ABOUT CLEANEDGE


Clean tech refers to a process, product, or service that promotes environmental sustainability through significant energy efficiency improvements, sustainable use of resources or environmental protection activities. Clean tech includes a broad range of technologies related to recycling, renewable energy, information technology, green transportation, green chemistry and more.

To support Startups and harness innovations in above areas, we are launching CleanEdge Accelerator Program - a startup accelerator program in the area of Environment Sustainability, Waste Management & Renewables. CleanEdge is designed to help young businesses scale up quickly and is backed by large global companies, technical experts, and marquee investors.

CleanEdge is a joint initiative supported by a) Department of Science & Technology(Government of India) under its umbrella NIDHI (National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations) scheme b) Polyplex Corporation Limited c) Shriram Institute for Industrial Research and d) Aspirelabs Accelerator.

The accelerator is going to run from May till August 2019 at Delhi-NCR. Invitation for participation/Enrolment and Application process is closed Now.



How we help Startups



High Quality
Mentoring

Selective
Funding

Access to
Markets



Selected start-ups would get an opportunity to pitch for an investment of up to INR 25 lakhs and 4 months acceleration support under this sustainability startup accelerator program with support of Shriram Institute for Industrial Research – Technology Business Incubator (SRI-TBI) and Polyplex Corporation Limited.

Who Should Apply?

  • Startups working in Clean technology but not limited to:
    • Circular Economy
    • Waste Management
    • Recycling & Up-cycling
    • Plastic & Rubber
    • Clean water & Clean air Technologies
    • Renewables
    • 3D Printing
    • Smart City Solutions
    • Environment Sustainability
  • Startups with minimum viable product (MVP) or Early stage start-ups with some customer traction / validation and revenue generation.
  • Start-ups having direct or indirect impact on Triple bottom line:
    • Social
    • Financial
    • Environmental

SALIENT FEATURES

  • Evaluation of Startups and selection of 15 Startups for the Acceleration Program.
  • Selected Startups would undergo a four month Accelerator Program.
  • High quality intensive mentorship by:
    • Startup Experts
    • Functional Strategy Experts
    • Domain related Technical & Sector Specific Experts.
  • Provision of State-of-the-Art Lab & Access to premium co-working facility in Noida
  • Provisions of:
    • Prototype Development facility
    • Plastic processing facility
    • Specialty Chemicals Lab at Shriram Institute-TBI, North-Delhi
  • Access to “Appropriate” Technology, Seed-Capital (minimum 5 Startups), Impact investors and Potential Customers.
  • Access to seed fund through linkages to angel investor & venture capitalist.
  • Post acceleration support to graduating startups

CLEANEDGE ACCELERATOR PROGRAM-PROPOSED TIMELINE




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