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Accelerating the Future of Sustainability

Application deadline: 31st August 2023

About the Program

AIC-Indian School of Business, presents a nationwide initiative dedicated to identifying and engaging exceptional entrepreneurs in the cleantech sector. This program aims to nurture ventures with innovative solutions to address environmental challenges in renewable energy, energy efficiency, climate tech, clean water, e-mobility, and green building. By offering comprehensive support, including mentorship, capacity building, field trials, and networking opportunities, we empower cleantech startups to thrive and attract the attention of relevant stakeholders and investors.

Join us in driving sustainable change and building a greener future through the CleanTech Acceleration Program.


Minimum 1 Year of incorporation

Post MVP stage or Advance Product stage

Early revenue stage ventures with scalability potential

Program Offerings

Need based mentorship

Capacity building support


Process Standardization

Access to Lab Facilities

Analytical Support

Market Access & Scale up Support

Internationalization Support

Strategic Partnerships

Fundraising Support


Startup Toolkit

Program Timeline

Program Partners

Government Partners

Investor Partners

Ecosystem Partners

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Startups incorporated for a minimum of 1 year, at the post MVP stage or advanced product stage (TRL 8-9), and in the early revenue stage with scalability potential are eligible to apply.

The program offers comprehensive support, including mentorship from AIC-ISB, tailored masterclasses and workshops, business development and market access assistance, field immersions, access to lab facilities, go-to-market strategies, market access and scale-up support, internationalization support, strategic partnerships

The program has a timeline of approximately 3 months, including the acceleration period from August to October. It also includes a Demo Day event in November for startups to showcase their progress and accomplishments.

After the application submission, the shortlisting and onboarding process will take place in July and August. Shortlisted startups will be notified and provided with further instructions and details regarding their participation in the program.

No, the CleanTech Acceleration Program is specifically designed for startups incorporated in India. It is not open to startups from outside of India.

For any further inquiries or questions, please feel free to contact us at contact@aicisb.org. Our team will be happy to assist you and provide the necessary information.