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About AIIRF

Annamalai Innovation and Incubation Research Foundation (AIIRF) is formed as a Special Purpose Vehicle (non profit section 8 company) of Annamalai University, Chidambaram for fostering entrepreneurship and nurturing tech start-ups.

It administers a business incubator which provides ‘Start to scale’ support for technology based entrepreneurship and facilitates the conversion of research activity into entrepreneurial ventures.

Overview

  • Set up in 2019, it is the first business incubator in cuddalore district with a potential to create startups focusing on economic growth, strategic value and social relevance. AIIRF provide incubation support to tech startups and also runs accelerator programs in association with corporate partnership.
  • AIIRF has been sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII TN), Government of Tamil Nadu under Tamil Nadu Manufacturing Business Incubation Infrastructure Development Project.

Our Vision

Provide an environment to translate knowledge and innovation into creation of successful entrepreneurs.

Our Mission

AIIRF will create an ecosystem that will foster, support innovation and knowledge based entrepreneurship amongst the student community and Innovators leading to the creation of wealth and social value through successful ventures.

Why AIIRF ?

We are a hub for innovations and start-ups whose implementation can translate into long-term solutions for India’s social and economic problems.

Mentoring

Link you with the right mentors who will not only help you grow exponentially but also improve your strategic thinking and planning

Mentoring

Link you with the right mentors who will not only help you grow exponentially but also improve your strategic thinking and planning

Market Connect

Deep expertise and singular commitment to the startup industry to make it easier for entrepreneurs and consumers to connect and ...

Market Connect

Deep expertise and singular commitment to the startup industry to make it easier for entrepreneurs and consumers to connect and build the future, together

Seed Capital

Our company matches investors who are potential providers of seed capital with startups who can develop this seed capital into a ...

Seed Capital

Our company matches investors who are potential providers of seed capital with startups who can develop this seed capital into a profitable and beneficial business

NexT Gen Startup Workspace

We provide an exquisite workspace and a supportive environment that provides startups with everything they need

NexT Gen Startup Workspace

We provide an exquisite workspace and a supportive environment that provides startups with everything they need

Training and Workshops

Our community provides in-depth training workshops for startups where they can boost their abilities and ...

Training and Workshops

Our community provides in-depth training workshops for startups where they can boost their abilities and experiences through learning activities in highly engaging workshops

Industry Collaborations

AIIRF will ensure that you enjoy industry collaborations as befits your business and interest

Industry Collaborations

AIIRF will ensure that you enjoy industry collaborations as befits your business and interest

Peer Support & Access to Networks

Startups are allowed to access networks of people and provide knowledge, experience, emotional and ...

Peer Support & Access to Networks

Startups are allowed to access networks of people and provide knowledge, experience, emotional and social support through meetings whether online or in-person

Access to Impact Investments & CSR

We encourage corporate social responsibility (CSR) ...

Access to Impact Investments & CSR

We encourage corporate social responsibility (CSR) that makes startups and businesses aware of the impact they are having on the economic, social, and environmental aspects of society

Enterprise Support Programs

AIIRF 24/7 enterprise support program offers standard support services to help provide personalized care that meets your business needs.

Enterprise Support Programs

AIIRF 24/7 enterprise support program offers standard support services to help provide personalized care that meets your business needs.

Partnership

Key Thrust Areas

Our Incubation Centre has committed to developing entrepreneurs in 3 Key thrust areas, namely

Smart & Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Life sciences

Water and Environment Technologies

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at anyone who wants to create websites on their own, and possibly work as a freelancer or employee in the field of web design and development. We cover everything, so even if you've never seen HTML code in your life, you'll be able to quickly jump in.

Services Offered

Identify

Identify start-up aspirants and Nurture to promote growth , support till they become profitable and self-reliant. The incubatees would be from student and research scholars within the university or from the community like individuals from society, small MSMEs, rural small help groups and women entrepreneur aspirants and Small Help groups

Networking

Networking through access to market linkages vide workshops, Interface meetings and Conferences for promoting market and intra-Incubatee linkages/ Investor interactions

Capital Generation

Capital generation for seed funds, Innovation support grants from Government and Private institutions

Upgrade

Upgrade the capabilities of the startup incubatees through Training, Mentoring and facilitating the change process from inventor to entrepreneurial mind set

Build

Build robustness in the incubatee’s Business plans, Value propositions, Product development and delivery processes

Advertise & launch

Advertise & launch the Startup and their products in appropriate market segments and popularize them through Sales promotional activities (Newspapers, Magazines, TV channels, Internet Blog posts, Participation in National events)

Tie-up

Tie-up venture funds, angel investors for scaling up

Establish

Establish all the necessary Legal and procedural requirements of the company like partnership deeds / company formation and auditing and compliance etc, and Intellectual property ownership requirements like licensing , Patents etc. that will vary with each incubatee as well with their individual growth progression.

Experience the Best Support Ever

our team

Stella Lindley

ui/ux web master

A strict teacher that has been teaching since the age of 16. Stella won’t give you any slack, so you will have to do the very best work you’ve done in your life.

Donald Martin

Computer Science

Donald has a PHD in both Computer Science and Design. His beginner course is a must see for any aspiring web professional who want to learn from the best.

Gaby Williams

AI Expert

If there’s someone who can explain anything, Gaby is the one. She teaches you not just how to do something, but why to do it this way and not the other.

Practice makes perfect

We know about your hectic schedule. We also know the only way you truly understand a subject is by practicing it in a real environment. This is why we’ve set a playground area that’s full of hours of exercises, questions and challenges. It even has a gaming section. 

The best campus facilities

In addition to our online classroom, we also offer an option to take part in a live classroom. It takes place in our vast campus located in Westfield, London. Here you’ll be able to use the most up-to-date facilities and computer equipment.

Practice makes perfect

We know about your hectic schedule. We also know the only way you truly understand a subject is by practicing it in a real environment. This is why we’ve set a playground area that’s full of hours of exercises, questions and challenges. It even has a gaming section. 

It was an real incredible experience for me. The quality of food was only matched by the quality of service I got. I wish I can keep the flavor in my mouth for ever. Thanks for making the evening an unforgettable one.
Sandra Files
Entrepreneur

Lets meet you here

Working hours

Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 18:30 Hrs
(Phone until 17:30 Hrs)

We are here

Annamalai Innovation and Incubation Research Foundation – EDII
Diamond Jubilee Building (Near Rajendran Statue),
Engineering Campus, Annamalai University,
Annamalai Nagar – 608002,
Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu.