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2nd Call for proposal 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 2nd Call for proposal is open for Academia/R&D Organization for project submission in Category II & III only. 103 Organizations who are the part of C2S Programme are not allowed to submit the proposal again. The last date for submission of proposal is till 15th September 2023. After 15th September 2023, proposal will not be considered for evaluation.
  • Institutions are requested to download the Proposal format & Terms of Condition governing Grant-in-aid of MeitY in applicable category and submit the proposal along with signed Terms of Conditions (duly signed by Head of Institution/Dean) under Login tab. Instructions for proposal submission are given in respective Categories.
  • In case of any issue w.r.t. proposal submission, it is requested to mail at support[dot]c2s[at]meity[dot]gov[dot]in.

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Examination by Evaluation committees

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

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