Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

10.1. Validation

  1. Idea validation by Experts

    1.1. Technical feasibility
    The services of a network of technology experts shall be made available to the startups to discuss the technical feasibility of their product ideas. The empanelled list with KSUM, KSCSTE and experts from Academia and scientific institutions shall be part of the network

    1.2. Commercial viability
    The commercial viability of the proposed development could be validated with the business mentor network that will be established by extending the current mentor network of KSUM to TiE and other industrial bodies

  2. Idea refinement support

    There shall be support for idea refinement in the case of Innovative ideas recommended by an expert committee.

  3. Patent support Scheme

    The current Patent support scheme delivered through KSUM shall be aligned to the national scheme for patent support and the scheme of support under the KSCSTE. The scheme which is currently a patent filing cost reimbursement scheme shall be enhanced to facilitate generation of patents by identifying patentable innovations and supporting the innovator/inventor to develop it to a patentable form.

Support for entire Startup Life cycle Product development