Through iCube the Group will offer its expertise and technology to innovative start-ups and developers in India. iCube will also work closely with corporations in curating and co-creating solutions that may be mutually beneficial.
iCube, an innovation and incubation program was launched by IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, to support and assist Indian startups that leverage Augmented identity. iCube is a program designed to assist and speed up start-ups and innovators in their product development and commercial roll-out.
The fast-changing digital environment made “Augmented Identity” an indispensable building block for making businesses and cities safer and smarter in a vast range of environments and usages including financial services, healthcare, education, food sustainability, smart cities, IoT, e-Governance, e-commerce, travel & mobility, telecom, defense, and more IDEMIA wants to address these new challenges and needs with the launch of iCube.
Pierre Barrial, President & Chief Executive Officer at IDEMIA, stated, “IDEMIA has always been at the cutting edge of innovations in making the world a smarter and safer place. We are delighted to enable start-ups and developers to leverage the innovations we originally developed for corporations and governments across the globe. I am thrilled that the IDEMIA Innovation and Incubation program – iCube – is launched in India, one of our most vibrant markets globally. Not only do I look forward to helping start-ups to succeed in India, but I am equally excited about taking some of their solutions to our customers across the world. I look forward to this mutually rewarding and exciting journey of co-creation.”
IDEMIA, to further support developers and innovators, has opened its application program interfaces (APIs) and launched a credit program and in addition, IDEMIA’s engineers and its industry experts will share their insights and knowledge during several sessions and talks. iCube will also work closely with corporations in curating and co-creating solutions that may be mutually beneficial.
Sanjeev Shriya, Managing Director IDEMIA India added, “Innovation is the core of IDEMIA’s identity. Over time, we have developed cutting edge solutions with a global impact in domains like Financial services, Citizen Identity, Telecom, IoT, or M2M. Thus, we are delighted to announce the launch of iCube – the IDEMIA Innovation and Incubation program that will help build compelling solutions for a safer and better world. This program is designed to assist startups and innovators by providing them access to our expertise and technology. It aims to speed up their product development and help them get to market faster.”
Planned IDEMIA Programs:
Startup Assistance Program:
An ongoing program providing eligible startups credits to use IDEMIA and partner organizations’ technologies and products, APIs, SDKs, and other support
A curated 3-month program to help developers and startups become better prepared for market
A selected opportunity for startups to co-create solutions with IDEMIA’s technology teams and business teams
Scale Fast-Track Program:
Selected access for startups to IDEMIA’s global client base and opportunity to jointly go to market with IDEMIA
iCube may even provide selected startups with office space in their world-class incubation facility located in Noida, India. It has already partnered with Lumis Partners Supply Chain Labs and Freshworks to reach out to a wider range of startups and support them in their journey.
IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, provides a trusted environment enabling citizens and consumers alike to perform their daily critical activities (such as pay, connect and travel), in the physical as well as digital space. With close to 15,000 employees around the world, IDEMIA serves clients in 180 countries.