AIC at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR is a tech agnostic hardware-focused premier incubation center established in 2017 with the support of AIM Niti Aayog to foster the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship across the length and breadth of the country.
We aim to create a holistic environment to help innovation-driven individuals to layout and succeed in their business ventures under coordinated direction. The incubated startups are not only an advantage because of the business resources and technical assistance, but they also benefit from a supportive and conductive community with vibrant academia who lead and inspire them to build a sustainable business model that stands out in the competitive environment.
Our incubation center is equipped with world-class facilities and state-of-the-art infrastructure spread in 10,000 sq.ft space amidst the sprawling 286 acres of land, well equipped with 154 labs, 8 Research Centers, 24 Departments, infrastructure which has been attracting startups from across the country to do transitional research and R&D.
The selection criteria for inducting start-ups as incubates include:
- Novelty of the idea
- Compelling solution
- Scalability potential
- Well rounded team
To encourage and create an entrepreneurship culture in the university, especially among students, AIC closely works with the Entrepreneurship Cell (E-Cell) a student body, created to boost student innovation efforts. Many events and efforts have been made to create awareness towards enhancing entrepreneurship and innovation. Thus, AIC at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR is progressively working towards fostering entrepreneurship and trying to play a vital role in creating sustainable start-ups, which generate more employment and wealth creation.
Our Focus Areas
Being a tech agnostic incubator, AIC focuses on start-ups working in the realm of deep tech which includes:
- Industry 4.0
- Robot and Robotic Process Automation
- Additive Manufacturing
- Life Science
- EV & Power Batteries
- Women-Led Startups
- Space Tech
- Health Tech
- Ed Tech
- Agri Tech
- Other disruptive technologies