India is a rapidly growing economy with a relatively young population. This presents both opportunities and challenges in the marketplace. Given the employment scenario in Higher Education as well the fast pace of changes in Technology, it is imperative to create of an eco-system which is fertile for innovation and entrepreneurship for students and researchers. The University of Hyderabad has traditionally had an excellent track record of high quality research. It intends to contribute towards creation of a favourable eco-system for technological innovation by harnessing its potential for research and education, through incubators, to impact the marketplace and benefit society in the short-term. TIDE-UoH envisions encouragement of entrepreneurship by providing potential entrepreneurs with innovative ideas in technology through one or more of the following activities: Evaluation of ideas and business models, valuation of market potential, infrastructure, mentorship, seed funding, prototype development, networking, technical workshops, etc.