Business Incubation Center

Odisha’s First Atal Incubation Centre launched at NIT, Bhubaneswar

Learn Cloud Computing | Upskill Learning | Online Courses


Odisha welcomed its first Atal Incubation Centre (AIC), AIC – Nalanda Institute of Technology Foundation (AIC-NITF or AIC-Nalanda), at the Nalanda Institute of Technology (NIT) in Bhubaneswar, recently. Launched as a world-class incubation facility-center for promotion of entrepreneurial activities and innovation support, AIC-Nalanda is a Technology Business Incubator (TBI) under the aegis of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), a flagship initiative of NITI Aayog, Government of India, to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship within the region. AIC-Nalanda aims to be the first entrepreneurial hub of its kind in Odisha to nurture and support young potential talents of the state.

Left: AIC-Nalanda aims to be the first entrepreneurial hub of its kind in Odisha to nurture and support young potential talents of the state. Right: Vichaar 1.0 Business Plan Competition 2020 encourages students, innovators, entrepreneurs and startups across India to transform their unique and innovative ideas into effective business plans

Located in Chandaka, AIC-Nalanda offers a dedicated incubation space of approx. 10,000 sq. ft., with state-of-the-art co-working spaces, technical support, funding assistance, mentoring support, business validation, industry connect, legal, accounting and regulatory support, market connect, etc. to its incubatees. The TBI offers incubation to early-stage startups, product-ready innovators and scalable business models, with a dedicated core team to provide internal review, portfolio design and mentor-connect and investor access to realize their dream projects.

Online Courses

With its extensive in-house resources, infrastructure and academic-industry collaborations, AIC-Nalanda focuses on providing support to startups, innovators and entrepreneurs through:

  • Digital expertise: digital solutions for core industry-based startups working on IoT, AI and data analytics-based solutions.
  • Social-tech expertise: social enterprises technology-led startups in the field of education and agricultural machinery for small holding farmers.
  • Product development: for innovators and researchers who are interested for technology commercialization and working out business plan models.

Commenting on the occasion of the virtual launch of AIC-Nalanda, Mr. Malaya Kumar Padhi, Founder & Chairman, AIC-Nalanda, said, “Our state has great potential to lead the nation’s economy with its young talent and abundant resources. AIC-NITF is an initiative dedicated to the industrious youth of Odisha, who are deprived of opportunities and genuine support, in terms of mentoring or investment. Our aim is to create a platform, in-house, so that our future generations shall not have to leave the state in search of possibilities.”

Data Science Nano Degree Program
READ ALSO  Chitkara University Shortlisted in the Category of "Technological Innovation of the Year"

News Disclaimer: This story is provided by PRNewswire. The EdTalk will not be responsible in anyway for the content of this article.

(Source: PRNewswire)

Best Sellers Books at Amazon