About

Vision:

The ISB Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) aims to foster a vibrant ecosystem for the creation and growth of enterprises.


Mission:
The center seeks to contribute, both to the advancement of knowledge and the practice of entrepreneurship.  
Three overarching objectives of the centre are:

  • To create and disseminate research-based knowledge in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship that influences education, practice and policy for the emerging markets.
  • To utilize the knowledge and expertise to engage with business, government and society, and to contribute and promote entrepreneurial approaches to address socio-economic challenges of emerging markets.
  • To support entrepreneurial creation and growth aspirations in key sectors including technology commercialization in collaboration with internal and external partners.

The centre adopts a three pronged approach – Research, Education and Practise – to achieve its objectives and focus on following key areas. The Centre runs the practise initiatives through DLabs.
 
  • Knowledge Creation
  • Culture and Motivation
  • Access to Knowledge
  • Access to Talent
  • Access to Support
  • Access to Finance and
  • Metrics & Governance.

Centre Themes
  • Entrepreneurship:  Technology Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Managing and growing start-ups
  • Innovation: Technology Commercialization, Social Innovation and Business Model Innovation