Overview of Vel Tech TBI

Vel Tech TBI (Technology Business Incubator) enables technology embedded and innovation powered start-ups to survive and scale across a wide-spectrum of thrust areas with funding, infrastructure, mentorship, industry networking, resources and training.

The thrust areas include Digital services & Products (covering all technology based ventures including AI / ML / DL, Fintech, AR/VR, IOT, Gaming, Cloud, Big Data, Analytics, Cyber security, Mobility etc), 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, E-waste & Plastic waste management, Core Manufacturing, Healthcare and Bio-Incubation, Automobile Technology, Renewable Energy, Agriculture etc.

The Vel Tech TBI is registered under the Tamil Nadu societies Registration Act 1975 (Tamil Nadu Act 27 of 1975) with registration SL.No.438 of 2010 and has been functioning inside the university campus with the mission to enable start-ups to survive and scale, creation of more jobs, support / enhance innovation and entrepreneurship and create a vibrant ecosystem by harnessing the best minds across the world.

No matter, what sector your innovation represents, we nurture them with funding opportunities through various Govt schemes for every stage of the idea; by providing mentorship, by helping with networking; by supporting with physical space, IP support and enabling other support services & intern resources thereby hand-holding till you are ready to fly. Our aspiration is that at least 5% of our incubatee’s products & services get some form of global recognition and another 25% at least are niche players impacting positively the lives of people across the globe.

Facilities @ Vel Tech TBI

  • National facility on E-waste. & Plastic waste management
  • Additive Manufacturing facility - Pnnting & Scanning.
  • Non Destructive. Testing (Ultrasonic & Eddy Ctirrent,
  • Centre of excellence in AI (AI, DL, ML)
  • Vehicle Control systems (ABS, Braking system ECAS) Supported by WABCO.
  • Manufacturing CoE (Plasma Cutting, CMM, Injection Molding, Wire cut EDM, CNC Shearing, Bending M/C)
  • Bio- Incubator (UV spectroscopy)
Vel Tech TBI is diversifying to other sectors as well, the following are the technology areas:
  1. 3D printing
  2. Embedded systems/VLSI
  3. IT/ITES Services
  4. UAV/ Robotics
  5. Automobile
  6. Renewable Energy
The application forms can be downloaded from the website.Vel Tech Technology Incubator sanctioned by Department of Science and Technology (DST) has been established by Vel Tech Technical University(VTU), Avadi, Chennai in September 2010.

Board of Governance

S.NoName & DesignationBOG Designation
1Dr.R.RangarajanChairman, Board of Governors (BOG),
 Founder – PresidentVel Tech TBI
 Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology 
2Dr.Sagunthala RangarajanSpecial invitee
2Mr. H. K. Mittal, Adviser, Member Secretary – NSTEDB, SecretaryDST Representative
3Vijaya Bank Manager,Representative from bank
 Vel Tech Branch 
4Dr. P. Sarasu, Director Industry relations , Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and TechnologyVel Tech TBI
5Mr. Rajaram VenkataramanCEO
 Vel Tech Technology IncubatorVel Tech TBI
 Veltech Dr.RR & Dr.SR University 
7Mr Balaraju K, ‎CEO & Co-founder, BodhBridge Educational Services Private Limited (Industrialist / Entrepreneur)Individual Entrepreneur
8Mr.M.Parvez AlamIndustry Representative
 Chief Operating officer 
 UCAL Jap 
9Dr. T. Prasad (OR) Dr. Mandi, Associate Professor, NITIER&D Expert
10Mr. P. Chandra Kumar, Assistant Professor, Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr.Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and TechnologyManager, Vel Tech TBI


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