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BOSCH | DNA Nxt 2020: Digital Wave


In India, Bosch is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. Additionally, Bosch has, in India, the largest development center outside Germany, for end to end engineering and technology solutions. The Bosch Group operates in India through thirteen companies, viz, Bosch Limited, Bosch Chassis Systems India Private Limited, Bosch Rexroth (India) Private Limited, Robert Bosch Engineering and Business Solutions Private Limited, Bosch Automotive Electronics India Private Limited, Bosch Electrical Drives India Private Limited, BSH Home Appliances Private Limited, ETAS Automotive India Private Limited, Robert Bosch Automotive Steering Private Limited, Automobility Services and Solutions Private Limited, Newtech Filter India Private Limited and Mivin Engg.Technologies Private Limited and Precision Seals Manufacturing Limited. In India, Bosch set-up its manufacturing operation in 1951, which has grown over the years to include 18 manufacturing sites, and seven development and application centers.

Problem Statement

DNA Nxt 2020

DNA Start-up Alliance Program highlighting the essence and importance of a start-up accelerator and how the graduating start-ups and business units have successfully aligned to co-create solutions and  products. 

Bosch’s very own start up alliance program DNA (Discover, Nurture & Align) provides platform to innovative tech start-ups to co-create the solution or explore on joint Go-to-market opportunity & look at start-ups for Strategic Interest. We accelerate the GTM process & define business model innovation programs for start-ups. Thus, we have launched our fourth edition of the start-up alliance program DNA Nxt 2020 on 4 th of August 2020. The startup alliance program is intended to focus on being digital, being smart & being virtual.

Following are the Domain/ Area of Interest/ Applicable Technologies listed in the application.

Domain/ThemeApplication area of interest Applicable technologies 
e-DriveLCV electrificationMotor and Motor Controls
Li-ion battery2W/ 3W, LCV electrificationBattery Management
Anomaly detection in fleetsPredictive diagnosticsCAN Sniffing and Machine Learning
Cabin safety and driver drowsiness detectionIn vehicle sensingEdge based camera integration inside and outside+ In vehicle radar
Indoor goods movement- Smart wheelGoods movementSmart wheel+ Indoor navigation
E-Waste management Electronics manufacturing
Automotive AftermarketLast mile / doorstep delivery - online sales of auto spare parts
On demand delivery / Logistics

Commercial VehicleAdvanced & Automated Emergency Braking (Radar)

Blind Spot Detection
2Wh and 3Wh after sales and servicesDigital platform ecosystem with unique solutions to connect OEM and end user to address problem statement 
Test AutomationTest automation for infotainment systems with gesture controlGesture control in Infotainment systems, Robotics, Test automation frameworks
InfotainmentDistributed playback for co-passengersIn car "Content Sharing" solution. Currently buys the solution
Customized user Input Experience for Native Indian languages(India Market)Infotainment projects (eg: Suzuki)Speech Recognition, Data science/collection, Multi-modal input
Energy Analytics Phantom - Energy Dis-aggregation
Machine & appliance monitoring 
Analytics , Machine Learning , Python Script , Algorithms, Predictive Maintenance
AutomationOn-premise Smart/Virtual Assistants 1. Voice solutions on premise
2. Multi-Lingual / Indic Language NLP
3. Language Translation
Computing Accelerator for AI/ML (HW/SW/Algorithm)Video analytics use cases for public spaces for public health monitoring activities
Secure & Trusted Compute for AI/ML (Cloud/IOT)Many AI/ML algorithms deployed (POC, Production, Research)
Emotion/Context aware systems/ Behavior analytics

Agent Technology - Deployment EnablersCollaboration among devices. Smarter automation
HealthcareBio analyte detection 1. Estimation of blood parameter concentrations using Finger-tip PPG (Photoplethysmography)
2. Multi-wavelength spectrophotometric methods for estimating blood parameters non-invasively (without drawing blood). 
HealthcareAI based image analysisArtificial intelligence, Machine learning, Deep Learning
HealthcareFrugal lab on a chip based detection/diagnosis1. Bio-marker based detections
2. Fluorescence spectrometry
3. Microfluids
BlockchainBlockchain ScalabilityLayer2, Sidechains, Alternative consensus protocols, Sharding
BlockchainConfidentiality , Privacy with Data compliance for Blockchain dataZero-Knowledge Proofs, Homomorphic Encryption, Trusted Compute Frameworks
AI Data AnallyticsEdge deployment for AI solutions


  • Any startup registered in Kerala
  • Startup should have unique id(KSUM) and DPIIT number(startup India) at the time of awarding the PoC/business

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