Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), erstwhile Incubation Centre, of the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong has been constituted by the Institute and is involved in Mentoring of the Start-ups / Entrepreneurs and Enterprises. Since its inception in year 2017 has brought together Startups / Entrepreneurs, Academicians and Industry experts to produce an impact in the Start-up and Enterprise environment.
Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), of IIM Shillong, is envisaged as a set-up that would aid the developmental process by promoting the growth of new ideas, examine the market viability of such ideas, and promote entrepreneurship. The Incubator would seek to identify the forward and backward linkages and also create a repository of knowledge that would be available for academic, research as well as commercial purposes.
The Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), Indian Institute of Management Shillong aims at promoting entrepreneurship in the North East Region of India either through converting the research idea into an economic venture or adding value to the existing product or service. The primary role of the Centre is to create a conducive environment for Startups / Incubates, as well as Mentoring Enterprises. It will serve to nurture and guide entrepreneurial initiatives with social and/or commercial objectives. The Centre will also provide other facilities which will include consulting, networking and administrative guidance.
IESC is in the process of registering as a Section – 8 company. IESC is also engaged with the Government of Meghalaya as a knowledge partner in establishing PRIME incubation hub in Jowai, West Jantia Hills, Meghalaya.