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Centre of Excellence – CoE

A university-based Center of Excellence (CoE) in Semiconductor is a specialized research institution or department within a university that focuses on advancing knowledge, innovation, and education in semiconductor technology.


  1. Co-working space
  2. Share Conference Hall (depending on availability)
  3. Discussion / meeting rooms (depending on availability)
  4. Standard Furniture
  5. Cabins, open fixed seats, and informal seating area
  6. Electricity
  7. Printing facilities (on chargeable basis)
  8. Internet and Wi-Fi connection
  9. Pantry
  10. Access to CIT infrastructure and software
  11. Other support as Cambrian Labs may deem fit.
Cambridge Institute of Technology | CIT


  1. Utilize free MPW (Multi Project Wafer) shuttles for semiconductor prototyping.
  2. Access semiconductor foundries and assembly houses for IC manufacturing.
  3. Free EDA software tools for VLSI development and evaluation platforms.
  4. Collaborate with CIT and other experts for mentorship and research.
  5. Connect with industry experts for guidance and co-innovation opportunities.
  6. Government connections for compliance and testing through MSME and MEITY
  7. Partner with universities and research bodies for technology access.
  8. Stay informed about government grants and incentives for capital gain.


  1. Reputation Boost: Offering tailored support for semiconductor startups enhances the incubator’s reputation as a leading hub for innovation in the semiconductor industry.
  2. Attractiveness to Startups: Providing specialized facilities, expertise, and funding opportunities attracts high-potential semiconductor startups to the incubator.
  3. Increased Funding Potential: Successful incubatee outcomes can improve the incubator’s track record, making it more appealing to investors and potentially increasing funding opportunities.
  4. Networking and Partnerships: Facilitating connections between startups and industry stakeholders expands the incubator’s network and fosters strategic partnerships.
  5. Intellectual Property Growth: Supporting incubatees with IP management builds the incubator’s intellectual property portfolio, potentially generating revenue through licensing agreements.
  6. Access to Innovation: Collaborating with startups provides access to cutting-edge developments in the semiconductor industry, fostering innovation within the incubator.
  7. Ecosystem Contribution: Nurturing semiconductor startups contributes to industry growth, establishing the incubator as a key player in driving industry advancement.
  8. Talent Pool Expansion: Supporting talent development expands the incubator’s pool of skilled professionals and researchers.
  9. Recognition and Awards: Successful outcomes lead to accolades, enhancing the incubator’s visibility and credibility.
  10. Long-term Sustainability: Building a successful portfolio ensures the incubator’s long-term sustainability and growth, attracting continued support from stakeholders.
Cambridge Institute of Technology | CIT

Who can Participate?

  1. Fabless semiconductor startups (Chip Companies – Design, Verification, Testing)
  2. Fab infrastructure makers (Chip Infra Developers – Fabrication, Assembly, Packaging)
  3. Semiconductor material startups (Silicon, Germanium, Gallium Arsenide materials)
  4. Semiconductor software tool developers (Electronic Design Automation)
  5. Hardware startups (IP/System development – Microprocessors, Microcontrollers, FPGA, or SoC)
  6. Chip manufacturers (Chip Fabricators- Micro fabricators, Fabrication Support Tech, Fabrication Facilities).

Dr. G. Indumathi

Principal, Cambridge Institute of Technology

  • Ph.D. completed during 2012, Dr. M.G.R University Chennai
  • M.Tech Industrial Electronics from SJCE Mysore under VTU in the year 2003
  • B.E. Electronics and Communication , SJCE Mysore , Mysore University in the year 1987

“Technical education is not learning of the facts, but the training of the Mind to think”

                                                                                                                      — Albert Einstein

Cambridge Institute of Technology focuses on imparting quality education to all. We provide an opportunity to all our students to develop the qualities of global professionals. An academic platform through standardized teaching learning processes assist the students towards achieving academic excellence. At Cambridge  Institute of Technology, the students are trained on emerging technologies through Industry collaborative programmes, Real time projects and Internship opportunities through Industry sponsored labs, participate in research activities in advanced research labs. A start up ecosystem is established at the Institute for students and faculty with mentoring, training and infrastructure support to inculcate the start up culture among the young minds. Students have ample opportunities to participate in sports and extra curricular activities. Technical competencies through various clubs at the Departments. Our goal is to develop our students as technocrats who can contribute  to the society and build a sustainable eco system.