Unlocking the power of DEEPTECH
NMDC Innovation and Incubation Centre (NICE) is a state of the art incubation centre for
deeptech start-ups, providing fellowship and incubation support under the iTIC Incubator in
collaboration with NMDC at IIT Hyderabad.
Areas of interest for NICE include AI/ML, Quantum Computing, AR/VR/MR, Cybersecurity, Robotics, IoT, Industry 4.0, Blockchain, Advance Materials, Drones, Biotechnology and others.
NICE supports entrepreneurs and startups by providing the structured pre-incubation/incubation support which includes mentorship, co-working space, access to IITH infrastructure and Makerlab, networking opportunities, funding, investor connections and access to iTIC seminars and events.
Other than all iTIC Incubator benefits, startups associated with NICE can avail below benefits from NMDC Limited:
The general eligibility criteria for applications:
Specific eligibility criteria for NICE Fellowship:
Specific eligibility criteria for NICE Incubation
NMDC Innovation and Incubation Centre (NICE) is a joint initiative by the iTIC Incubator at IIT Hyderabad and NMDC Limited. The main objective of NICE is to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in the country.
NICE Fellowship is a 1 year program and NICE Incubation is a 2 year program.
Please apply using Pre-incubation and Incubation forms from our website.
The graduating startups become part of the Alumni network of the iTIC incubator and can leverage the benefits of IIT Hyderabad and iTIC’s network of students, faculties, researchers, mentors, investors, policymakers, etc.