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Step into a world-leading Incubator for seed and pre-seed startups.

The SIIC Incubator is a highly-customized, equity-based program that helps venture-backable tech startups grow their business over the course of 18 months.

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Your challenges for incubation

Establishing credibility in the market
to prove

Access to appropriate technology & infrastructure

Access to subject experts and industrial leaders

Product development from ideation to prototype stage

What we offer


Our innovators/ startups are connected with viable funding and networking opportunities to fast-track their growth. We help founders nurture relationships with peers, and facilitate connection with an expert, professional network.


Our innovators/ startups get access to an amazing community of business leaders, investors, managers with proven experience, and faculty at IIT Kanpur offering unmatched technical and business expertise.


Our innovators/ startups have access to world class infrastructure at IIT Kanpur at faculty/student rates.


We provide founders access to multiple funding pipelines throughout their startup journey. Our programs offer mentorship and technical support across ideation, prototype, and seed stage. We offer some major schemes like SPARSH, BIG, TIDE 2.0, NIDHI EiR, IAIN across domains.

Companies incubated at SIIC

SIIC supports innovation at each stage

Ideation Stage
Proof Of Concept
Prototype Development
Product Development
Scale - Up Stage

What do we look for?

A for-profit business, solving problem using tech

At least one


Startups willing to incubate through equity-sharing

Innovators passionate for development

Meet the Makers

Our dynamic leadership and dedicated portfolio management team cater to incubated startups' needs with their broad range of experience.

Professor In-Charge
(Incubation & Innovation)

Prof. Amitabha Bandyopadhyay

Chief Executive Officer

Nikhil Agarwal

(Compliance & Admin)

Sudha Selvaraj

Deputy Manager
(Portfolio Management)

Sukanya Dikshit


Animesh Mishra


Vatsala Khare


Mohnish Ahuja


Vikas Prakash


Gaurav Patil

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