India Pilot Sites for Clean Transport Innovation 2024: A directory for ITES innovators

India Pilot Sites for Clean Transport Innovation 2024: A directory for ITES innovators

This new directory helps SME innovators and partners to identify India’s highest-potential sites for real-world pilots of clean energy and transport solutions.

12 March 2024

India’s drive towards transport decarbonisation and clean energy solutions offers SMEs unique opportunities for collaborative UK-India innovation. But to effectively scaleup solutions in India, the ability to demonstrate technologies under local conditions can offer innovators a key advantage.

This new directory from ITES lists key sites in India that are primed to offer a supportive testbed environment for new clean energy and transport technologies and research. 

How do I use the directory?

  • Sites across India have been shortlisted due to their previous experience or high potential for hosting successful demonstrators in key clean transport and energy technologies.
  • If you’re an SME innovator, this directory pinpoints the most promising locations for potential pilot projects and impactful partnerships.

Read a sector-by-sector analysis of India’s energy transition.

Benefits of India pilots for clean transport innovation

  • For SMEs, it’s an exciting opportunity to test new designs, new technologies and new concepts in a real-world working environment, under local conditions. ITES pilots can help innovators better tailor their offerings and strategies in the Indian market, attract investment, as well as validate and showcase their solutions for market and Net Zero success.
  • For pilot partners, hosting an innovative and ground-breaking pilot project is an invaluable opportunity. In addition to the partnership of knowledge and experience, industry, academia and government partners can benefit from independent data and real-world evidence that can drive market advantage entry, investor confidence and decisive Net Zero action.

More about ITES
Innovating for Transport and Energy Systems (ITES) is a landmark, government-backed collaboration between the UK and India. It is designed to drive the clean transport transition and drastically reduce emissions through market-led UK-India innovation. Funded by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology and Innovate UK, ITES provides unique support and access to help clean transport innovators grow in collaboration with the Indian market. Its real-world pilots and research projects help fast track world-first Net Zero solutions by supporting industry, investors, academia and policymakers with evidence, data and unrivalled access to innovation.

If you are struggling to find ways to test your innovative clean energy ideas from design to delivery, we want to hear from you.

India Pilot Sites for Clean Transport Innovation 2024: A directory for ITES innovators

India Pilot Sites for Clean Transport Innovation 2024: A directory for ITES innovators

This new directory helps SME innovators and partners to identify India’s highest-potential sites for real-world pilots of clean energy and transport solutions.

India’s drive towards transport decarbonisation and clean energy solutions offers SMEs unique opportunities for collaborative UK-India innovation. But to effectively scaleup solutions in India, the ability to demonstrate technologies under local conditions can offer innovators a key advantage.

This new directory from ITES lists key sites in India that are primed to offer a supportive testbed environment for new clean energy and transport technologies and research. 

How do I use the directory?

  • Sites across India have been shortlisted due to their previous experience or high potential for hosting successful demonstrators in key clean transport and energy technologies.
  • If you’re an SME innovator, this directory pinpoints the most promising locations for potential pilot projects and impactful partnerships.

Read a sector-by-sector analysis of India’s energy transition.

Benefits of India pilots for clean transport innovation

  • For SMEs, it’s an exciting opportunity to test new designs, new technologies and new concepts in a real-world working environment, under local conditions. ITES pilots can help innovators better tailor their offerings and strategies in the Indian market, attract investment, as well as validate and showcase their solutions for market and Net Zero success.
  • For pilot partners, hosting an innovative and ground-breaking pilot project is an invaluable opportunity. In addition to the partnership of knowledge and experience, industry, academia and government partners can benefit from independent data and real-world evidence that can drive market advantage entry, investor confidence and decisive Net Zero action.

More about ITES
Innovating for Transport and Energy Systems (ITES) is a landmark, government-backed collaboration between the UK and India. It is designed to drive the clean transport transition and drastically reduce emissions through market-led UK-India innovation. Funded by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology and Innovate UK, ITES provides unique support and access to help clean transport innovators grow in collaboration with the Indian market. Its real-world pilots and research projects help fast track world-first Net Zero solutions by supporting industry, investors, academia and policymakers with evidence, data and unrivalled access to innovation.

If you are struggling to find ways to test your innovative clean energy ideas from design to delivery, we want to hear from you.

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