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Technology Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development Society (TIEDS) has been established to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the region, To accomplish its goal, TIEDS runs and manages a Business Incubator called Technology Innovation & Development of Entrepreneurship Support (TIDES) Business Incubator hosted at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, 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.
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Tides Accelerator Program

TIDES Accelerator Program (TAP)


  • TIDES Accelerator Program is an acceleration program by TIDES Business Incubator in collaboration with IIT Roorkee, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India) to support Internet of Things (IoT) based startups.
  • It is a 15-weeks intensive training based Acceleration program that helps startups to develop their products and get customer validation.
  • The TAP has an intake of 10-15 start-ups per cohort.
  • The TAP will be curated by Z Nation Lab.



TAP’s objective is to facilitate knowledge exchange, understand innovation requirements of corporates that can be bridged by startups and eventually lead to startup-corporate collaborations. The startups will gain accelerated product development and customer validation.



  • Participate in an innovation sprint to validate your technology and business solutions by the CTO and Tech Heads of the Fortune 500 Companies.

  • Regular interaction & Mentoring sessions by world-class experts to share, discuss and Growth Hack your Startup.

  • Secure pilot opportunity with leading corporations and government entities.

  • Scale your business in global markets by compressing years of learning from experience in just a few months.

  • Establish sustainable business relationships with potential partners, while meeting potential investors, Corporates and marquee entrepreneurs.

  • Opportunity to get funded by Tides Incubator fund and Z Nation Lab growth fund.

  • The program will culminate with the Demo Day! Pitching and connecting to potential Angels, HNI’s and VC funds from India & abroad.

  • Build your connection in the external startup ecosystem  during our 1 week FREE Tour to Bangalore in the month of June.

  • Free credits upto $20k from the Cloud & Ecosystem Partners.


Additional Facilities

  • Accomodation and F&B facility available at the Campus for 4 months at highly subsidised rates.

  • Free of cost office space at the  Incubation Centre with super speed Wifi connection for all 4 months.



  • Startups ranging from ideation phase to having technology proof-of- concept or prototype ready.
  • Founder's Agreement should have been executed before onbaording startup for TAP



It is a 15-weeks intensive training based Acceleration program that helps startups to develop their products and get customer validation.

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Applications Open

Participants are requested to apply online. The form seeks details on the problem you are trying to solve, the uniqueness of your solution, value proposition, competitive advantage etc. Additional materials to support the case are welcome.

Applications Review

On reviewing the applications, the applicants will be contacted if there are any questions related to their applications.

Pitching Session

The shortlisted startups will be invited to pitch to an elite panel of investors and partners at TIDES. The Top startups will be selected for the TIDES Accelerator program.

Accelerator Programme

TIDES Accelerator program is an intensive training based Acceleration program that helps startups to develop their products and get customer validation. All teams will be mentored by world-class mentors, external partners, and the TIDES team.


All Selected startups will be pitching in front of elite investor panel and partners for possible investment. The Top-3 startups will receive incubation and investment from TIDES.

Sector Focus

Health tech

Built Environment

Smart Mobility

Industrial IoT

Evaluation Parameters


How unique is the innovation as a solution?

Time Frame

Can the innovation be implemented in the given time?

Proof of Concept

The paper idea to be prototyped on a small scale

Market Fit

Is the Founders’ / management’s attitude and intent in the right place?

Market Potential & Scalability

Are the operations scalable and sustainable in the longer term?

Apply For Tides Accelerator Program



Please upload Plan Proposal at the time of applying.

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