ICTAK

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre

About the company

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centres (IEDC) are the entities set up in Engineering, Management, Arts & Science Colleges and Polytechnics with an aim to provide an exciting platform for experimentation and innovation. Kerala Startup Mission has set up IEDCs in 214 institutions across the State which provide avenues for creative students to transform their innovative ideas into viable products and services. IEDCs works as the first launch pad for a student’s entrepreneurial journey and provide them with access to cutting edge technology, world class infrastructure, high quality mentorship, early risk capital and global exposure.

Facilitating Knowledge Development Activities Across IEDCs

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) has signed a partnership agreement to support the Business Excellence and Competency Development Programme of IEDCs and aspiring students startups . Under this agreement, ICTAK will assist KSUM in the accreditation process, third-party partnerships for competency development and setting-up of COEs , provide Business and Technology training to IEDC registered participants, and identification of best performing IEDCs & aspiring students startups. 

Activities undertaken by ICT Academy of Kerala

  • Business planning workshops for Nodal Officers
  • Foundation Skills in Entrepreneurship for students and faculties
  • Technical Workshops for students
  • Design Thinking Workshops
  • Product design and development
  • Business Plan presentation.

*ICT Academy of Kerala is also working with KSUM to set up distributed academic Centres of Excellence in specific technologies.