STARTegies [Strategies for Founders] is a branded incubation services offering from FORGE to help early-stage founders fast-track progression of innovative ideas to successful enterprises

Integrates skills & competencies development with co-working, community & networking

Offers startup & business mentoring services

Supports with technology, prototyping, and domain expertise

Creates stronger linkages with the people and partners that combine and collaborate to make founders successful

How can I apply?

6 Month Membership Program


Dr Meera, Program Director +91-90039-77441


THE 360D Incubation Enterprise

FORGE is the incubation enterprise launched by the Coimbatore Innovation & Business Incubator (CIBI), founded with the vision to create & catalyse innovation powered enterprises that harness the power at the intersection of hardware, software, and computing technologies to solve real-world problems, creating economic gains and delivering social impact. FORGE.FACTORY - the 20,000 sq.ft incubator established in Coimbatore, includes HWjunction - the fully integrated lab for full-spectrum hardware innovation offering equipment, tools, and resources in computing (AI/ML), IoT, electronics, desktop fabrication, 3D printing, drones, and automation & robotics, to support the design, development, and testing of ‘manufacturing’ ready prototypes.

FORGE offers holistic incubation services covering innovation, grant, acceleration, and seed capital investment to transform innovative ideas into successful enterprises with potential for growth, impacts and profits.FORGE has achieved steady and significant progress in our vision to become a 360D Incubation Enterprise, built on the 3 pillars of our strategy and operations - value creation & delivery, revenue generation, and self-sustainable growth. Founded on this principle is our strategy to build a multi-level portfolio of programs that combine to offer a comprehensive suite of services throughout the startup lifecycle from ideas to enterprises.