Programme Directors


Mahesh Kumar

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Mr. Mahesh Kumar
Programme Director
ERI@N Accelerator Programme

Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)

(+65) 6904 1213
Office: CleanTech One, #06-04

Mahesh is a program director at Energy Research Institute at NTU (ERI@N), Singapore. His focus is on technology spin-offs and commercialization through the ERI@N Accelerator Program he steers. As part of ERI@N, he champions clean energy technologies to market.

Mahesh received his Master’s in Management of Technology from National University of Singapore and Business Administration from the Indo German Training Centre (IGTC-AHK), India. Mahesh has a decade of diverse experience in innovation and entrepreneurship. He has worked with leading MNC’s & Fortune 500 companies championing new product development & innovation efforts. Over the years, he has successfully mentored and assisted several technology startups to  successful commercialization in Singapore & India. Mahesh is an innovation process management expert and has worked extensively with large companies, SMES and start-ups in translating their innovation efforts from lab to markets. In the recent years, he has been involved in bridging the cleantech startup eco system in both Singapore, India and ASEAN region.

Areas of Interests
Accelerate & commercialize technologies from lab to market

New venture creation & spin-offs

Investments & Financing for deeptech start-ups (early stage companies)

Institutional Innovation
IP, Tech & Market Intelligence