Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Incubation
Dr. Ashok S.
Prof. Ashok S. Chairman , Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Incubation (CIEI) NIT Calicut 673601
The Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Incubation (CIEI) – is an initiative by NIT Calicut to foster innovation and entrepreneurship culture among the students, faculty andf staff to enable them to transform their innovative business ideas into reality.
The centre aspires to develop individual talent, skills and personality to give each business the best possible start, thus fostering entrepreneurship at a local, national/international level.
CIEI offers unique and incentivized solutions, which will encourage students, staff and faculties to ideate and design novel solutions. The centre will provide a supportive entrepreneurial environment that accelerates the successful development of start-up companies through an array of adequate resources and services.
International standing of the highest calibre in innovation and entrepreneurship
To actively engage students, faculty and staff in innovation & entrepreneurship by creating a state of the art ecosystem to solve the problems in the industry/society and the market through developing technology start-ups resulting in the regional economic development
To conduct training programmes in the field of entrepreneurial skill development.
To create awareness among the students/faculties regarding entrepreneurship as a career option.
To develop entrepreneurship related course in the curriculum
To nurture innovators to ideate in areas of societal importance
To provide an opportunity for everyone to innovate, ideate and design solutions
To enhance the capacity of emerging innovators in evolving technologies and designing their innovations from ideation to impactful solutionsTo facilitate the availability of the centre’s resources to the incubatees in a mutually beneficial way
To provide a conducive working environment for the incubatees to nurture their innovative ideas.
To develop partnerships and networks with local industries/institutions and assist them in problem-solving by offering them innovative solutions in terms of products, services, and processes
To coordinate with private and public sector funding sources, government agencies, industrial associations, chambers of commerce and industries to provide facilitation and networking for incubating companies