Innovation and Incubation Centre for Entrepreneurship (IICE) is a Technology Business Incubator established at IISER Bhopal (IISERB) in an allocated built-up space of 10,000 sq. ft. located at the Main Building in the IISERB campus. The incubator aims to promote the development of entrepreneurial skills and would provide support for early-stage highly promising technologies and scientific ideas generated by students and faculty.
The key functions of IICE are the following:
- To provide facility space, common office equipment, technological assistance to the incubatees
- To incubate start-ups by providing them with a conducive environment and mentorship
- To build entrepreneurial skills among students and faculty
- To facilitate the creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem at IISER Bhopal and in its vicinity
- To establish academia-industry relationships for innovation in science and technology
- To encourage and engage our alumni students in entrepreneurial activities
- To facilitate technology transfer and protection of intellectual property at IICE
IICE thanks the financial and infrastructural support received from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal (IISER Bhopal).