Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala

2. Objectives

The major objectives of the Technology Innovation and entrepreneurship Policy are

  1. increasing of R&D intensity,
  2. Stimulation of climate and culture of innovation,
  3. Commercialization of technology.
  4. Fostering the growth of entrepreneurial ecosystems
  5. Reduce the entry barriers
  6. create innovation infrastructure (technology transfer labs, science hubs, and business/technology incubators)
  7. encourage the uptake of strategic technologies among SMEs
  8. improve access to pre-commercialization funding
  9. provide tax incentives (R&D tax credits, favorable capital cost allowances)
  10. Promote 'build on traditional industries' using new technologies

Kerala Start UP Mission Youth Entrepreneurship Development Program