KITCO - Technology Business Incubator (KITCO-TBI)

KITCO has established KITCO – Technology Business Incubator (KITCO-TBI) to offer support and mentoring to all aspirants with passion to become an entrepreneur. KITCO-TBI intends to emerge as the nodal agency for innovation & entrepreneurship through various activities. Technology and Business incubation is the key activity of KITCO-TBI.


Goals of KITCO -TBI
  • New venture creation
  • Value added services
  • R & D support

New Venture Creation through Business Incubation

The new venture creation activities through business incubation will be designed and implemented in an integrated manner. The incubation programme of KITCO is called ‘myenterprise’.

‘myenterprise’ initiative is a unique programme of identifying the ideas / concepts and providing all mentoring and incubation to develop it into a product or service and form an enterprise and continuing to offer assistance to maximum 03 years.

The focus of myenterprise will be ideas from IT and non IT sectors. This programme will also extend support to obtain funding to grow big in the market. Through the ‘myenterprise’ initiative, KITCO will empower the entrepreneurs with testing and validation facilities through close interactions with the industry there by to use their product line to fine tune certain prototypes.

‘myenterprise’ will offer workspace providing shared facilities and a nurturing environment and mentoring , handholding advisory services

'myenterprise’ initiative is a unique programme of identifying the ideas / concepts and providing all mentoring and incubation to develop it into a product or service and form an enterprise and continuing to offer assistance to maximum 03 years.

The focus of myenterprise will be ideas from IT and non IT sectors. This programme will also extend support to obtain funding to grow big in the market. Through the ‘myenterprise’ initiative, KITCO will empower the entrepreneurs with testing and validation facilities through close interactions with the industry there by to use their product line to fine tune certain prototypes.

‘myenterprise’ will offer workspace providing shared facilities and a nurturing environment and mentoring , handholding advisory services


Value added services

Business Model development

KITCO-TBI assists the entrepreneurs to build business models of technology ideas they have, using the facilities available in KITCO-TBI or associated resource centers. Assistance of experts are provided if required to ascertain whether the technology idea is sound and worth investing in building the model.

Business Leadership Programme:

KITCO TBI’s Business Leadership Programme is a 12-week programme for the incubatees of various TBIs, virtual incubatees, working professionals planning to start enterprises etc. focusing on their training, incubation and mentoring. The programme comprised of all activities from “ideation to launch” of a business entity.

Fostering Student Entrepreneurship among Colleges in Kerala:

KITCO-TBI intends to offer services as mentor for academic institutions in setting up and managing the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Centers in their campus.


R&D Support

Technology Development / Up-gradation: KITCO-TBI addresses technology development/up-gradation issues in the following ways:

  • Identify appropriate technologies for commercialization and extend Techno-commercial assistance.
  • Undertake technology development activities with the assistance of experts from the R&D Centers, academic institutions, industry etc.

In all the activities the entrepreneurs are guided by expert consultants / mentors in order to ensure success of the programme.