iDEX would work with these incubators closely, tracking upcoming Startups/MSMEs and Innovators, and investing in them opportunistically, from the Defence Innovation Fund.
The Defence Innovation Organisation has signed MoUs with nine incubators nominated as iDEX Partner Incubators to mentor entrepreneurs and MSMEs to create, deploy and commercialise technologies and products for the Indian military and defence PSUs.
Maker Village is the largest electronic hardware incubator and ESDM facility in the country, which is a pioneering startup initiative of Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India with Indian Institute of Information Technology, Trivandrum as the implementation agency and Kerala Startup Mission as the supporting partner. Maker Village is promoting Hardware focussed innovation though setting up labs and dedicated centres that focus on the current trend and emerging disruptive technologies to bring India to the forefront of innovation in these areas.
Contact Email id:- venkat.raghavendar[at]iiitmk[dot]ac[dot]in
Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a public institute deemed to be a University for research and higher education in science and engineering, located in Bangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka. IISc aims to be among the world’s foremost academic institutions through the pursuit of excellence in research and promotion of innovation by offering world-class education to train future leaders in science and technology and by applying science and technology breakthroughs for India’s wealth creation and social welfare.
Contact Email id:- rajw[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (abbreviated IIT Hyderabad or IITH) is a public engineering and research institution located in Sangareddy district, Telangana, India. IITH is known for its academic strength, research, publications and proximity to IT and industrial hubs. The very foundation of IIT Hyderabad is based on research and innovation. The vibrant research culture is evident from the number of patents and publications that IITH has.
Contact Email id:- office.itic[at]iith[dot]ac[dot]in
Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), established in 2004 at IIT Bombay, is among of the earliest incubators in academia with proven track-record of creating economic growth, strategic value and social relevance. Over 140+ startups and 380+ innovators supported by SINE have created 3600+ jobs. SINE is actively participating in many new programs in collaboration with Government, Institutions, Industry and Academia, and serves as a role model for several incubators.
Contact Email id:- rashmi[at]sineiitb[dot]org
Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at IIM Ahmedabad helps entrepreneurs turn ideas into viable businesses. In partnership with their mentors, corporates, development agencies, IIMA community and investors, CIIE cultivates a rare breed of entrepreneurs by incubating, accelerating, mentoring and funding innovative startups. CIIE has, over the years, played a multi-dimensional role in the entrepreneurial landscape of India through its incubators, accelerators, seed-investments, and publications. Its deep understanding of the evolving gaps, needs, and opportunities in the markets and the entrepreneurial ecosystem has enabled it to design initiatives that have attracted and supported the best entrepreneurs in various.
Contact Email id:- ericb[at]iima[dot]ac[dot]in
IITM Incubation Cell (IITMIC) coordinates and leverages the synergies in various strands of excellence driving innovation and entrepreneurship at IIT Madras, consisting of cutting edge research, industrial interactions, India’s first university-driven Research Park and a stellar record of incubation in rural, social and industrial technologies. Registered as a not-for-profit Section 8 Company, IITMIC is recognised as a Technology Business Incubator by Startup India, DIPP and NSTEDB, Dept of Science & Technology, Government of India. IITMIC supports Students, Faculty, staff & Alumni of IIT-Madras and External entrepreneurs (or R&D partners to IITM) in creating successful deep tech startups, disrupting industries & translating benefits to the society at large.
Contact Email id:- bhuvan[at]respark[dot]iitm[dot]ac[dot]in
T-Hub is a unique public/private partnership between the government of Telangana, 3 of India’s premier academic institutes (IIIT-H, ISB & NALSAR) and key private sector leaders. It stands at the intersection of the start-up, academic, corporate, research and government sectors. We are anchoring the entire Hyderabad startup ecosystem with a state-of-the-art 70,000 square foot building called CatalysT, the largest building in India to be entirely dedicated to entrepreneurship.
Contact Email id:- panneer[dot]selvam[at]t-hub[dot]co
FORGE, Coimbatore offers holistic incubation services covering innovation labs, incubation grant, product & business acceleration, and seed capital investment to transform innovative hardware products/systems into successful enterprises with potential for growth, impacts and profits. FORGE aims to create a world-class Centre of Excellence for Defence & Aerospace Innovations, bringing advanced technology labs, 360D expert-mentoring, managed product innovation and business acceleration programs.
Contact Email id:- idex[at]forgeforward[dot]in
FITT is an industrial interface organization. It was established at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) as a Registered Society on 9th July 1992. The mission of FITT is to be an effective Interface with the Industry to foster, promote and sustain commercialization of Science and Technology in the Institute for mutual benefits. For over twenty-five years now, FITT has been in a mission mode for effecting the interface between the Institute and the industry and has been devising innovative ways to create partnerships and linkages with business and community to enable knowledge transfer for common good. The team at FITT and academicians from IIT Delhi have been largely responsible for our successful outreach efforts including extensive S&T collaborations.
Contact Email id:- kunal.fitt[at]gmail[dot]com
TIDES facilitates incubation of new enterprises with innovative technologies by admitting them at its Incubation Centre and provides physical, technical, financial and networking supports and services.
1.A Vibrant Innovation & Entrepreneurship ecosystem in IIT Roorkee for transforming an idea to a prototype in IIT Roorkee
2. Access to world class laboratories and cutting edge equipment available in IIT Roorkee
3.Access to IoT Prototyping Facility, Institute Instrumentation Centre, Institute Computer Centre for hardware and software relatedsupport
4. Connect with IIT Roorkee Faculty knowledge base, and IIT Roorkee Alumni Network
5.Support from TIDES Business Incubator from transforming the developed prototype to a business venture.
Contact Email id:- manish[dot]tides[at]iitr[dot]ac[dot]in
IITG-TIC is registered as a Society under the Registration of Societies Act XXI of 1860. Its goal is to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives amongst the faculty and alumni of the IITG community in particular and other State or Central Government Technical Institutions of the North East. It is an opportunity to explore and implement the innovative ideas into a commercially viable product through technology startup companies. This centre facilitates interdisciplinary research with special emphasis on development and innovation of high-growth- knowledge-based-business and nurtures the indigenous products with innovative hardware/embedded designs. Technical support, business mentoring and soft loan facility subject to availability are the key services of this centre. Spreading across an area of approximately 4000 square meters within the Technology Complex of IIT Guwahati, IITG-TIC has the adequate infrastructure for this endeavour. Currently, funds for developing basic infrastructure and soft loan facility is given by the Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India. IITG-TIC is also one of the Business Incubators approved and recognized by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt. of India. The Technology Development Board, under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, has also approved grant assistance to IITG-TIC to support Start-ups units. IITG-TIC has a Seven-member Governing Body under the Chairmanship of the Director of IIT Guwahati. A Management Council directs and administers the smooth functioning of the IITG-TIC.
(1) IIT Guwahati facilities are open for all the incubates
(2) Technical mentors are domain experts from various departments
(3) Collaborations with enthusiastic students (UG, PG, Ph.D.) are possible across all depts and centres
(4) Bionest and research park facilities are available within IITG and with state govt.
Contact Email id:- doiisi[at]iitg[dot]ac[dot]in
The Start-up Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), IIT Kanpur, is one of the oldest technology incubators, with a successful track record of exiting notable startups like Curadev Pharma, Geokno, and WeatherRisk Management among others. In last two years, SIIC IITK has been a pioneer in commercializing Covid-19 centric technologies like Swasa N-95 masks, Noccarc V310 ICU Ventilator, oxygen concentrators, oxygen plants etc. The multifaceted, vibrant incubation ecosystem has 100+ startups in the current portfolio who continue to impact lives across the entire pyramid. SIIC has developed the experience base and ecosystem critical in developing early-stage, deeptech start-ups disrupting paradigms across various domains such as agriculture, healthcare, aerospace, energy, water, and education.
Contact Email id:- idex[at]iitkfirst[dot]com
Venture Center (registered service mark) is a non-profit company incorporated as Entrepreneurship Development Center hosted by CSIR-NCL, Pune and the first incubator in CSIR. Its mission is to nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises for India. It aims to empower scientists, engineers and others to translate technology and create science-based enterprises/ deep-tech startups.
Contact Email id:- idex[at]venturecenter[dot]co[dot]in
mach33.aero is a multi-stage innovation curation and venture development platform for deep tech ventures in aerospace and defense to address commercial, environmental and social challenges through the power of innovation and entrepreneurship to make India self-sustainable in these sectors of national strategic importance.
mach33.aero is an initiative of Social Alpha. Social Alpha operates a nationwide network of technology and business incubation infrastructure, which includes product innovation labs, venture incubators, grand challenges, accelerator programmes, capital pools and market access mechanisms. Since its inception in 2016, Social Alpha has nurtured more than 150 start-ups including 60+ seed investments.
Contact Email id:- Jacob[at]mach33[dot]aero