The AIM-PRIME program is aimed at promoting science based, deep technology ideas to market through training and guidance over a period of 12 months.
Technology developers and incubations managers
Science-based, knowledge-intensive, deep technology entrepreneurship
Paced and staged over a duration of 12 months
This curtain raiser is an official kickoff event for the AIM - PRIME Program. PRIME stands for Program for Researchers on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The event is open to all to learn more about the program. The call for applications will also be opened during the event.
"AIM has been at the forefront of promoting innovation and entrepreneurship throughout the Nation through its various programs for school students, budding entrepreneurs, and incubators. AIM PRIME aims to take science-based deep tech entrepreneurship to a new level in India by drawing lessons from global and national best practices."
- R. Ramanathan, MD, AIM, NITI Aayog
Learn from global experts on various topics relating to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Work with an interdisciplinary team to actively bring an idea to market.
Get access to our mentor panel who can guide you to accelerate your projects.
Deeptech Startup Playbook
Get access to exclusive toolkits compiled in a resource for commercializing deep technology ideas.
Curated Video Library
Get access to insights and lectures from various industry experts from around the globe.
Network and learn from other experienced startup founders and innovation managers.
|1||31st March, 2021||
Curtain raiser event and call for applications is opened.
|2||30th May, 2021||
Call for applications is Live
1st Jun, 2021 – 31st Aug, 2021 : Launch of PRIME classroom and PRIME library.
|3||15th Aug, 2021||
Launch of AIM-PRIME video series
|4||1st Sept, 2021 – 28th Feb, 2022||
Mentoring and guidance sessions
|5||2nd Oct, 2021||
AIM-PRIME startup playbook launched
|6||1st Feb, 2022 – 31st Mar, 2022 :||
Progress reports and program closure.
We are happy to announce that Dr RA Mashelkar (Eminent scientist and leading innovation expert) has agreed to deliver the inaugural talk in the AIM-PRIME program. He will share his perspectives on taking science from the lab to the market and inspire the cohort with real-world stories of science-based deep tech innovation and entrepreneurship.
Technology developers and translators from early stage deep tech startups (For example: deep tech startups associated with AICs)
(Preference shall be given to applicants who have filed IP and have access to formal IP on the technology, startups incubated by an AIC, and startups incubated by an AIC hosted by a publicly funded academic or R&D institution.)
Applied researchers/ technology developers from academic/ R&D Labs with firmed up technology commercialization/entrepreneurship plans
(Preference shall be given to applicants who have filed IP and have access to formal IP on the technology, have already taken some efforts towards commercialization of their technology, are host institutions hosting an AIC or publicly funded academic or R&D institutions.)
CEOs/ Senior Managers of AIM funded AICs
(Preference shall be given to applicants whose AIC has several science-based deep tech startups as incubatees, and whose AIC is affiliated to a publicly funded academic or R&D institution)
*All program participants :
President, Focus IP Group & Past President, AUTM
Business Consultant & Senior Advisor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, IIT Tirupati
CBO, FlyTBase Inc & GTM consultant for B2B Tech Startups
Chief Executive at The Triple Chasm Company
Chairman, i3G Advisory Network
Med device consultant & Past Director, Adler Mediequip Pvt. Ltd.
Director, Venture Center
Ex-Director, Impact Labs - PATH
Senior Partner, Baheti and Somani
COO and General Manager, Venture Center
Sr. Manager, Social Innovations - Venture Center
Sr. Manager, Incubation & Mentoring - Venture Center
Manager - Equity and Grant Portfolio - Venture Center
Sr. Associate - Incubation and Mentoring - Venture Center
Programme Director, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog
Innovation Lead, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog
Deputy Director, Global Development - Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Officer on Speical Duty, Office of PSA to Govt. of India
Technology Officer, Office of PSA to Govt. of India