IIT Guwahati in collaboration with Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) has established "TePP Outreach cum Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC) IIT Guwahati" to promote innovation in the North-Eastern region of India. "Technopreneur Promotion Program (TePP)" is run by the DSIR to promote individual innovators to become technology - based entrepreneurs (Technopreneurs).

TOCIC IIT Guwahati is inviting proposals from individual innovators from North east and recommends them to DSIR based on experts' review reports.

There are various schemes under the TePP program to fund various stages of technology development and needs of individual innovators.