T-Hub and RNTBCI Collaborate to Accelerate Tech Innovation in India’s Startup Scene

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T-Hub and RNTBCI Join Forces to Drive Innovation in India's Tech Ecosystem
T-Hub and RNTBCI Join Forces to Drive Innovation in India's Tech Ecosystem

– Collaboration to Unlock the Creative Potential of Indian Tech Startups: T-Hub and Renault Nissan Technology & Business Centre India (RNTBCI) Join Forces.
– T-Hub Strengthens Leadership Team with Appointment of Sujit Jagirdar as Chief Innovation Officer (CIO).

India, 14th June 2023: T-Hub, India’s top innovation ecosystem, and Renault Nissan Technology Business Centre India (RNTBCI), a global technical and development center, join forces for the Open Innovation Challenge. This strategic partnership aims to connect startups with industry experts, offer proof-of-concept grants, and drive engagement for industry-specific use cases.

By harnessing the creative potential of Indian tech startups, T-Hub and RNTBCI will collaborate to nurture innovation in the thriving ecosystem. Leveraging T-Hub’s extensive network and expertise, RNTBCI aims to connect with startups possessing unique skills aligned with their tech innovation strategy, fostering disruptive solutions within the mobility market.

The partnership enables T-Hub startups to receive mentorship from Renault Nissan Tech experts, participate in paid PoC projects, and pitch their innovative solutions to corporate leadership. This collaboration provides startups with valuable knowledge, resources, and exposure to potential customers and investors, empowering them to enhance their products and drive growth.

Mahankali Srinivas Rao (MSR), CEO, T-Hub, said, “We are delighted to join forces with Renault Nissan Technology Business Centre India (RNTBCI) to foster innovation and empower startups in India. By joining forces, we aim to create a vibrant ecosystem that nurtures cutting-edge solutions and propels India’s tech startup landscape to new heights. This partnership reaffirms our commitment to catalyzing the success of startups and propelling India’s position as a global innovation hub.”

Debashis Neogi, Managing Director, RNTBCI, said, “Today’s mobility market is moving at a high pace of disruption with innovation as key business strategy. Innovation helps companies grow, differentiates amongst the competition, and keeps them profitable. It is important to leverage the technological potential of the fast-growing start-up ecosystem in India by collaborating with young tech start-ups. This collaboration with T-Hub will help promote the innovation ecosystem, supporting technology driven start-ups.”

T-Hub made an exciting announcement during a press conference today, revealing the appointment of Sujit Jagirdar as the new Chief Innovation Officer (CIO). With a remarkable background in IT and Business Process Consulting, Digital Transformation, and Innovative Solutions, Sujit brings over 20 years of experience to the role. As CIO, Sujit aims to foster open innovation by fostering collaboration among corporates, startups, technology hubs, and academia. His strategic focus will involve driving partnerships with corporates, government bodies, ecosystem enablers, and startups at both national and international levels. Sujit Jagirdar’s vision is to position T-Hub as India’s leading innovation ecosystem, delivering integrated solutions to achieve the organization’s revenue objectives.

Sujit Jagirdar, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO), T-Hub, said, “I am excited to join T-Hub as the Chief Innovation Officer. T-Hub has established itself as a world class hub of entrepreneurial talent and innovation, and I am keen to contribute to its mission of fostering ground-breaking solutions addressing some of the pressing business and societal challenges. ”

T-Hub’s programs have demonstrated remarkable success in scaling startups through strong partnerships within its ecosystem. With a track record of impacting over 2000 startups through diverse initiatives, T-Hub has cultivated a network of 600 global and national corporate partners and facilitated 2000 mentor connections to support startup growth. The organization remains committed to fostering collaboration between startups and prominent innovation ecosystems worldwide, offering valuable global market-access prospects for aspiring entrepreneurs.