Aligning with the Indian Government's goal to create 100 smart cities, AIM Smart City Accelerator was started in 2015 with a vision to support and scale startups that are building sustainable, inclusive and innovative solutions for smart cities. It is a 20-week long program which supports startups that provide solutions for Smart Cities. It is being run in partnership with Ashoka University, Indian School of Business - Hyderabad, and Microsoft Accelerator. Being India’s first dedicated Smart City accelerator, it exclusively works with startups that are trying to make a difference by improving living spaces and conditions of people. For more details, visit: aimsmartcity.com
Over the last two years, 25+ startups have been a part of the programme representing sectors like Healthcare, Mobility, Clean Energy, Agritech, Logistics and Sanitation among others. With the fourth year in running, this year's key focus areas will be Healthcare, Sanitation and Waste Management.