IITM Incubation Cell
Our faculty and students are transforming their inventions into startups that infuse and drive economic development. Ideas and innovations flow steadily from IITM into the marketplace. With the startup companies they launch and nurture, our faculty, students and alumni transform great innovations into a vital force for economic growth. Through the drive and ingenuity of IITM entrepreneurs—and the ecosystem the Institute offers to help them thrive—startups constitute a powerful way that IITM serves the region, the nation and the world.
Current IITM faculty who have founded (or co-founded) companies
GyanData Private Limited
Daksha Imaging Private Limited
Co-founder: Dr ANURAG MITTAL
next generation video surveillance. Daksha offers retail to enterprise grade solution using Machine Learning, Pattern Matching Image Processing and Computer Vision. The solution provides real time alarming, Distributed Architecture and high end imaging quality solutions.
Unilumen Photonics Private Limited
Founders: Profs. ANIL PRABHAKAR & BALAJI SRNINIVASAN
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.
Dhvani Research & Development Solution Pvt Ltd
Co-founder: Prof KRISHNAN BALASUBRAMANIAM
A spin-off from the Centre for Non-destructive Evaluation (CNDE) at IITM, this technology company was formed in 2008 for transferring academic research of CNDE at IITM into products for the industry. The company provides a concept to field experience to customers through innovation in technologies related to non-destructive testing, manufacturing diagnostics, materials characterization, structural health monitoring, simulation and visualization tools, and training.
Samudra Consultants Private Limited
Founders: Profs. V SUNDAR, K MURALI and SA SANNASIRAJProvide 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
Okapi Advisory Services Private Limited
Co-founder: Dr ASHWIN MAHALINGAMOkapi 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.
Enability Foundation For Rehabilitation
Co-founder: Prof ANIL PRABHAKAR
Award: NASSCOM Foundation Social Innovation: 2015 ICT Led Social Innovation receiving a Catalytic Grant
Concrete Quality Concepts Private Limited
Thin Film Solutions - Consultants & Project executors Pvt Ltd
Merkel Haptic Systems Private Limited
Founder: Prof M MANIVANNANMHS 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.
Institute for Constructions Materials and Technology Private Limited
Air OK Technologies Private Limited
Co-founders: Dr SM SHIVA NAGENDRA and Prof MP MAIYA
Resource center for air quality management. Provides cost-effective and efficient technological solutions for air quality management issues in industries, urban built environment and waste management sites. Development of decision support systems for air quality management at industries/urban/local areas.
Karuvee Innovations Private Limited
Founders: Prof S RAMAKRISHNAN
Design & development of Medical Devices, systems and solutions using advancements in simulation, modeling, communication and information technology
InnoNano Research Private Limited
Co-founder: Prof T PRADEEP
Nanomaterial based water purification technology, which has been widely deployed in India. Product: AMRIT - arsenic and metal decontamination of water undergoing installation in the arsenic- and iron-affected regions of the Murshidabad District, West Bengal, and currently serving 1,00,000+ people.
IITM faculty who are involved in companies founded by IITM students, alumni or externals
Wii Tronics Solutions Private Limited
Tharakan Web Innovations Pvt Ltd
Faculty members from Computer Science & Management Studies Depts
The company owns and operates Myeasydocs.com which is a product of collaboration with faculty members from the departments of computer science and management studies in IIT Madras. Myeasydocs.com provides services of online storage, verification & sharing of paper based documents, linking document owners, document issuers and document seeking entities into a single portal.
Cygni Energy Private Limited
Faculty & staff members from Electrical Engg Dept
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Specialties: Renewables, Energy Efficient Equipments, Solar-DC, Low Voltage DC
Industry: Renewables & Environment
Engineering Project Management Consultancy and Research Pvt Ltd
Faculty members from Civil Engg Dept
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.
Nadhi Information Technologies Private Limited
Purius Nanosystems Private Limited
Faculty from Biotechnology DeptA healthcare diagnostics company that currently develops an integrated molecular diagnostic system for performing complex DNA/RNA/Protein testing.