dharmsinh Desai University is selected as SSIP center by Gujarat Government in the year 2018 to support and mentor to innovators. Through this scheme, students can get support for funding for prototyping and testing, mentoring, Intellectual Property Right (IPR) process, and infrastructure facilities of the University to convert ideas to Proof-of-Concepts (PoC)/Prototypes/Patents and finally turn into a startups.
Eligibility: Any student of Dharmsinh Desai University and alumni up to 5 years
Interested applicants will be required to submit the application through the Link
Deadline for proposal submission for AY 2023-2024 is 18th July 2023.
Scrutiny of submitted applications will be done through presentation. The following points will be considered for the selection: Innovation Component, Technical Features, Team’s technical skills, Creativity, Market Potential, and Sustainability.