May 30, 2020 +91-44-24618817, 24616948

Institute Technology Management Unit (ITMU)


  • To commercialise technologies developed by CIBA.
  • Develop and encourage entrepreneurs by providing business support services.
  • Helping entrepreneurs to commercialise business ideas utilizing the R&D back up of the institutes, with special emphasis to women entrepreneurs..
  • To raise technology & knowledge based enterprises in the area of seed production, feed technology and value added products for sustainable business promotion for entrepreneurs.
  • Develop network with relevant academic & business development institutes.



  • Promotion of business through commercialization of technology
  • Incubation of small and medium enterprise to develop aqua-business
  • Skill development of entrepreneurs
  • Development of bankable projects for entrepreneurs
  • Consultancy services to the industry, NGO, etc
  • One-stop-center for technology exposure to the entrepreneurs, industry


Consultancy services

We provide consultancy services on aquaculture, aquatic disease diagnsotics, fish nutrition and environmental assessments as per ICAR guidelines. Major areas of consultancy services provided by us are

  • Soil and water quality management in shrimp farming/brackishwater aquaculture
  • Shrimp hatchery technology and management
  • Shrimp culture
  • Mud crab breeding and culture
  • Seabass breeding and culture
  • Shrimp / fish nutrition and feed technology
  • Shrimp / fish disease diagnosis and health management
  • Shrimp/fish genetics and biotechnology


Analytical Services

State of the art analytical facilities and services are available for conducting advanced level of health, nutrition and environmental studies. Some of the analytical services that could be obtained on a specific request are:

  • Analyses of water and soil quality parameters.
  • Analyses of shrimp / fish feed and their ingredients
  • Microbiological and pathological analyses of shrimp / fish tissue samples


Business Support Services

Registered Members will be offered the following services at nominal rates

  • Discussion on marketing, technology transfer and other business development and service support issues with ITMU Personnel and CIBA Scientific staff.
  • Communication on seminars, workshops, training camps, Business Meets & Industry Interface programmes.
  • Interaction meetings with scientists and technologists on specific issues.
  • Visit to lab and farm facilities available with CIBA
  • Professional consultancy on CIBA technologies
  • Professional Consultancy on Aqua business and IPR issues
  • Access to Incubator labs and Library.
  • Access to internet, phone, fax facilities for official purposes.


IPR Related Services

Intellectual property rights provide legal protection for innovations from research and development. IP protection also supports business development that will help to create value for ideas and innovations to succeed.

  • Filing and follow-up of patent applications
  • Registration of Trademark
  • Registration of Design
  • Copyright registration


Seed production & Integrated aqua-farming

  • Seabass hatchery technology for seed production
  • Hapa based nursery rearing for Asian seabass Lates calcarifer
  • Modular system based seed production technology of Pearlspot
  • Technology of Low volume cage culture of Asian seabass
  • Seed production technology for Brackishwater ornamental fishes Spotted scat Scatophagus argus
  • Hatchery technology for seed production of milkfish Chanos chanos
  • Crab fattening


Feed formulations & Feed supplements

  • Indigenous shrimp feed technology
  • Cost-effective desi shrimp feed: vanami plus
  • Shrimp larval feed - shrimp larvi plus
  • Finfish poly culture feed- poly plus
  • Sea bass growout feed – Seebass plus


Products & Kits - Environment & Health

  • Kit for the analysis of ammonia and nitrite in brackishwater
  • Biosorbent for removal of heavy metals
  • Water quality test test kit ( pH & DO )
  • Lumi Phage
  • Matrix for immobilization and imaging of bacteria
  • Immunodot technology for detection of WSSV
  • Molecular kit for detection of chemolithoautotrophic bacteria
  • Improved PCR Kit For Diagnosis of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV)
  • Enterocytozoon Hepatopenaei (EHP) Nested PCR Kit
  • CMH Mineral Kit
  • CIBA-Phosphosorb


Development of Business Proposals

  • Business Plan assistance
  • Business Incubation support
  • Networking linkages



  • Access to our business incubator to get high quality infra structure facilities at a very affordable cost. We also provide business support to benefit entrepreneurs from ITMU at CIBA, Chennai. This unit provides the companies an access to data resources, experts and mentor panel.


Office Facilities

  • Fully furnished Incubation Office
  • Computers with Printer
  • Internet and Telefax facilities