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Kolkata: IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP), one of the leading technology and business incubators in India under the aegis of IIM Calcutta, has signed a MoU with West Bengal State Council of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology and Biotechnology (WB-SCST), to promote entrepreneurship in the areas of Science and Technology in the State. The MoU was signed in the presence of Shri Bratya Basu, Minister, Science and Technology and Biotechnology Department, Govt of West Bengal and Dr Subhrangshu Sanyal CEO of IIMCIP and Prof. Anju Seth, Director of IIM Calcutta.
The agreement will consist of a series of programs and activities that would help in identifying and nurturing S&T entrepreneurial talent in West Bengal. IIMCIP will act as a ‘Knowledge Partner’ in the West Bengal’s S&T driven Entrepreneurship Development efforts, by supporting various activities that would encourage, train, recognize, reward and nurture budding entrepreneurs of West Bengal,
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West Bengal Government And IIM Calcutta Tie Up To Set Technology Development Centre
The West Bengal Government on Monday has signed an agreement with Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta-run Entrepreneur and Innovation Park to set up a Technology Development and Adaptation Centre (TDAC). The TDAC will build technologies which will address need-based, location specific problems, an official release said here.
“The state Department of Science and Technology and Biotechnology and the IIM Calcutta-run Entrepreneur and Innovation Park have mutually agreed to set up the TDAC through the West Bengal Science and Technology Council with the objective of building and nurturing an ecosystem to support science and technology-led entrepreneurship, promoting Scientific research and innovation,” it said.
“This will entail mentoring product development, motivating youth to take up S&T [Science and Technology] entrepreneurship, supporting job creation and employment. The promising S&T solutions/research in the state will enable sustainable ventures, businesses,