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SSIP Policies

  • A progressive innovation and startup ecosystem comprises of several key components, mainly a vibrant academia led innovation, pre-incubation, incubation, acceleration, access to seed, angel and venture capital funding, market access, practical regulatory support, ease of doing business and growth and up scaling environment with government’s ownership to drive the agenda.
  • The Government of Gujarat has taken some concrete steps to support creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, in synchronisation with various central efforts like the Make In India, Startup India, Atal Innovation Mission, National Innovation Council etc.
SSIP Policies
Key Objectives

Key Objectives

The Student Startup& Innovation Policy of Government of Gujarat aims to create an integrated, state-wide, university-based innovation ecosystem to support innovations and ideas of young students and provide a conducive environment for optimum harnessing of their creative pursuit.

  1. Developing student centric Innovation and Pre-incubation Ecosystem for Students (IPIES)
  2. Creating environment for creativity to flourish and an end-to-end support system in educational institutions to allow ample support to ideas for better execution
  3. Build internal capacity of educational institutions and key components of the innovation ecosystem to enable deployed processes to make sustainable impact at scale
  4. Create pathways for mind to market by harnessing and handholding projects/ research/ innovation/ ideas of students in Gujarat
  5. Creating and facilitating sectorial and regional innovation efforts in state around educational institutions
  6. Create a common platform to showcase, support and upscale innovations for motivating stakeholders as well as for an opportunity to create value for money and value for many
  7. Leverage public system initiatives at state and central level, academia, industries and by other ecosystem stakeholders / domain experts and institutions to make an inclusive effort