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MISSION AND VISION

Core Purpose: To nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises for India by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the region.

Envisioned Future: To be the organisation that will be credited with creating, shaping and sustaining a "Pune cluster" of innovative technology businesses with a significant economic impact regionally, nationally and globally within the next 20 years.

FOCUS AREAS

Focus areas by know-how:

  • Material science
  • Chemical synthesis
  • Biomedical sciences and technology
  • Chemical & process engineering
  • Research, technology & knowledge management

Focus areas by markets/ sectors served:

  • Health care
  • Specialty chemicals & nano-materials
  • Energy & environment
  • Specialty packaging
  • Process design & simulation
  • Research

Potential products & services of resident companies:

  • Manufacturing
    • Biomedical products and devices
    • Niche chemicals and nano-materials
    • Specialty materials science products for various sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, automotives, lifestyle products.
    • Select biotech products
    • Niche scientific instruments and tools

  • Software and Services
    • Process design and simulation
    • Research and technology management consulting
    • IP management services
    • Information research/ resources and scientific intelligence services
    • Drug discovery services

ACTIVITIES

The core activities of the Venture Center are:

  • Nucleation of new business by creating the environment and opportunities for know-how providers, entrepreneurs and financiers to meet each other and form business teams
  • Nurturing businesses through their start-up phase by creating and running an efficient business incubator offering not only space but also access to technology support, business mentoring, networks, scientific and information resources, and a generally conducive and supportive environment.
  • Promoting and running an active program for identification, creation, acceleration and translation (into practice) of technology ideas suitable for new venture creation.
  • Run an active program in building and sharing resources, networks, competencies and special expertise in select areas at the interfaces of technology and innovation, business and entrepreneurship, and government and policy.

ORGANIZATION

  • Venture Center (trademark) is registered as "Entrepreneurship Development Center" under the Companies Act, 1956 as a Section 25 (not for profit) company.
  • The company is governed by a Board of Directors
  • The company is also advised by a Board of Advisors
  • Profiles of selected management team members is available here

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

  • Venture Center is conscious of the fact that the success of an organization is a reflection of the professionalism, conduct and ethical values of its management and employees. In addition to compliance with regulatory requirements, Venture Center endeavors to ensure that the highest standards of ethical and responsible conduct are met throughout the organization (more..)
  • Accreditation: Venture Center has been accredited by Credibility Alliance (CA) under Desirable Norms - the highest level of accreditation offered by CA. This accreditation provides an independent, respected and credible recognition of the high standards of accountability, transparency and governance followed by Venture Center. The accreditation positions Venture Center as the only technology business incubator in India with CA accreditation.
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(29 Oct 2020)Immersive Talks with W2V Experts on Innovative technologies for renewable monomers from waste by Dr. Prakash Wadgaonkar (Emeritus Scientist, CSIR-NCL) New

(22 Oct 2020) Immersive Talks with W2V Experts on Role of fungi in the development of value-added products by Dr. Rohit Sharma (Scientist, NCCS-NCMR) New

(15 Oct 2020) Immersive Talks with W2V Experts on Technologies and problems in converting Organic Solid Wastes to Biomethane and Biohydrogen by Dr. Dilip Ranade (Consultant, MCC-NCCS) New

(8 Oct 2020) Immersive Talks with W2V Experts on Conversion of cellulosic biomass to valuable materials by Dr. S. Kadhiravan (Scientist, CSIR-NCL) New

(6 Oct 2020) Meet the Investor series talk on Trajectories of startups: Asset plays vs revenue plays (In the context of tech innovations) by Mr Ranjith Menon and Mr Saketh Katikaneni- Chiratae Ventures New

(3 Oct 2020) Talk on Mental Health for Startup Teams by Mr Kaushik Gala New

(1 Oct 2020)Immersive Talks with W2V Experts on Overview of Biomass to valuable chemicals by Dr. Paresh Dhepe (Scientist, CSIR-NCL) New

(24 Sept 2020) Immersive Talks with W2V (Waste-to-Value) Experts: Overview of bioprocess engineering technologies in reducing waste and creating value by Dr. Sandeep Kale (Managing Director, QbD Purples Advanced Technologies) New

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  • In the news

(15 Aug 2020, Financial Express) Pune gets facility for biopharma analysis

(15 Aug 2020, Sakal Times) Center for Biopharma Analysis Inaugurated at Venture Center

(15 Aug 2020, Deccan Herald) Centre for Biopharma Analysis now operational in Pune

(13 Aug 2020, Times of India) Pune Knowledge Cluster

(13 Aug 2020, Hindustan Times) Pune Knowledge Cluster

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  • Announcements

(27 Aug 2020) Current & recent openings New

(19 May 2020) Tender Amendments: EDC/NIT/2020/001 Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph New

(16 May 2020) Pre Bid Minutes: EDC/NIT/2020/002- FT-IR Spectrometer New

(16 May 2020) Pre Bid Minutes: EDC/NIT/2020/001- Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph New

(16 May 2020) Tender Amendments: EDC/NIT/2020/002- FT-IR Spectrometer New

(16 May 2020) Tender Amendments: EDC/NIT/2020/001 Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph New

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