Join TIME2 Accelerator to Develop & Launch COVID Relief Products

At the unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic we are dedicating our efforts & PRAYAS support to lab proven Ideas, helping them move from POC to production Prototype in a matter of 2 months, ready to be launched by Industry Partners. Afterall, every second is truly vital at the moment. Apply now.


Welcoming support for TATPAR Initiative

If you are an enterprise, funding agency, philanthropic initiative or a domain expert looking at enabling handpicked,
brilliant ideas that can help the fight against COVID, reach out now!


We will process all applications not fitting TATPAR scheme, as well as all Non-COVID projects
through EcoSphere. And, support it through prayas and other scheme later this year.


Pre idea

Do the right thing:

identity the right problem

Idea to prototype

Do the right thing:

create the perfect solution

Post Prototype

Make the solution accessible

Scaleup to impact the world!

Once you are sure you are working on a problem worth solving and you have brought it to the point where the concept is crystalized and waiting to be realized, PRAYAS scheme kicks-in. PRAYAS caters to the idea to prototype phase of innovation,where you get institutional and financial support to convert your ideas into a prototype

PRAYAS is a scheme of the National initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovation (NIDHI) and is an umbrella programme conceived and developed by the Department of Science & Technology(DST), Government of India for nuturing ideas and innovations(knowledge-based and technology-driven) into successful start-ups

Express Interest


We provide

Financial aid: Upto 10 Lakhs

MATTER Facility

Access to labs and libraries will also be provided

Mentorship through SIIP

Networking, participation in various startup / entrepreneurship-based events at SID

Access to STEM, CORE and TIME2 ecosystem at IISc

Selection Criteria

  • Business plan
  • Clear road map for commercialization
  • Investment from strategic partner or from autonomous business sources
  • Applicant’s own investment & full time commitment
  • IP Potential
  • Technical Feasibility
  • Business Viability
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Customer Desirability