Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Incubation

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Center for Entrepreneurship Development and Incubation (CEDI) is an independent company promoted by the National Institute of Technology, Trichy. CEDI was established in 2012 and is currently registered under Section 8 of the Companies Act. CEDI has created a comprehensive Entrepreneurial ecosystem at NIT, Trichy. CEDI enables young entrepreneurs to initiate technology start-up companies for commercial exploration of technologies developed by them in the areas of ICT and Electronics. CEDI is implementing a project Technological Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE) funded by the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Govt. of India to promote start-up companies in the areas of ICT and Electronics.

CEDI cultivates a rare breed of entrepreneurs by incubating, accelerating, mentoring, and funding innovative start-ups. CEDI facilitates the Incubatee companies to access NITT’s common Infrastructure facilities, departmental laboratories, and other resources of NITT for their product development purposes. Incubatee companies have access to the brainpower of NITT’s high-caliber students through internships. CEDI is dedicated to helping the student community and graduate start-ups and helps entrepreneurs turn ideas into viable businesses. CEDI is located in the Central Library building, NIT Campus which provides access to office space, business advice, and other support services to new and budding start-ups, nurturing their development until they are ready to graduate onto an independent enterprise.

CEDI Website: http://www.nitt-cedi.in/index.html

One can reach out to CEDI with the following link: https://www.nitt.edu/home/rc/cedi/contact_us

For further details on Incubation Policy and Procedure: Cedi Incubation Policy and Procedure

For queries regarding usage of the facilities/opportunities at CEDI, contact [[1]]