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AAUM research and Analytics Private Limited

http://aaumanalytics.com
Founder: RAJESH KUMAR 
(IITM alumnus) 
What it offers?
Big Data Analytics for enterprises. Clients range from finance, insurance, HR, Health Care, Entertainment, FMCG, Retail & Telecom. Visit us online

Samyuktha Wellness Private Limited

Founders: Dr RAJAN DEWAR 
(IITB alum 1999 & Faculty, Univ. of Michigan)
Domain: Healthcare; medical diagnostics
What it offers?
Project Samyuktha, focuses on implementing quality cervical cancer screening process in Low-Middle Income countries through use of hybrid, traditional and innovation methods. Visit us online

Aerostrovilos Energy Private Limited

http://www.aerostrovilos.com/
Founders: ROHIT GROVER, Prof SR CHAKRAVARTHY & PRADEEP THANGAPPAN
(IITM Alumnus 2016 and Faculty (AE); External)
Domain: Energy and Power; Manufacturing
What it offers? 
Develop high-end sophisticated gas turbine technology for power generation in India. Current status: developing a compact 100kW micro gas turbine (MGT) indigenously at an affordable price for Indian market in order to generate power from biomass and bio-waste. Multi fuel compatibility and continuous operation reliability makes MGT a perfect candidate for distributed power generation in rural India using locally available fuels. Due to its high compactness, a MGT can also be installed in electric vehicles for range extension. Visit us online
Funds raised: Rs 0.9 crore grant-in-aid from BPCL under the Oil PSU's Startup scheme 'Project Ankur' (Jun 2018)

Medha Innovation and Development Private Limited

http://www.medhaid.com
Founders: AMOGH BHATNAGAR & ANIDHYA BHATNAGAR 
Domain: Big Data, Bioinformatics (Analysis & Diagnostics )
What it offers?
Sequence Analysis Platform over cloud based on Big Data & proprietary Algorithms that provide robust and more accurate results for microbial identification, phylogenetic characterization, 16s meta-genomics diagnosis and NGS (Next Generation Sequence) Analysis. Visit us online
Funds raised: Bootstrapped & Loan from Punjab National Bank
Joint Incubation at IITM's Bioincubator

Debrique Creative Labs Private Limited

Founders: SHREE RAM RAVICHANDRANGOBINATH P
(IITM Alumni, 2018)
Domain: New age construction
What it offers?
Modular foldable cabins to Reduce mobilization Cost & Time for Temporary Infrastructures in Construction Industry & oil refineries.

Marmag Infra Private Limited

Founders: AJITH PS, Prof. ARUL JAYACHANDRANSIVAPRASAD KV ANOOP BABY 
(IITM alumni & Faculty)
Domain: Civil Infrastructure
What it offers?
Marmag will provide engineering design solutions in India and across the globe by harnessing the technical talent pool in rural India. Visit us online

X2 Fuels and Energy Private Limited

Founders: Prof. R VINU & Prof. SR CHAKRAVARTHY
(IITM Faculty members)
Domain: Waste Treatment, Energy
What it offers? 
Develop & deploy thermochemical technologies for the conversion of any solid feedstock such as biomass, mixed wastes, MSW, organics into storable liquid & solid fuels, which can potentially be integrated within a refinery infrastructure.

Lema Labs Private Limited

http://www.lemalabs.com/
Founder: KEDAR KULKARNI
(IITM alumnus, 2012) 
What it offers? 
Lema Labs provides Robotics education to local colleges. Has developed specialized Robotics kits to enable learning. Visit us online.
Kaizen Robotics programA 2 year long program, which contains Basic modules in Robotics and Advanced modules in computer vision, control systems, machine learning, industrial automation & cloud deployment.  
Funds raised: Seed funding by IITMIC and RTBI
Co-incubatee of RTBI

BlueSinQ Automations Private Limited

www.bluesinq.com
Founders: ROHIT K, DEEPAK CHANCHAL & PAVAN KUMAR BADURU
(IITM alumni)
Domain: IoT, Home Automation
What it offers? 
Builds IoT products in consumer electronics space. The first product range is in home automation domain
Bluesinq products offer a new user experience with its best in class design & high-quality build. Coupled with energy analytics and natural communication, the team aims to rapidly increase the penetration of home automation in India. Visit us online
Funds raised: Seed Funding by IITMIC 
 
(left) BQ Touch Switch - add 
style to your walls. Automation made beautiful with touch interface.
(right) BQ Insta - DIY smart device makes every appliance in your home smart. Connect and enjoy smart living on the go. 

MobilTrain Knowledge Services Private Limited


http://mobiltrain.com
Founder: GAYATHRI SRIRAM
What it offers?
Leverages mobile technology to offer training services in healthcare, education, employability skills, on the job training and more.

Gnanam Institute for Training in Advanced Analytics (GITAA)

https://www.gitaa.in/
Founders: Prof. RAGHUNATHAN RENGASAMY & Prof. SHANKAR NARASIMHAN
(IITM Faculty)
Domain: Skill Development Training, Data Sciences, Education
What it offers?
GITAA imparts skill development training in the area of data science and artificial intelligence. The training is customized to various segments such as corporates, educational institutions and individuals aiming to transition to the exciting area of data sciences. Domain support for the training is drawn from academics belonging to IITs (IIT-Madras, IIT-Bombay, IIT-Gandhinagar), thus offering a rich combination of quality and exposure. Visit us online.

Growtech Innovations Private Limited

http://growtech.biz/
Domains: Air and Water 
What it offers? 
Growtech is a Technology Licensing & Innovation Consulting company focuused on helping client create disruptive technology based frugal & socially relevant innovations for the bottom of the pyramid population. Current focus: products in the area of Air & Water. Visit us online
Funds raised:  investment by Ratan Tata, Deepak Mangla & Deepak Maheswari

Rista Handicrafts Private Limited

http://ristahandicrafts.com/
Founder: JYOTI BUDHIA
What it offers?
RISTA (Rural Indian Social Traditional Artefacts) is a social startup that works with rural woman artisans to create handwoven home décor out of natural fibersRista delivers a wide range of exquisite hand-weaved home décor and gift items made out of natural fibers. They use bio-degradable raw materials such as Cane, Bamboo, Golden Grass and Sabai Grass, processed using traditional ways improvising traditional wisdom of rural artisans. Order products online 
Funds raised: Seed support by RTBI; Ministry of MSME (GoI) Grant

Okapi Advisory Services Private Limited

http://okapia.co/
Founders: Prof. ASHWIN MAHALINGAM & Dr JESSICA SEDDON
(IITM faculty and external)
What it offers?
Okapi is an India-based research and consulting group focused on institutional design for complex goals in changing times. They help clients create policies, ecosystems, and organizations that motivate and aggregate individual contributions to broader public purposes.  Visit us online

Pojo Software Private Limited

http://pojo.in
Founder: SRINI VEERASAKTHI  
Domain: Education
What it offers?
Pojo offers http://Needbook.in -  School NEET Courseware available online and DVD based offline magazines, college DVD magazine based skilling. Visit us online
Funds raised: Bootstrapped

Sangvint Technologies Private Limited - WeThink

http://we-think.org/
Founder: SANGEETHA SARANATHAN
(MBA, IIM Indore, 2003)
Domain: EdTech
What it offers?
Offers an analytics driven assessment portal for K-10 students. WeThink's highly intelligent solution can predict a learner's future performance, identify a path that would take the shortest possible time for the student to master relevant topics and improve. The startup currently works with schools as well as students/parents directly. See YouTube video. Visit us online

AnimApp (FuchsiaGiraffe Innovations Private Limited)

Founder: SAGAR SHETH
Domain: Animal Healthcare
What it offers?
Aims to bring in efficiency in animal healthcare being provided by veterinarians, through a technology platform that enables end-to-end patient management with unique species' assisted workflowVisit us online
Funds raised: IITMIC and RTBI seed support

Chakra Network Solutions Private Limited

Founder: S SREE HARI NAGARAJAN 
(IITM alumnus)
What it offers? Provides Network management solutions (Consultancy and Implementation). They have been instrumental in enabling remote monitoring & management of Solar DC system by developing IoT-based mobile appsVisit us online

Concrete Quality Concepts Private Limited

Founders: Prof MANU SANTHANAM & SHYAM BASKARAN
(IITM faculty & alumnus)
What it offers? 
On-site non-destructive and partial destructive testing of concrete condition, repair and rehabilitation methodologies and consultancy. Visit us online

Samudra Consultants Private LImited

http://www.samudraconsultants.com/
Founders: Profs. V SUNDAR, K MURALI and SA SANNASIRAJ
(IITM Faculty members, Ocean Engg)
What it offers?
Provide expert knowledge, manpower and services towards monitoring of coastal and ocean environment; construction of coastal and ocean structures; surveys, design and project management services; numerical and experimental simulations and analysis, coastal and Ocean Engineering software design and integration. Visit us online

Quest Compbio Private Limited

Founder: Dr. ANIRUDH RANGANATHAN
(Stockholm University)
Domain: Drug discovery services
What it offers? 
A platform for early stage drug discovery with computational biology at its heart. The computational pipelines are based on the founder’s academic research and offers cutting-edge approaches to tackle challenging problems at this stage of the drug discovery process. Visit us online
Funds raised:  Bootstrapped
Co-incubated at IITM's Bioincubator

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Vasitars Private Limited

http://vasitars.com/
Founders: VISHWAS CHANDRA KHAN & TUSHAR GAUTAM 
(IIT-BBS Alumni)
Domain: Pipeline Repair; Engineering products
What it offers?
Provides complete in-situ composite repair solutions to all kind of damage scenarios in transmission pipelines. Currently serving oil & gas; water & process industries. Also involved in designing & manufacturing composite structures such as composite pressure vessels, any automobile & aerospace components, armor design using composites as backing layer for impact resistant applications. Visit us online YouTube
Funds raised: Funding by IOCL, under their oil PSU 'startup fund scheme'.

Invention Labs Engineering Products Private Limited


http://www.outlookbusiness.com/specials/indian-innovation/voice-box-297713683edbf008a97896c3f45b_385_650.jpg
http://inventionlabs.in
Founder: AJIT NARAYANAN 
(IITM alumnus)
What it offers?
Makes products for persons with communication disorders. First product - Avaz - helps persons with cerebral palsy to communicate in an independent manner. Current product: FreeSpeech a revolutionary grammar prediction engine which allows users to build sentences & learn languages; helps autistic kids communicate complicated sentences. Markets: US, Denmark and India  Link
Investments: $1M in Series A investment (2016); $0.5M from Inventus Capital & Mumbai Angels and other angels like Google India MD, Rajan Anandan and Sierra Atlantic founder, Raju Reddy (2014) 

XYMA Analytics

Founders: Dr. NISHANTH RAJA,
 Prof KRISHNAN BALASUBRAMANIAN & Prof PRABHU RAJAGOPAL
(IITM Post Doctoral fellow & Faculty)
Domain: Industrial IoT
What it offers? 
Provide novel sensor technology-based platforms for Industrial IOT and
provide plant-wide distributed & concurrent sensing solutions for data-driven decision making. Current focus: integrating Distributed Waveguide Ultrasonic Sensors with Process Models and Data Analytics in a common global platform. Visit us online

Merkel Haptic Systems Private Limited

http://merkelhaptics.com/
Founder: Prof M MANIVANNAN
(IITM faculty)
What it offers?
MHS is the first haptics company in India exclusively for touch related technologies, pioneer in providing 3D touch technology solutions in India and abroad, combining academic and industrial experience. It is a spin-off company from IIT Madras Touchlab. MHS is developing a new haptic devices that add high-fidelity virtual reality based training systems. Visit us online 
Products: Laparoscopy Surgical Simulator and In-Vitro Fertilisation Training Simulator - both with Haptics Feedback
Funds raised: Two IPs licensed at $1M to Singapore based firm (2017)seed funding by IITMIC; Ministry of MSME (GoI) Grant (Dec'15)
Mannequin based training simulators for doctors

Unilumen Photonics Private Limited

http://unilumen.in/
Founders: Profs. ANIL PRABHAKAR & BALAJI SRINIVASAN 
(IITM faculty)
What it offers? 
Specializes in fibre laser technology solutions to industries such as material marking and cutting, and bio-engineering. Product portfolio includes pulsed and continuous wave fibre lasers, and laser drivers. Technology solutions also include packaging, testing and characterization of components and subsystems that are incorporated into fibre lasers. Visit us online
Funds raised: Ministry of MSME (GoI) Grant (Dec'15); Investment by Jiva Sciences Pvt. Ltd. (Nov'17)

MGH Labs Private Limited

http://bogorchid.com/product/Bogorchid-Black/bog12
Founders: MUTHUKUMAR P, HEMACHANDRA B & GOKUL R
(IIT Alumni)
Domain: FMCG Health Care
What it offers? 
Bogorchid which can attract, catch & kill mosquitoes naturally. With several patents filed in India, the product has gone through several test trials and can trap up to 800 Mosquitoes in a span of 3 days in a residential house in Chennai City. Visit us online
Funds raised: Seed investment (Rs 0.5Cr) by IITMIC Bank Loan under CGTMSE Scheme; $200k angel investment from Keiretsu Forum (Chennai Chapter) & Ventureast (Apr 2018)

Ubifly Technologies Private Limited

https://www.eplanecompany.com/
Founder: PRANJAL MEHTA, SIDHARTH RAMESH, Prof. SR CHAKRAVARTHYRASHMI RAVISHANKER
(IITM alumni, Faculty & Student)
Domain: Aerial Drones, Manufacturing, transportation
What it offers? 
Develop and manufacture next generation hybrid autonomous aerial vehicles for airborne mobility. Visit us online

Yaathum Biotech Private Limited

http://www.yaathumbiotech.com/
Founders: ANITHA RAJAGOPAL & ARIVAN THIRUVALLUVAR

Domain: Healthcare (diagnostic)
What it offers? 
A molecular biotech company specializing in the development of Real-time quantitative PCR (qPCR) assays for rapid and affordable diagnosis of disease and research in life sciences. Presently, developing a novel multiplex qPCR based diagnostic kit that would make possible the identification of full range of Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR & XDR-TB) in a single test, at one third the present cost, and  taking a few hours to test. Visit us online
Funds raised: Biotech Ignition Grant from BIRAC-DBT
Joint Incubation with IITM Bio-incubator

Greenvironment Innovation and Marketing India Private Limited

http://www.greenvironmentindia.com/
Co-Founder: VARUN SRIDHARAN
Domain: Smart Water & Wastewater Management 
What it offers?
An environmental engineering company focused towards providing Real-time monitoring, reporting & troubleshooting of water distribution & treatment systems using IoT based instrument and field level data collection by mobile app, information processed on cloud server for troubleshooting alerts. (deck) Visit us online
Funds raised:  Seed funding by IITMIC and RTBI; Angel Investment

Kapindra Precision Engineering Private Limited

http://www.kapindra.com/
Founders: PADMANABH BAGARIA, Profs MS RAMACHANDRA RAO, N. ARUNACHALAM and SATHYAN SUBBIAH
(External & IITM Faculty members)
What it offers? 
Company specializing in nano-engineered diamond coatings for commercial applications in aerospace, defence, medical and electronics industries. Visit us online 

Microspin Machine Works Private Limited

www.microspin.co.in
Founder: L KANNAN
(IITM alumnus, BTech 1988)
Domain: Textile Machinery OEM
What it offers?
Microspin works on commercializing innovative technologies of fibre processing which enables production of premium quality yarn at low investment, along with significantly reduced energy footprint.  Microspin's technology is based on a proprietary process, comprising 27 patentable claims that have been upheld by the International Patent Search Authority, Vienna.
Textiles produced by this method have gained recognition among leading brands and designers in India and abroad, enabling small producers to gain enhanced value for their produce – short video.  The prestigious Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator recently recognized this contribution.
Microspin’s offerings are also used as an affordable and convenient platform for developing new blends and for the production of sampling lots. Apart from private enterprises who are using this technology to blend different natural fibers, the Central Silk Board is working with Microspin to adapt the process for “Eri” silkVisit us online
Funds raised:  Seed funding by RTBI (Rs 25lac); Angel Investment (Rs 70lac); Debt funding (Rs 4.75cr)

Elicius Energy Private Limited

www.eliciusenergy.com
Founders: Prof. RAGHUNATHAN RENGASWAMY, SUSEENDIRAN SR & SAMUEL PEARN-ROWE
(IITM Faculty, PhD student & Research Staff)
Domain: Energy Storage
What it offers?
Elicius provides more adaptable and adoptable clean energy storage alternatives, such as hydrogen fuel cells/batteries. Elicius offers advanced testing & diagnostic equipment such as RIS technique: provides faster processing time and lower equipment costs for Fuel Cell and Battery Management Systems. Product: Tubular PEM Fuel Cell, which is a portable energy storage device. Company also offers a range of R&D and consultancy services to energy storage users.  Visit us online 

Engineering Project Management Consultancy and Research Private Limited

http://epmcr.co.in/
Founders: S KAVINKUMAR & PS MUKUNDAN 
(IITM alumni) 
What it offers?
EPMCR offers civil engineering solutions right from architecture to delivery of the infrastructure facilities to the client. EPMCR offers single point solution for planning, design and construction of all type of building, transportation and water Infrastructures. Visit us online

AquEasy Innovations Private Limited

www.aqueasy.com
Founders: Prof. THALAPPIL PRADEEP & RAMESH KUMAR
(IITM faculty and research associate)
Domain: Clean Drinking Water 
What it offers?
AquEasy develops water purification solutionsCurrent products: 
1. Blue Bottle:  contaminant specific water purifier bottle 
2. Roll Pure - Rolling Water Purifier assists water transportation and provides clean water at point of use
3. AMRIT Domestic Unit - household unit for removal for biological contaminants, arsenic and iron from water
Visit us online

Theevanam Additives & Nutraceuts Private Limited

Founders: Prof. TS CHANDRA, Prof. MUKESH DOBLE, MANAN PATEL & Dr. S SESHADRI
(IITM Faculty, Biotech Dept; PhD student, BT)
Domain: Food Nutraceuticals, Feed additives, Immunity modulator
What it offers? 
Micronized prebiotics, nano-formulation of natural polysaccharide immunity booster for shrimp aqua industry. The formulation have a great scope of implication in Poultry and Cattle industry. Food-grade formulation can go as nutraceutical additive with milkshake, chocolates, ice-creams etc. Visit us online
Funds raised: Seed funding by IITMIC, Biotech Ignition Grant (BIG) from BIRAC-DBT (2017)
Joint incubation with IITM Bio-incubator

Samudhyoga Waste Chakra

Founders: Prof. INDUMATHI NAMBI, Dr. K SIVAGAMI, Dr. DIVYA PRIYA, RAMYA SELVARAJ & SRIRAM NARASIMHAN
(IITM Faculty, Post Doctoral fellow, PhD student & Project staff))
Domain: Wastewater & Waste Treatment 
What it offers?
Management of wastewater and solid waste, through design, fabrication, installation, operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plants and waste-to-energy plants. Current focus: plastic waste pyrolysis

EnviTran Smart Systems Private Limited

http://www.envitransmartsystems.com/
Founders: Prof. S M SHIVA NAGENDRA, Prof. NILESH J VASA, Prof. GITAKRISHNAN RAMADURAI, RANGA RAJAN T & Dr. DHEERAJ ALSHETTY V
(IITM Faculty members & Alumni, MTech / PhD) 
Domain: Air Quality Management
What it offers?
Providing engineering solutions for vehicular, industrial, indoor and urban air pollution controlCurrent product: first mechanical retro-fit device for the control of soot emissions from diesel vehicles. It is suitable for both new and on-road vehicles. Visit us online
Funds raised: Seed funding by IITMIC

zBliss Technologies Private Limited

http://www.zbliss.com/

Founders: JAYAKANTH KESANDr. PREETHA E

Domain: IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence,  Healthcare IT
What it offers? 
Medical IoT, Hardware and SaaS software solutions for Intensive Care Units, continuous patient monitoring, data automation, predictive analytics and advanced AI solutions in Healthcare. Visit us online

Rathi Aerospace Labs Private Limited

Founders: NIKUNJ RATHI and Prof. PA RAMAKRISHNA
(IITM PhD student & Faculty, AE)
Domain: Aerospace
What it offers?
Company is developing a wax based mandrel for safe, cost effective and easy process of making solid propellants for missiles and launch vehicles.
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