CII Manufacturing 4.0 & CII Start-up Committees present


Your chance to compete with the best in Indian manufacturing.

If you’ve got a world-changing manufacturing technology that can lead India towards Manufacturing 4.0, we bring you the best forum to connect with your future investors at Start-Up 4.0. A business platform where the best manufacturing tech ideas across 5 categories get the chance to pitch their solutions to renowned companies, get funded, and implement their ideas at scale, all with the help of CII and the industry’s brightest minds.

Inviting start-ups from 5 categories


iIoT Sensors & Hardware

Start-ups engaged in the manufacture and development of Industrial IoT sensors and hardware that use connected devices to monitor or control industrial equipment.


Remote Monitoring & Smart Operations

Solutions that connect people and data in factories with the end product, capturing information about all aspects of the manufacturing process.



Software and hardware solutions, preferably hosted on the cloud, that analyse energy utilization at manufacturing factories, utility sites and commercial offices.


Advanced Manufacturing – Robotics, Drones, 3D Printing, AR/VR

Smart solutions to improve visualisations, speed of operations, higher quality output and better safety management standards for manufacturing industries.


Reimagining Supply Chain

Cloud ready digital and physical solutions to manage supply chain processes, including logistics, delivering a transformed end-to-end experience.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be DPIIT recognized / registered.
  • Must leverage technology as a core part of your business model (leveraging technology to change the way-of-doing-business in your segment)
  • Must have at least 1 paying customer who’s been with you for a minimum of one quarter (product-market-fit)
  • Founders must have at least 10% ownership of the company to be invited.
  • Must be less than 7 years old since incorporation.

Why participate?

  • Selected start-ups get a chance to pitch to an international audience at the CII Manufacturing Summit later this year.
  • Opportunity to showcase your capabilities to titans of the Indian manufacturing industry.
  • Interact with venture capitalists and companies.
  • Mentorship from industry leaders, piloting & networking opportunities.
  • Increase visibility of your company’s products and services.

Learn more

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Upload your entry to participate.

Documents to be in PDF format & videos in standard format. Max combined size of entries: 20 MB

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All entries must be submitted on or before

31st October 2021

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