The National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), established in 1982 by the Government of India under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology, is an institutional mechanism to help promote knowledge driven and technology intensive enterprises. The Board, having representations from socio-economic and scientific Ministries/Departments, aims to convert "job-seekers" into "job-generators" through Science & Technology (S&T) interventions.



To promote and develop high-end entrepreneurship for S&T manpower as well as self-employment by utilising S&T infrastructure and by using S&T methods.
To facilitate and conduct various informational services relating to promotion of entrepreneurship.
To network agencies of the support system, academic institutions and Research & Development (R&D) organisations to foster entrepreneurship and self-employing using S&T with special focus on backward areas as well.
To act as a policy advisory body with regard to entrepreneurship.

DST-NSTEDB invites Expression of Interest (EOI) for the selection of Programme Implementation Agency to implement the Science, Technology & Innovation Entrepreneurship Development Training Programmes
Last Date and Time for Submission of EOI

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Call for proposal. DST - NIDHI Accelerator Program:
Last date 15th July, 2021

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Call for proposals for NIDHI Seed Support Program (NIDHI SSP):
Last date 25th June 2021

Call for proposals for NIDHI i-TBI (Inclusive – Technology Business Incubator) program:
Last date 09th July, 2021



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Success Stories at IEDCs
Agencies Engaged for conducting Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Program in the country

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