Startup Mania 6.0-2021

Registration Closing Date: 30/09/2021 (refer Contest Link) Reward: Upto 1.25 Lakh INR & Startup Support

About TBI@KEC :

TBI @ KEC, a very unique facility and the first of its kind in India, was established in 2003 by Kongu Engineering College (KEC) with the grant and support of NSTEDB / Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India for a total project of Rs. 3.95 Crore to encourage startups and entrepreneurship development in the fields of advanced science and technology. TBI @ KEC provides full support to incubates from concept to commercialization at different stages including project formulation, mentoring, financial assistance, co-working space and infrastructure support.

TBI @ KEC has incubated entrepreneurs from Erode, Coimbatore, Chennai and Bangalore. Products have been launched so far for the benefit of various sectors of the economy and society (products for export). TBI @ KEC received seed funds / grants from NSTEDB, TDB and MSMEs and provided financial support in the form of a loan / grant on concessional terms to deserving incubates; projects to date. Under the NIDHI-PRAYAS program, innovators can benefit up to Rs.10 lakh as a grant to convert their innovative idea into proof of concept / prototype.

TBI @ KEC won the coveted National Award for the best TBI in the country for 2012 in recognition of its consistent good performance. The award, instituted by DST / GoI, was presented to TBI @ KEC by the President of India on May 11, 2013.

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About Startup Mania 2021:

Startup mania by TBI@KEC which is in 6th edition brings together aspiring, innovators, startups and undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students from Science, Engineering, Medicine, Polytechnic and Management from colleges and universities in TamilNadu to shape their innovative ideas for the future.