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 IndiaIITMIC 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. 

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IITMIC taps into IITM's vast and extensive alumni network, to provide mentoring support (with IITM Entrepreneurship Forum) tailored to help entrepreneurs navigate the transition from ideas to successful businesses. IITMIC has also launched the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program where incubatees have the unique opportunity to interact one-on-one with accomplished entrepreneurs. >
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200 deep technology Startups incubated at IIT Madras 
140 companies incubated at IITMIC. 
Founded by students, faculty, staff & alumni of IIT-Madras, and external entrepreneurs, working across sectors. 
60 companies incubated at our sister incubator - IITM's Rural Technology Business Incubator (RTBI)