About Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)

  • Conducts various programs at JNNCE with the support of Govt. Departments & agencies, Universities, Institutions, Industries, Start-ups, NES Management, JNNCE Faculty, Alumni & Students. Aims to create Start-up & Entrepreneurial ecosystem in & around Shivamogga by providing all the required facilities and support like incubation, funding, start-up space, Registration, Mentors & Investors connectivity, IPR, Business plan development, financial projection, team building, product launch, marketing, scale-up etc. Also works to setup Development Centres & Centres of Excellence by start-ups, industries, agencies & MNCs on JNNCE Campus.


Start-ups under CIE

Ekathva Innovations Pvt. Ltd. started in July 2018 by Mr. Vikas H & team from NAIN I-batc.

JNNCE Research & Innovation Centre (JNNRIC)

An initiative of JNNCE to provide funding for innovative and research projects of students, staff of JNNCE to tune of Rs.30 lakhs

Centre for Agricultural & Rural Technology Innovation (CART)

To promote innovation in agriculture & rural technology, JNNCE is funding projects to tune of Rs.8 lakhs

Technology Activities & Programs (TAP)

An initiative of JNNCE to provide funding for innovative and research projects of students, staff of JNNCE to tune of Rs.30 lakhs

NAIN Creative Club

Is an initiative of NAIN Centre started in September 2017 to provide an open platform to conduct workshops & seminars on cutting edge technologies & languages for students to learn and excel facilitates inter-departmental activities that ignite the students to think out of box and help gain & explore creativity.

Development Centres under CIE

Silfra Tech Development Centre by Silfra Technologies Pvt. Ltd.Many other project teams, entrepreneurs & companies are in discussion to setup their Start-ups, Development Centres & Centres of Excellence at JNNCE under CIE.

Technology Business Incubator (TBI)

Karnataka Council for Technological Upgradation (KCTU), GoK has approved setting up of a TBI. Objective is to harness the untapped creativity of individual innovators and to assist them to become technology-based entrepreneurs with funding of Rs. 2 crore and KCTU contribution of Rs.26.25 lakhs.

NewGen IEDC

New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre:

an initiative of National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), DST, GoI, to convert the "Job-Seekers" to "Job-Generators" through the entrepreneurial route. being launched in the campus shortly obtained funding of Rs.2.87 crore from NSTEDB

New Age Incubation Network (NAIN) Centre

Set up by the Department of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka at JNNCE in 2014 to build start-up & business ecosystem in and around Shivamogga Top 10 Innovative Project proposals from JNNCE students, alumni, research scholars & the public being considered for funding for a maximum Rs. 3.00 Lakh each So far, Top 33 innovative projects have been funded to a maximum of Rs. 3.00 Lakhs each for Batch-1 (2015-16), Batch-2 (2016-17) & Batch-3 (2017-18); 15 proposals from Batch-4 (2018-19) presently under consideration


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