The objective of the incubation programme is to support entrepreneurs with industrial ideas which can be nurtured into viable commercial enterprises. During incubation, KIRDI helps clients to optimize production processes and develop new products. The entrepreneur is also assisted to improve product quality and acquire certification for their products in order to meet national and international quality standards., which can enable them to sell their products. Through this programme, start-up industrial enterprises are provided with workspace, equipment and technical assistance within KIRDI for up to 18 months. The incubation programme can also be through outreach support at the entrepreneur’s premise (i.e. virtual incubation). In 2021/2022 financial year, KIRDI supported about 600 industrial start-up enterprises under the incubation programme.