In order to help students to bridge the skill gap and increase employability, The Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka (COMEDK) has inaugurated the first of the eight COMEDKARES, the state-of-the-art Innovation Hubs in Bengaluru innovation hubs in Bangalore, on October 11, 2022.
The hubs have been already set up in Kalaburgi, Belagavi, Bengaluru, Mysore and Dakshina Kannada and each hub can support 10-12 member institutions. Hubs will be set up soon at Hassan, Shivamogga and Dharwad aswell.
Belagavi hub address : 2nd Floor, Kalashi Tower, Khanapur Road, Udyambag, Majagoan, Belagavi, Karnataka
Karnataka Minister for IT and BT, Science and Technology, Higher Education, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood, C N Ashwath Narayan, who inaugurated said. “ComedKares will increase competitiveness and help students in selecting the right career from a multitude of options. It also ties into the larger vision of Beyond Bengaluru to create employable talent in tier 2 and 3 cities. Beyond Bengaluru aims to draw at least four companies a month in each cluster. I urge these organisations to come forward to strengthen industry-academia partnerships to build talent across Karnataka,”.