India and Netherlands launched Clean Air India Initiative in New Delhi. It aims to curb air pollution in Indian cities by promoting partnerships between Indian start-ups and companies from Netherlands. It also aims build network of entrepreneurs working on business solutions for cleaner air.
Clean Air India Initiative is collaborative project between Get In The Ring, a platform for start-ups of Netherlands Government, Start-up India and INDUS Forum, an online matchmaking platform of Indian and Dutch businesses. It is multi-corporate challenge that will test and scale innovations through collaboration between startups, corporates and governments by providing pilot opportunities for promising innovations that solve problem of pollution.
Indo-Dutch Startup Initiative: #StartUpLink
The initiative aims fulfil twin objective of facilitating market expansion for startups in two countries alongside fostering joint sense of innovation and entrepreneurship. It will help startups from both countries that are exploring each other’s markets and offers access to key information, relevant networks, pilot opportunities, and navigators for respective startup ecosystems.
Shell E4 Start Hub
Dutch oil major Shell, as a partner for the Indo Dutch #StartUpLink,has come on board with aim of accelerating India’s transition to sustainable energy future. It has established Shell E4 Start Hub to enable and empower energy entrepreneurs in progressing their impactful solutions. It is the first energy focused startup hub in India, offering startups access to infrastructure (labs+co-working space), industry knowledge, subject matter expertise, funding, global connections and brand recognition, combined with world-class accelerator program.