Bosch DNA (Discover, Nurture, Align) Nxt has released its fifth cohort with 13 startups selected to join the 16 weeks program.
These startups have been identified to disrupt and innovate solutions in e-mobility, automation, IoT, data analytics among others.
“Innovation is the core of Bosch DNA and our statement ‘Invented for Life’ is a testimony of it. Bosch’s expertise in the hardware and software ecosystem combined with the creativity of the startups can disrupt existing models and accelerate innovation across emerging technology domains. This is aligned with India’s vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat and the Digital India program. Through the DNA startup ecosystem, we are strengthening our innovative power. Over 70 startups have graduated from the Bosch DNA Nxt startup alliance program and are enterprise-ready with a well-defined business model and robust solutions, as we launch our fifth phase of cohort today,” said Soumitra Bhattacharya, Managing Director of Bosch Limited and President of Bosch Group in India.
“India is growing in importance as a worldwide innovation hub. We at Bosch in India firmly believe in co-creating with the innovation ecosystem to solve challenging problem statements with a combination of deep technical know-how and market feasible application. The last four cohorts are a testimony for the same. We are launching our fifth cohort inviting those who dare to take on the most contemporary challenges in the fields of next-generation mobility, sustainability, connected living, automation, AIoT. We as an engineering, technology powerhouse with a worldwide reach would impact deserving startups with timely impulse in both technology and market access.” said Dattatri Salagame, Managing Director and President, RBEI.
Bosch DNA Nxt startup alliance program provides a platform for innovative tech startups to co-create solutions or explore joint go-to-market opportunities. This year’s program focuses on nurturing emerging tech startups with the potential to disrupt and shape sustainable development.
13 startups were shortlisted from over 600 startups from across various cities including Bengaluru, Delhi, Pune among others who applied for the Bosch DNA Nxt program.
The cohort has a mix of diverse startups ranging from mid-stage to scale-up startups, some with industry experience and a few with recent graduates from institutes like IITs, IIMs.
The 13 startups shortlisted for the fifth cohort are Trackimo, Quarkifi, Light Information Systems, senseforth ai, Orbo.ai, Engine CAL, Connected Things, Xplorazi, Resonating Minds, Neuronics, Devnagri, Syook and SenseIO.