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We are a section 8 (not for profit) company in collaboration with central and state governments, various national and international Industries and higher educational institutes to address the myriad problems of the society with a focus on technological solutions. Ideas that emanate from the various Institutes including IIT Palakkad, Industries, small and medium enterprises, and the community at large are incubated. We achieve this by creating centers for various domains. Proof of concept projects, product development, research and innovation are facilitated to create go-to-market product solutions and startups.

TECHIN is strategically located at the foothills of the western ghats on the sprawling campus of IIT Palakkad well embedded in the industrial ecosystem of Coimbatore and Palakkad. The center has been formed to support the Innovation and Incubation of ideas that emanate from various Institutes including IIT Palakkad, Industries, small and medium enterprises and the community at large. The vast network of successful entrepreneurs from the region including Pan IIT alumni, cutting edge research facilities and technical expertise of the faculty are the core pillars supporting the activities of the center.

Founding Institute

Board of Directors
Prof. A Seshadri Sekhar
Director, IIT Palakkad
Chairman, TECHIN
Prof. Sunil Kumar P B
Professor, IIT Madras
Dr. Rajan Srikanth
Founder, SmartKapital
Prof. Santhakumar Mohan
Dean, Industry Collaboration and sponsored research, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
Associate Professor, IIT Palakkad
Prof. Prabhu Rajagopal
Professor, IIT Madras
CEO and COO
Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad, Interim CEO, TECHIN
Dr. Anoop Akkoorath Mana
Asst. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Palakkad, Interim COO, TECHIN
Financial and Audit Committee
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
Associate Professor, IIT Palakkad & Chair
Prof. Santhakumar Mohan
Dean, Industry Collaboration and sponsored research, IIT Palakkad (Chair, Technical Committee)
Dr. Rajan Srikanth
Founder, SmartKapital
Technical Executive Committee
Prof. Santhakumar Mohan
Dean, Industry Collaboration and sponsored research, IIT Palakkad and Chair
Prof. Prabhu Rajagopal
Professor, IIT Madras
Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi
Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad, Interim CEO, TECHIN
Dr. Anoop Akkoorath Mana
Asst. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Palakkad, Interim COO, TECHIN
Dr. Revathy Padmanabhan
Asst.Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Dinesh Jagadeesan
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Sunitha K Nayar
Asst. Professor(Visiting), Depatment of Civil Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Pramod Kuntikana
Asst. Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Palakkad
M. Sabarimalai Manikandan
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Praveena Gangadharan
Asst. Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Sandeep Chandran
Asst. Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Our Advisors and Mentors
Mr. A G Karunakaran
Founder, Multicoreware
Mr. Mani Iyer
Founder, Kwanzoo
Mrs. Hemalatha Annamalai
Founder, Ampere Scooters
Dr. Srikanth Sundararajan
Founder, Ventureast
Dr. K Subramanian
Director R&D, Powergears Ltd.
Dr. Jairam Varadaraj
MD, ELGI Equipments
Mr. Rajesh P
Founder, RapidValue Solutions
Prof. L S Ganesh
Professor, IIT Madras
Mr. Hari Sundaram
 Ex MD, 247.ai Europe
Staff
Dr. Praveen G
Project Manager (IIT Project Staff)
Jude Arul Kumar
Training Officer
Deepak U P
Training Officer
Ramya R
Executive (Accounts)
Ranjith E R
Executive (Accounts)
Jiji M G
Executive (Marketing)
Smruthi S
Training Officer
Sarosh Kothandath
Project Manager
Kiran Kumar M
Training Officer
Shivakumar L
Program Coordinator