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Last updated: 31st August 2022

“Information on Digital Entrepreneur and Innovation Ecosystem Development Project


Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem Development Project



Information & Communication Technology Division


Implementing Agency

Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority


Name of the Project

Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Ecosystem Development Project


Implementation Period

January 2021 – December 2025


Project Location

Dhaka, Chattogram, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet, Mymenshing, Rangpur and Barishal


Estimated cost of the project (In Lakh Taka)

BDT 35306.00 Lakh


Source of Fund (In Lakh Taka)

GoB- BDT 9806.00 Lakh and P.A- 25500.00 Lakh


Date of Approval

The project has been approved by ECNEC on 03/02/2012 and activated by the WORLD BANK on 11th July 2021


Objectives of the project

  1. To develop climate resilient and sustainable infrastructure by establishing a new building as Vision 2021 Tower- 2 at Kawran Bazar (Plot 45/A-45/C) Dhaka
  2. To improve  effective  environment in existing STPs and Innovation Hub in leading universities to create effective innovation eco-system 
  3. To create common facilities for use of researcher, start-up student and firms
  4. To improve the growth rates and market entry  of digital startups and small and medium-sized enterprises in the digital economy
  5. To create a gender-inclusive culture for digital entrepreneurship.


Main component of the project


  1. Establishment of  an Eco-friendly and Green Software Technology Park ( Vision 2021 Tower Software Technology Park -2)
  2. Renovation of existing Vision 2021 Tower Software Technology Park -1 and other add-ons to upgrade as an attractive Software Technology Park  
  3. Establishment of Innovation hubs in 7 Universities.
  4. Startup facilities in 4 Software Technology Parks.
  5. Establishment of  4 Specialized Lab in different Universities as common facilities
  6. Innovation Programs in Software Technology Parks and create skilled resource pool for future innovation endeavor
  7.   University based Innovation Hub management, Trained students in innovation and  university teachers as skilled resource pool
  8. Connecting Investor with Startups
  9. Human Resource Development Program
  10.  Awareness creation and connecting peoples for Stratup/ Innovation