Funding Schemes

IVP - Innovation Voucher Programs

Voucher A - Entry into Research

Voucher-A shall be used for Innovation Potential Analysis prior to development of a new product or production process, which includes, but not limited to:

  • Technology roadmap and market research
  • Feasibility studies, Financing plan & Technology Audit
  • Design studies
  • Material studies
  • Research and Development (R&D) for development of a new product or process

Voucher - B - Entry into market

Voucher - B is to be used to promote existing or an early stage company in quickly accessing potential markets by developing an innovative commercial product and includes activities leading to not limited to:

  • Service engineering
  • Prototyping
  • Design services
  • Technology Transfer & IP procurement
  • Product testing, Quality Assurance, validation and certification
  • Project management

Funding support

Funding support will be as follows:

(1). Voucher A: 80% of the total budget for approved activities, subject to a maximum of Rs.2.00 Lakh for idea validation i.e., techno commercial feasibility for implementation of new ideas as well as for development of technological and innovation road-map for the company
(2). Voucher B: 50 % of the total budget for approved activities, subject to a maximum of Rs.5.00 Lakh for implementation of product/process/business model innovation project.
The IVs are not transferable and projects with estimates less than Rs.1.00 Lakh will not be considered. Any estimate of cost in excess of the funding prescribed above in (i) and (ii) or escalation of costs will have to be met by the applicant.

Eligibility Criteria

IVP is open to all manufacturing MSMEs and Start-ups willing to innovate and improve their business. However the following eligibility conditions need to be met:

  • Should be a Manufacturing/Service MSME/Start-up
  • Be registered and located in Tamil Nadu
  • Willing to co-finance the innovation investment as per IVP norms
  • Should have a CIBIL score of 750 or more (if applicable)

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