‘AYANSH’-TIH-IoT Start-ups & Spin-offs Program’

In collaboration with SINE-Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at IITB

Call for Proposal

TIH Foundation for IoT & IoE (TIH-IoT) would like to invite proposals for AYANSH-TIH-IoT Start-ups & Spin-offs Program’AYANSH (the first ray of light) is to motivate new ventures/ student entrepreneurs/ researchers who want to work in the technology area of the Internet of Things ( IoT) and aims to support their start-ups/start-up ideas.

About the Program

TIH-IoT Start-ups & Spin-offs Program is aimed at promoting innovation and entrepreneurship and supporting the Start-up Ecosystem. The end objective is to increase the number and success rate of start-ups and to support the commercialization of technologies and employment generation.

The TIH-IoT Start-ups & Spin-offs Program has the following broad objectives:

The program offers two types of grants, for two target segments:


Who Can Apply

1. For Ignition Grant

2. For Spin-off Grant

3. Common Eligibility Criteria

Last Date to Apply: The application for the next round will open shortly. For updates please keep checking our website.

How to Apply

Applications will only be accepted through the application form, the link for which has been given at the end of this section (Apply Now Button). Please read the guidelines carefully and keep all the required documents (as mentioned in the Guidelines section) ready, for submission of the application form.

Guidelines for Application Submission

1. For Ignition Grant

2. For Spin-off Grant

3. Common Guidelines

In the case of start-ups, the following documents must be submitted along with the application form:
Financial assistance can be requested for the following:
The project milestones, budget requirements, and milestone-based grant disbursal schedule should be submitted as per the prescribed format given here Format.

As part of the review process, shortlisted applicants may be called for a Pitch Presentation. The presentation should be as per the prescribed format given here Format and should be submitted as part of the application.


For any queries related to the application process please write to us at entredevelopment@tihiitb.org


Only shortlisted applicants will be notified/informed through email. The decision of TIH-IoT in awarding the project will be final and binding and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
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