NAIN [New Age Incubation Network] Centre is the umbrella body of Karnataka Innovation and Technology Society (Formerly Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services), Dept. of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka for nurturing and overseeing innovation and entrepreneurship in NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte. It was established in a year 2014 with an objective to provide a platform for nurturing, encouraging and developing innovation and entrepreneurial skills among its students, research scholars and alumni, as well as students of the region.
The state government’s novel initiative, NAIN, was established under the Karnataka Start-up Policy for 2015-20 by the Department of Information Technology, Bio-Technology, Science and Technology. It is aimed at helping the educational institutions nurture an ecosystem for promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in Tier 2 and 3 citites in the state.