Ideateā€¦Innovate.. Create.. Scaleā€¦

We help entrepreneurs realize their dreams providing innovation space, handholding, building prototypes, facilities, and funding.

About us

ACIC-Kalasalingam Innovation Foundation is a non-profit community innovation center established with the support of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Govt. of India. The ACICKalasalingam Innovation foundation is located at Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education (KARE), Anand Nagar, Krishnankoil, Sriviliputtur, Virudhunagar District, an aspiration district identified by Govt. of India.

The aim of ACIC is to promote economy, employment, and enable community oriented innovations. We encourage innovative projects from all stages starting from ideation, early traction, validation, and scaling. The ACIC-KIF provides community innovation space at subscription charges to innovators and startups, handholding, prototyping, validation, POC, precommercial versions, software development and other services required for startups. We also conduct extensive training on different technological aspects, patenting and other services required for startups and innovators. Once the Proof-of-concept (POC) is developed, we provide scaling services to convert your POC to pre-commercial and commercial versions.

We are looking for:
  • Early stage innovations
  • PoC development stage innovations
  • Early stage startups
  • Growth stage startups
  • Mentors

Funding & Supporting Partners

Are you interested in nurturing startups and innovators?. These are the different options

Partnering with us:
  • Subscriptions from Industries
  • Individual subscriptions
  • Corporate Subscriptions
  • Licensing innovations
  • Joint commercialization
  • Investors
Academic Institution Partners:
  • Student innovations
  • Student Internships
  • Institution MoU