Why Incubation Centre

Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Linkages C-BRIDGE (Center for Business, Research, Incubation, Development, Growth and Entrepreneurship) at SPPU is set up to promote innovative startups through the University ecosystem. Centre would facilitate and hone ideas and innovations that are useful to the society and address some of the problems faced through development of product, process and services.


Solution Seekers

  • Challenges can be posted to our website.

  • We call ‘Solvers’ to submit the solution.

  • You evaluate the proposed solutions & select those to an award.

  • You will receive contact details of all awarded solvers allowing you to directly engage with winning solvers as consultants/Startups.

  • Apply Now

Problem Solvers

  • Register as a solver in order to see challenge details & submit solutions, you’ll need to sign up to join our Solver network.

  • Log in or register to see full details of the challenge.

  • Develop your own solution.

  • Deadlines to be met in solving.

  • Apply Now


Pune Smart City Development
Corporation Limited

MoU was signed between Savitribai Phule Pune University's Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Linkages and Pune smart city development corporation. The innovative ideas and startups for smart city would be supported by pune Smart city. Start ups get mentorship and help for market access.

Maharashtra State Innovation

Received letter of intent to establish Incubation centre at Savitribai Phule Pune University from MSiNS - Government of Maharashtra and funding of 5 cr. Flagged off by Governor Hon Vidyasagar Rao ji, Chief minister Hon Devendra Fadnavis, Education minister Hon Vinod Tawde, Union minister, Hon. Suresh Prabhuji

Key People

Prof. (Dr.) Nitin Karmalkar

Prof. (Dr.) Nitin Karmalkar
Vice Chancellor -SPPU

Innovation is the next way forward. Our future relies on Innovation, differentiation skills and competitiveness. With this vision in mind, SPPU welcomes all our students and faculty to Innovation, Incubation & Linkages, the platform to develop faster entrepreneurial skills among all. From ideation to implementation to start an enterprise.

Dr. Apoorva Palkar

Dr. Apoorva Palkar

Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Linkages, aims at providing support to business ideas that have scaling up potential through necessary mentoring, infrastructural support and basic business services live legal, marketing & project Management. Endeavour of this business incubator is to create start-ups that are meaningful, innovative and solve the problems through products & services. This is a platform created for converting prototypes & scalable ideas into business.


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