Imphal: Under the aegis of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) which promotes a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in India. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Atal Incubation Center – Selco Foundation and Manipur Science and Technology Council (MASTEC), represented by CEO, AIC Selco Foundation, Guwahati and Director, MASTEC, respectively, to ensure that Manipur To identify and support grassroots innovators. and will be incubated under the AIC Celco Incubation Programme.
It focuses on encouraging and supporting the development of startups, innovators and innovation-led business ideas to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Both sides have set a target to catalyze technology development in Manipur by identifying commercially viable technologies, providing advisory and consultancy services and promoting entrepreneurship through effective mentoring and capacity building of technology enterprises.
In addition, on August 23, a stakeholder meeting will be organized jointly by MASTEC and AIC SELCO Foundation to strengthen the scouting and identification mechanism of innovators from remote areas of the state. After the stakeholder meeting, a two-day Rural Innovation Meet cum Exhibition will be jointly organized on 21st September and 22nd September 2022 to bring together all grassroots innovators and provide them cross-learning opportunities.
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