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,
Kolkata: The state Department of Science and Technology and Bio Technology (DSTBT) is setting up a Technology Development and Adaptation Centre (TDAC) with the objective of building and nurturing an ecosystem to support science and tecnology-led entrepreneurship and promotion of scientific research and innovation.
The state DSTBT has signed an MOU with Indian Institute of Management-run Entrepreneur and Innovation Park at Joka, Kolkata to jointly set up the TDAC.
State minister for Science & Technology & Bio-Technology department Bratya Basu and Additional Chief secretary of the department Anil Verma were present at the MoU signing event on Monday.
The promising S&T solutions/Research in the state will enable sustainable ventures, businesses, and facilitate commercialization of research output,” said a press note issued by the state government.
The state government under the leadership of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is making rapid progress in technology innovation owing