Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has become the leader in promoting Agribusinesses in the whole country. Technology Business Incubator functioning under the ABIS was establishing in 2011 with funding from GoI – DST with the aim of supporting agripreneurs, farmers, student entrepreneurs and other stake holders. The ABIS – TBI is the RKVY RAFTAAR – RABI centre from 2019 funded by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, RKVY Division, New Dehi. ABIS-TBI is also NIDHI - EIR centre from 2020 funded by GoI – DST – NIDHI. ABIS – TBI is also a SISFS centre from 2022 funded by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi. ABIS – TBI is also a NIDHI – PRAYAS centre from 2023 funded by the GoI – DST, New Delhi.
The incubation concept has gained momentum across the globe and has resulted in successful development of companies from IT to agriculture. Recognizing this trend, Government of India, DST-NSTEDB has established "Technology Business Incubator" (TBI) in TNAU, Coimbatore.
TBI strives to serve as a one stop solution to all Innovative entrepreneurs who are interested in agribusiness in the areas of food processing, farm machinery,horticulture, renewable energy,wealth from agricultural wastes, Bio-inputs, organic Farming, Vertical Farming - Aerophonics, Hydrophonics & Aquaphonics method of crop cultivation,AI & IOT-Smart Farming Systems and Agricultural Drones.
Technology Business Incubator, TNAU shall operate with the mission to benefit agripreneurs with new agricultural products and entrepreneurship development by providing hand holding services in agribusiness.
To motivate start up's and entrepreneurs in the field of agribusiness by providing technical assistance, quality certification, financial guidance and market linkages through business promotional activities to budding agripreneurs.