Departments providing support to startups




Description Of Support

Supporting Docs


Guidance Bureau

Industries Department

American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association  (ATEA) has launched the Guidance – ATEA Digital Accelerator Programme during January-July 2021 and supported 16 startups with mentorship assistance and 5 startups with reimbursement based grants worth INR 5 crore.

G.O. and  beneficiary Documents


TIDEL Park Ltd

Joint Venture of TIDCO, Industries Department and ELCOT, IT Department

TIDEL Park Ltd. has invited expressions of interest from eligible institutions to partner with them to promote startups through TIDEL Thulir – Startup Incubation Centre. The period for sending EoI was from 05.03.2021 to 05.04.2021.



Tamil Nadu Police

Department of Home, Prohibition and Excise

Cyber Arangam initiative by Tamil Nadu Police, with the technical advisors from IIT Madras, conducted a Hackathon event on 23-Nov-2019 in Chennai. The task was to attack and defend a server. The team from SSN college won the first prize. Two teams got the second prize and three teams got the third prize. A total of 11 participants will be inducted as volunteers to the Cyber Arangam

Event Report 


Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT)

Department of Information Technology

1.Department of Information Technology,

TamilNadu has released a grant-in-aid of  Rs. 5.75 Crore for setting up a Centre of Excellence for Finance at Software Technology Park of India (STPI), Chennai. The objective of the Centre of Excellence is to make TamilNadu a leader in the Fintech space by identifying and startups in the Fintech, create employment opportunities, financial inclusion and attract Research & Development and downstream investment in TamilNadu (GO)

2.Through Finblue COE


Startup Incubated


Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation

Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department

Open Innovation Challenge has been conducted collaboratively by Coimbatore Corporation and StartupTN to address the

problem statement of COVID 19 Vaccination Slot allocation and crowd control during July 2021.


The Tamilnadu Industrial Investment Corporation Ltd

Industries Department

Tamil Nadu Industrial Investments Corporation (TIIC) , GoTN has sanctioned 3 Startups with Term Loans under their schemes. Out of which 2 Startups – Aether Energy and Tekna Manufacturing Private Limited have availed term loans of Rs. 43 Crores and Rs. 13 Crores respectively during the period of evaluation.

Funding Support 


National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project

Directorate of Medical Health and Rural Services

District Administration of Cuddalore

State Health and Family Welfare Department

State Health and Family Welfare Department, National Health Mission, Tamil Nadu, Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project, Greater Chennai Corporation, Directorate of Medical Health and Rural Services and District Administration of Cuddalore have facilitated the COVID-19 relief measures to Government Hospitals in 5 Districts in Tamil Nadu, through EDII-TN’s partnership with the ACT (Action COVID 19 Team) Grants.

Event Report



Chennai Corporation


Chennai Corporation

Provided Test bed and access to data from Greater chennai corporation and signed MOU with StartupTN Registered Startup.

MOU With Startup