ISS India signs an MoU with SINE IIT Bombay


Collaboration for Open innovation program with Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), the technology business incubator at IIT Bombay (IITB) to support entrepreneurship and developing joint accelerator and incubation programs to support innovators and start-ups

ISS Facility Services India, a subsidiary of the Denmark-based global facility management services and workplace experiences leader ISS A/S (ISS Group) and one of India’s leading integrated facilities management company has today signed an MoU with IIT Bombay’s Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), an umbrella organisation at IIT Bombay for fostering entrepreneurship and nurturing tech start-ups.

Poyni Bhatt, Chief Executive Officer, SINE said, “We are very excited to be partnering with ISS India. Through our corporate partnership program, we hope to provide a platform for corporate to productively engage with innovators and entrepreneurs to bring innovative product & solutions to market, and make a real impact on the world.

In addition to providing funding support, ISS is also committed to providing joint Go To Market (GTM) support for interested startups. This includes access to infrastructure, the opportunity to conduct paid pilots, and corporate mentorship. Startups will also have access to the networks and entrepreneurship ecosystem of ISS and SINE on a specific approval basis.

As part of their collaboration, ISS and SINE are also providing innovators and startups with mentoring, industry expertise, and access to investors networks. Both parties will participate in Demo day events, where startups can showcase their products or services to a wider audience. ISS will also participate as a domain expert to evaluate SINE startups being considered for incubation, providing feedback and potentially adopting startup solutions as an end user.

IIT Bombay is one of the premier institutions of higher education in India, and has a strong track record of supporting innovation and entrepreneurship through its incubator, SINE. The partnership with ISS India will further enhance the institute’s efforts to foster a culture of innovation and support the growth of new ventures in the country.

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