Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India (RNTBCI) is partnering with T-Hub for the Renault Nissan Open Innovation Challenge. The objective of this programme is to identify and partner with growth-stage startups working on innovative technologies that can advance and impact the Automobile sector.
Sensor fusion design ride
Advanced decision reasoning chains
Synthetic data for rare defects
Realistic fault scenarios for testing and training
Personalized recommendations for car owners
Detection and diagnosing faults or anomalies in a car
Plant maintenance optimization
Customization & Personalization
Road side assistance
The program is divided into phases that allow participants to showcase their capabilities. Post initial screening, startups get access to Renualt-Nissan Innovationecosystem to showcase a board room solution to top management on Demo Day. The winners get to do a paid POC with Renault-Nissan and a chance to Go-To-Market together.
Growth-stage startups that are registered in India and have an innovative technology solution that can be applied to prescribed focus areas (themes) and fulfil the eligibility criteria listed above.
Yes. We accept applications from solo founders.
Main Theme: Generative AI
Sub Theme: Advanced Driver Assistance System, Predictive Analytics, Vehicle design and development and Conversational AI
No, this programme is for Indian start-ups only.
This programme is not designed for idea-stage or early-stage start-ups. We encourage you to explore other suitable programs at https://t-hub.co/our-programs/
No. RNTBCI also supports complementing startups with technologies, solutions and services that might be used in the mobility & automobile space. Please mention your application and how you think your startup could contribute to this sector.
Yes, you can apply for more than one focus area.
It is free of cost. The programme is fully sponsored by Renault -Nissan Technology and Business Centre India and T-Hub.
The grant is being given to selected start-ups with potential solutions on the focus areas. This grant money should be used for dedicated POC (RNTBCI finalized use case) with Renault-Nissan.
Proposed POCs will be evaluated by the senior expert panel of Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India and will get a chance for GTM with Renault and Nissan.
Sure, but to improve your chances of selection, do highlight any additional information of your progress since your previous application with specifics on how your idea can be applied to the Automobile and Mobility sector.
The IP remains with RNTBCI if the idea is generated during the POC collaboration. If existing services of the startup are availed for the POC then the IP will be owned by the startup