National Startup Awards 2020 Apply Online Form for Startups / Incubators / Accelerators

National Startup Awards 2020 online application form for startups, incubators, accelerators at startupindia.gov.in, check award categories, eligibility, prize money & award rules
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The National Startup Awards 2020 seek to recognize and reward outstanding startups and ecosystem enablers that are building innovative products or solutions and scalable enterprises. All the interested startups, incubators & accelerators can fill National Startup Awards 2020 apply online form at startupindia.gov.in. The participants can check the eligibility criteria, read rules for awards & can win upto Rs. 15 lakh cash rewards.

Startups in India have high potential of employment generation or wealth creation and demonstrating measurable social impact. Their measure of success will not only be the financial gains for the investors but also the contribution to the social good.

The last date to fill National Startup Awards 2020 online application form is extended till 15 January 2020.

National Startup Awards 2020 Online Registration / Login

Below is the complete procedure to apply online for National Startup Awards 2020:-

  • Firstly visit the official website at startupindia.gov.in
  • At the homepage, click at the “Apply Now” link on “National Startup Awards 2020” or directly click this link
  • At this page, candidates can make registration by clicking at either “Apply as Startup” or “Apply as Incubator” or “Apply as Accelerator“. The National Startup Awards 2020 online registration form will appear as follows:-
  • National Startup Awards 2020 Online Registration Form
    National Startup Awards 2020 Online Registration Form
  • After making registration, participants can make National Startup Awards Login as shown below:-
  • National Startup Awards 2020 Login
    National Startup Awards 2020 Login

National Startup Awards 2020 Online Application Form for Startups / Incubators / Accelerators

After making successful login, candidates can complete their profile to fill online application form for startups to participate in National Awards 2020 which will appear as shown below:-

National Startup Awards 2020 Profile Completion
National Startup Awards 2020 Profile Completion

After completing profile, participants can fill National Startup Awards online application form. To check how to fill online application form and award rules, please visit – National Startup Awards 2020 Manual (Updated)

Prize & Eligibility for Startups in National Startup Awards 2020

A cash prize of Rs. 5 lakhs shall be awarded to one winning Startup in each of the Subsectors. The winner and four Runner ups shall be given opportunities to present their solutions to relevant public authorities and corporates for potential pilot projects and work orders. The Winners and Runners up shall be given priority for participation in various National and International Startup events sponsored by DPIIT. The complete eligibility criteria for startups in National Startup Awards 2020:-

  • The entity should be a DPIIT-recognized startup. The entity must submit their certificate of incorporation or partnership deed.
  • The entity must have hardware or software product or a process solution that is present in the market.
  • The entity must have all applicable trade trade-specific registrations (example: CE, FSSAI, MSME, GST Registration, etc.)
  • There should not have been any default in the last three years (FY 2016-17, 17-18, 18-19) by the entity or any of its promoters or any of their group entities.
  • The entity must submit Audited Financial Statements (Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Account) for the last three financial years (FY 2016-17, 17-18, 18-19)

Prize & Eligibility for Incubators & Accelerators in National Startup Awards 2020

Cash prize of Rs. 15 Lakh shall be awarded to one winning incubator. A cash Prize of Rs. 15 lakh shall be awarded to one winning. The eligibility criteria for incubators and accelerators is given below:-

  • For Incubators:
    • The Incubator should be structured as an independent entity-a Company, a Public trust or a Society
    • The Incubator should be operational at least for two years as on 1st January,2020
    • The Incubator must have successfully graduated a minimum of 15 Startups
  • For Accelerators:
    • The Accelerator should be structured as an independent entity-a Company, a Public trust or a Society
    • The Accelerator should be operational atleast for two years as on 1 st January,2020
    • The Accelerator must have successfully graduated a minimum of 10 Startups Accelerator

Award Categories in National Startup Awards 2020

There are 15 award categories for Startups in National Startup Awards 2020:-

SectorSub Sector
1. Agriculture1. Productivity
2. Farmer Engagement and Education
3. Post Harvest
4. Allied Areas (Fisheries, Poultry, Animal Husbandry etc.)
2. Education5. Access to Institutional Education
6. Access to Open Education
7. Teacher Training
3. Enterprise Technology8. Enterprise Solutions
4. Energy9. Clean Energy
10. Energy Storage
11. Energy Efficiency
5. Finance12. Payments Wallets – include P2P lending etc.
13. Financial Literacy Engagement
6. Food14. Food Processing
15. Access to Food
7. Health16.Access to healthcare
17. Diagnostics
18. Life Sciences
19. Medical Devices
8. Industry 4.020. Big Data
21. Internet of Things
22. 3D Printing
23. Augmented Reality Products /Wearables
24. Cloud computing
25. Robotics
26. Computer Vision
9. Space27.Space Tech Solutions
10. Security28. Cyber Security
29. Citizen Security Solutions
11. Tourism30. Travel Planning & discovery
31. Hospitality
12. Urban Services32. Construction/development monitoring
solutions
33. Traffic Management
34. Water/water networks
35. Waste Management
13. Special Category: Women Led Startups36.Women led startups across sectors
14. Special Category: Rural Development37. Impact in Rural Areas
15. Special Category: Campus Startup38.Startups coming out of educational institutes and led by students

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