India is the 3rd largest startup ecosystem in the world, with 26,000+ startups across the country. It is estimated that India will have over 1,00,000 startups by the year 2025. The Government of India has been aggressively promoting startup entities and has created a "fund of funds" initiative of Rs 10,000 crore.
“I see startups, technology and innovation as exciting and effective instruments for India’s transformation,’’ said Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India.
In support of the Indian Government's commitment to boost startups, Exhibitions India Group announced that the 8th Smart Cities India 2023 expo will host 100+ startups in a dedicated pavilion during the expo. The startups will display solutions from the realm of smart cities (ICT), intelligent buildings, cleantech, health tech, smart energy, transportation, water management and more.
Smart Cities India expo organised by Exhibitions India Group has developed into the largest trade fair and conference in Asia on the subject. The expo attracts the attention of government leaders, city administrators, public enterprises, urban planners, architects, healthcare experts, social groups, influential individuals and industry experts. The expo also finds interest among representatives and diplomats from several countries, ICT and other tech organisations. Furthermore, the expo is of interest to builders, civil engineers, representatives from renewable energy, transportation and water industries, and all other disciplines involved in improving city infrastructure, relevant to creating an efficient and sustainable future.
Startup Pod (2 mtrs) INR₹ 40,000 / US$ 750
All exhibiting startups can enter the competition for a chance to win a FREE trip to the North Star event in Dubai and pitch to the most active investors from all around the world.
All exhibiting startups can enter the competition for a chance to win cash reward INR 1L & top 3 winners will be provided Incubation at IIT Patna Incubation Centre subject to IC IIT Patna’s policies