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Who Are We

Who Are We

Promoting entrepreneurship and innovation by converting ideas into products

SIIC is a startup for startups that supports every budding startup in its growth journey. Our network of experienced academicians, founders, mentors, and team members aim to mold, shape, and provide the right opportunities to young talent with technological goals, investors, and mentor pool.

SIIC, IIT Kanpur came into existence when in 2000 SIDBI approached IIT Kanpur to form an Incubation center. The idea was to deepen the entrepreneurship and incubation culture of the institute.

SIIC, IIT Kanpur aims to develop cutting-edge technologies grounded in science and engineering Innovations to solve pressing problems of the country, focusing on the underprivileged strata. It provides the right space and opportunities for converting your startup ideas into products and business.


Two Decades of Excellence in Entrepreneurship

The journey of SIIC, at IIT Kanpur, began when a team of creative visionaries came together to build an ecosystem with an objective to build with a purpose. From then to now, the very dynamic SIIC continues to evolve and grow just like another startup!.

SIIC existed when incubation was in its infancy, seed-funding did not exist, mentorship was neither easily available nor popular. A bunch of misfits with an out-of-the-box vision - we thought, why not overcome the obstacles that we are facing by helping others overcome them too? Seed-funding did not exist.

Our journey of growth has been a challenging one, with myriad lessons along the way. We are a group of thinkers and problem-solvers, continuously monitoring startups needs.

Unmatched industrial
Mentored 200+

What do our entrepreneurs
have to say about us?

Sumit Vaish, Hindonics Technologies

After receiving incubation, the team connected us with top industrial experts and IIT alumni. They nurtured and supported us with cutting-edge facilities & network building when we needed them most. We look forward to this support for our journey ahead.

Dr. Vishwal Padole, WeRehab Technologies

WeRehab Technologies Pvt Ltd recently received incubation at SIIC IIT Kanpur after being one of the top 9 startup ideas at Hack & Reboot 2020. The ecosystem is enthusiastic, and the leadership is highly supportive, enabling us to be on the top of our game.

Nikky Kumar Jha, Saptkrishi

The highly constructive team at SIIC promotes the holistic development of their incubated startups. Particularly in our case Saptkrishi Scientific Pvt Ltd., the team gave us access to technical support within the IIT-Kanpur Ecosystem in addition to the business mentoring and investor connections.

Arunava Karmakar, Invariance Automation

SIIC, has given us the platform to build our identity as a start-up.Dr Amitabha & his team pushed us in the right direction whenever we needed any insight, financial help, or any source of information. Associating with SIIC acted as a motivation & an inspiration to grow & flourish in our domain.

Ankit Agarwal, PHOOL

SIIC IIT-K has helped achieve the highest possible growth since incubation. Through the ecosystem, we have been able to recruit quality talent from the IIT-K campus, leverage dedicated infrastructure, and receive advocacy in every possible fora.

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