About Us

AIC - Anna University Incubation Foundation

Fostering Maker Movement

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Building a strong Startup Community

Promoting and Nurturing Entrepreneurship

Providing support Infrastructure for Entrepreneurs

AIC - Anna University Incubation Foundation is a section 8 company founded by the Anna University with the grant from Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog, Government of India to build a vibrant innovation and startup ecosystem in the country.
The foundation strives to provide innovation, incubation and startup services to budding entrepreneurs. The aim is to provide start-ups with necessary guidance, networking, infrastructure, technology support, access to mentors, investors, and facilitating a host of other needs that may be required for the start- up to survive and scale.

  • Promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Build and nurture an innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  • Support creation of technology driven, IP centric startups in the focus areas, working closely with the indusry, goverment agecies, university campuses and extended colleges.

Some of the long-term focus areas for the incubator include Agriculture, Healthcare, Clean Energy & Low Carbon Technologies, Transportation, Smart Materials, Aerospace, along with horizontal technologies such as AI, IoT, AR/VR, Robotics and Drones.

Services

We understand various stages of entreprenuership and the needs of entrepreneurs.
Our services are designed to meet the needs of just not our student entrepreneurs, but also seasoned, serial entrepreneurs.

Aspire

For aspiring entrepreneurs.

Helps them to understand what it takes to become an entrepreneur

Inception

For entrepreneurs with ideas.

Helps them to sharpen thier idea pool into a business model

Pre-Incubation

For entrepreneurs with business plan.

Helps them to develop an idea into a working prototype

Incubation

For entreprenues with product.

Helps them move from a working protype to a paying customer

Acceleration

For entreprenues looking to scale.

Helps them move from a few customers to capturing market

Investment

For entrepreneurs looking for funding.

Guides them through various investment models and options available for deserving entrepreneurs

Events

Our events are focused on giving you specific knowldge and imparting specialized skills.
Delivered by experts, industry partners and our distingushed alumni, these are aimed to make you a successful innovator and entreprenuer.

June 1, 2020:

Launch of AIC Anna Incubator website
Prof M. K. Surappa , Vice Chancellor - Anna University


As we go digital, the web presence and web properties become even more important tools in engaging the innovation and entrepreneurship community. Join us for the launch of the website by our Honorable Vice Chancellor Prof M. K. Surappa.

Programs

We know and appreciate the difficulties of entreprenuership journey.
Our programs are curated and designed by innovators and entreprenuers who have walked that hard path.