The Canada-India Acceleration Program (CIAP) is part of the International Start-Up Exchange Program between the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body that regulates and facilitates technical education for over 10,000 institutes in India, and CICE, Carleton University.

This two-week intensive boot camp and acceleration program, traditionally held at Carleton University, comprises of start-up ecosystem exposure, industry visits, and meetings with Canadian ecosystem enablers (investors, government officials, and business mentors). The opportunities provided by the CIAP will enable female entrepreneurs to explore emerging market opportunities in Canada, while accessing business acceleration facilities at Carleton University.