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Indian Institute of Science

भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान

MSME Centre of Excellence

A Joint initiative by Ministry of MSME, Government of India and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore to support innovation in MSME sector

IMPORTANT - Acceptance of fresh design idea-applications from MSME/Students for support under the erstwhile 'Design Expertise to manufacturing MSME sector' has been discontinued, by this Centre, with effect from 11/03/2022. Interested MSMEs / Students, may only apply at the MSME Ministry's portal - https://innovative.msme.gov.in/Home/AboutUs - under their newly launched "MSME INNOVATIVE SCHEME -2022".

Our Objective


The main focus of this Centre is to support MSMEs to become competitive by introducing innovative products/processes which may be really ‘new-in-the-market’ or ‘innovative replacements’ for existing products/processes. The aforesaid support process is being attempted by supporting MSMEs in the following ways

  • Developing technologically-new products/processes by supporting MSMEs
  • By networking with MSMEs for developing
    1. Final year engineering students’ innovative projects
    2. Innovative projects supported under the Ministry’s Business Incubator Scheme
    3. Innovative projects under any reputed ‘Technology & Technology Business Incubators’
  • Any new innovative idea duly recommended by any of the following
    1. Directors of MSME Development Institutes
    2. CEOs of autonomous bodies, Tool Rooms, etc. under the Office of the DC (MSME) / Ministry of MSME
    3. Heads of reputed Technology Incubators, Technology-Business Incubators, Business Incubators, Technology and Engineering Colleges/Institutes, etc.