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Hurry up! Apply for EVangelise ‘22 Second edition of India’s largest EV innovation challenge is here


EVangelise ‘22 an electric vehicle Innovation Challenge is positioned as a ‘made for Industry’ challenge that has been built around the industry’s real problem statements. 

The overarching theme of EVangelise ’22 is to enable the Indian EV industry with advanced tech solutions developed by start-ups that are indigenously designed, developed and patented. The breakthrough innovation in 2W & 3W EVs must happen at the sub-component level, and this can provide a long-term competitive advantage to Indian manufacturers so that these sub-components are used in EVs manufactured the world over. Catering to Indian pricing requirements and global quality and performance standards, these will be some of the lowest cost, most cutting-edge components in the world. For innovators, too, this throws up a host of opportunities and the prospect of being part of an exciting revolution.

It provides the unprecedented opportunity and support to be commercialized at scale for the innovators, whereas it creates a competitive edge at different levels of the innovation life cycle. Last date for submitting applications is 25th September 2022 and the results will be published on 15th December 2022. Given below is the eligibility criteria 

For Tech Development Innovation Category:

– Team of 1-5

– Concept and Designs are ready but not yet prototyped

– Representatives of academic, research and corporate can apply

– Must be willing to work on the given problem statements

– Must spend at least 50% of their time at the iCreate campus during the ‘development’ period

For Manufacturing Partnership Innovation Category:

– Working of the prototype can be demonstrated through videos and photos

– Demonstrable defensibility (can be patented) or improvement over existing technologies

– Basic competition analysis done

– Independence of supply chain problems (import dependence) to some degree

– Validated industry or market requirement

Given themes for challenges are as follows;

  1. Electric Vehicle
  2. Internet of Things
  3. Technology Hardware
  4. Embedded Systems
  5. Electronics

For more information visit: https://www.startupindia.gov.in/content/sih/en/ams-application/challenge.html?applicationId=62a87145e4b0a0b7141181fc

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