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IIT Ropar Technology Business Incubator Foundation (TBIF)

To strengthen entrepreneurship & start-up ecosystem in IIT Ropar, the institute has been running a technology business incubator at its campus, which is an independent Section 8 Company, registered as IIT Ropar Technology Business Incubator Foundation (TBIF). It was formed in 2016 to host Technology Business Incubator (TBI) under NIDHI TBI Scheme of Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. It is housed in Visvesvaraya Block of the institute with a floor area of 13000 sq feet. The incubator has its own Board of Directors with Prof. S. K. Das (Director-IIT Ropar) as the Chairman, Prof. Harpreet Singh (Dean-ICSRII) is the Coordinator and one of the directors of TBIF & other members from Industries of the region, CEO Punjab Infotech etc. Mr. J. K. Sharma is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the incubator, who is looking after its day to day operations. Infrastructure wise, TBI comprises co-working spaces as well as individual fully furnished offices for incubates, along with some common amenities such as conference room, pantry and central laboratory. The TBIF has constituted a Project Evaluation and Monitoring Committee, which evaluates the business proposals as per the SOP of TBIF. The incubator caters to the incubation and mentoring needs of the future entrepreneurs of IIT Ropar and the Nation. The incubator has the following thrust areas:

1.      IT and IT-enables Services

2.      Manufacturing

3.      Healthcare Technologies

4.      Clean Energy

5.      Agriculture