Kozhikode, Feb 14 (PTI) Business Incubator and Entrepreneurship Development Centre of IIM-Kozhikode, “IIMK LIVE” is readying itself for the next round of incubation programme. Also Read - Monsoon Session Day 2: Lok Sabha Passes Essential Commodities Bill to Raise Farmer Income, Boost Agri Sector | Highlights

The centre has invited applications from interested entrepreneurs and start-ups, a release said today. Also Read - 'Jammu And Kashmir to Reopen For Tourism Soon', Says J&K Administration

The Cente, set up with the support of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, is envisioned to function as a business incubator with a purpose of creating a National Centre of Excellence to promote innovation, new business venturing and entrepreneurship. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre Announces Guidelines For Unlock 2, Lockdown Till July 31 in Containment Zones

IIMK LIVE is currently incubating 18 start-ups across sectors and having innovative ideas supported by strong team and a vision to contribute to the eco-system.

It offers systematic and intensive mentorship, business services, training, networking opportunity and access to funding to help new entrepreneurs and start-ups to survive the challenge of starting a business, the release said.

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