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Technopreneurship Unit at ISITF 2017
May 12, 2017

Technopreneurship Unit at ISI ...

​The NCB Technopreneurship Unit at the International SME Innovation and Technology Fair 2017 (ISITF 2017)   From the 12th to 14th May 2017, the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre, located at Pailles, opened its door to numerous local SMEs and public at large to the International SME Innovation and Technology Fair 2017, organised by the SMEDA.   The fair was mainly B2B and att...

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NCB Technopreneurs at the International SME Innovation and Technology Fair 2017
May 12, 2017

NCB Technopreneurs at the Int ...

Three Technopreneurs, Pursely, EdUnit and Smart Logic were present to showcase their innovative products and services to the members of the public for the first edition of the International SME Innovation and Technology Fair 2017, which was organized from 12th to 14th May 2017, at the Swami Vivekananda Convention Centre, Pailles, The fair was mainly B2B and had welcomed around 180 exhibitors of t...

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Technopreneurship Unit at the Infotech 2016
December 04, 2016

Technopreneurship Unit at the ...

​The Technopreneurship Unit - having as objectives to encourage innovation and creativity to develop a community of Entrepreneurs in ICT sector, to organise training program in emerging technologies to facilitate software development and to sensitise entrepreneurs about the various Opportunities available in ICT Sector - was present at the Infotech 2016 from 1st to 4th December in order to promot...

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The Launching Ceremony of ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition
September 19, 2016

The Launching Ceremony of ICT ...

The launching ceremony of The ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition took place on Monday, 19th September 2016 at 13:00 hrs. at the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Level 7, SICOM Tower, Wall Street, Ebene Cyber City.  This competition has been organised by The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation in collaboration with The National Computer Board and The SBM...

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NCB Technopreneurship Unit at Salon des Entreprises Mauriciennes 2016
May 22, 2016

NCB Technopreneurship Unit at ...

​The NCB Technopreneurship Unit was present for the ninth edition of the Salon des Entreprises Mauriciennes organised by SMEDA from the 19th to 22nd May 2016 at the International Swami Vivekananda Conference Centre in Pailles. This fair was an opportunity to inform the members of the public about the different services offered by the Technopreneurship Unit to promote Entrepreneurship in the ICT S...

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Nov
Start Time:Nov 30, 2016

Award Ceremony of the ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition

​The ICT Innovative Business Idea Competition was a success!! The Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation, The National Computer Board and the State Bank of Mauritius congratulated everyone who participated for this competition. Some 112 participants showed interest for the Competition, Some 41 teams Registration forms were validated and some 34 teams made out for Stage I, 15 teams were selected for Stage II and 10 Teams made it through to the finals. Almost all the ideas received were very innovative as well as impressive. Consequently, this made it really difficult for the jury members to distinguish the winners. After many deliberations from our judges, it was finally able ...

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Jun
Start Time:Jun 06, 2015

ICT Expo 2015

​ICT EXPO 2015   The National Computer Board, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology Communication and Innovation, organised the 7th edition of ICT expo on 6th and 7th June 2015 at Kendra Shopping Mall St Pierre.   ICT Expo is a regional event which aims at creating more awareness on emerging technologies and bringing ICT closer to the citizens.   The NCB Technopreneurship Programme Team was present for the event to inform the public about facilities offered whereas the Technopreneurs: EdUnit; Luz and Aevo were present to demonstrate their innovative products to the member of the public present for the ICT Expo.         ...

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May
Start Time:May 21, 2015

IBM BlueMix workshop

​IBM BlueMix WorkshopThe National Computer Board, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology Communication and Innovation, with the collaboration of IBM organised a BlueMix Workshop for entrepreneurs at the ICT Academy Ebene on 21st May 2015 from 13:00 pm to 17:00 pm. BlueMix enables everyone from individual developers to large enterprise teams to rapidly build and deploy new applications, embrace continuous delivery, and extend existing IT investments with cloud integration services. With BlueMix, developers have access to a broad portfolio of capabilities. Benn Mann, Program Director, Africa Software Offerings from Kenya was present to update some 15 Technopreneurs about th ...

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Feb
Start Time:Feb 21, 2014

Business Plan Writing Training

A Business Plan Writing Training was organised by National Computer Board in the context of the ICT Business Idea Competition for the selected 33 teams who have advanced to Round II on the 21st and 22nd February 2014. The objectives of the Business Plan Writing Training were to:• Explain the importance of business planning• Define and describe all the components of a business plan including the financial forecasts.• Provide access to sample plans and resources that can help them to develop a very good business plan including its financial forecasts at the end of the session.Participants gave positive feedback about the training:• “It was a good initiative from the NCB to help the selected p ...

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Nov
Start Time:Nov 23, 2013|Category: Public

Infotech 2013 - Conference SM@RT SMe’s- empowering SMe’s through ICT

​   In the context of Infotech 2013, the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, had organised a conference on Friday 22nd November 2013 at the First Floor Kestrel Room, Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC), Pailles with the theme “SMART SME’s: Empowering SME’s through ICT” to trigger the importance of ICT adoption among our non ICT SME’s by creating an online presence; growing their businesses; improving their business processes and becoming more efficient. Hence the conference will increase the demand for broadband and increase the possibility of NCB Technopreneurs to reach new markets.   Objec ...

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The NCB Technopreneurship Unit was set up to promote Entrepreneurship in the ICT Sector.


The National Computer Board promotes entrepreneurship in the ICT sector since 2003 through the ICT Incubator Centre. The ICT Incubator Centre provided infrastructural facilities, logistics and business support to start ups in the ICT Sector.


The National Computer Board has re-engineered its ICT Incubator Centre to a Technopreneurship Unit to boost Entrepreneurship in the ICT Sector. The NCB provides the following services to Promote Entrepreneurship in ICT Sector: TechIdeaSpace, Business Advice, Guidance, Support, Tech Talks, Training, Workshops/ Conferences and ICT Innovative Business IDEA Competition.

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