About AIC-IIITKottayam Incubation Centre
The shortlisted incubation centre, AIC-IIITKottayam, will address the existing problems of entrepreneurs by providing them sufficient input in terms of knowledge, guidance, mentoring, training, and demonstrations. In addition, the space and facility will be provided to them. The centre will incubate customers to increase the utility of technology relating to IoT and Cloud solutions for societal benefits.
Incubates at AIC-IIITKottayam will get opportunities to create their prototype and implement them after a thorough market analysis is achieved from their end. The product prototype could be initially designed with a 3D printer (if required); the software prototype could be designed at the computing space available at AIC-IIITKottayam; and, the real implementation could be carried out at the hardware level.
In addition, the software services, including platform services, will be designed considering the end-to-end holistic picture of the product in the mind. Later, the models will be exhibited jointly with the sales department of AIC-IIITKottayam.
About Host Institute
AIC-IIITKottayam is hosted by the Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam (IIITKottayam). In general, IIITs are declared as Institutes of national importance and organized as a conglomerate of researchers and students with administrative and academic bodies to guide itself. Presently the institution is managed by Prof. V. Ramakrishnan as Mentor Director (Director, IISER Thiruvananthapuram) and Mr. M. Radhakrishnan (Registrar, IISER Thiruvananthapuram) as officiating Registrar. Dr. M.P. Rajan (Dean Acadamics, IISER Thiruvananthapuram) is officiating as the Dean Academics. For more details about the host institute, please visit here .
AIC-IIITKottayam is currently mentored by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Trivandrum (IISER-TVM). In general, IISERs were established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. IISER-TVM was founded in 2008. It aims to provide high quality education in modern science, integrating it with outstanding research at the undergraduate level itself, and to develop a spirit of enquiry cutting across disciplines. For more details about our mentor, please visit here .