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Call for Proposals for Chips to Startup (C2S) Programme

  • In line with the objective and vision of NPE-2019, an umbrella programme "Chips to Startup (C2S)" has been initiated by MeitY which not only aims at developing Specialized Manpower in VLSI/Embedded System Design domain but also addresses each entity of the Electronics value chain via Specialized Manpower training, Creation of reusable IPs repository, Design of application-oriented Systems/ASICs/FPGAs and deployment by academia/R&D organization by way of leveraging the expertise available at Startups/MSMEs.
  • The programme would be implemented at about 100 academic institutions/R&D organizations across the Country. Besides them, Startups and MSMEs can also participate in the programme by submitting their proposals under Academia- Industry Collaborative Project, Grand Challenge/Hackathons/RFP for development of System/SoC/IP Core(s).
  • The Project Proposals for seeking financial support may be submitted by Academia/R&D Organizations/Startup/MSMEs in the areas such as Energy & environment/Healthcare/Agriculture/Disaster management/Intelligent Transport System/Emerging Technology/Safety & Security/Strategic etc in three project categories as per details given at [ Click Here].
  • The project proposals should be submitted at C2S website https://www.c2s.gov.in/ in the prescribed format of MeitY. The institutions applying under the programme should meet the eligibility criteria defined at website and should be in line with the proposals guidelines.
  • After the submission of Project Proposals, proposals would be evaluated by Evaluation Committee and based on their recommendation, the proposals would be considered for financial support.
  • The last date for submission of proposal in all categories has been extended till 15th March, 2022. Institutes are requested to download the Proposal format and Terms of Condition of MeitY and submit the proposal under Login tab.Proposal submission deadline will not be extended further.

Procedure to Apply

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Fill the details to create User ID



Login with User ID and upload the Proposal in the prescribed format available at Download Proposal Format Section (All details to be mandatory provided for each Category Proposal)



Examination by Evaluation committees

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Support under the Programme will be provided for the Project Duration.

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