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Schemes/ Programmes/ Challenges

[Target beneficiary – Industry (Startups/SMEs etc.) & Academia]

  • The Qualcomm Design in India Challenge (QDIC)
The Qualcomm Design in India Challenge (QDIC) – 2022 is the seventh edition of the initiative by Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd. that was started in 2016 to encourage Indian design houses and product companies to invent useful and innovative hardware product designs incorporating Qualcomm SoCs and technologies. It has been inspired by the tremendous potential of Smart Devices and products that can be built in the domains of Smart Infrastructure, Agriculture Technology, Industrial Automation, Wearables, Medical Technology and Rural IoT. In 2022, the challenge will look to enable 5G use cases and applications as well.
  • Digital Communication Innovation Square (DCIS) under Champion Services Sector Scheme (CSSS)

Government of India had announced flagship initiative of Startup India that is intended to catalyze startup culture and build a strong and inclusive ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in India,TCOE India invited applications under the scheme named DCIS (Digital Communication Innovation Square (DCIS) under Champion Services Sector Scheme (CSSS)) on behalf of Department of Telecom (DoT) in year 2021 and 2022

  • Major objectives to promote the ecosystem for research, design, development, proof of concept testing, IPR creation, pilot project and manufacturing i.e. complete value chain to make India a global hub for production of telecommunication equipment and a centre for digital communication services
  • Along with develop and establish standards to meet national requirements and participate in international standardization bodies to contribute in formulation of global standards, thereby making India a leading nation in the area of international telecom standardization
  • To promote India specific application development that matches with behavioral pattern of the masses and adds value to their day-to-day activities both economic and social
  • Then to create synergies among the Academia, Research Institutes, Startups and Industry for capacity building and development of a balanced telecom ecosystem by organizing workshops/seminar/ webinar etc. for sharing their views, plans, expectations and concerns in a free and constructive manner.
  • And Bridge the gap between R&D and commercialization
  • SIP Protection in Electronics & IT (SIP-EIT) Scheme

Department of Electronics and Information Technology has launched a scheme, Support for International Patent Protection in E&IT to provide financial support to MSMEs and Technology Startup units for international patent filing to encourage innovation and recognize the value and capabilities of global IP along with capturing growth opportunities in ICTE sector. In addition, to sensitize and create IP awareness and to disseminate the scheme among stakeholders, a scheme to support IPR awareness is also proposed as the second component of the scheme. SIP EIT II comprises of two schemes:

  1. Support for International Patent Protection in E&IT
  2. Scheme to Support IPR Awareness Seminars/Workshops in E&IT Sector

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  • Scheme for Facilitating Start-Ups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP)

Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are emerging as a strategic business tool for any business organization to enhance industrial competitiveness. Startups, with limited resources and manpower, can sustain in this highly competitive world only through continuous growth and development oriented innovations; for this, it is equally crucial that they protect their IPRs. The scheme for Startups Intellectual Property Protection (SIPP) is envisaged to facilitate protection of Patents, Trademark and Designs of innovative and interested Startups. The Scheme was run on a pilot basis initially, and was in force up to 31-3-2020. The scheme is now being extended further for a period of three years. However, based on the experience gained from implementation of the scheme so far, certain aspects of the scheme have been amended.

  •  State Start-up Mission Data 
This page should have two level 
  1.  All available start-up mission data shall be captured in first page data. Example:

Arunachal Pradesh Entrepreneurship Development Programme

After clicking the logo a separate page will directed where following data will be displayed
  • Startup Mission key features
  • Nodal Contact Person
  • Number of Startup Supported
  • Success Story if any
  • For More Details(Mission Website)
  • Cisco LaunchPad 

Cisco LaunchPad propel deep-tech startups working in disruptive technologies.. The program brings together Cisco technologies, startups, and the partner community to deliver business-relevant end-to-end tech solutions. With ample mentorship programs, tech-integration, investor connects and ecosystem enabling events, we position ourselves at the heart of innovation through collaboration

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