National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Government of India supporting Technology Business Incubators is mainly associated with academic and research institutions to leverage technologies and innovations for venture creation. Converting technologies and research into start-up ventures has a long product development and revenue generation time. To inspire the best talents to be entrepreneurs, minimize the risk involved in pursuing start-ups, and to partially set off their opportunity costs of high paying jobs, NSTEDB has introduced NIDHI-Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) Programme. The NIDHI-EIR programme provides tremendous opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs to expand their networks and get critical feedback on their ventures in order to promote their entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.
The NIDHI-EIR Program would provide subsistence grant to an aspiring or budding entrepreneur of considerable potential for pursuing a promising technology business idea.
The Programme aims:
NIDHI-EIR support recipient should fulfil all the following requirements
The program shall be executed at selected Technology Business Incubator (TBI). These incubators shall be approved by NSTEDB to serve as Programme Executing Partners operating the NSTEDB's EIR program.
Programme Executing Partner – TBI will
Venture Center is the PIP for NIDHI-EIR
The PIP shall be responsible for overall management of the programme. PIP will
NIDHI-EIR support aspirant should submit the application to a PEP of his choice.
Support will include:
If you need to know more about our Programme Executing Partners – TBI, please visit their website or contact them.
You may not be an incubatee at the time of application but after receiving NIDHI-EIR support will have to be incubated with the Programme Executing Partner – TBI.
Absolutely, we maintain confidentiality of all the proposals we receive under different schemes. All third party reviewers sign a non disclosure agreement and no conflict agreement before viewing the proposals.
You can not apply again if you have received NIDHI-EIR support once. However you can reapply if your previous application was not successful.
Yes, but only one will be finally provided NIDHI-EIR support if selected