APSDMA in collaboration with Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) has established an Innovation and Incubation Centre (i-SPACE) to facilitate and encourage scalable creative ideas relevant to disaster mitigation and management by creating an ecosystem for developing technology based disaster management solutions in APSDMA head quarter building. Additionally, a State-of-the-art facility for product design and model development in 3D printing ecosystem has been introduced in the innovation centre. The laboratory is equipped with 3D Printers and 3D Scanner. Young aspirants and researchers from universities in the state are provided front end assistance from a panel of experts and back end assistance from companies to design new products.
The Innovation and Incubation space to encourage identification of ideas relevant to disaster mitigation and management, promote capacity building, technological mitigation measures, safety and security and create a workable ecosystem for developing technology based disaster management solutions. i-SPACE has been planned to function as a centralized facility for students and young researchers from the State of Andhra Pradesh to innovative technological solutions in the field of disaster management.