Defence India StartUp Challenge [iDEX]

FORGE nominated among the 5 Partner Incubators for the iDEX program launched by Dept of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, GoI

Smart India Hardware Hackathon [SIHH]

Smart India Hackathon is a non-stop digital product development competition, where problems are posed to technology students for

Managed incubation services for the BOSCH DNA 2.0

FORGE takes pride in being recognised as the Strategic Incubation Partner for BOSCH India

Tamil Nadu Student Innovators

In order to activate a strong pipeline of innovative ideas that aim to solve the most pressing problems faced by consumers, citizens

Tamil Nadu Innovation Grand Challenge

A full-fledged managed innovation program including generation of problems statements, ideation camps, hackathons, prototype

Graduate certification in product innovation [HW/AIoT]

A 20-week intensive process of prototype design and development where innovators develop their

1-year innovation/ startup fellowship

A pre-incubation program modelled as a comprehensive innovation fellowship that offers skills

Comprehensive Mentoring and Consulting Program for Startup Founders

A 6-month managed incubation program from FORGE to help early-stage


A compendium of validated problem briefs to ignite young minds to design and build right prototypes, and jumpstart their tech startups

Applied Design Thinking Immersion

A 3-day training and immersion workshop to learn and apply principles, tools & techniques of Design

Immersive innovation bootcamp + HWHackathon

A 6-day innovation BootCamp integrating in-depth problem validation, MUP ideation, 72-hour Hackathon

Capacity building, competency development & career enablement program for educators

A 3-day residential capacity building, competency development and

A series of innovation centred skills workshop

A portfolio/series of multiple workshops that embed an innovation centered approach to learning tech skills in AI/IoT/Robotics etc. by designing and building

Immersive learning, mentoring, selling & pitching

A 4-day bootcamp that provides immersive learning, mentoring

Access to prototyping innovation labs

Access to Startup coworking infrastructure, innovation lab resources and prototyping services, along with access

DISC Outreach & Sensitization Meetup

Bringing together of stakeholders including industry, MSMEs, startups, innovators, researchers

Grand finale of SIHH 2018 [HW edition]

Nominated as 1 of the 10 nodal centres to host the grand finale of Smart India Hackathon

Atal New India Challenge 1st outreach

First outreach of Atal New India Challenge, an open

Launch of Pre-incubation program

A proven model of fellowship [pre-incubation program] launched by Ramanan Ramanathan

TNIGC Grand Finale

Hardware MVB BootCamp + Pitch Fest for startups to learn and apply the MVB framework to build their

Launch of Incubation program in Tamil

To expand the footprint of the innovation and startup

ProtoSem.17.1 Demo Day

The graduation of ProtoSem.17.1, a first-of-its-kind program launched by

TNSI Grand Finale

A 3-day BootCamp + Demo Day to pitch to Jury of experts the 18 top ideas of Tamil Nadu in TNSI phase II

Provide cost-effective solutions to civic issues

A series of workshop held to interact with students, entrepreneurs, industry


A detailed and comprehensive summary of the progress achieved by FORGE in the past 3 years showcasing all facets of FORGE

HWjunction Catalogue

A Comprehensive document outlining the various innovation labs along with visually appealing summary of the technological infra, equipment, tools


In FORGE, we have developed a process of managed innovation with a set of tools, techniques and methods that help innovators in fast-tracking the process of

Tamil Nadu Student Innovators

Presents the details of the 6 month long state level student innovation and startup pre-incubation

Tamil Nadu Innovation Grand Challenge

Presents the overview of the planning and execution of the 6 month long innovation activation and startup incubation/ grant

Comprehensive Mentoring and Consulting Program for Startup Founders

The summary of the comprehensive mentoring and consulting program

DISC Outreach & Sensitization Meetup

The technology infra/capability mapping done for the 11 DISC Challenges and select Make II Proposals from

Atal New India Challenge 1st outreach

First outreach of Atal New India Challenge, an open

Smart India Hardware Hackathon [SIHH]

Presents the overview of the 5-day 120-hours non-stop Hardware Hackathon organized by FORGE