iCreate Joins Hands With MeitY Startup Hub And Others For EVangelise’22
iCreate—an innovation-based start-up incubator has joined hands with industry leaders and government organisations from across the country to support Evangelise ’22. The partners who have joined hands for iCreate’s EVaneglise’22 include Startup India, CII-CIES, MeitY Start-up Hub, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Sona Comstar, Aditya Auto Products Engg. (I) Pvt. Ltd, Mathworks India Pvt. Ltd. ,Altair Engineering India Pvt. Ltd and Ansys among others. These partners actively mentor and share their expertise through the bootcamp stage to ensure that participants can navigate challenges effectively and validate their ideas.
Commenting on the partnership, Avinash Punekar, CEO, iCreate said, “We are honoured and thrilled to partner with some of the most eminent organisations to witness India’s indiginious innovations take life from iCreate’s campus. Many ideas and innovations from EVangelise’21 have taken the shape of commercialisation as a result of partnership with some of the leading industry brands in an attempt to solve the real world EV challenges. We believe that with this partnership, we will jointly contribute towards the strategic expansion of India’s EV industry. With such expertise coming together we look forward to assisting some of the revolutionary start-ups with the best of resources and technology and strengthen the nation’s vision to showcase the preparedness and commitment towards the growth of Atmanirbhar Bharat. With so many energies focused to transform the Indian EV market, we are confident to revolutionise the automotive sector by bring breakthrough innovations in the EV industry.”
The second edition of the EVangelise is focused on building collaborations between the Indian manufacturing industry and early stage start-ups, engineering students, institutions and EV enthusiasts by solving real-world challenges in the EV industry. The partners will provide participants access to a global network of industry stalwarts who will nurture their ideas and help them take their product to the market.
“EVangelise’22 is a comprehensive platform that helps EV start-ups innovate and reduce their dependency on imported technology. MathWorks has been an active participant in the EV ecosystem in India, providing products and solutions that accelerate product research and time to market. We are happy to partner with iCreate for the second consecutive year and contribute to its success by providing access to our MATLAB and Simulink platforms and technical expertise” Sunil Motwani, Country Manager, Sales and Service, MathWorks India Pvt. Ltd said.
Meanwhile, Jeet Vijayvargiya, CEO, MeitY Start-up Hub said, “Electric vehicles are the future, and India is leading the charge. MeitY Startup Hub is committed to promoting the development of EV Startup ecosystem and our partnership with iCreate’s EVangelise '22 is just one way we are working towards making EVs a reality by 2025. Together, we will focus on promoting and supporting intelligent, innovative, and sustainable mobility solutions and infrastructure that will make EVs a reality for everyone. An occasion of this magnitude offers individuals a rare chance, a suitable platform, and the ability to present their innovations, ideas, and creative solutions. We are confident that our various programs and initiatives and our experience of startup ecosystem coupled with iCreate’s strong expertise in mobility will help generate groundbreaking results in the EV market.”
With the Evangelise’22, India will be recognised as a leader in the development of innovative, clean, low-cost solutions that address pressing issues facing the sector. In addition to locating the next generation of innovators, the challenge will look into chances to develop answers in the fields of battery safety and EV infrastructure. The top three winners in both categories will receive cash awards of INR 10 lakh, INR 7.5 lakh, and INR 5 lakh, and consolation prizes of INR 3 lakh to 3 teams in each category and up to 1.5 cr of incubation support.