Innovation and Entrepreneurship culture of a country is often regarded as a greatest national advantage in an increasingly
competitive world. Innovation infrastructure includes Universities & Colleges, Research Institutions, Laboratories and
Startup companies. Taking note of the Vision 2023 statements of the Government of Tamil Nadu, the Entrepreneurship
Development and Innovation Institute, has launched a comprehensive program i.e. Academic Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Development Program (IEDP or AIEDP) for entrepreneurship and innovation development for all Colleges, Polytechnics, ITIs,
etc. through Hub and Spoke Model.
Through Hub and Spoke model, EDII-TN under the Academic Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Program has connected with over 500+ spoke colleges through shortlisted resourceful universities or colleges as 12 hubs for the spoke colleges across the state in facilitating innovation and entrepreneurship among students and faculties. List of 12 hubs recognized by EDII, GoTN is shown below.