Expected Functions of Entrepreneurship Department:
- Assist the incubates in creating a sustainable, scalable & profitable business model.
- Provide physical infrastructure and value-added support services.
- Create a strong network of mentors who would provide sector specific knowledge & real world practical guidance.
- Conduct events and inspirational programs.
- Provide trainings and mentorship to entrepreneurs.
- Forge partnerships and networks with academia, industry, funding sources, existing incubators and others for the start-ups to leverage.
- Enable access to prototyping facilities, test beds, markets, and pilot implementation for the product/services.
- Build a strong team with adequate knowledge and experience in guiding start-ups, building business plans, facilitating investments, building networks etc.
- An ideal application would be a collaboration between a corporate sector entity and a research oriented / academic institution with aligned areas of focus.