Telecom Centres of Excellence India

Innovation in Mobile App Development Ecosystem


TCOE India is accepting limited number of applications from institutions to its Innovation in Mobile App Development Ecosystem (I-MADE) program which is led by Venture Capitalists (VCs). The I-MADE program substantially relieves the financial pressure from developing a mobile solution for students, faculty, and staff. Successful recipients will be able to provide their end users cutting edge apps such Push Notification, News, Admissions, Directory, Important numbers, Announcement, Date Sheet, Courses, and more. This program will cover software licensing, hosting and support costs of the mobile app development platform, for selected participating institutes spread over 10 years.


The goal of the I-MADE program is to help Indian entrepreneurs build 1 million mobile app start-ups some of which can eventually become Indian unicorns.


Major components of the program include:

Entrepreneurship Development: Mentoring entrepreneurs in areas including writing an app, making business presentations to investors and developing viable business models

Appathons: Hackathons to be organized across country leading to mega hackFest annually and opportunity to visit Google & Microsoft HQs

Industry Connect: Interaction of entrepreneurs with industry professionals to enable real time industry exposure and better problem solving capabilities

Investor Connect: Opportunity for entrepreneurs to interact with investors to accelerate development of Indian start-up ecosystem through direct mentorship and raising of capital


Benefit to Institution from Mobile Solution:

A mobile solution will empower your institution with:

  1.  Upgraded technology infrastructure to stay competitive
  2.  Enable your students to create apps, leading to more practical exposure and better employability


Available Mobile Apps such as

  • Push Notification
  • Admissions
  • News
  • Directory
  • Important numbers
  • Announcement
  • Date Sheet
  • Courses


Scope of Mobile App Solutions

I-MADE Platform License

Through the I-MADE Platform, you will be getting the following licenses and functionality funded by the I-MADE Program:

Allows you to make your own apps, manage or edit and test those apps

Access to App Exchange: Share and access Apps with other institutions  

Professional Services

Implementation of your institution’s mobile apps with custom branding


The I-MADE Platform apps will be hosted on Amazon Web Services


I-MADE Platform will provide Mobile Support for any issues

Entrepreneurship Promotion

Market & Industry requirements Identification and enable filling the Gaps in knowledge of students and faculty to build their own apps


How to Apply

Deadline – Ongoing Process

I-Made Coordinator at