IBPL SUPPORTS CLEAN ENERGY INITIATIVE OF VENTURE CENTER

 

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International Biotech Park Limited (IBPL) at Pune supports clean energy initiative of Venture Center under its Corporate Social Responsibility activity.

 

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The support shall include setting up a plug-and-play test rig for multiple clean/renewable power technology ideas and prototypes. The grant will also be used to set up a solar panel farm to reduce the incubator's carbon footprint.

The project shall be implemented by an incubatee company. Via this initiative, IBPL wishes to reiterate its commitment to science-based technology incubation and innovation as a vehicle for delivering social and economic impact for the Pune region.

 

 

THEME/ MISSION : Clean energy/ green India

 

CSR Partner : International Biotech Park Ltd (IBPL)

 

 

 


IMPACT

Venture Center plans to monitor impact of this project every 6 months.

         Energy savings

         Cost savings

         Clean energy projects/startups supported by Venture Center

The live data on performance of the solar farm is available on : http://www.heliosiot.com/

 

PROJECT SITE : Roof top of 100 NCL Innovation Park

The solar farm came on-stream on 17th August 2017. It was inaugurated on 11th October 2017 by Prof. A.K. Nangia (Director, CSIR-NCL). An event on emerging technologies in clean energy sectors was organized on the day of inauguration of the solar farm in Venture Center.

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PARTNERS

The partner organizations in this activity are:

 

Image result for International biotech park ltd logoINTERNATIONAL BIOTECH PARK LTD (IBPL)

IBPL is joint initiative of The Chatterjee Group (TCG) and MIDC. This 8 acre Park is dedicated to Biotechnology. This is the largest fully functional biotech park in India, which provides specialized space for R & D as well as for manufacturing purposes. Currently 75% of the project has been developed and occupied by leading biotechnology companies. For more information, please visit: http://www.ibpl.net/main.htm

 

VENTURE CENTER

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Entrepreneurship Development Center (Venture Center) - a CSIR initiative - is a Section 25 company hosted by the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune. Venture Center strives to nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises by leveraging the scientific and engineering competencies of the institutions in the Pune region in India. The Venture Center is a technology business incubator approved by the Department of Science & Technology's National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (DST-NSTEDB). Venture Center's focuses on technology enterprises offering products and services exploiting scientific expertise in the areas of materials, chemicals and biological sciences & engineering. Venture Center is today the largest inventive enterprises incubator in India. For more information, visit www.venturecenter.co.in

GRAM OORJA PVT. LTD

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Gram Oorja experiments with various aspects of renewable energy solutions in diverse parts of rural India, garnering, in the process, (a) understanding and experience of renewable energy technologies like solar and biogas, (b) experience of what would work and what would not, (c) a strong grassroots network in the rural heartland of India and (d) recognition among various government and non-government NGOs, universities in India and abroad (MNRE, ORF, Prayas Energy Group, GIZ, Princeton, Berkeley, to name a few). The core principle of all projects implemented or designed have been (a) sustainability of the projects and (b) captive use of the energy by the institution or community. Gram Oorja is a graduated resident incubatee of Venture Center. For more information, visit http://www.gramoorja.in/index.html

PRATITI TECHNOLOGIES PVT. LTD.

Pratiti is focused on the convergence of technologies such as SMAC, IoT & analytics, and applying this convergence to transform processes and experiences for corporate, consumers and society at large. The company proposes to offer IoT (Internet of Things) with focus on industries like bio-tech and manufacturing, product innovation, user experience and digitization of corporates. Pratiti Technologies is presently a resident incubatee of Venture Center. For more information, visit http://pratititech.com

 

 

PROJECT ADVISORS

PRASAD KULKARNI

Prasad Kulkarni is the Co-founder and the Head of Technology of Gram Oorja Solutions Private Limited.

He has 10 years of experience in rural energy technology. He has been involved in design and implementation of 160+ community based energy projects like micro grids in rural remote villages, solar water pumping and biogas cooking grid projects for rural communities, solar PV systems for rural schools, hostels and primary health centers.  He has done Masters in Energy Systems from Pune University and is a certified Energy Auditor. 

BALA PESALA

 

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Bala is Senior Scientist at CSIR-CEERI, Chennai, Assistant Professor at Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) and Coordinator, M.Tech-PhD program in Renewable Energy at AcSIR. He is B.Tech and M.Tech in Aerospace engineering (IIT-M), PhD (Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA). His research interests include Solar Energy, Terahertz Imaging, Integrated Optics and Photonics and Non-Invasive Diagnostics

 

 

NEWS COVERAGE AND PHOTOS

The Solar Panel farm was inaugurated on 11th October 2017. This was covered by The Indian Express, leading newspaper of Pune.

An event to announce the CSR partnership between NCL Venture Center and IBPL was held on 23rd March 2017. This was covered by The Indian Express and Loksatta, leading newspapers of Pune.

 

CLEAN ENERGY INITIATIVES OF VENTURE CENTER

Venture Center incubatees working in Clean energy domain are :

 

Noble Exchange Environment Solutions

 

 

Website : http://nobleexchangesolutions.com/

Gram Oorja Pvt. Ltd.

 

Website :

http://www.gramoorja.in/index.html

Pratiti Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Website :

http://pratititech.com

 

SYS3E Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

 

 

 

Helium Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Website : http://www.heliumconsulting.com/

 

Tridiagonal Solutions

 

 

Website : http://www.tridiagonal.com/home.html

 

 

CONTACT

Amruta Gore
Assistant Manager Impact Projects
100, NCL Innovation Park
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pashan, Pune 411008
Mob : 7410045653
Phone: +91-20-25865877 /75 /76
Email: amruta@venturecenter.co.in
Web:
www.venturecenter.co.in