Apply for the ICAC Early Stage Challenge (India)
Applications are now open for the ICAC Early Stage Challenge.
The mission of the challenge is to create pathways for wider adoption of clean air technologies, demonstrate the value proposition of clean air technologies for government and industry, and mobilize a supportive global ecosystem to scale clean air innovations that can positively shape the future of India.
Pollution Monitoring & Management
Buildings and Construction
Mobility and Transport
The requirement will be a technology, process, solution, or model that is ready for incubation or acceleration. Incubation applicants should have an early stage of proof of concept and are seeking to establish market viability through pilot engagements to arrive at a validated working prototype.
Applicants will be evaluated for uniqueness of the innovation, background research and technology readiness, likely feasibility of deployment, expected market sizing and climate impact if successful.
Acceleration ready start-ups are those which have deployed their working prototype on ground and demonstrated significant value of their innovation; and are looking at entering multiple settings and building a sustainable business model.
Startups must have a minimal viable product that can be tested for preliminary product market fit, development of a go to market strategy and ready for small-scale pilot to establish scalability of solution.
For more information, visit https://actgrants.in/india-clean-air-challenge/