The Centre established in the year 2016 to convert students’ enterprising ideas to be converted into full fledge startups through institutional support mechanism by providing faculty and industry mentoring, funding and networking opportunities. In 2018, the incubation centre of GNLU registered itself as a GNLU Legal Incubation Council Section 8 company to provide its services in more formal and professional manner.
In the year 2017, under the State Government’s scheme of Student Startup and Innovation Policy, the GNLU received the grant of Rs. 20 lakh to promote innovation and entrepreneurship. This grant helped the incubation centre to promote entrepreneurship activities on fast track mode by organizing various activities like Annual Business plan competition, expert lectures, workshops, seminars including providing seed funding to student run startups.
Since inception, the incubation centre has supported total 16 student run start-ups.