Workshop on Incubators/ Accelerators for a dynamic space start-up
Release/Workshop on Incubators
Feb 04, 2021
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and ISRO jointly organized
a workshop on “Incubators/Accelerators for a dynamic space start-up ecosystem”, on
February 4, 2021 from 1400 hours IST onwards in virtual mode.
The primary objective of this workshop is to bring forth a
greater synergy between the DoS and incubators/accelerators in India, showcasing
intent of Department to provide support and guidance to the start-ups working in the
Capacity Building Programme Office (CBPO) of ISRO took the lead
in organizing this very important workshop of incubators and accelerators for the
benefit of start-ups / start-up enthusiasts in the space sector.
Secretary, DOS / Chairman, ISRO delivered the inaugural address
and inaugurated the workshop. He informed that this workshop will provide insights
to build a strong ecosystem for a long sustainability. He has advised incubators and
accelerators present in the work shop to deliberate on the issues and share their
views to make the space startup programme a grand success.
Shri R Ramanan, Mission Director, AIM, NITI Aayog and Shri Anil
Agarwal, Joint Secretary, DPIIT also addressed and emphasized the importance of
building the space start-up eco system and government support programmes for
encouraging the start-up incubators including seed funding. Incubators and
accelerators participated and shared their experiences & views. More than 250 people
participated and more than 750 people watched the workshop live streaming.