The Initiative

Renewable Energy Search is an endeavor by CIIE (IIM Ahmedabad) and MNRE (Government of India) to identify, encourage and incubate entrepreneurial ideas aimed at solving the energy crisis through use of existing clean energy related research.


Inviting Entrepreneurs-in-residence who are interested in setting up a venture in the clean energy space but not sure about your idea and funding chance. Last date March 31, 2009. >>


Unique opportunity for innovators and researchers to commercialize their innovations through licensing or setting up ventures. >>
Last date to apply May 1, 2009.


Inviting early stage start-ups interested in building extensive network, raise funds and scale-up their business. >>
Last date to apply May 1, 2009.


  • Identify and commercialize the most viable research and innovations having the potential to solve India and developing world's energy problems.
  • Create viable clean-energy start-ups through incubation, tech transfer, mentoring, funding and policy support.
  • Craft a synergistic Public Private Partnership with common objective of building feasible energy solutions.
  • Build clean energy entrepreneur base and facilitate action-oriented research.
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