Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC)

4 Day Online Workshop on How to Start a Business

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About the Centre

The Incubation Center, Indian Institute of Management Shillong aims at promoting entrepreneurship in the North East Region of India either through converting the noble research idea into an economic unit, or adding value to the existing product or service. The primary role of the Center is to create a conducive environment for startups/incubates, as well as mentoring them. It will serve to nurture and guide entrepreneurial initiatives with social and/or commercial objectives. The Center will also provide other facilities which will include consulting, networking and administrative.


Recent Activities

Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), IIM Shillong signs MoU with b on 21st November, 2020.

The Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC), IIM Shillong signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO). The MoU with the underlying objectives of providing a nurturing, instructive and supportive environment for entrepreneurs during the critical stages of starting up a new business, and increasing the chance for a start-up to succeed, shorten the time and reduce the cost of establishing and growing its business was signed between Prof Sanjeeb Kakoty, Chairperson of IESC on behalf of IIM Shillong and Jahnabi Phookan, National President of FICCI FLO. The MoU was signed in the presence of Shri Shishir Kumar Bajoria, Chairman, Board of Governors (BoG), IIM Shillong, Shri Atul Kulkarni, Member, BoG, IIM Shillong, Prof. D. P. Goyal, Director, IIM Shillong.

Need of Mentoring

For the success of a start-up, mentoring is the crucial activity. Timely mentoring of the activities of start-up includes formulating business plan, product development, business development, team-building, fund-raising, fund management, marketing and other related activities.

Who can be an Incubatee?

Any startup or anyone having a novel business idea. The proposed idea for incubation must be innovative. However, if a similar product/service already exists in the market then a value addition must be proposed. The minimum academic qualification should be at least 10th pass.

Selection and Screening of Incubatees

Selection of incubates will be carried out by the Incubation Center after gaining clarity about goals, purpose, and areas of interests. The Screening Committee will consist of eminent academicians, industrial heads, and innovators.

Application for Launching Startup Incubator

Application for Launching Startup Incubator will be accepted till 30th Sepember, 2020.

Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC) Team

The current Incubation and Enterprise Support Centre (IESC) Team consist of the following Faculties and Staff Members:

Sl No.  Name  Designation  Email Id 
1 Prof. Sanjeeb Kakoty, Associate Professor Chairperson sky@iimshillong.ac.in
2 Prof. Sanjoy Mukherjee, Associate Professor Member smj@iimshillong.ac.in
3 Prof. Neelam Rani, Associate Professor Member nr@iimshillong.ac.in
4 Prof Pratap Chandra Mandal, Assistant Professor Member pcm@iimshillong.ac.in
5 Prof. Achyanta Kumar Sarmah, Assistant Professor Member aks@iimshillong.ac.in
6 Prof Biplab Bhattacharjee, Assistant Professor Member biplab@iimshillong.ac.in
7 Prof. Raj Dash,Assistant Professor Member raj@iimshillong.ac.in
8 Mr S.P. Deb, Personal Assistant Secretary to the Committee spd@iimshilong.ac.in

Contact Us

Prof. Sanjeeb Kakoty, Chairperson, Incubation Center
Indian Institute of Management Shillong,
Umsawli, Shillong – 793 018
East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya, India

Email ID: sky@iimshillong.ac.in / chair.incubation@iimshillong.ac.in, incubation@iimshillong.ac.in
Phone: 0364 – 2308067/8008