To be eligible for NIFientreC support, a project must meet a number of criteria. The project must:

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Escalate Grassroots Innovation

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Located in India

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Technically sound

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Have good prospects of being profitable

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Benefit local economy

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Environmentally and socially sound, satisfying country's environmental and social standards

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NIFientreC does not lend directly to individual entrepreneurs

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Who can apply for incubation support?

  • Grassroots Innovators whose innovative technology is registered with National Innovation Foundation- India (http://nif.org.in/)
  • Student innovators whose innovative technology is registered with National Innovation Foundation – India (http://nif.org.in/)
  • Student innovators whose innovative cutting edge technology is registered at the database of Techpedia (http://www.techpedia.sristi.org/)
  • Any individual, start-up or an entrepreneur interested in a joint venture for commercialisation of any three categories of innovations as above