Forum for Innovation Incubation Research & Entrepreneurship (FiiRE) a state of the art technology business incubator established with the support of Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, within the campus of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda Margao has signed a MOU with Goa State Industries Association (GSIA) which promotes the development of micro small and medium enterprises in the state of Goa. The MOU was signed by Fr. Kinley D Cruz, Director, Don Bosco College of Engineering and FiiRE and Vishwanath Kochkar, President, GSIA in the presence of Mr. Sameer Keni, Secretary GSIA Mr. Pradeep D Costa, Dr. Neena Panandikar and the governing council members of the college.
As part of the MOU, GSIA will identify problem statements from industry members which could be solved with the help of the vibrant Goan startup ecosystem. FiiRE will identify, source and manage the problem statements along with the startups who wish to tackle these challenges. GSIA has also ensured to provide matchmaking & introduction to mentors from various industrial verticals. This relationship will ensure timely support and the collaboration of industry with the startup ecosystem, thereby providing opportunity to more talent, to help resolve critical industry related problems, validate solutions & identify the right solution industry fit. The engagement envisages a strong mutually beneficial relationship between micro small and medium enterprises and the innovative startups from within the ecosytem in Goa.