MG Motor India and its consortium members have launched the fourth season of the Development Program and Grant (MGDP). The program aims to grant opportunities to learn, develop and provide solutions for the automobile industry.
For MGDP Season 4.0, the carmaker has partnered with Invest India and Startup India as lead partners and Jiobp, Exicom, Fortum, CESL, Attero, MapmyIndia, and Bosch as the technology partners.
This year’s Development Program will focus on expanding the innovation platform for startups, developers, and innovators with the theme “Electric Mobility Innovate for India.”
As per MG Motor, this will not only provide opportunities for solutions and innovative insights into areas such as charging infrastructure, fleet management, electric components, electric batteries, green energy solutions, EV battery life cycle management, connected car solutions and BaaS, but will also enable the development of new applications and experiences across the entire EV ecosystem.
MG Development Program and Grant (MGDP)
MGDP is an initiative of the carmaker designed to encourage developers in the mobility segment to stay abreast of emerging technologies by offering high-level mentoring. The mentoring program invites innovators and startups to join MG and its consortium partners to shape a better future for the auto industry with innovations.
As per MG Motor, the program offers specialised, high-level mentoring and networking opportunities to assist with the practical development of the solution, business plan and modelling, testing facilities, go-to-market strategy, etc. Winning ideas will also have access to pilot projects/ purchase orders or a grant, the amount of which will be decided by the jury, on a case-to-case basis.