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ACTIVITIES & PROGRAMS

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 generously) resources, networks, competencies and special expertise in select areas at the interfaces of technology and innovation, business and entrepreneurship, and government and policy.
Core commercialization programs:

Lab2Mkt program

  • Flagship program of Venture Center that helps technology providers close the gap between a concept and raising finances for a spin-out company. The Lab2Mkt program is supported via the Proof of Concept fund. Through the PoC fund, Venture Center will define, fund and drive PoC projects in partnership with scientists from R&D institutions and (potential) entrepreneurs who seek to join/launch technology spinoffs.

Mining and pre-incubation programs

  • Pre-incorporation interventions by Venture Center for technology and entrepreneurs in the making. Mining for technologies ( TechRx); pre-incubation program ( Ignition Program)

Social entrepreneurship program

  • Supporting entrepreneurship and innovation with significant potential social impact via the INCLUDE program.

BioIncubation program

  • The BioIncubator at Venture Center is supported by DBT-BIRAC and nurtures bio-enterprises via services, facilities, resources, networks and events. More details at the BioIncubator website

For a full map of all activities of Venture Center, please visit the Activities Map

(10 -12 Oct 2019) Advanced Arduino New

21-25 Sept 2019: 1 st TCGA-themed Conference and Workshop in India titled 'Multi-Omics Studies in Cancer: Learnings from TCGA' New

(9 Aug 2019) Pitching clinic-one on one pitching to the investor New

(9 Aug 2019) 30th Meet the Investor talk on Alacrity India - Pune's first VC fund by Mr Gireendra Kasmalkar(Founder & CEO, Ideas to Impacts Innovations Pvt. Ltd.) New

(8-10 Aug 2019) VBC- Clinical Study Design for Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostics New

(7 Aug 2019) One Day Workshop on Thermal Analysis - DSC, TGA & DMA (Emphasis on Polymeric Materials) New

(6 Aug 2019) 29th Meet the Investor talk on Investment in Agriculture by Mr Jinesh Shah Managing Partner- Omnivore New

(6 Aug 2019) Pitching clinic-one on one pitching to the investor New

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  • In the news

(April 2019, Sampada edition) The Country's top inventive enterprises incubator is in Pune City ! New

(18 Apr 2018, ToI) Regional bioinnovation centre set up at Venture Center New

(17 Apr 2018, ToI) Bioinnovation centre in Pune for biotech, medtech New

(20 Mar 2018, ToI) An idea is all it takes for change

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  • Announcements

(27 June 2019) Call open for NIDHI Seed Support Scheme at Venture Center, Pune - Round 2 New

(5 Apr 2019) Call open for BIRAC LEAP Fund at Venture Center, Pune - Round 1 New

(22 Mar 2019) Minutes of Meeting - Prebid meeting for tender no. EDC/NIT/2019/002 New

(8 Mar 2019) Minutes of Meeting-Prebid meeting for tender no. EDC/NIT/2019/001 New

(1 Mar 2019) Notice inviting Tender for Circular Dichroism Spectrometer (last date of bid submission 21st March 19) New

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