About Us

Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) RISE Association, supported by AIM, NITI Aayog (Govt. of India), aims to nurture Innovation and Entrepreneurship culture in Semi-urban and Rural India. ACIC RISE brings together startups, industry mentors, and eminent academicians from its parent Institution Chandigarh Group of colleges Mohali and researchers who thrive on continuous interaction of theory and practice. ACIC RISE encourages the young minds, students and Innovators, Ideators to undertake entrepreneurship as a career option and set up a successful start-up venture.

The ACIC RISE vision is to “Create entrepreneurial ecosystem in Semi-urban and Rural India” and offers world class infrastructure, modern equipment & operating facilities, highly customized solutions, sectoral experts, huge industry network, funding opportunities and a safe ecosystem which Enable Entrepreneurs to Impact Billions of Lives in Semi-urban and Rural Communities in India. 

Our focus areas:

For-Profit Ventures
Women Entrepreneurs
Student Entrepreneurs
Social Ventures

Ecosystem offerings:

Co-working Space

High-speed internet and computer facilities
Knowledge sessions
Access to advanced labs
Access to prototyping facilities.
Industry & investor connect
IPR (Patent filing) & legal support services
Technical support (Idea to POC).
Mentorship and advisory support
Funding Support

Our co-working space offers the following facilities at our incubation center:

Conference Room
Seminar Hall
Fully Furnished Office Spaces
High Speed Internet Connectivity
Work Stations
Power Backup

Objectives of ACIC RISE

  • To create an ecosystem to innovate, ideas and design solutions
  • To increase the capacity of the aspiring innovators in evolving technologies and designing their novelties from ideation to impactful solutions.
  • To  channelize the energy of our entrepreneurs to create social impact and help India to  achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
  • To provide the incubator facilities to incubate for the development of robust, innovative solutions to address the community issues.
  • To facilitate capacity building of potential innovators for developing innovation ecosystem in the region.