GBI supporting Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0

GBI has been engaged by Intel India and T-hub to be part of Intel & Department of Science & Technology’s – Innovate for Digital India Challenge 2.0. Together with T-Hub and our national & international partners we aim to offer sector expertize in guiding and mentoring young Indian entrepreneurs.

Over the last 7 years, having developed an effective 'Technology Management' process for accessing Indian & international Markets in the niche areas of Cleantech, MedTech, Transport, ICT, between December 2016 and February 2017, GBI will be supporting and mentoring startups selected for the program. In January and February 2017, GBI will be organizing meetings and in-person workshops between corporate mentors and prospective customers with these well curated start-ups participating in the program. Relevant sector experts could also interact with these startups, mentor the startups by offering respective industry knowledge along with opportunities to tap, and explore ideas on social impact, business models that are prevalent in these industries.

The start-ups selected in the program include –  

Oizom Instruments

Oizom is an environmental big data company focused on ambient air-quality. By implementing their solutions at a larger scale, Oizom aims to equip India with its own environmental monitoring structure which will make our cities smarter & a better place to live

Smart City

Gayam Motor Works

Gayam Motors Works is an electric automobile company that designs, locally manufactures and sells electric vehicles. Their portfolio includes electric bikes (bicycles), electric four and three wheeled vehicles which have sustainable energy at the core of their creation.

Sustainabillity / Energy


AllizHealth is a healthcare technology venture in the preventive health space. Its innovative health management platform helps users digitally connect with various ecosystem partners and help reduce health information asymmetry.


IoTrek Technology

IoTrek enables devices to talk to each other to bring about intelligent solutions through LoRa network.

Smart City


Neurotech develops consumer wearables with a focus on Brain-computer Interface (BCI). NeuroBuds is a smart earphone that tracks brain activity and has a built in Panic detection mode. This platform can be used to predict & detect brain-related health issues.


iNICU and iCHR

An Integrated system that provides real-time clinical data of a child's health in a medically comprehensive and user-definable format to reduce mortality in NICU



E-DeWeeder enhances crop yield with its precision farming equipment. The machine creates digital data for weeds in each farm and controls it with radio frequency


Banyan Sustainable Waste Management

Banyan Nation is a waste management & recycling venture solving India’s challenges in the recycling value chain through technology innovations from collection to recycling plastics.

Sustainabillity / Energy

Waste Ventures India

Waste Ventures India offers doorstep waste and recyclable collection services to people who have waste with people who want waste.

Sustainabillity / Energy


Thyrometer is a battery operated portable device to diagnose thyroid within minutes. The device is the solution to encourage non-reported cases in rural/sub-urban areas in India



If you have an interested corporate or mentors, sector experts, please contact [email protected] to connect and we would be happy to organize meeting with these startups.


About IFDI 2.0.

The Digital India, vision of the Government of India and supported by Intel Technologies, seeks to empower citizens with the benefits of technology by enabling digital transformation. Intel is committed to fulfilling the vision by creating a culture and ecosystem of innovation, and steer innovation towards solving India’s problems. With this competitive program, Intel & the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (“DST”), have come together to foster new wave of disruptive innovation that empowers citizens and transforms India by announcing the Intel & DST – Innovate for Digital Challenge 2.0 (“Challenge”). This Challenge will benefit from the continued support of MyGov and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (“MeitY”) and will be anchored by T– Hub Foundation, among India’s largest incubators.


About T-Hub:

As you might be aware, T-Hub, based in Hyderabad, is a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana, 3 of India’s premier academic institutes (IIIT-H, ISB & NALSAR) and key private sector leaders. Leveraging the existing Information Technology, Pharmaceutical ecosystem in Hyderabad, with T-hub, Government of Telangana has been at the forefront in creating strong connect with some of leading technology and business centres of excellence and foster an environment where entrepreneurs can ideate, connect with customers and investors, develop and commercialize technology solutions to solve of global challenges. T-hub’s key focus sectors include ICT, Healthcare, IoT (internet of things), Smart cities, Agro-tech, Cleantech and Fintech etc.