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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 Ignition Program is for those who have an idea then start working for validation and development of an idea. (OR) early stage startups which will include mentoring and networking opportunities to accelerate their growth.
  • The TIP focuses on rigorous training, resources and networking that can further accelerate the learning curve and development of each startup.
  • During the program, innovator will refine their business model, solidify target market and work one-on-one with experienced mentors, business executives and expand their network.


Start-up Focus Areas

  • Health Tech
  • Med Tech
  • Your Idea should be solving the need in one of the following domain with indicated technologies


  • Diagnosis
  • Testing
  • Prevention
  • Protection
  • Monitoring
  • Indicated Technologies

  • Internet of Things
  • Robotics
  • AI and ML/DL
  • AR and VR
  • Block chain
  • Networking and Security
  • UAV and Drones



  • Training, Workshops, and Panel Discussion to boost up idea/startup.
  • Mentoring from experts and leading tech founders for professional guidance, review progress and technical advice.
  • Networking with experts, Investors, and Professionals.
  • Expert Sessions on Business Model, Legal & Finance Compliances, IPR, Marketing, Branding & Sales, Customer Acquisition, Indian Regulatory aspects, Design Innovation, and Technology specific session.
  • Learning about Pitch Deck preparation and Idea presentation.
  • Lab facilities and Technical Support from more than 500+ IIT faculty members.
  • Prize to the top Ideas.
  • AWS credits and Freshworks credits worth up to 8 lacs.
  • Opportunity to get incubated and funded by TIDES Business Incubator, IIT Roorkee


Eligibility Criteria

  • The Applicant should be citizen of India.
  • Applicant should have completed or pursing undergraduate degree programme in science/engineering.
  • Should be committed to exploring a business idea.
  • Team (Minimum 2 person) should have an idea /prototype.


Fee Structure

  • Registration Fee: ₹500 per team for non IIT
  • No fee for IIT Student

Start Date and Duration

  • Application Start: 28-Oct-2020.
  • Last date of Application: 08-Dec-2020.
  • Program start: Dec-2020.
  • Duration: 1 Month
  • Program Mode: Online

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