GBIP in India: Urban systems

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Opportunity for UK businesses interested in strengthening ties with India in urban systems

Innovate UK has opened for applications its latest Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) with India to help innovative UK urban systems businesses explore global opportunities to grow and scale.

Up to 15 ambitious UK businesses will be selected to participate in this highly comprehensive three-stage programme which includes a preparation phase, a five-day visit to India, and a post-visit workshop.

India represents major opportunities, and strives to promote core infrastructure elements in large urban areas. You will get the chance to visit this market to grow and scale your business, explore joint working relationships in the world-leading urban system industry, and meet key influencers from Hyderabad and Chennai.

This initiative is relevant for businesses that focus on delivering net zero solutions within:

  • citizen engagement and sustainable behaviour change
  • intelligent buildings and housing
  • new energy solutions
  • improving urban health
  • smart mobility
  • urban infrastructure, planning and transportation
  • water and waste management
  • circular economy

Wrap-around support by an expert Innovate UK EDGE Innovation & Growth Specialist will also help your business maximise the opportunities.

Key programme dates

Pre-visit workshops: Wednesday, 8 June 2022
Innovation visit to India: 24-30 July 2022
Exploitation workshop: December 2022

Find out more about the GBIP in India and how to apply.

Applications close on Tuesday 19 April 2022 at 15:00.

First published on 6 April 2022