Aligning to the Indian Government's goal to create 100 smart cities, we bring the private and public sector together with research facilities to work on the challenges of smart cities. Our vision to support and scale startups that are building sustainable, inclusive and innovative solutions for smart cities. It is a 1 month-long program that gives selected startups an opportunity to pitch to the leaders in the smart city ecosystem and to win an equity-free grant of 10 Lakhs for further development.We received an overwhelming response of 150+ applications from innovative smart city startups across the Water, Waste Management, Health, Energy, Safety and Security sectors in May and June. The first screening for these startups was done by an internal panel, where 70 startups were selected. These startups will be listed in the startup innovation registry. From the 70 startups, we selected 14 startups for the final pitch day, and these startups presented their product/solutions to a panel of esteemed smart city leaders.
The final winners were declared and they are
MinionLabs and Vacus Tech Pvt Ltd
Panel for Evaluation
|Manish Kothari||VP, India||Silicon labs|
|Prafulla Vedula Agarwal||Executive Director||CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS)|
|Parag Vyas||Managing Director||Panitek Innovations|
|NSN Murty||Partner||PWC India|
|Rajesh Kumar||Additional director||Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt of India|
|Rama Devi Lanka||Director - Emerging Technologies | Officer on Special Duty (OSD)||Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Department, Govt of Telangana|
|Karthik Krishnan||CFO & COO||Quantela Inc.|
|Lal Chandran||Partner PWC India||iGrant.io|
|Vamsi Krishna Kondoju||Officer on Special Duty to Principal Secretary||Municipal Administration & Urban Development Department, Govt of Telangana|
|Anand Tandon||Advisor Smart cities||NIUM , HMDA|
|Srikar Y.VDirector||Director||redBus, Ibibo Group Pvt. Ltd.|
|Ramesh Loganathan||Professor and Head - Industry outreach and Co-innovation||IIIT Hyderabad|
|Vincent van Noord||Director Europe||European Business and Technology Centre|
Pitch Day Qualifiers
Awiros (Awiros Systems Pvt. Ltd.)
Advances in deep learning and its applications in Computer Vision (CV) are accelerating at a high-pace. However, there is a wide gap in demand and supply as the market is served by small point-solutions. Awiros is the most comprehensive computer vision platform ever-built to ease the development, deployment and discovery of new apps. Awiros is bridging the market gap through its AppStack, a marketplace of computer vision apps acting as seamless offering over a consistent software infrastructure.
Age: 5 years 10 months
Domain: AI Based Video Analytics Company
Customers: Jaipur Smart City, Thane Smart City, Bareilly Smart City, Haridwar Kumbh, National Capital Region Transport Corporation, Haryana Police, Delhi Meerut Expressway, Nabadiganta Township Authority, Raytheon Technologies, United Phosphorus Ltd. (30)
Demo Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCauADFRElXLhspX_uqoSTmQ/videos
Bariflo Labs Private Limited
We have developed an intelligent floating agriculture cum waterbody management system. The idea is to grow vegetables, flowers, on the surface of water and harvest fish on the water body. In tier I- tier II cities the device will help maintain the health of the water body by reducing siltation due to anaerobic conditions and increase ground water table reducing the temperature by 5 degrees and reduce the breed of mosquitos and insects in housing society ponds.
Age: 2 years 9 months
Domain: Water Management and Water Supply/Distribution
Customers: Wissen Infotech, Kerala city cluster, Shrimp aqua farmers, Municipalities (05)
Demo Video Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1y7foL7dLmiCQdP02Ry8Nqg7p89SzeGuC/view?usp=sharing
ECOPROSUS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Our ergonomically designed, intelligent pole can integrate multiple sensors/devices to give one integrated and intelligent feed to a command center/data center/personal computer. It runs on our indigenously developed RUBIX IOT platform, whcih can be used to integrate multiple (existing) devices and give users an integrated dashboard which can be used to monitor and analyse the social, economic and environmental impact in an urban space.
Age: 3 years 10 months
Domain: Safety and Security, Energy, Environment
Customers: Bharat Electronics limited, Belagavi Smart City, Tumkuru Smart City, Gangtok Smart City, Namchi Smart City, New Delhi Municipal Corporation, Gold Plus, Dharampal Satyapal Group, PUMA India, Twilight Systems, JPS Plastics, Astricos Consulting, Emerge Glass, Harmon Kardon (18)
Demo Video Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1J_63OHP93HqePi0_d9YeyLX-C6GFFYO3/view?usp=sharing
EyeROV (IROV Technologies PVT LTD)
We are proposing a Surface (Water) Drone/Unmanned Surface Vehicle which can autonomously navigate around the lake periodically & collect various critical parameters of water. The data will be transmitted live over 4G/5G network to cloud & will be stored & processed. We also provide an intelligent cloud platform were all the data from the surface drone/USV will be processed and can be visualized. This platform will be able to predict possible water condition deterioration well in advance.
Age: 4 years
Domain: Water Management and Water Supply/Distribution, Safety and Security, Energy
Customers: Maersk, DP World, NPOL (Research Lab), DRDO lab, BPCL, Water Resource Departments, KSEB, Indian Railways, Mumbai Port Trust, Fire & Rescue Department-Kerala to name a few. We have executed the pilot projects for the reputed firms such as Adani Power, Coastal Police, BSF, Kerala Fire & Rescue, Kerala Police, Assam Fire & rescue etc. (40)
Demo Video Link: https://doc-0o-3k-docs.googleusercontent.com/docs/securesc/4k2elo3ek38nvsoiie5c4ul3q1eksm10/g8i2emp5ete1a2uaq08n2oeevmpntdit/1628154675000/16568171965618743055/06862382334834988597/1mY9PepOj8-BNsMF9G5A5YCtCdfQQiiV5?e=download&authuser=2
Our solution (GetMo) an infrastructure-as-a-service solution provided to cities at zero upfront investment, automates the workflow & business processes for curb space management, street parking, traffic monitoring, traffic & parking enforcement. GetMo uses mmwave radar & camera fusion; this helps overcome camera limitations such as poor lighting & weather conditions, occlusions etc. GetMo won the first prize in the urban transport category at NASSCOM's national mobility competition.
Age: 4 years 11 months
Customers: Government: Mumbai Parking Association/MCGM, Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, Vijaywada Municipal corporation, MMRDA, BMTC etc; Malls: Lakeshore, Clovers Hill Plaza, Royal Heritage, Fun Republic, Kumar Pacific, Big Mall etc; Offices: Capital, Platina, Rustomjee etc. (160)
Demo Video Link: https://www.loom.com/share/be4de37338824e90924ec9d63e8e2397
AI based symptom analysis tool which can do virtual triage 1400 symptoms and 7000 clinical conditions.
Age: 1 year 6 months
Customers: Steward Health, Smart village movement, Migrant Health systems Odisha, Motiv health (05)
Demo Video Link: https://vimeo.com/530511438
Minion a hand sized energy auditing device with much easier installations has the ability to analyze this data for valuable actionable insights with non-intrusive energy management solution. Minion senses each and every appliances, devices and tools turning ON and OFF inside the building and gives you a comprehensive report on predictive analytics and maintenance without burning a hole in your pocket. Energy Savings Successful Case Studies: https://www.minionlabs.tech/energy-management
Age: 4 years 1 month
Customers: Cisco Systems, Accenture, Societe Generale, Nandu's Chicken, WeikField (52)
Demo Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GCmQOTYrXqs&t=3s
OrxaGrid's IOT sensors (SEED: smart feeder monitoring device and STEM: smart transformer monitoring device) and Grid Analytics Platform (GAP) system is an award-winning solution which supports the global drive towards a better energy future. GAP system monitors critical grid nodes for improvement of network efficiency. The system includes unique loss prediction machine learning algorithms that enable electricity utilities to make intelligent and informed optimization decisions.
Age: 2 years 7 months
Domain: Safety and Security, Energy
Customers: Mahadiscom, Department of Power Arunachal Pradesh, Andra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd, Reliance Infocomm (05)
Demo Video Link: https://youtu.be/IPv80MyJGw8
RoadMetrics is a deeptech mapping startup based in Bengaluru, that leverages AI to identify and classify road and street features such as potholes, speed breakers and street signage. RoadMetrics Enterprise dashboard helps visualise an entire road network with a brid's eye view and we use image data from a simple smartphone to identify over 10 types of road conditions and 65 types of street level classifications.
Age: 1 year 10 months
Domain: Safety and Security, Road Mapping & Monitoring
Customers: Tata Group (Jamshedpur City), Mercedes Benz R&D, Here Maps Technologies (03)
Demo Video Link: https://youtu.be/gpB_7xMjVwQ
Our products MeterCity and NetCity provide AI powered analytics to support utilities in reducing water loss. Our tools leverage data already available with utilities, unify them to address data-gaps, and deploy AI based algorithms to locate faulty customer meters or leaking pipes, thus enabling utilities to proactively maintain network assets and reduce losses. Our products are cloud hosted and easy to deploy/ scale. Their modular design enables them to be deployed at utilities of any size.
Age: 4 years 1 month
Domain: Water Management and Water Supply/Distribution
Customers: (06) Suez India - Bangalore, Coimbatore; Metro Pacific (Philippines) – Iloilo; St Joseph Water Supply Corporation - Metro Manila; Khmer Water Supply Holdings - multiple communes in Cambodia
Demo Video Link: https://youtu.be/XWbBbXSGkSw
SunEmison Solar Energy Private Limited
Artificial intelligence enabled architectural building glass embedded with photoactive (PV - PA) /synthetics technology, Glass aims to convert traditional building construction materials into energy generator optimizing different things at the same time, namely electricity production and intelligent behaviour analytics i.e., Anomalous behaviour detection, Behavioural biometrics and analytics for user authentication / fraud detection, Energy / building management system by UI/UX.
Age: 5 years 9 months
Customers: Indian Railways, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation, West Bengal Electronics Development Corporation, Godrej Properties, Lodha Group, Shapoorji Pallonji Group (05)
Demo Video Link: https://youtu.be/4YTKgUr4DVY
Vacus Tech Pvt Ltd
Vacus Tech is a Wireless Indoor Positioning Company with patented technology (Resolution of 30 centimetres) for automated configurable fencing, precise positioning and accounting of assets and people. Industry segments include Enterprises, Data Centres, Manufacturing, Warehousing and Logistics. Vacus addresses Asset and People Accountability and provides the following benefits: 1. Save Lives – Automated, Quick and Precise Location of Employee / Staff / Visitors Safety & Security – Panic, Man-Down, Duress Alarms. Employee Mustering during Evacuation. 2. Save Time – Automated, Quick and Precise Location of Assets / Equipment. 3. Save Money – With Improved Productivity, Loss Prevention, Lower Energy and Less Inventory
Age: 4 years 2 months
Customers: Astra Zeneca, Emerson, Tata Motors (06)
Website: https://www.vacustech.comDemo Video Link:
Yobny Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd.
We helps businesses in improving their customer engagement, customer's experience by managing their queues & unmanaged crowds. Our SaaS platform, QueueOne, created digital avatar of day-to-day queues and automate various aspects for businesses.
Age: 2 years 9 months
Domain: Safety and Security, Health, Queue & Crowd management
Customers: Future Retail, Apollo Hospital, and pilot customers, like: Election Commission of India, Vila Gale (Portugal), Forum Malls, Airia Mall, Metro Wholesale etc (100)
Demo Video Link: https://youtu.be/NTNg5xDKd2I
We are a startup reducing the energy bills of commercial spaces by 30% using tech. Our devices enable reduction on energy bills right from Day1 (T minus Zero), with ZERO operational changes.
Age: 4 years 5 months
Customers: Radiance, HQ10, 91 Springboard, Hines, Centro are a few clients we are working with & in touch. (20)
Demo Video Link: https://youtu.be/EuDUzC1hhMA