Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII), was constituted by Government of Tamil Nadu in 2001 as a not-for-profit society which is in apex Organization in the field of entrepreneurship education and self-employment promotion in the state of Tamil Nadu
EDIl – PHBIF is a Reqistered SECTION 8 company under The Companies Act 2013, funded by Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDI) and supported by Horticultural College & Research Institute, (HC&RI) Periyakulam a constituent college of TNAU.
EDI-PHBIF will provide the ecosystem critical to enabling the sustainable take-off and growth of Horti-Business startups and SMEs.
Anchored on the strength of both EDII-TN and TNAU EDI-PHBIF takes leadership in the commercialization of available Horti-business
providing strong business mentorship to SMEs, linking small holders to markets, strengthening the supply chain, and delivering quality business development services to SMEs and producers alike. It also goes beyond business training to provide key mentorship and client-talored support to high potential entrepreneurs and farmer Cluster enterprises.