JNEC- Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center
About the Center
The JNEC Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center is set up to provide business support & technology transfer initiative for various sectors in the multidisciplinary areas of science, technology, and humanities in the region. The establishment of the center is supported by the Department of Employment and Entrepreneurship under the Ministry of Labor and Human Resources through Start-up/CSI Flagship program in 2020.
The main aim is to produce successful firms that will leave the programme financially viable and independent, through Science and Technology interventions. In particular, the purpose of the JNEC-Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre is to incubate and materialize the conceptual ideas among the students, faculty members of Jigme Namgyel Engineering College, and other relevant institutions/firms and transform these ideas into value-added products in the commercial market.
JNEC-Entrepreneurship and Innovation will nurture budding ventures by providing workspace and shared facilities along with focused counseling. In the center, the entrepreneurs can receive value-added support and access to critical tools, information, education, networking, resources, and prototype fund in the form of research and development that may otherwise have been unaffordable.
“Infuse the culture of fostering start-up and MSME infused with GNH values in realizing and meeting the self-reliance goals of the nation.”
“To facilitate, incubate, and accelerate technologies with innovative applications at various stages of development by providing business technical assistance and management to students, staff, and community as a whole.”
- Identify and recruit small businesses with technology applications having employment generation potentials and opportunities within the region.
- To create entrepreneurial opportunities for the students.
- Encourage and support student entrepreneurs through a supportive environment that helps them establish their business ideas and develop their concepts into market-ready products.
- Contribute to the growth and success of emerging engineering technology.