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  • After Successful registration, the Startup can click on the” apply for Incubation” tab on the portal.
  • Click on the list of Incubator where you want to apply.
  • Each startup can select a minimum of 3 incubators at the time of application, however, it’ll get incubation support from only one Incubator centre at a time.
  • The Incubator will review the application and accept the application. The other applications will be withdrawn automatically if any Incubator accepts the request.

Incubator Definition

Host institutes willing to get recognized under UP Startup Policy shall be required to fulfill the following parameters:

  • Floor Area: 10,000 sq. ft. for educational institutes and 5,000 sq. ft. for incubators occupying commercial space.
  • Dedicated Incubation Team: Incubator must employ a dedicated incubation manager to manage the regular operations along with 2 other team members to support.
  • Co-working Space: Incubator shall ceate coworking space of at least 100 sq. ft. per seat.
  • Meeting Rooms: There should be availability of dedicated meetings rooms available to be used for client meetings by startups.
  • Conference Room: A conference room should also be there to hold small events or mentoring classes for startups founders.
  • Cafeteria/Refreshment Zone: Refreshments zone shall be established for startups and visitors working from/visiting the incubation center.

Apart from physical infrastructure, Incubators shall also be required to set up digital infrastructure to offer incubation services and engage with startups/other stakeholders digitally. They will be required to provide input in digital format (through API integration with Start-In-UP Portal, wherever possible) against Key Performance Indicators assigned by the Startup Nodal Agency/PIU to all GoUP recognised incubators.

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