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Here’s your chance to pilot your innovative solutions with Govt of Maharashtra !
ABOUT MAHARASHTRA STARTUP WEEK 2021
The Maharashtra Startup Week is an effort to encourage, engage and enable the state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. It provides startups with a platform to showcase their innovative solutions to the Government of Maharashtra. Startups from sectors such as education, skilling, healthcare, agriculture, clean energy, environment, water and waste management, smart infrastructure and mobility, governance and miscellaneous are invited to submit their applications.
With the help of multiple ecosystem partners, the top 100 startups are selected to present their solutions to an esteemed panel of judges comprising representatives from the government, industry, academia and investors.During the week-long event, startups from each sector make their pitch to a panel consisting of senior government officials, industry experts, academicians, and corporate partners.
The best 24 are selected as winners. Winners receive work orders of up to Rs 15 lakh. from the Maharashtra State Innovation Society to pilot their solutions within different state departments.Subsequently, the startups receive support in terms of access to government machinery and mentoring from its institutional partners for a period of up to 12 months to deploy their solutions on the ground.
The participating startups also get access to multiple other benefits such as cloud credits, access to multiple events, connect with ecosystem players such as mentors, investors, etc.
Last Date to Apply: June 15th, 2021
Maharashtra State Innovation Society, established under Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Maharashtra, aims to foster innovative approaches and create conducive environment for innovative businesses to operate in Maharashtra.
Under the aegis of Maharashtra State Innovative Startup Policy 2018, released in February 2018, the team at Maharashtra State Innovation Society is driving various initiatives to provide support at multiple levels to the startup ecosystem.
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