JAMMU: An awareness camp cum workshop on ‘Technology Business Incubator’ for start-ups and entrepreneurs of Jammu and Kashmir was jointly organized here today by the Directorate of Industries and Commerce, Jammu and Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine- Technology Business Incubator (IIIM-TBI).
Director, Industries & Commerce, Jammu, Anoo Malhotra, while inaugurating the workshop, asked all the stakeholders to take benefit of the tech-based incubator which has been located in the heart of Jammu.
While welcoming all the stakeholders from different fields, Subah Mehta, General Manager, District Industries Centre, Jammu highlighted the benefits of such workshops being conducted by the department on regular basis.
Coordinator IIIM-TBI informed the gathering about the state of the art infrastructural facilities, scientific-intellectual support and business ecosystem offered by the IIIM-Technology Business Incubator to the potential budding entrepreneurs of Jammu and Kashmir.
Dr. D. Srinivasa Reddy, Director CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine Jammu, in his message, expressed strong need to create an entrepreneurship mind set in the J&K region as this place has a huge potential for industrial growth and development. He appreciated the support extended by the Directorate of Industries & Commerce by collaborating with IIIM- Technology Business Incubator (TBI) as such kind of awareness workshops will definitely bring out the newer ideas and would benefit the start-ups, entrepreneurs and the public in large.
Meanwhile, startup companies, industrialists and entrepreneurs of Jammu primarily dealing with biotech and life sciences were sensitized about the facilities of IIIM-TBI and incubation support for new business ideas.
During the programme, a detailed presentation on “Technology Business Incubator” in Jammu region was given by Dr Saurabh Saran, Er Anil Kumar Katare both senior scientists CSIR-IIIM and Er Ankush Varma Coordinator IIIM-TBI.