MaDeIT is a Design Driven Technology Business Incubator to help startups

ยป Batch 4 selection is underway for the business incubation. The last date for the receipt of application is 03.12.2017


Why MaDeIT?

  • An incubation model that is responsive to the fuzzy front end of product innovation

  • Availability of Design-Oriented Engineering interns (products of IIITDM's unique curriculum)

  • Access to inter-disciplinary expertise & digital tools for co-design of software, hardware and mechanical elements

Incubation Process

Our Portfolio

  • OLOG LOGISTICS, Chennai.

  • CUEDIO Technologies, Hyderabad.

  • CAVINTEK, Chennai.

  • SSD CONTROLS, Chennai.

  • THOUGHTBIT Technologies, Chennai.

  • LUCID Software Limited, Chennai.


  • - Internship Application
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    To apply, please fill the business plan template and email to

    Reach Us

    • Address : MaDeIT Innovation Foundation,
                           IIITDM Kancheepuram Campus,
                           Melakottaiyur Village,
                           Off Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road,
                           Chennai 600127.
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      Phone     : 9677090983
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    About Us

    MaDeIT Innovation Foundation is a non-profit Section 8 company under the Companies Act, 2013. It is a design-driven Technology Business Incubator promoted by the Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram, an institution of national importance fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. MaDeIT Innovation Foundation is supported by a grant from the Department of Science and Technology (NSTEDB Division), Govt. of India. MaDeIT intends build on IIITDM's core capability (IT enabled Design and Manufacturing) to encourage design-driven startups, largely in the manufacturing, healthcare and transportation sectors. It will support startups from IIITDM's students, faculty and the wider ecosystem

    Board of Directors

    • Prof. Banshidhar Majhi

      Prof. Banshidhar Majhi is the Director of IIITDM Kancheepuram. He has 26+ years of experience cutting across academics, administration and the IT industry. His expertise is in the area of Image processing, Data Compression, Cryptography and Security, Parallel Computing and Soft Computing. Prof. Majhi has published close to 70 publications and has received several medals and awards. Prior to IIITDM, Prof. Majhi had a long association with NIT Rourkela.

    • Dr. Sudhir Varadarajan

      Dr. Varadarajan is the Dean (Design, Innovation & Incubation) at IIITDM Kancheepuram. He has 22+ years of experience in design & innovation management in the IT industry. He has strong expertise in management and IT consulting, and rich and varied experience in R&D, practice development, strategic marketing and consulting to Fortune 500 Clients. He is also the author of a book entitled Managing Nothing: A narrative inquiry into innovation and leadership in the IT industry(2015).

    Strategic Advisory Board

    • Mr. Harkesh Mittal

      Advisor & Head, NSTEDB / Representative

    • Prof. Muraleedharan V R

      Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Madras

    • Mrs. Padma Parthasarathy

      Senior Vice President and Head of Consulting, Tech Mahindra

    • Mr. Ramanujan K S

      Director IPR, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys and Founding Director of Encompass Electronics Pvt Ltd

    • Mr. Sathiya Seelan

      Styling (Industrial Design), Ashok Leyland

    • Mr. Sekar Ganesan

      Independent Consultant (Information Technology)

    • Dr. Venkatesh G

      Founder & CEO of Mylspot Education Services Private Ltd., Analog Devices Chair Professor at the Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Madras