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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. Sunil Kumar P B
Director, IIT Palakkad and Chairman, TECHIN
Dr. Rajan Srikanth
Founder SmartKapital
Dr. Santhakumar Mohan
Dean Industry Collaboration and sponsored research, IIT Palakkad and Director, TECHIN
Dr. Ganesh Natarajan
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ms. Anuradha Shankar
Executive Committee of TIC
Dr. Vivek Chaturvedi
Asst. Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Anoop Akkoorath
Asst. Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Sandeep Chandran
Asst. Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Revathy Padmanabhan
Asst. Professor, Electrical Engineering, IIT Palakkad
Dr. Dinesh Jagadeesan
Asst. Professor, Chemistry, 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, Europe
Dr. Praveen G
Project Manager (IIT Project Staff)
Jude Arul Kumar
Training Officer
Alexander Joy P
Executive (Technical)
Salimkumar V
Executive (Technical)
Ebin Shibu James
Executive (Technical)
Ramya R
Executive (Accounts)
Ranjith E R
Executive (Accounts)
Swathy Vayakkattil
Executive (Programs)
Jiji M G
Executive (Marketing)
Rahul R
Executive (Programs)
Jithesh A
Executive (Accounts), IIT Project Staff
Bibin Bhanujan
Assistant Project Manager
Sarosh Kothandath
Project Manager