Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP)

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Student Start-up and Innovation Policy

Marwadi University - SSIP

The government of Gujarat has developed a policy for providing assistance to Start-ups/ Innovation. Under this scheme, any individual/ group of individuals having innovative idea/ Concept will be eligible and/ or Universities/ education institutions, Incubation Centre/ PSUs/ R&D Institutions/ Private and other establishments will be eligible as an institution to support and mentor to innovators as approved by Committee.

Key Objectives

The Student Start-up & Innovation Policy of Government of Gujarat aims to create an integrated, state-wide, university-based innovation ecosystem to support innovations and ideas of young students and provide a conducive environment for the optimum harnessing of their creative pursuit.

Key Objectives
  • Developing student-centric Innovation and Pre-incubation Ecosystem for Students.
  • Creating an environment for creativity to flourish and an end-to-end support system in educational institutions to allow ample support to ideas for better execution.
  • Build internal capacity of educational institutions and key components of the innovation ecosystem to enable deployed processes to make a sustainable impact at scale.
  • Create pathways for the mind to market by harnessing and handholding projects/ research/ innovation/ ideas of students in Gujarat.
  • Creating and facilitating sectoral and regional innovation efforts in the state around educational institutions.
  • Create a common platform to showcase, support and upscale innovations for motivating stakeholders as well as for an opportunity to create value for money and value for many.
  • Leverage public system initiatives at the state and central level, academia, industries and by other ecosystem stakeholders/domain experts and institutions to make an inclusive effort.

Innovator Registration on SSIP Portal

Select Innovator Registration

Complete Registration Process

Upload Bonafide Certificate

(format available in the innovator registration)

Contact E-cell Department

MA 162 for approval

Registration Guidelines

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SSIP Scheme Details

Eligibility For Support
  • Applicable to only Students
  • Have an innovative idea and possibility of commercialization
  • Submission of Project Details on SSIP Portal (
Prototyping support
  • Projects that are at PoC level or beyond can be provided maximum financial support @ average Rupees 2.00 Lakh
  • Only those projects that are not getting support elsewhere should be selected
  • University level Start-up Committee will approve the project for the support
Patent support
  • Average Rs. 25,000/- per national patent filling including government fees. For requirements more than Rs. 25,000/- recommendation to be made before the State Level SSIP Committee
  • The application will approve by the IPR Scrutiny Committee and further approval was taken from the University Level Start-up Committee for final approval
  • Innovator and Mentor has to follow the Marwadi University IPR Policy (Hyper Link)
  • Intellectual Property Guidelines of SSIP

Start-up Project Submission

Hard copies submit to cabin no. MA 162, ECell, Marwadi University


Start-up Approval

University Level Start-up Committee will approve the project time to time


Download the scheme updated guidelines

Download SSIP Procurement Policy

Download SSIP Application form

Pitch Deck Template

Contact Person

Prof. Vivek Patel

Assistant Professor
Marwadi University, Rajkot-Morbi Road Rajkot – 360003.
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