Under the Design in India Program, Qualcomm will provide access to labs at Bangalore and Hyderabad, enabling our shortlisted participants to test and launch products using Qualcomm technologies.
The Innovation labs may be leveraged by the shortlisted participants to design products specifically for India. Qualcomm will champion key initiatives to leverage technology and solutions along with its ecosystem partners, including the start-up community and government bodies to engage with industry verticals such as Smart Infrastructure, Biometric Devices, Payment Terminals, Agricultural Technology, Medical Technology and Rural IoT.
The Qualcomm Innovation Labs are unique, state-of-the-art incubation centers which will contain tools and equipment to enable the shortlisted companies to design, layout, calibrate and bring up rapid prototyping and innovative product designs. The shortlisted companies will be provided with different kinds of evaluation kits and development boards, along with the tools to optimize camera, audio, display, etc.
Support for Indian local government and carrier requirement:
Qualcomm extends the Qualcomm Design in India program to support customization for local requirements of smartphone OEMs in India. This is to encourage technology transfers to build expertise and grow the Indian design ecosystem. As a part of this initiative, Qualcomm will provide support for customization of features like language, apps, carrier specific requirements, device certification, engineering and manufacturing support for domestic phone designs.
"The Qualcomm Design in India Program (QDIP) is subject to terms and conditions as notified by Qualcomm India Private Limited from time to time."