Announcements

February
1
2024

Northeast Startup Summit, organized by the North Eastern Council and IIM Calcutta Innovation Park

The North Eastern Council, in association with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, organised the “Northeast Startup Summit” on the 29th of January, 2024, at Hotel Vivanta, Guwahati, bringing much-needed exposure to the startup ecosystem of the region.Serving as the culmination of the incubation program for the initial cohort of 270 startups under the North East Entrepreneurship […]

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November
6
2023

IIMCIP Annual Strategy Meet 2023

We had an Annual Strategy Meet last weekend amid the serene wilderness of the Dooars region in West Bengal. IIMCIP teams from Assam, Bihar, West Bengal, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh came together for an exhilarating 2-day Meet packed with supercharged sessions, fun-filled activities and memorable team bonding interventions. What made the Meet stand out was […]

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October
18
2023

Distinguished Humphrey Fellowship Program (DHFP) by the US Department of State

The COO of IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, Mr. Pranjal Konwar , was recently selected for the Distinguished Humphrey Fellowship Program (DHFP) by the US Department of State. He was one of the twelve senior-level professionals selected this year from across the globe for this invitation-only program designed to strengthen abilities to develop sound policies and […]

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September
22
2023

Winners of the 11th edition of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2022-23

We are super stoked to share with you the winners of the 11th edition of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (2022-23)! These social innovators are nothing less than heroes daring to walk the arduous path of entrepreneurship to forge an impact that benefits society at large. Winner: Mudita and Radhesh Pvt. Ltd., which is dedicated […]

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July
6
2023

Maruti Suzuki Idea Hunt Grand Finale 2023 Winners

The grand finale of the Maruti Suzuki NURTURE Idea Hunt, in association with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, was organised at the IIM Calcutta Campus on June 27, 2023, marking the grand culmination of the contest. The top 12 startups selected from the regional editions in West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya competed for the winner’s title. […]

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June
16
2023

IIMCIP at Incubator’s Connect 2023 in Germany

It was an honour for us to be a part of Incubator’s Connect 2023 in Germany, organised by DWIH New Delhi The Senior Manager of Incubation & Portfolio Management, Soujit Das, represented IIMCIP alongside various representatives of Indian and German incubator cells at the week-long program on Incubation and Internationalisation in Germany, from June 4 […]

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May
3
2023

DST PRAGATI Accelerator Program – The Investor Pitching Day

The DST PRAGATI Accelerator Program culminated with a Demo Day on April 28, 2023, where eight top-performing startups pitched to Angel Investors from different parts of the country. The day was packed with crucial learnings and an understanding of business and investment nuances. The quality and impact of the event were augmented by the presence […]

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May
3
2023

Startup Investment Management Program for 16 officials (Batch 1) of the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)

India’s evolving startup ecosystem has magnified the need for enabling the enablers. We, at IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, find ourselves deeply committed to building an entrepreneurial ecosystem where every stakeholder is willing to and is capable of supporting each other. Translating this commitment into action, we organised a Startup Investment Management Program for 16 officials […]

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April
19
2023

270 Startups from NER attend the first Bootcamp of the North East Entrepreneurship Development Programme (NEEDP)

The first bootcamp of the North East Entrepreneurship Development Programme (NEEDP) was organized on the 27th and 28th of March, 2023, at Cotton University in Guwahati, Assam. The 2-day bootcamp was organized to formally onboard and provide orientation to the 270 startups selected from North East India under the NEEDP program.   Read more at: […]

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April
19
2023

IIMCIP completes North East India’s biggest startup hunt, in association with the North Eastern Council; 270 enterprises to receive extensive support to take a leap to the next level

The startup ecosystem in North East India has witnessed a conspicuous stir in the last five years. Increased investor interest in the region, a rise in the number of startup incubators and access to the market have enabled the startup ecosystem in the region to flourish significantly in recent years. To catalyse the process, IIM […]

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March
20
2023

North East Entrepreneurship Development Program (NEEDP) Bootcamp Execution

North East Entrepreneurship Development Program (NEEDP) is a flagship entrepreneurship development program of IIMCIP and the North East Council (NEC). 270 early-stage entrepreneurs selected from across NE will be helped to launch and scale their businesses within 6 months. An integral part of the program is the capacity-building bootcamps. The program will have multiple bootcamps […]

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February
13
2023

The Launch of the Tata Social Enterprise Challenge (TSEC) 2022-2023, a joint initiative by the Tata Son’s and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta), a National Level Challenge to find India’s most innovative and promising social enterprises.

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge, organized jointly by IIM Calcutta and TATA Sons, aims to establish itself as a major event in the Indian Social Entrepreneurship space by bringing together social entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and members from the academia, industry and business and the whole bunch of social entrepreneurs to identify and promote sustainable ideas that impact […]

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February
7
2023

150 women-led rural enterprises selected for the NRETP Incubator Program in West Bengal were awarded financial assistance during the Promotion of Rural Enterprises Reward Ceremony

The 150 women-led rural enterprises selected for the NRETP Incubator Program in West Bengal were awarded financial assistance during the Promotion of Rural Enterprises Reward Ceremony, organized by the West Bengal State Rural Livelihoods Mission, in association with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in Kolkata on December 13, 2022. Of the […]

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February
7
2023

IIMCIP signed an MoU with Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) with the dual objectives of developing intrapreneurship as well as constituting a pre-incubation program for startups.

We are thrilled to share the news that we have signed an MoU with Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) with the dual objectives of developing #intrapreneurship as well as constituting a pre-incubation program for startups. We are humbled to be entrusted with the responsibility of organizing capacity-building sessions for MSIL employees towards honing the intrapreneurial […]

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September
7
2022

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, in collaboration with the North Eastern Council (NEC), has launched North East Entrepreneurship Development Programme (NEEDP) encompassing startups from all 8 states of North East India.

We are super stoked to announce the launch of North East Entrepreneurship Development Programme (NEEDP), an initiative in collaboration with the North Eastern Council (NEC). It’s a first-of-its-kind program encompassing startups from all the 8 states of North East India. 270 promising startups from the region will be identified and supported to scale new heights […]

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August
26
2022

TSEC 2021-22: Allytriz Technologies Grabs the 2nd Runner Up Title

“Winning the 2nd RUNNER-UP title at TATA Social Enterprise Challenge 2022 and also the TATA SEED FUND GRANT is an unexpected result that our team Allytriz was longing for after all the sacrifices and hurdles we’d faced in building our startup. It gave us the recognition, network, and financial support to catalyze our process of […]

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September
11
2020

SASACT Scheme launched by MeitY

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTy), Government of India, invites applications for Scheme for Accelerating Startups Around Post Covid Technology Opportunities (SASACT). If you are an Electronics Hardware & ICT Startup working on solutions for Post-Covid era and want to win grants upto INR 40 Lakh, apply here before September 30, 2020

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April
13
2020

LAUNCH OF COMBAT-C

Champions with Options to Manage and Build an ArmourTogether against Covid (COMBAT-C) is a one-of-a-kind program introduced to help the community fight the global pandemic, Covid-19. People across the world are extremely anxious and are living in fear

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March
5
2020

MoU signed with Arunachal Pradesh Government

IIMCIP signed an MoU with the Government of Arunachal Pradesh to identify potential entrepreneurs in the state and provide a supportive environment for the youth to transform their innovative ideas into successful business ventures.

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February
21
2020

LAUNCH OF MEITY TIDE 2.0

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India has recently launched the Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE 2.0) program. This program aims to strengthen 2000 Technology Startups, leveraging ICT enabled technologies,

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January
29
2020

MeitY launches Fintech Innovation Challenge

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and MeitY Startup Hub(MSH) is organising a “Fintech Innovation Challenge”.

The Challenge seeks solution for “Implementation of Concession on GST Component of Payment made through Digital Modes”.

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December
15
2019

Launch of BIRAC SPARSH

India’s Agriculture sector employs around 50% of the country’s workforce, but contributes to only 18% of the Gross Domestic Product. The visible gaps in the sector demand an urgent redressal through cutting edge AgriTech innovations. IIM Calcutta Innovation Park in collaboration with BIRAC introduces the SPARSH Social Innovation Immersion Program to support the agriculture aficionados […]

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