Online Contest Portal Document





EmTek, Bhubaneswar the CoE in Industry 4.0 catering to emerging technologies like AI,ML, Cybersecurity, IIOT etc is organizing a Pan India Call for Application 2024. The startups need to provide solutions in any stage for the industry using industry 4.0 and emerging technologies.


1. To promote entrepreneurship and Innovation in Industry 4.0

2. To help domestic start-ups going global.

3. To create a high potential ecosystem for carrying out Industry 4.0 & Analytics, Cyber Security & AI implementations for industrial sector and Startups.

4. To establish & growth of technology-based innovators, researchers, entrepreneurs &start-ups in Industry 4.0 by providing necessary infrastructure, mentoring, marketing, funding and overall eco-system interconnecting all stakeholders.

5. To generate employment opportunities and increase economic & social growth of the region as well as the country.

6. To create industry ready manpower on Industry4.0 and emerging technologies.


1. Startups having innovative Product/Solution/Idea focused on Digital Transformation of Public Sector Undertakings.

2. Startups having Products/Solutions to enabling technology adoption by Public Sector Undertakings and other industries.

3. Startups having Products/Solutions for specific localized industry specific problem in the domain of Industry4.0.

4. Startups having Platform and Micro services development for Industry 4.0 implementation

5. Technology solution apart from mentioned above addressing a need of PSUs and other industries on

6. Industry4.0 using emerging technologies.



  • Individual Academicians, Researchers, Educators, Entrepreneurs, partnership firms, LLPs may also participate, however, if they are selected they need to incorporate as Pvt. within 3 months of offer.
  • Private Limited Company (as defined in the Companies Act, 2013)
  • Registered Partnership Firm (Regd. under section 59 of the Partnership Act, 1932)
  • Limited Liability Partnership (under the Liability Partnership Act 2008)


    Screening, Evaluation & Selection:
  • Designated Committee(s) shall be formed for Screening, Evaluation & Selection.
  • All the applications received shall be subject to a rigorous centralized multi-tier screening process with involvement of appropriate experts from respective domain as deemed fit.
  • Decision of the designated Committee(s) shall be final & binding on all.
  • After receiving the innovative ideas / solutions as per prescribe format within the specified timeline a screening process will be done on the basis of relevancy. The relevant submissions will be shortlisted and called for selection through pitching/ Presentation.


    Ready to work Plug-n-Play incubation space along with highspeed internet access and Other equipment.
  • Networking opportunities/Industry connect and Go-to market support for exhibiting/showcasing products/solutions through various National/International events/workshops/exhibitions.
  • Access to VCs for funding support.
  • Advisory Services such as HR, Legal, Accounting, IPR/Patenting and other support services.
  • Facilities and services including mentoring, networking/industry connects, marketing support, etc. of the pan- India domain specific CoEs of STPI may be leveraged.
  • Mentor, experts, industry network of STPI.
  • Multiple products to assist for product development from Industry
  • To work with Top industry and access to their labs

    14th February 2024
    Application submission start date
    31st March 2024
    Application submission end date
    8th April 2024
    First round of Selection
    3rd May 2024
    Announcement of Result
    12th May 2024
    Cohort Start

    Note: Dates are subject to change. Kindly check the portal regularly for latest information.



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