In order to participate in the Open Innovation Challenge, Renault Nissan Technology Business hub India (RNTBCI), a global technical and development hub, has partnered with T-Hub, India’s top innovation ecosystem. The partnership seeks to establish a corporate innovation programme that will link startups with top industry experts, offer funds for proof-of-concept (PoC), and make it easier to engage with entrepreneurs for use cases that are driven by industry.
In the growing innovation ecosystem, this partnership between T-Hub and RNTBCI will investigate and utilise the creative potential of Indian tech firms. T-Hub’s broad network and proficiency in fostering startups will allow RNTBCI to establish connections with top technical startups that have special talents compatible with the Renault Nissan tech innovation strategy. To strengthen its innovation capabilities and promote the development of disruptive ideas in the mobility market, RNTBCI plans to leverage T-Hub’s extensive innovation ecosystem.
Through this partnership, T-Hub entrepreneurs will get the chance to work with Renault Nissan Tech specialists as mentors, take part in compensated Proof of Concept initiatives, and present their creative ideas to the corporate management at RENAULT NISSAN. Startups will be able to further the development of their products and receive exposure to prospective clients and investors thanks to this exchange of information and resources.
T-Hub CEO Mahankali Srinivas Rao (MSR) stated, “We are excited to work with Renault Nissan Technology Business Centre India (RNTBCI) to promote innovation and support entrepreneurs in IndiaBy collaborating, we hope to build a dynamic environment that fosters innovative ideas and expands the reach of India’s tech startup scene. This collaboration reinforces our dedication to fostering startup success and advancing India’s status as a major centre of innovation worldwide.
Managing Director of RNTBCI Debashis Neogi stated, “Today’s mobility market is growing at a high pace of disruption with innovation as core business strategy. Innovation keeps businesses profitable while also assisting with growth and competitive differentiation. By working with emerging tech start-ups, it is critical to take advantage of the ecosystem’s technological potential in India, where start-up activity is rapidly expanding. By helping start-ups that are technology-driven, this partnership with T-Hub will serve to boost the innovation ecosystem.
The appointment of Sujit Jagirdar as its new Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) was also announced by T-Hub during a press conference today, in addition to this exciting partnership. Sujit Jagirdar, a passionate leader with more than 20 years of experience in IT and Business Process Consulting, Digital Transformation rollouts, and Designing Innovative Solutions, aims to promote open innovation by fostering collaboration and co-creation between large corporations, small businesses, technology hubs, and academic institutions. Sujit’s strategic engagements with corporations, ecosystem enablers, governmental agencies, and startups on a national and international level will be his main priority as CIO. T-Hub will be promoted by Sujit Jagirdar as India’s leading innovation ecosystem, advancing integrated solutions to meet the company’s financial objectives. “I am thrilled to join T-Hub as the Chief Innovation Officer,” stated Sujit Jagirdar, CIO of T-Hub. I’m eager to support T-Hub’s aim of generating ground-breaking solutions solving some of the most important corporate and societal concerns because it has distinguished itself as a global hub of entrepreneurial talent and innovation.
With the help of a strong partner ecosystem, T-Hub’s programmes have effectively scaled startups. T-Hub has influenced more than 2000 companies to date through a variety of programmes and activities. It has over 600 international and domestic business partners and 2000 mentor connections to support the scaling of the firms. In order to give companies possibilities for global market access, T-Hub will continue to foster collaboration between them and the world’s top innovation ecosystems.