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Foundation for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development (FIED), the incubation center of IIM Kashipur, a Section 8 Company, has been instrumental in creating an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in Uttarakhand. FIED is channelizing its efforts majorly in Agriculture Technology and Agri-entrepreneurship but also working in the domains of Tourism, Education, and Sustainable Technologies.  FIED operates within the IIM Kashipur campus. Spread over 200 acres, the host institute is located in the Kashipur city of the Udham Singh Nagar district (Uttarakhand). Situated in one of the most densely industrialized regions, Kashipur offers numerous avenues for starting up and entrepreneurship.

Foundation for Innovators in Science and Technology (FIST) at IIT Patna is developed under the TBI initiative of Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. It is registered as a section 8 company under Ministry of Corporate Affairs.  It administers a technology business incubator (TBI) which provides ‘Start to scale’ support for technology based entrepreneurship and facilitates the conversion of research ideas into entrepreneurial ventures. It focuses on the incubation of ideas in the areas, including, but not limited to, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Energy, Water harvesting and other innovative products/services.

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), known for its cutting edge R&D knowledge base in diverse S&T areas, is a contemporary R&D organization. CSIR covers a wide spectrum of science and technology – from oceanography, geophysics, chemicals, and nanotechnology to mining, aeronautics, instrumentation, environmental engineering and information technology. It provides significant technological intervention in many areas concerning societal efforts, which include environment, health, drinking water, food, housing, energy, farm and non-farm sectors. Further, CSIR’s role in S&T human resource development is noteworthy.