Center of Excellence

OCTANE

Center of Excellence

STPI OctaNE is inviting applications from the Startups/ Entrepreneurs for Open challenge Program in domain in IoT in Agriculture, Animation and Emerging Tech-AR/VR under phase -1. Open Challenge Program (OCP) is a platform where a startup gets an opportunity to solve problems through innovative solutions. The objective of Open Challenge Program (OCP) is to identity, recognize & reward aspiring and early-stage tech entrepreneurs. This platform facilitates aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators and their success through strategic networking, seed funding, mentoring, providing support for training, marketing, patenting, access to the CoE labs, tools, software and state-of-the-art incubation facility.

OCTANE - Rural Agri IoT CoE

Facilities & Services

  •  To incubate start-ups in new and emerging technologies in the areas of electronics and IT,
  • To provide a robust platform for start-ups, with single umbrella support services like mentorship,  cloud computing subsidy, seed capital assistance, marketing support (incl. IPR protection) etc.
  • To create employment opportunities in new innovative start-ups;
  • To develop a tinkering and innovation culture amongst students and professionals by establishing innovation zones for start-ups
  • To facilitate E-Commerce activities and applications

Chief Mentor

OCTANE

Sh. Kumaran Venkatesh

President & Partner

The Chief Mentor will be associated with all activities and be the guiding light & anchor for the CoE.

Head of Excellence

OCTANE

Sh. Prabir Kr. Das

Director, STPI

The Chief Mentor will be associated with all activities and be the guiding light & anchor for the CoE.

Highlights

Objectives

To provide complete handholding & support to innovative start-ups & entrepreneurs in working in AgriTech. The services shall include access to all technical resources (including tools, technologies & technical mentorship) as well as marketing support and financial support.

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