Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centres (IEDC)

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centres (IEDC) are the entities set up in various Engineering, Management, Arts & Science Colleges and Polytechnics with an aim to provide an exciting platform for experimentation and innovation. At National Institute of Technology, Calicut, IEDC serve as a key platform for fostering innovation and entrepreneurship among students. The Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM), the former Technopark TBI, acts as the nodal agency of the Kerala government for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in the State and it has set up IEDCs in 193 Institutions across the State. IEDC stands as an enabler in promoting Entrepreneurship among students by converting innovative ideas from the ideation phase to commercially viable products/ services.