Company CIN: U80100GJ2019NPL108202

Email ID: support@ihubgujarat.in

About Us

About i-Hub

Gujarat Student Startup and Innovation Hub, registered under Section 8 of the companies Act 2013, is envisioned to be a nexus for all Startup stakeholders to develop an end-to-end innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the State of Gujarat by creating pathways from “Mind-to-Market”. i-hub is a vibrant incubation setup established under SSIP by the Education Department, Government of Gujarat.

Uniquely designed, i-Hub is an amalgamation of modernistic cutting-edge infrastructure, agile, flexible and collaborative co-working spaces to spark real interaction and flow of ideas, focused mentoring, networking, customer connect, investment opportunities, support mechanisms and futuristic labs, all under one roof. It penetrates support to the last mile students and creates a decentralized facility for best possible pre-incubation, incubation and acceleration.

i-Hub, a catalyst in creating a stronger startup ecosystem across the state with its cohesive approach in inculcating entrepreneurial spirit in the youth. i-hub undertakes strategic interventions to develop a benchmark incubation support system in the state by linking students, academia, industry and society at large.

The startup culture of Gujarat

Gujarat has been at the forefront of working towards Hon’ble Prime Minister’s ‘Startup India’ mission. To provide a thriving environment to empower and encourage its young innovators and entrepreneurs, the Education Department, Government of Gujarat has formulated and successfully implemented its iconic Student Startup and Innovation Policy (SSIP).

Acknowledging Government of Gujarat’s persistent efforts towards creating innovation-centric atmosphere in the state, Gujarat has been awarded by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, as the best performer in State Startup Ranking 2018.

Student Startup & Innovation Policy


Facilitates assistance to student-led startups and innovations and develops student-centric innovation and preincubation ecosystem. It aims to create a common platform to showcase, support and upscale startups for motivating stakeholders and set-up an end-to-end support system in educational institutions for better execution of ideas and innovations.

State of the art Amenities & Services At iHub

  • Spread over 15,000 sq mt area
  • Futuristic and advanced technology labs
  • Industrial training partners
  • Flexible and collaborative co-working space
  • Infrastructure
  • Capacity building
  • Techno-commercial mentoring
  • IPR support
  • Networking
  • Regulatory and advisory services

Governance

Smt. Anju Sharma, IAS

Chairperson
Principal Secretary, Education Department

1

Shri Roopwant Singh, IAS

Director
Secretary (Expenditure) – Finance Department

2

Shri G.T Pandya, IAS

Director
Director/Commissioner – Technical Education

3

Shri M.Nagrajan, IAS

Director
Education Department

4

Shri Hiranmay Mahanta

CEO – iHub

5

Advisory Committee

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Dr. RA Mashelkar

Chairman
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Prof. Anil D Sahasrabudhe

Chairman, AICTE
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Mr. R.Ramanan

Mission Director, Atal Innovation Mission

Board of Directors

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Smt Anju Sharma, IAS

Chairperson
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Shri G.T Pandya, IAS

Director
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SHRI M.NAGRAJAN, IAS

Director

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Dr. Venkatesh Panchapagesan

Chairperson, NSRCEL
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Shri. Kunal Upadhyay

CEO, CIIE
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Dr. Sunil Shukla

Director, EDII

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Shri. Pravin Nahar

Director, NID
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