Application Deadline: None
Established in 2000, Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), IIT Kanpur, is one of the oldest technology business incubators with many successes under its belt. In 2018, the leadership brought the incubator’s operations under Foundation for Research & Innovation in Science & Technology (FIRST), a Section-8 company promoted by IIT Kanpur. The multifaceted, vibrant incubation ecosystem nurtured over two decades continues to fill all the gaps on the road to convert an idea into a business.
With path breaking innovation brewing at FIRST’s startups, the incubator aims to create impact at the bottom of the pyramid. FIRST has developed the experience base and ecosystem that become critical ingredients in nurturing early-stage, technology-focused startups disrupting domains such as agriculture, healthcare, aerospace, energy, water, and education.
The Social Innovation fellowship is a prestigious award which will be provided to only Indian Citizen Indian undergraduate (B.Tech, BE, MBBS) or postgraduate (MSc, MS, M.Tech, MPhil, MD) & PhD below 35 years from fields of life sciences, Agriculture, Engineering, medicine & human biology are eligible to apply.
The fellowship is for a duration of 18 months and cannot be extended further.
Links to SPARSH application material
- BIRAC reference document
- Application Link
- Program FAQs
- Application flyer
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