Pune: Startup India in collaboration with Altair and ecosystem partners IIT Madras and Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) have invited young businesses to present their innovative data-driven solutions in the fields of Electric Vehicles and Electric Mobility. The applications for the Altair Startup Challenge 2021 are now open and startups can apply for the contest till April 10.

Shortlisted start-ups will be well informed about appropriate technology options and solutions for accelerated product development. The teams will be exposed to relevant Altair tools and technologies. They will also get an opportunity to interact with the Altair Ecosystem of partners, customers. This will help them to reach out to the market more efficiently.

Problem Statement

EV Startups offering: Electric mobility solutions such as Products / Service / solutions / Systems / Motors / Battery pack / controller / Charging Infrastructure, Digital Platform, etc.

Prize (3 Winners):

  • 1st : 2.5 Lakh
  • 2nd : 1.5 Lakh
  • 3rd : 1 Lakh

Eligibility Criteria

  • EV Start-up Company Recognised by Startup India
  • Registered MSME or From Govt recognized Incubator (Major IIT and NIT’s, DST…etc)
  • Registered entity involved in Design & Development, Machine Learning & Data Analytics Solutions, Digital Twin and its validation of products, solutions, components, and systems.

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The Altair Startup Challenge 2021 will provide opportunities for Indian EV Start-ups to accelerate and innovate with simulation-driven design and accelerated product development process and connect with industry ecosystem to excel.

This initiative intends to create awareness of appropriate cutting edge technologies, relevant processes, enable the startups to accomplish their goals of product development in a structured manner.

Whom to contact:

  • Altair Engineering India Pvt Ltd.
  • Ramesha BS, Senior Manager – Academic & Start-up Initiatives
  • Email: [email protected]
Altair has successfully collaborated with Start-up India and reached out to 300 start-ups, shortlisted and mentored over 40 start-ups in 2019 and 2020.  Over a period of six months, Altair invested close to 1500 hrs in 2019 and 2000 hrs in 2020 in training, mentoring and reviewing shortlisted startups. Finally, winners were awarded cash prizes and given software of considerable value free of cost.

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