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Last  date of submitting application: 15th March, 2020.

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MOTION, an Automotive Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Autonomous Connected Electric Shared (ACES) Mobility by STPI at Pune, with specialized state-of-the-art incubation facility and physical laboratories for start-ups in the area of Autonomous Connected Electric Shared Mobility where the highest-standards and best-practices in terms of infrastructure, technology, leadership, mentoring, training, research & development, funding, networking for the given focus area is made available.

Pune region is a well-established Automotive Industry cluster as well one of the most prominent hubs of the IT industry. It is home to the largest automotive corporates as well as IT MNCs. Further, adequate support is available from the State Govt of Maharashtra which has its own EV Policy and Electronics Policy in place and has identified Automotive Sector as a focus area under its Start-up Policy.

The future of mobility is electric, shared, autonomous, and connected. In India, the automobile industry occupies a prominent place due to its deep forward and backward linkages with several key segments of the economy. With demand in place and strong government push, the stage is set for rapid growth of Automotive: ACES industry in India.

Centre of Excellence Offerings to the Start-ups

Physical Lab Facilities

  • Ready to Work Plug and Play Space.
  • Access to ACES Labs.
  • High Speed Internet Access.
  • Network Operation Center(NOC).
  • 24 x 7 x 365 days Operational work space.
  • Round the clock security.
  • Dedicated team /Support round the clock.

Incubation & Co-Working Facilities

  • CoE shall monitor and guide start-ups through dedicated portfolio managers and start-up support executives.
  • CoE shall review and monitor the progress/performance of start-ups periodically and take necessary action as and when required in co-ordination with PMG.

Technology and Business Mentoring

  • Mentors shall identify specific needs at specific time like prototyping/design vendors, small - scale manufacturing vendors, large - scale manufacturing vendors ect. and makes best efforts to connect the start-ups with such echosystem players.
  • Full-time resource presence and organizing peer meetings with mentors at regular intervals.
  • Platform for accessing the mentor through an online portal.
  • Train/educate start-ups in the fields of research, user experience and business technology courses with cutting edge programming and deep-tech applications.
  • Support the start-ups for developing Proof of Concept, provide mentoring for designing & development and help start-ups to convert their idea into a reality.
  • Transforming the start-ups from idea level to Prototype level, Prototype level to MVP (Minimum Viable Product) level, MVP level to GTM (GoToMarket) level and graduating the start-ups into full-fledged company status.
  • Providing a multidisciplinary approach in developing innovative products based on identified business challenges.
  • Support for developing, enhancing and piloting start-ups prototype and business model in a collaborative environment.
  • Conducting need-based mentoring sessions on legal, compliance, branding, cyber security, domain techologies etc.

Marketing, Networking and Outreach

  • Beneficiary incubatees of CoE ACES shall be included in marketing knowledge sessions, conducting road shows,networking events, social media outreach.
  • International events/programs shall be organized to attract global visibility.
  • CoE's end-to-end marketing plans will place your start-up on the global map.
  • Partnerships with key international promotional agencies shall be carried out for cross border collaboration.

Access to Funding and Investment

  • CoE shall support and guide start-ups for raising funds towards PoC, MVP and Marketing as well as scaling up through grants, equity and debt by leveraging connections with potential customers and CSR/Corporate sources as well as angels, High Net worth Individuals (HNIs) and VCs as per appropriate size of start-ups.

IPR realted support services

  • STPI has signed MoU with M/s. NRDC (National Research and Development Corporation) for filing Intellectual Property Rights such as Patenting (Drafting & Filing), Trademark, Copyright and any other IPR related support/legal/statutory support.

Additional services

  • Administration
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Finance
  • Legal
  • Others

OUR PARTNERS

  Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
Government of Maharashtra
College of Engineering, Pune

To promote e-Governance for empowering citizens, promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the Electronics, IT & ITeS industries, enhancing India’s role in Internet Governance, adopting a multipronged approach that includes development of human resources, promoting R&D and innovation, enhancing efficiency through digital services and ensuring a secure cyber space.

Maharashtra globally competitive Information Technology / Information Technology Enabled Services destination that promotes inclusive growth and to establish Maharashtra as an intellectual and knowledge capital of India. Promotion of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: To promote the establishment of Knowledge / Resource Centers and Incubation Centers across the State.

College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP), chartered in 1854 is a nationally respected leader in technical education. The institute is distinguished by its commitment to finding solutions to the great predicaments of the day through advanced technology. The institute has a rich history and dedication to the pursuit of excellence. CoEP offers a unique learning experience across a spectrum of academic and social experiences.

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 Automotive Research Association of India
Society of Automotive Engineers
Tata Motors Ltd.

Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), established in 1966. ARAI is a premier automotive R&D and Testing organization in India, working under the administrative control of Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India. ARAI has Provide R&D, Testing and Consultancy services to Automotive and Allied Industry for over five decades.

SAEINDIA is India's leading resource for mobility technology. As an individual member-driven society of mobility practitioners, the ownership of SAEINDIA wrests with its members who are Individuals from the mobility community, which includes Engineers Executives from Industry, Government Officials, Academics and Students.

Tata Motors Group (Tata Motors) is a $45 billion organization. It is a leading global automobile manufacturing company. Its diverse portfolio includes an extensive range of cars, sports utility vehicles, trucks, buses and defense vehicles. Tata Motors is India’s largest and the only original equipment manufacturer (OEM) offering extensive range of integrated, smart and e-mobility solutions.

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  Visteon Technical & Services Centre Pvt. Ltd.
MathWorks
Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd.

Visteon is a global technology company that design, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics product and connected car solutions for most of the world's major vehicle manufactures. Visteon India promises to deliver advanced global technology and innovative product and system solutions to its customers

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. Its major products include MATLAB and Simulink, which support data analysis and simulation. The company annually sponsors a number of student engineering competitions, including Eco CAR, an advanced vehicle technology

Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. manufactures computer peripheral equipment’s. The Company offers processors, chipsets, motherboards, cable modems, microcontrollers, mobile communications, server systems, RAID, solid state drives and other related products. Intel Technology distributes its products worldwide.

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    Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd.
The Indus Entrepreneurs(TiE), Pune
The Indus Entrepreneurs(TiE), Mumbai

Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd. is the latest venture from the Kinetic & Firodia Group. Kinetic Green offers a wide range of battery-operated vehicles such as E-Autos, E-Carts and Buggies. Kinetic continues to lead the way as an innovative and progressive company. Now Kinetic has entered the Battery operated vehicles domain to give “A Better Tomorrow”.

The Indus Entrepreneurs Association (TiE), Pune strives to foster entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, inspiring, and funding program and activities. With nearly 50 events held each year, TiE Pune brings together the entrepreneurial community to learn from local leaders as well as each other. TiE Pune will provide mentorship, technical and knowledge support and training workshops.

The Indus Entrepreneurs Association (TiE), Mumbai is a non-profit organisation devoted to the cause of entrepreneurship. TiE has 61 chapters across 14 countries and close to 12,000+ members. These members are Thought Leaders, Business Stalwarts & Business Icons. TiE Mumbai is engaged in executing Open Challlenge Program (OCP) for MOTION CoE.

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Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)

To promote e-Governance for empowering citizens, promoting the inclusive and sustainable growth of the Electronics, IT & ITeS industries, enhancing India’s role in Internet Governance, adopting a multipronged approach that includes development of human resources, promoting R&D and innovation, enhancing efficiency through digital services and ensuring a secure cyber space.

Read More...click here

Government of Maharashtra

Maharashtra globally competitive Information Technology / Information Technology Enabled Services destination that promotes inclusive growth and to establish Maharashtra as an intellectual and knowledge capital of India. Promotion of Entrepreneurship and Innovation: To promote the establishment of Knowledge / Resource Centers and Incubation Centers across the State.

Read More...click here

College of Engineering, Pune

College of Engineering, Pune (CoEP), chartered in 1854 is a nationally respected leader in technical education. The institute is distinguished by its commitment to finding solutions to the great predicaments of the day through advanced technology. The institute has a rich history and dedication to the pursuit of excellence. CoEP offers a unique learning experience across a spectrum of academic and social experiences.

Read More...click here

Automotive Research Association of India

Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), established in 1966. ARAI is a premier automotive R&D and Testing organization in India, working under the administrative control of Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India. ARAI has Provide R&D, Testing and Consultancy services to Automotive and Allied Industry for over five decades.

Read More...click here

Society of Automotive Engineers

SAEINDIA is India's leading resource for mobility technology. As an individual member-driven society of mobility practitioners, the ownership of SAEINDIA wrests with its members who are Individuals from the mobility community, which includes Engineers Executives from Industry, Government Officials, Academics and Students. Vision of SAE India is “Continuously Enrich Knowledge Base of Practitioners in Mobility Industry and Institutions in the Services of Humanity".

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Tata Motors Ltd.

Tata Motors Group (Tata Motors) is a $45 billion organization. It is a leading global automobile manufacturing company. Its diverse portfolio includes an extensive range of cars, sports utility vehicles, trucks, buses and defense vehicles. Tata Motors is India’s largest and the only original equipment manufacturer (OEM) offering extensive range of integrated, smart and e-mobility solutions.

Read More...click here

Visteon Technical & Services Centre Pvt. Ltd.

Visteon is a global technology company that design, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics product and connected car solutions for most of the world's major vehicle manufactures. Visteon India promises to deliver advanced global technology and innovative product and system solutions to its customers

Read More...click here

MathWorks

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists. Its major products include MATLAB and Simulink, which support data analysis and simulation. The company annually sponsors a number of student engineering competitions, including Eco CAR, an advanced vehicle technology

Read More...click here

Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd.

Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. manufactures computer peripheral equipment’s. The Company offers processors, chipsets, motherboards, cable modems, microcontrollers, mobile communications, server systems, RAID, solid state drives and other related products. Intel Technology distributes its products worldwide.

Read More...click here

Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd.

Kinetic Green Energy & Power Solutions Ltd. is the latest venture from the Kinetic & Firodia Group. Kinetic Green offers a wide range of battery-operated vehicles such as E-Autos, E-Carts and Buggies. Kinetic continues to lead the way as an innovative and progressive company. Now Kinetic has entered the Battery operated vehicles domain to give “A Better Tomorrow”.

Read More...click here

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Pune

The Indus Entrepreneurs Association (TiE), Pune strives to foster entrepreneurs through mentoring, networking, education, inspiring, and funding program and activities. With nearly 50 events held each year, TiE Pune brings together the entrepreneurial community to learn from local leaders as well as each other. TiE Pune will provide mentorship, technical and knowledge support and training workshops.

Read More...click here

The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Mumbai

The Indus Entrepreneurs Association (TiE), Mumbai is a non-profit organisation devoted to the cause of entrepreneurship. TiE has 61 chapters across 14 countries and close to 12,000+ members. These members are Thought Leaders, Business Stalwarts & Business Icons. TiE Mumbai is engaged in executing Open Challlenge Program (OCP) for MOTION CoE.

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FOCUS AREA

Autonomous Vehicle
Connected Vehicle
Electric Vehicle
Shared Vehicle












WHO CAN APPLY

Company Type

The start-up should be incorporated as a

  • Private Limited Company (as defined in the Companies Act, 2013) or 
  • Registered Partnership Firm (Regd. under section 59 of the Partnership Act, 1932) or
  • Limited Liability Partnership (under the Liability Partnership Act 2008)

The date of registration/incorporation should not be beyond 10 years.

If a company is not registered, an application may be made in the names of the promoters/founders. However, the promoters/founders must ensure that the company is registered within a period of 3 months from the date of selection for CoE.

Annual Turnover

Start-up should have an annual turnover not exceeding Rs. 100 crore for any of the financial years since its incorporation.

Original Entity

Entity should not have been formed by splitting up or reconstructing an already existing business.

Innovative & Scalable

Entity should be working towards innovation, development or improvement of products, services or processes and should have the potential to generate employment/ create wealth.

Other Terms & Conditions

  • The charges are Rs. 2500/- + tax per seat per month and start-up shall offer equity to STPI as decided & agreed upon.


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