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India-Israel Global Innovation Challenge

India, the world leader in frugal innovation and the world’s most dynamic emerging market, and Israel, one of the most innovative countries in the world, are joining forces in order to address some of the world’s most pressing innovation challenges.

Startup India and the Israel Innovation Authority are calling on Indian and Israeli early-stage start-ups, research teams and companies, to submit their solutions to challenges in agriculture, water or digital health. The most promising proposals will

  • win cross-border mentorship and incubation/acceleration prizes
  • an opportunity to participate in an exclusive co-creation summit in India with industry leaders, experts and potential partners
  • a bilateral market access seminar in Israel
  • an opportunity to pilot with leading partners in India

Technologies must have at least initial validation but must not yet be commercialized in India.


    • Solutions for real-time health monitoring, home care, remote care, periodic counseling and advice on health management for NCDs (Non-Communicable Disease)

    • Innovative, inclusive, low cost diagnostics and predictive solutions in rural areas


    • Reduce post harvest loss and improve market linkages

    • Affordable easy-to-use solutions to enhance agricultural productivity and increase farmers’ earnings


    • Low energy and cost effective sustainable solutions for wastewater treatment/ desalination/ recycling or purifying large water sources and surface water

    • Innovative and affordable solutions that produce potable drinking water at point of use in both rural and urban areas

Timeline for Challenge

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