As a part of the Smart Cities Mission, SMC (Surat Municipal Corporation) and SSCDL (Surat Smart City Development Limited) has setup an institution to promote culture of Innovation, Startup Incubation, Trade Facilitation & Skill Development.




Trade Facilitation Center

Know more about AIC SURATi iLAB Foundation


AIC SURATi iLAB Foundation endeavors to provide a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs of Surat and neighboring region to convert their ideas and dreams into reality. It aspires for a industrial 4.0 bend to capitalize on the new types of jobs generated in the economy whilst maintaining Surat’s dominance in Textile and Diamond industries.

It intends to achieve this in the following ways:

  • Create a world class platform for emerging startups and businesses.
  • Create a culture of innovation and research in the existing economy dominating industries of Surat.
  • Connect entrepreneurs to peers, mentors and potential long-term advisors to the company.
  • Build partnerships and business relationships to launch or scale their products in their target markets.
  • Connect with venture funds and angel investors to raise funds.
  • Impart necessary training to early-stage startups, entrepreneurs and their teams to help them become successful.

It intends to pair the scattered ecosystem under one city umbrella and promote Brand Surat and identify, nurture and grow the unicorns of tomorrow.

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Application for Startups

It is building incubation centre at Udhna, including 120-seat co-working space, for which interested startups may apply!

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Become a Mentor

Thought Leaders, Innovators, Subject Matter Experts out there, come join us!

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Become a Partner

Looking to join the ever growing Innovation and Startup Ecosystem of Surat, come partner with us!

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We are offering

Seats Co-Working Space
Seats Cabins (2)
Seats Teaching Lab
Seats Workshop

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