No matter what,2017 is a memorable year for many entrepreneurs. Especially if you are from Hyderabad, you already had an extra dose of it with all back to back events and happenings in every corner of the city.
Here comes an add-on for all those entrepreneur spirits and tech geeks to sharpen their brains for an ultimate challenge by a big shot of aerospace Boeing!! This company in association with T-Hub launched Boeing HorizonX India Innovation Challenge 1.0 that gives an opportunity for entrepreneurs to present ideas on selected Focus areas and key themes.
Focus areas include Autonomous & Unmanned systems, Advanced Manufacturing, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT ) & Automation, AI, and ML. And the key themes include Drones data applications, Factory productivity, supply chain, Aircraft Maintenance & Services, passenger experience and last but not the least Defense, commercial and industrial uses.
The programme was launched by NITI Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant and the IT Minister, K.T. Rama Rao in the presence of Steve Nordlund, President Boeing HorizonX Ventures.
Winners of the 22-week programme will get an opportunity to engage with Boeing in future partnerships. Regional outreach events at T-Hub centers will be organized in Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Chennai, followed by final selection in Hyderabad.
The finalists will receive funding to participate in a three-month accelerator programme at T-Hub, where they will be mentored by Start-up India, Boeing subject matter experts and industry experts to shape their ideas.
Applications start this month from 8th December 2017 and will be closed on 21st Jan 2018.From 12th Dec to 16th Jan 2018 – Ask me anything webcast will happen. This program seems to end by May 2018.
A three-month custom accelerator for startups with the hunger and ambition to become global aerospace leaders is just waiting for all those enthusiastic minds.
So what are you waiting for, just apply before the doors close at Horizonx