About Us

– is an initiative of Samrambhak Mithra an NGO registered under Charitable Societies Registration Act 12 of 1955 of Kerala vide Registration No. EKM/TC/314/2016 and NITI Aayog unique ID KL/2021/0295918

Aim

aim to kindle the innovation among the student community and to encourage the probing young minds to follow their entrepreneurial pursuits.

also aims to provide a platform for realisation of innovative ideas and enhance the Kerala enterprises ecosystem. The initiative progresses through a series of activities and supports the budding entrepreneurs in our state. 

Organisers & Partners

is brought to you by Samrambhak Mithra in association with various partners. 

Samrambhak Mithra

SAMRAMBHAK MITHRA is a NGO formed by a group of experienced and expert personalities in enterprises development and allied activities. All of them are having experience of more than three decades in government, bank and other sectors in responsible positions.

Kerala Startup Mission

Kerala Startup Mission is the central agency of the Government of Kerala for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities in Kerala

Technolodge Pathanamthitta

Technolodge arranges the basic infrastructure to start the industry and also gives the window of market or give training to entrepreneur to sell the fruit of his business. The projects aim at the rural districts. So Technolodge helps the people to do the IT based industry and also they become self reliance in this sector. Technolodge gives more importance to such backward sectors in the state. It is meant for the people who are interested in IT based ventures.

Talikulam Vikas Trust

Talikulam Vikas Trust is a pulic charitabel trust based out of Thalikulam and runs primarily the Rural apparel park. 

Being one of the leading NGO, thy have always supported the startup ecosystem in the state. 

Maker Village

Maker Village is the largest electronic hardware incubator and ESDM facility in the
country, which is a pioneering startup initiative of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India with Indian Institute of Information Technology, Trivandrum as the implementation agency and Kerala Startup Mission as the supporting partner.
Maker Village envisages to build the most thriving and equipped hardware ecosystem in the country and become an entrepreneurial hotspot of all makers from anywhere in the world and attract the best startups and entrepreneurs to the facility.

We have build a comprehensive end to end state-of-the-art facility to digitally transform an idea into reality. We are also working with an extensive network of partners in a multitude of areas that would enable entrepreneurs build, launch and scale innovative companies.

Maker Village intends to promote Hardware focussed innovation and set up labs and centres that focus on the current trend and emerging disruptive technologies to bring
India to the forefront of innovation in these areas. We have build a 60000 sqft facility inside the Kerala Technology Innovation Zone, Kochi, which is part of the largest Integrated Startup Complex in the country. The facility has co-working spaces, conference rooms, electronics and Instrumentation labs, Metal Machining area, Industrial 3d Printing and Plastics facility and an
Industrial SMT Line. This is also a platform for the industry, academia and the startups to collaborate, mentor, educate, research and create products and IP.

KTU

APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (initially Kerala Technological University),a State
Government University has come into existence on May 21, 2014 with an aim to give
leadership to the technology related policy formulation and Engineering Planning for the
State. It also emphaziess to improve the academic standards of the Graduate, Post
Graduate and Research Programmes in Engineering Science, Technology and Management
and regulate the academic standards of all colleges affiliated to the University. The main
thrust areas of the University are Research,Development and Innovation. The Industry
Attachement Cell of the university is constituted to Industry Academic interaction and
develop entrepreneurship among the students.

CITTIC - CUSAT

CITTIC CUSAT provide a springboard to budding entrepreneurs who wish to launch themselves into the world of technology based business careers. In CITTIC, bright ideas can be developed to a product or service using advanced technology solutions. This innovation centre is designed to provide all the support to make business ventures successful.

CITTIC provides workspace with shared office facilities with emphasis on business and professional services necessary for nurturing and supporting early stage growth of technology and technology based enterprises. Selected startups are provided incubation and funding support at CITTIC. The duration of incubation is 3 years. CITTIC also works with angel and VC funds in India that can invest in startup companies.

Startups at CITTIC can hire students from CUSAT on a part-time and full-time basis. Students can be hired across multiple disciplines of engineering, technology,business, law etc. CUSAT is a top-ranked university in India. Mentoring team at CITTIC includes both technical experts who are in different sectors and business experts who provide business and marketing assistance etc. Mentors will support the startups to develop a product or service using advanced
technology solutions and help them to achieve their goal. CITTIC offers both physical and virtual incubation. CITTIC provide workspace with shared office facilities with emphasis on business and professional services necessary for nurturing and supporting early stage growth of technology and technology based enterprises. Common pool of hard and soft infrastructure like meeting/conference room, teleconferencing facilities, library etc.

CITTIC conducts various meetups & talks by market leaders to provide inspiration & open discussions with budding entrepreneurs. CITTIC also offers courses on various technologies for the students to get started with.