Google Opens Applications For Its Digital Accelerator Program From MENA Tech Startups

Google for Startups Accelerator: MENA to consider technology startups headquartered in the MENA region which have already raised seed funding.

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Google has announced that applications for its three-month digital accelerator program, Google for Startups Accelerator: MENA, have been opened for Seed to Series A technology startups located in the MENA region.

Launched in early October as part of the Grow Stronger with Google regional program, the Google for Startups Accelerator: MENA application periond will remain open until December 31, 2020.

With an aim to bring the best of Google’s programs, products, people and technology to founder communities across the globe, the program is scheduled to be held virtually from January 2021.

A selected set of 10 to 15

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UNDP Accelerator Lab India launches ‘GRID’ to foster development

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The India chapter of the Accelerator Labs, an initiative by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on Friday launched a Grassroot Innovation Database (GRID) to foster inclusive development.

It contains 1,500 solutions, ranging from simple to complex in design, which can be implemented at the community level.

These innovative solutions have been developed by grass root communities, individuals, start-ups, students and other innovators from various states across India.

The database caters to various sectors which include livelihood, natural resource management, agriculture, agro-biodiversity, pest management, water management, farm machinery, biodiversity conservation, augmentation, inclusive growth, waste management and circular economy, among others.

“Development in the current context needs to shift from quantitative to qualitative. The vulnerable section of the society needs to be provided with quality education, food, health facilities and an environment which has equal opportunities for all,” Professor K. VijayRaghavan, who is the government’s Principal

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Hyundai Motor Group Announces an Accelerator Program for Tech Startups

The ZER01NE Accelerator 2020 open innovation platform facilitates collaboration between Hyundai Motor Group startups and teams on future technology projects.

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Hyundai Motor Group introduced its 2020 ZER01NE Accelerator, an open innovation platform that facilitates collaboration between startups and the Group’s internal teams on various projects.

This program discovers valued startups and develops strategic possibilities for the use of their new technologies.

Various teams within the Group have developed a total of 50 ZER01NE Accelerator projects on 10 topics including data, user experience, human-machine interface, mobility, cargo, robotics, smart factory, logistics, healthcare and materials.

Who can participate?

Startups legally registered and interested in verticals of Artificial Intelligence, Smart Mobility, Smart City, New

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