MIT Manipal Innovation Centre was established to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of MIT in 2007. The aim of the center is to nurture innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship skills of the students, faculty & people in the region. Innovation Center helps in creating the pipeline for entrepreneurship, it fosters creative thinking and innovation through open network of students, faculty members and community members. It provides the required resources to become innovators and has divisions such as Idea Café, Excelerate, Makerspace and Apple Creative Studio. Innovation center activities are driven by Chief Innovation Officer and his team.