It is the vision of the Government of India’s Department of Science & Technology to have one centre per state to serve as an Ecosystem for Technology Development. These “Technology Enabling Centres” will network researchers, institutes, national laboratories and industrialists to help researchers with market studies, characterizing, productizing, and scaling of innovations to fit the needs of the Government, MSMEs, NGOs and Corporates.
The centre was inaugurated in the presence of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Chancellor Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Amma, by Sri. Anurag Singh Thakur (Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India) during Amritavarsham66, held on September 27, 2019, at Amritapuri. The awarding of this centre comes after Amrita being awarded by the NITI Aayog as the best Technology Business Incubator Centre in India.
This new centre will create an Ecosystem for Technology Development in Kerala state by networking researchers, institutes, national laboratories and industry. The focus of Centres will be on providing an enabling ecosystem, process and support system.
Technology Enabling Centre (TEC @ Amrita) is committed to expanding innovators in Kerala state and provide an advisory role as stipulated by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The overall objectives will include awareness creation for solutions based on needs assessment, creating platforms for exhibition & showcasing of talent and nurturing innovators through its network of partners.