SAP launched a Startup Accelerator Program in partnership with the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), a technology and business incubator at the IIT-Bombay (IITB) campus.
In addition, SAP inaugurated an SAP Innovation Centre, housed within IITB campus.
The SAP Innovation Centre will host research projects in association with the computer science department of IITB.
Additionally, it will provide an opportunity for students to participate in SAP Mile, a university crowdsourcing platform which allows students to participate in virtual internships to learn and experiment on SAP product ideas and solutions.
“We want to be a significant accelerator of growth for emerging social entrepreneurs and startups in India,” said Bernd Leukert, member of the Executive Board, Products & Innovation, SAP SE.
“SAP is committed to propelling the entrepreneurship ecosystem in India by providing youth and emerging entrepreneurs with access to technologies they need to succeed in the digital economy.”