What is RICH
Launched in 2017 by the Government of Telangana, RICH acts as a facilitator and aims to foster greater collaboration between various entities in the research and innovation space. RICH operates in close coordination with the S&T Cluster Apex Committee and the Prime Minister's Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC).
Research and Academic Institutions Onboarded
Startup India Seed Fund received to help start-ups
Start-ups and Entrepreneurs supported
Funds Raised by Start-ups
Funds in pipeline
Funding Raised for Project
For Startups/ Entrepreneurs
We help innovation and technology-based startups with prototyping, incubation support, funding, and any other assistance the startups might need in taking their product to the next level.
We help the industry scout and identify potential technologies and investment opportunities, from the RICH’s pool/network of startups and researchers.
For Research and Academia
We work closely with research and academic institutions to identify potential innovations and help the researchers commercialize them.
What do people say about RICH?
The RICH team helped us refine the idea and product offering, connected us with anchor customers, helped develop a business plan, and demonstrate prototypes in the field.
We are very thankful to RICH for its numerous contributions to the growth journey of Marut to date, and its continued support in our transformation into a leading drone player in India.
Munera Engineering is pleased to give this testimonial to RICH on the excellent work and support they have provided. We were very impressed with the on-the-ground knowledge of the RICH team and the practical suggestions they provided for our problems.
Having the strongest innovation ecosystem in Telangana, we would like to appreciate the team of Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH, Hyderabad S&T Cluster) for actively engaging with the Innovation ecosystem stakeholders in the State.
We have been working with RICH since the time of its inception and have been a part of the journey involving various programmes with stakeholders from research institutes, universities, industries, and start-ups.
Through collaboration with Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH), we are now able to address the critical goal of gender diversity in the higher education system.
I have been associated with RICH: Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (Hyderabad S&T Cluster) since its inception. And its philosophy even before, hearing the passionate case made by Ajit sir on all the locked national treasures in the various research labs.
RICH has been a great strength to Aranya by opening us to multiple streams for networking. They have supported our initiatives and have helped us build strong connections with powerful organisations and great human beings.
We have been fortunate to have worked closely with RICH since 2020 and have received good insights into the ways of working and strong connections in the seed industry. RICH has also provided us valuable inputs on funding raising for our Seed Round investment.
Electron EV is an electric truck manufacturing start-up and has benefitted immensely from the guidance and mentorship provided by Mr Srinivas Cherla from the Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH).