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R & D and IP Development

Under the National Policy on Electronics, several initiatives are being taken to promote R&D and IP development in the ESDM sector. A Working Group under the chairmanship of Shri Madhvan M. Nambiar, former Secretary, Civil Aviation has been set up to consider R&D and IP development proposals. The Working Group specially focuses on developing R&D ad IP development with active participation of industry.

The following initiatives are being taken in this direction:

  1. Setting up of Electronics Development Fund for promoting Venture Funds in ESDM area.
  2. Setting up of Incubators for supporting start-ups in ESDM sector.
  3. Development of Conditional Access System (CAS) for Set Top Boxes.
  4. Other projects as recommended by Working Group. 
R & D and IP Development
Schemes and Orders
Name of the Incubator Implementing Agency Total Project Cost and Duration Contribution of MeitY Approved On
The list of approved proposals/incubators by Working Group are :
Administrative Approval for the Project on "Centre of Excellence(CoE) for Internet of Things(IoT)" at Gurugram in Haryana, Ahmedabad in Gujarat and Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.[PDF]4.41 MB NASSCOM
Rs. 67.95 crores and 5 years
Rs.32.34 crores 29.08.2017
ERNET India and NASSCOM 2195.22 lakhs and 5 years 1077.72 lakhs 23.06.2015
Setting up of Electropreneur Park being implemented by STPI/DU/EISA[PDF]3.49 MB STPI/Delhi University /EISA Rs 21.10 Crore and 5 years Rs 21.10 Crore 17.06.2014
Funding and Support to Industry & academic Institutions for doing collaborative research through Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) Global Innovation & Technology Alliance (GITA) 2 Years Rs. 1556.05 Lac 17.07.2014
Industry Innovation Programme on Medical Electronics (IIPME) Biotechnology Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) Rs. 10.50 Crore and 3 years Rs. 10.50 Crore 17.11.2014
Incubation Centre at IIT Patna in the area of medical electronics[PDF]9.02 MB IIT Patna Rs 47.10 Crores and 5 years Rs 22.10 Crore 11.12.2014
Consumer Electronics Incubator at Cochin, Kerala[PDF]4.21 MB Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) and M/s Startup Village Rs 49.91 Crore and 4 years Rs 22.78 Crore 24.04.2015
Setting up of Fabless Chip Design Incubator[PDF]2.8 MB IIT Hyderabad Rs 23.73 Crore and 5 years Rs 17.805 Crore 06.09.2016


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