TBI, Graphic Era University Dehradun was established by Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (National S & T Entrepreneurship Development Board). TBI GEU is promoting entrepreneurs and startups throughout the state of Uttarakhand as well as from other states like U.P, Haryana. TBI GEU is the only active nodal agency serving in StartupUK.
TBI GEU has a world class infrastructure of 11000 sq ft and established exclusive incubation space for 8 Startups, shared working space for entrepreneurs and discussion space for 50 entrepreneurs in period of 5 years. All the facilities of university, auditorium, laboratories and library is available for entrepreneurship development activities
The Graphic Era Technology Business Incubator (TBI) is a pioneering concept in the framework of Indian Universities. The Technology Business Incubator (TBI) has been in active operation in the Institute from year 2015, which is a joint initiative by the University and Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India. The TBI is generated, enumerated and implemented by the Foundation for Innovative and Technology Transfer - the Industry interface unit of the Institute. Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) has also set up the Science and Technology Entrepreneurs' Park (STEP), to give a specific boost and emphasis to entrepreneurship development. TBI jointly with STEP shall promote entrepreneurial leadership across all disciplines, facilitate entrepreneurial activity amongst students, and invite entrepreneurs to use TBI services so as to develop end products for commercialization.
The GEU-TBI is situated inside the Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University). Hence, GEU-TBI leverages all the resources that are available on the campus such as access to laboratory, workshops, development and testing centres, computing resources, internet access and above all the human resources. In addition to these resources, GEU-TBI also has a network of eminent professionals, academicians, bankers, venture capitalists, and businessmen, who can extend support to these ventures.
TBI-GEU is expanding as a Technology Incubation and Innovation Hub in Uttarakhand. 19 startups have been promoted as startups recognized by DIPP, with 9 startups by our students, 19 virtual incubates, 4 exits and 10 physical incubates. A number of workshops and seminars have been organized by TBI GEU since its inception.
Seven products have been developed at TBI which are in the process of commercialization in near future. TBI GEU has developed an ecosystem in Uttarakhand in close association with Department of Industries, Government of Uttarakhand, Industry Association of Uttarakhand, MSME and Ph.D. chamber of commerce and Industry, Uttarakhand, Himalyan Drugs, Chatur Ideas etc.
TBI GEU has made collaboration with AVL LIST GmbH and received simulation tools worth INR 2 Crores. Our incubatees received some awards previously as Best Grassroot Innovation Awards by IIT Roorkee and an award from BARC. Our Incubatees are also in collaboration with prestigious organizations as BARC, IIT, BHU, IIT Roorkee etc.