Startup Incubation

IIT Delhi Invites Applications from Innovators, Startups working in Deep Technology for Incubation Program

iitd technopark

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has invited applications from innovators or start-ups working in deep technology domains for admission to Platform for Harnessing Deep technologies (PHD) incubation programme. The institute will support emerging futuristic technologies including connected intelligent systems (CIS), mixed reality, advanced materials, nanorobotics, drugs and vaccines; drug delivery systems) requiring advanced research and development.

Based out of IIT Delhi’s TechnoPark at the Sonipat Campus, the programme provides comprehensive support for converting your idea into a startup, including free incubation and accommodation to the budding entrepreneur as well as funds for the prototype development/proof of concept.

Selected candidates will get support in the form of infrastructure, mentorship and funding. The programme is inclusive and open to qualified people outside of the IIT system as well. Selected candidates will get lodging for two years, funding support up to Rs 50 lakh to develop Proof of Concept (PoC), technical and business support and access to investors and entrepreneurship support programs.



Innovators intending to initiate a startup or any startup company registered in India after April 1, 2016 working in innovators working in deep science and technology domains as evidenced by IPs/ select publications. Desirable education qualification for project leaders is PhD or MD or equivalent but basic education include either having a masters’ degree such as M.Tech/ MBBS/ M.Des/ M.Pharma/ M.Phil with undergraduate training in science and/ engineering or B.Tech/ M.Sc. graduates with minimum three years startup/ R&D experience can also be considered.

The last date to submit the application is April 30, 2019. Detailed guidelines and application forms are available at IIT Delhi Website\

PHD incubator

Director, IIT-Delhi, Ramgopal Rao, said: “It is time to take the innovation ecosystem in the country to the next level and raise the bar for everyone. If you have a great idea in deep tech space, IIT-D will take care of the rest. The PHD Incubator Program provides comprehensive support for converting your idea into a startup, including a fellowship and accommodation to the budding entrepreneur as well as funds for the development of proof of concept.”

Source – Indian Express

Like this content? Sign up for our daily newsletter to get latest updates.


Suman Chaudhary
An engineer by education and writer by profession, Suman keeps tab on startup ecosystem of India and leads the research team of IndiaWeb2 for covering funding deals, merger & acquisition and market reports.

Cleantech Hybrid-Mobility Startup Pi Beam Labs Raises Funding from Eagle10, Bluehill Capital

Previous article

Hospitality Chains Startup V Resorts Raises $10 Mn Series A funding from HNIs

Next article



This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.