Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Kerala Startup Mission has joined hands with the Bharat Petroleum Corporation for providing financial assistance to startups/innovators from Kerala and the program is titled as Project Ankur. BPCL’s Start-Up Scheme "Project Ankur" aims to develop a supportive ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurship in the country by backing innovative ideas and concepts that have the potential to grow into Start-ups. This is an opportunity for all Indian innovators and entrepreneurs to turn their dreams and ideas into reality.

As part of its long term strategy BPCL plan to aid/invest in startups in various technology domains. BPCL involvement is to provide with the financial assistance, access to BPCL’s R & D facilities, extended expertise and network.

Based on the schemes following are the list of startups who have benefitted from the scheme:


Sl No

Name of the startup

Project brief

Fund released

Email

1

iRov Technologies

Underwater drone

46 Lakhs

johns@eyerov.com

2

Resnova Technologies

Dairy Management system

20 Lakhs

jijopaul.jp@gmail.com

3

Sastra Robotics

Robotic arm that mimic human arm

1.1 Crore

aronin@sastrarobotics.com

4

Gen Robotics

Robot for Manhole cleaning

1 Crore

rashid.tky@gmail.com

5

Waferchips

Biocalcus - AI powered wearable ECG device

1 Crore

sonia@waferchips.co.in

6

Nava designs

Automatic Neera or toddy tapping device

15 Lakhs

charlesvijay83@gmail.com