XLr8AP call for proposals for startups

XLr8 Andhra Pradesh Technology Business Accelerator, an initiative of the Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society, in conjunction with FICCI and the IC2 Institute, The University of Texas at Austin, is requesting submission of proposals from technology start-ups for business commercialization with solutions in the following areas:

  • Energy
  • Water management
  • Waste management
  • Healthcare / Life sciences
  • Agricultural productivity
  • Aquaculture
  • Rural / women empowerment
  • Smart Village
  • Cybersecurity
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation

In order to be considered, the technology solution being presented should be at least in prototype stage, and ready for additional testing and validation. Proposals can be submitted on www.xlr8ap.com, using the “Apply Now” button, which links to the proposal portal. Deadline for submission of proposals is 8 September 2017. Questions may be submitted to info@xlr8ap.com.

With a view to implementing the vision of Hon. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to birth “one entrepreneur in every family,” the Government of Andhra Pradesh, in concert with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas established XLr8 Andhra Pradesh, a technology business accelerator, in Tirupati. The vision of this initiative is to create a world-class technology startup ecosystem. This ecosystem will foster a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation, the objective of which is to contribute to increased knowledge, wealth and employment. After only seven months of operation, Entrepreneur India named XLr8 Andhra Pradesh as one of the top six incubators in India.”

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