Tide 2.0 – MEITY

Empowering entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions with emerging technologies.

Tide 2.0 – MEITY

Empowering entrepreneurs to develop innovative solutions with emerging technologies.

About the Program

TIDE 2.0 scheme by Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) aims to support technology startups working in emerging technologies through financial and technical support. The scheme envisions creating a holistic ecosystem to support technology startups and incubation centres through identifying and creating necessary linkages. The Scheme empowers 52+ incubators in India and supports nearly 2000 tech start-ups over 5 years. MeitY has categorized the incubation centres into three groups: Group 1 centres (G1C), Group 2 centres (G2C), and Group 3 centres (G3C). CIIE.CO has been selected as the G1C for the west zone. Our objective is to strengthen and enhance the incubation ecosystem by providing support and guidance to designated G2C and G3C centres.

Program Objectives

Fostering and evangelizing a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem that inspires budding entrepreneurs as well as supports existing ones.

Creating entrepreneurship models of both financial as well as social value.

Provide holistic incubation support including co-working space, mentoring, and networking for startups.

What we Offer

EiR Grant

INR 4 Lakhs of prototype validation and development for EiR (Entrepreneur-in-Residence)

Product Development Boost

INR 7 Lakhs of product development support to startups.

Tailored Support

Customised hand-holding and problem resolving portfolio support for 6 months.

Co-Work Oasis

Access to co-working space and related services if based out of Ahmedabad

Cloud Credit Boost

Access to service partners for cloud credit support worth $5,000

Focus Areas

    The program focuses on bringing out techpreneurs working on technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics, Artificial Intelligence – Machine Learning (AI-ML), Blockchain in the domains of E-mobility, Smart Infrastructure, CleanTech & HealthTech.


Who can Apply

Expert Innovator

  • You are working full-time on developing the solution and have the required expertise or relevant experience or know-how for the same.

Revolutionary Solutions

  • The product/solution being developed is catering to any of the focus areas mentioned above.

Igniting Innovation from India

  • Your startup is/will be registered in India.

Tide 2.0 Untapped

  • You or your startup have not availed any support from Tide 2.0 scheme in the past.


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