• "Innovation no longer remains a choice but has become an Imperative" - Narendra Modi, Prime Minister
  • 4Patent Offices
  • 47,854Patents Filed (2017-18)
  • 13,035Patents Granted (2017-18)
  • 250 +Incubators / Accelerators
  • 49,000 +Startups
  • 26Unicorns
  • 57Global Innovation Index (2018)
  • 50 +Government Programs
  • $48.1 billion R&D Spend

About Us

Accelerating Growth of New India’s Innovations or AGNIi is a national initiative of the Government of India under the guidance and support of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. It is an initiative that aims to support the ongoing efforts to boost the innovation ecosystem in the country by connecting innovators across industry, individuals and the grassroots to the market and helping commercialise their innovative solutions. It will provide a platform for innovators to bring their market ready products and solutions to industry thereby helping propel India into a new era of inclusive economic growth.

AGNIi is spearheaded by a dedicated team under the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Government of India. By providing a platform for innovators to scale up their market ready products, AGNIi will help propel India into a new era of inclusive socio-economic growth. know more

Governing Council  Meet The Team

How It Works


Online Application

Submit your application online by 31st December 2018 11:59 PM IST


Assessment Process

Expert feedback at each stage of the shortlisting process


Handholding & facilitation

Shortlisted innovations receive dedicated commercialization support


Industry & Partner Connections

Access to exclusive events, connects and community


Meet with industry

Selected innovators get an opportunity to explore different commercialization paths such as licensing and partnerships.