Managed Incubation with 5Ms Means, Methods, Mentoring, Market & Money
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Forge Advantage
  • Vertically Integrated Incubator that is soon-to-be India’s largest private sector incubator;
  • Innovation Labs of Rs.40 Cr+ value to accelerate Industrial-Grade AI/Digital tech & solutions
  • National scale market access to co-create with Industrial Customers & Government Buyers
  • Knowledge Driven Incubation to develop capabilities of Innovators and Entrepreneurs
  • Grants & Seed Capital to accelerate scaling up of product, market, and venture outcomes
Startups Incubated
Product Innovations
10 Cr+
Investments Won
70k+ Sq.ft
Incubation Footprint
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Are you an early stage startup
in need of grant or seed capital?

Startup India Seed Fund Scheme [SISFS]
Seed-fund support in the form of innovation grants upto Rs.20L and Investments upto Rs.50L under Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) promoted by DPIIT.
PRAYAS offers early stage hardware startups with an innovation grant up to Rs. 10 Lakhs to translate innovative ideas into Pilot ready MVPs designed for deployment, trials and certification
MeitY TIDE 2.0
Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE) scheme aims to support deep tech startups engaged in emerging technologies like AI, IoT, Block-chain, robotics, etc., with financial support upto Rs. 7 Lakhs and technical support for MVP Development, Manufacturing and Commercialisation. 
NIDHI4COVID2.0 is the new seed support scheme launched by NSTEDB for technology startups working towards COVID-related solutions. Startups with solutions right from Diagnosis, Analytics, Treatment (Tele-health & In-hospital), Supply chain, Import substitution of COVID product parts and any other solutions that mitigate the various challenges due to COVID-19.
SASACT Scheme envisages accelerating electronics hardware/ICT based tech startups for developing or re-purposing technologies, tools, systems, solutions to respond to the post COVID-19 scenario.
Startups are provided with a fund of up to Rs. 40 Lakhs.
NIDHI-Seed Support System is an initiative of the National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Department of Science & Technology & aims to provide financial support in the form of seed support of up to Rs.1 Cr to startups to aid them with product scaling and commercialization.
Government & Corporate Accelerator Programs

A Defence Innovation Ecosystem for Indian military to co-create technologically advanced solutions by harnessing the power of Entrepreneurial Innovation and Venture Capital. The aim to become self-reliance in the field of defence and defence production

A Global Corporate Innovation & Ventures program aimed at Strategic Innovation and Investments initiatives such as joint technology and product development, commercial partnerships, equity investments, and strategic acquisitions with startups through Open Industrial Innovation.

A Smart Cities Innovation Ecosystem aimed at accelerating Lab2Procurement of innovative and technologically advanced solutions for urban ecosystem through initiatives such as solution discovery, co-creation, & validation through pilot implementations and certification of standardised solutions for procurement.