About Us

STEP-TIET focuses on Business Incubation, Training and Mentoring.

STEP-TIET is a dynamic incubator for supporting tech startups in emerging areas to address societal challenges through emerging technologies like IoT, AI, Block-chain, Robotics, etc.

STEP-TIET nurtures and provides support to the startups in the initial and critical stages of a new startup venture through customized and focused incubation support and mentoring.


About TIET

The Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology (TIET) is one of India's oldest and finest educational institutions, which provides a steady source of highly skilled talent to the nation as well as overseas. Founded in 1956 with a campus spread across sprawling 250 acres, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, located in Patiala, has been a pioneer in engineering education, research and innovation.

Our community involves ingenious minds solvers who are eager to make the world a better place to live in with their innovative techniques and discoveries.

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Why us?

  • Successfully supported 25 startups
  • One of the best incubators in Punjab
  • Cross-functional programs: Incubation-Acceleration and Seed funding
  • Supported by an expert panel consisting of experts from different departments and consultants
  • Networked with Punjab Start up Cell, TiE Chandigarh, MEITY, angel investors and venture capitalists
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What we offer?

  • Seed Fund of up to Rs.40 lakh from Govt. Grants Access to eligible startups
  • Use of Thapar Labs (3D Printing, etc.) for prototype development
  • Furnished Office Space
  • Access to Meeting Room and Conference Room
  • Hosting Events at the Conference Halls
  • High speed internet facility
  • Support from Thapar intern.
  • Experience-based training/mentorship and capacity Building by experts
  • Continual support from faculty and resources of Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala

Startups Connected With Us

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Here are the events enlisted below that define our motive of theme

VL Weekend

Venture Lab will be a 3 day workshop and will be held from. The aim of this weekend will be to further the goal of insti ...

  • Jan. 1, 2019
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