K-tech Innovation Hubs


GoK – NASSCOM Startup warehouse with a subsidized co-working space of 30,000 sqft facility will help create a very robust ecosystem to support the early stage companies by getting angel investors, VCs, and enterprises to play a more active role in Bengaluru and getting more start – ups to succeed.
The facility is now expanded with Center of Excellence for innovation and entrepreneurship including an Hackcelerator, a Center of Excellence for Design- an integrated design work space and a Wearables Lab.
About 150 of the 300 seats have already been filled up and startups are benefitting from the highly energised ecosystem besides the subsidised seat rentals of INR 3500 per month.


Dept. of IT, BT and S&T, Govt of Karnataka through transparent and unified tendering process [ e-procurement platform] has identified a private partner, M/s Springboard Solution Pvt. Ltd as Program Manager (PM) to operate its 1st incubator operated on a truly PPP mode.
The “GoK Incubator for Tech Start-ups” (GIfTS) is intended to support and nurture startups that are involved in the domain of Information and Communication Technologies through the development of software / hardware products and services. The core focus is on development of software, embedded solutions, internet applications, SMAC etc.
This support from the GoK has substantially reduced the per seat cost for 150 seats out of the total 270 seats in the incubator and co working space, from INR 10,000/- to INR 3,000/- with high quality support services, enabling a reasonably large proportion of incubatees to grow to the next stage.


GOK-Mobile 10X Start-up Hub is a initiative of Government of Karnataka in partnership with Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
Hub is set up as Centre for Apps Excellence for innovation and entrepreneurship in Apps development.
It provides early stage Apps startups and developers with highly affordable co-working space, training centre, testing lab and design centre conveniently located in the center of the city.
As of now the centre has housed about 25 Startup with no charges to the space and facility offered.


Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC) is a first of its kind and the largest Bio-incubation centre in the country and is an initiative of Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka. Nestled between academic zone comprising of Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Centre for Human Genetics (CHG) and Bio-industrial zone, the centre aspires to create a seamless value chain connect from ideas to start-ups and ventures.
With a total funding of 56 Cr in building, labs and instrumentation, the facility presently has 50000 sq feet of state of the art incubation and instrumentation facility. 16 top-notch BT Startups selected through a rigorous selection process, are benefiting from the infrastructure available no where else in the country.
Selection process is on for filling up 9 more such suits.
Strategically positioned to nucleate a vibrant bio-innovation ecosystem in the region, BBC envisions nurturing the innovations in broad areas of biotechnology such as healthcare, agriculture, food and nutrition, environment,by providing state-of-the-art Infrastructure including central equipment facility, mentorship, networking, branding and funding support.

Karnataka Innovation & Technology Society
Government Of Karnataka