IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation (iHub - AWaDH)

IIT Ropar Technology and Innovation Foundation (iHub – AWaDH) for Agriculture and Water Technology Development Hub  is established by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India, at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar in the framework of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (NM – ICPS) with time-bound predefined deliverables.

With a funding support of 110 Cr through the DST & 05 Cr through Startup India Govt of India, IIT Ropar Technology & Innovation Foundation to support deep-tech research ideas, innovators, entrepreneurs & startups.

The hub supports R&D in the domain of Agriculture, Water, IoT, ICPS and provides incubation & acceleration resources and support to technology-based start-ups towards sustainability.


“Environmentally sustainable and profitable agriculture, quality food for all, and the preservation of biodiversity.”

Snapshot of Portfolio

₹ 115 Cr

Support from DST NMICPS & SISFS

₹ 8 Cr

Revenue Generated

₹ 109 Cr +

Investment Raised by Startups

1200 Cr+

Startup Valuations

110 +

Startups Portfolio 


Intellectual Assets

Deployment of Market ready products


Technology Developed


CPS Research Base

200 +

Members working & growing

800 +

Jobs Creation 


Manpower Trained 


Nurturing CPS Leaders

Supported by

Department of Science & Technology

National Mission on ICPS

IIT Ropar

Startup India Seed Fund 

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धियो यो नः प्रचोदयात् ।

“Dhiyo yo nah Prachodayāt”
May the Sun illumine our intellects in the same way he
sheds his effulgence

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