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Welcome to PeriyarTBI

Periyar TBI is a grant-in-aid project promoted by the Department of Science&Technology, Government of India through the National Science& Technology Entrepreneurship Board. TBIs in general have the broad objective of promoting knowledge- based and innovation-driven enterprises in the country. Established in the year 2006 to promote herbal-based start-ups, this Incubator has created facilities for small-scale manufacture of herbal products, testing facilities for herbal raw materials and finished products. Animal studies to test the performance of products are also undertaken. Tissue culture facilities are being made available for the production of plants. Common facilities such as office space, telephone, fax and Internet for incubatees are also made available. Trainings, Entrepreneurship Development programmes, workshops and seminars are periodically organised on need basis. Externally funded programmes are also conducted. Scientific farming practices are taught to the farmers.

Periyar TBI is involved in activities such as

Promoting start-ups in the production of phytopharmaceuticals and neutraceutical. Human resource development in herbal technologies Creating awareness on Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), quality assurance and testing of herbal products, Networking with banks, research organisations and marketing agencies

Periyar TBI has the following facilities

  • Air-conditioned Conference room, class rooms, product display and sales
  • Bank, cafeteria and hospital
  • Library
  • Patent facilitation
  • Innovation fund programmes

Periyar TBI organises programmes such as

  • Entrepreneurship awareness
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Skill Development
  • Workshops for traditional practitioners aiming at GMP, quality assurance and testing, licenses, packing, labeling and marketing of herbal products.
  • Hands on training programmes in instrument handling

Who can avail the facilities and services?

  • Start-up companies
  • Those with innovative ideas for business development
  • Research Scholars/students
  • Pharma industries; associations; and institutions
  • Individuals/farmers/youth/women with entrepreneurial spirit.

Added features in Periyar TBI

I. Embedded system Development Centre for the benefit of engineering students

  • Trainings and certificate courses in embedded systems
  • Commercial design development

II. Biofertilizer / biopesticides production centre

  • Training on scientific method of production
  • Market support through Rural Business Hub

III.FPO licenced production facilities

  • Products like fruit jams, squashes and tomato ketch-ups as per Fruit Product Order(FPO) norms available for sale.