Maharashtra State Innovation Society.

A nodal government agency to boost innovation-driven entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state of Maharashtra.

Established under Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of Maharashtra, the society aims to foster innovative approaches and create conducive environment for innovative businesses to operate in Maharashtra. 

Under the aegis of Maharashtra State Innovative Startup Policy 2018, released in February 2018, the team at Maharashtra State Innovation Society is driving various initiatives to provide support at multiple levels to the startup ecosystem.

Key Initiatives
  • Maharashtra Startup Week (MSW)

A flagship event to give startups an opportunity to pitch their product/services to government and win 24 government work orders worth up to 15 lakh each. Maharashtra Startup Week will happen in last week of April every year.

  • Network of Incubators

Funding and setting up state-wide network of 16 startup incubators.

  • Financial Support to Startups

Providing financial assistance to startups by reimbursing a major fraction of their costs spent on filing patents and lab testing for product launches.

For more details visit: