Support International Patent Protection in Electronics and IT (SIP-EIT)


Ministry of Communication and Information Technology Schemes


To provide financial support to SMEs and technology start-up units for international patent filing so as to encourage indigenous innovation and to recognise the value and capabilities of global IP, and capture growth opportunities in the area of information technology and electronics.

Sponsored By

Central Government of India


Financial support to technology start-up units for filing international patents.


The following eligibility criteria should be fulfilled

  1. Registered Indian micro, small and medium enterprises; enterprises engaged in manufacture or production of goods where investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs.10 crore. or
  2. providing or rendering of services the scheme will be restricted to enterprises where the investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs.5 crore. in-house R&D certification by DSIR or
  3. Technology Incubation enterprises registered as companies with support under some government scheme



Up to 50% of total patent cost: the support will be in the form of reimbursement of expenses in actual to the applicant. Support will be limited to Rs.15 lakh or 50% of total expenses incurred on filing each invention, whichever is less.

How To Apply

A Udyami Helpline: Dial 1800-180-6763 [Toll Free Number] for queries relating to this Schemes.

Contact to

To E-gov DeitY (Department of Electronics and Information Technology)




Communication And Informaton Technology

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