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Scientific & Prototyping Support
Analytical & Measurement Support
Networking & Events
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- The services charges for Infra services will be escalated by ~5% from 1st August 2017.
- Standard discounts that can be availed of are listed here.
- Premium prices for large enterprises. Details available here.
- Pricing policies (including escalation) are explained here.
- Venture Center policy for issuing Letters of Intent (LOI) and Letter of Commitment (LOC). Policy available here.
(Help entrepreneurs with issues related to intellectual property, company structure, fund raising, technology sourcing, etc.)
Pre-incubation Program: This program aims to nurture and advance technology projects at their early stage, that have significant potential for being incorporated into independent start-up ventures after reducing certain uncertainties or technology de-risking following more proof-of-concept studies.
Associate Incubatee Program: This program aims to support and nurture entrepreneurial science-based companies with advice and referrals, service offerings, access to resources, for networking and visibility. Details: Associate Incubatee Program (AIP)
Intellectual Property & Licensing (Start date: 26 April 2010)
Business Planning, Technology Sourcing, Fund-raising & Market Research services (Presently not offered as a regular service)
Resources for start-ups:This program aims to support and nurture entrepreneurial science-based companies with advice and referrals, service offerings, access to resources, for networking and visibility.
- How to get various recognitions under Government initiatives
(Provide infrastructure support for quick launch of startup operations)
Address Service including the Associate Incubatee Program (Start date: 1 July 2007): A respectable "NCL Innovation Park address" to get technology enterprises started. Includes Postal address, mailbox, email intimation and basic reception services.
Hot Desking Service (Start date: 1 August 2007): Plug and Play office space. Includes High speed internet, basic utilities, parking space, security etc. Complimentary Library membership.
BioIncubator Hot desking service
Service support package for fellows (Start date: 7 January 2017): Plug and Play desk space in a shared office. Includes High speed internet, basic utilities, parking space, security etc. Complimentary Library membership, free access to hot labs, analytical equipment and Tinkering lab, IPFace services and mentoring advisory resources.
Dedicated, full service office space (Start date: 1 April 2009): 175-300 sq ft office space. Includes High speed internet, basic utilities, parking space, security etc. Three complimentary Library memberships.
BioIncubator Dedicated, full service office space
Flexi Access Package Service (Start date: 06 June 2015):
Additional Access Package service (Start date: 04 Nov 2015): Service for additional staff/ consultants of resident incubatees to complement existing staff in non-overlapping shifts or as transition staff. Includes valid ID cards, access to facilities as per the original agreement for the office space/lab space.
Website development and maintenance (Start date: 1 Oct 2009): Basic, professional & easy-to-maintain webpages
Extended services (Start date: 06 Sep 2011): Software development, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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HR Help Desk Service for Incubatees :
Access to IISER Pune Library for Venture Center incubatees (Start date: 12 Apr 2018) New :
- IISER Pune has opened up its Library membership to the organizations, industry and individuals by offering limited access to resources and services against a nominal fee.
- Procedure for availing the service:
|Scientific & Prototyping Support|
(Laboratory-based facilities that enable science startups to conduct proof-of-concept and prototype development)
Dedicated lab space (Start date: 1 April 2009):300 sq ft lab space modules. Includes Fume hoods, high speed internet, basic utilities, parking space, security etc. Free usage of small meeting room.
BioIncubator dedicated lab space
BioIncubator: Bio-starter package
Lab Village service: Modularized shared lab facility for science and technology start-ups and POC projects.
Workbench services (Start date: 1 May 2009; End date: 31 March 2013): 300 sq ft lab space modules shared between 3 people. Includes High speed internet, basic utilities, parking space, security etc. Free usage of small meeting room.
Hot Labs (Start date: 15 September 2009): well equipped, Ready to use shared labs available for use on half day, full day or monthly basis.
Tinkering Lab (Start date: 9 April 2015): well equipped, Ready to use shared labs to explore new ideas
Website: Tinkering Lab
Prayashala (Start date: 28 January 2017):
well equipped, Ready to use shared labs to develop technologies and products from concept to prototypes
Protoshop (Start date: 10 October 2018): well equipped, Ready to use shared labs to design and build prototypes
Confocal Microscopy Services (Start date: 7 April 2014)
Website: Cell Studio
|Flow Cytometry Services (Start date: 1 Jan 2015) : BD LSRFortessaTM cell analyzer with 5 lasers - Blue, Red, Violet, Yellow-Green, and UV. Detection of up to 18 colours simultaneously.
Website: Cell Studio
In vitro cytotoxicity test (Start date 1 Sep 2016):
Cell proliferation & viability studies (Start date: 5 April 2013):
Ethylene Oxide Sterilization (Start date: 16 May 2018):
Microbiological Sterility test (Start date: 26 December 2017):
Anti Microbial Activity test (Start date 1 March 2019):
Usage of Hot labs and Analytical Equipment after official working hours (Start date: 25 September 2013): Access to hot labs and analytical equipment after VC working hours until 9 pm.
Infra support for Field or Open Space Experimental Trials (Start Date: 20 June 2017): Space and supporting facilities for field or open space experimental trials in the Venture Center premises for new technology initiatives, typically to install facilities related to the development, testing, demonstration and validation of prototype by resident incubatees of Venture Center (which cannot be carried out inside the dedicated laboratory spaces).
Access to BioBank services of Linq Labs for Venture Center incubatees (Start Date: 24 Jan 2020): Venture Center in collaboration with Linq Labs has made available the BioBank services to procure bio-samples and Human Tissue Laboratory to process and analyse samples.
Linq Labs homes a fully functional BioBank, which supplies solid and fluid tissue samples, along with
de-personalized medical data. It also houses cell lines, which may be used for studies, or accessed
For more information: https://linqlabs.com/
- Contact person at Linq Labs: Dr. Sneha Asai (Email: email@example.com)
- Contact person at Venture Center: Sujaya Ingale (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Analytical & Measurement Support|
Analytical Services (Start date: 15 September 2009): Access to Analytical services on per sample basis on DSC, TGA, PSA, OM and UVS.
Elemental Analysis Services (Start date: 21 October 2013): Access to Elemental Analysis services on per element per sample basis using MP-AES system
High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Services (Start date: 28 October 2013): Access to mass spectrometry services on per sample basis using LC-QTOF-MS,GC-QTOF-MS, NanoLC-QTOF-MS
High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Services (Start date: 1 September 2016): Hourly Basis Usage
Website: Center for Applications of Mass Spectrometry
Mechanical Testing Services (Start date: 1 November 2014): Access to Bose ElectroForce system with Saline bath & BioDynamic Chamber
Website: Cell Studio
Discounted access to CSIR-NCL's analytical services (Start date: 6 Dec 2016)
- CSIR-NCL provides analytical services to Venture Center incubatees at 50% discount.
- Eligibility: Applicant has to be current resident incubatee of Venture Center. Applicant has to be small company or individual innovator incubated at Venture Center. Soft Landing partners are not eligible.
- Visit NCL's website listing analytical services that are available. ( Full list (pdf file) | Requisition form (Word file) | Client Declaration form usage of NCL Analytical services (Word file)
- Fill up the Requisition Form for your needs.
- Email the requisition to Mr Santhosh Kadam, Business Development Division, CSIR-NCL (Phone number: +91-20- 2590-2750; Email:
email@example.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org ). Mr Kadam will first confirm that the testing can indeed be done at NCL and provide a quote.
- Print a hard copy of the requisition form, get authorization from Manager-Incubator, Venture Center for availing 50% discount and
submit along with payment (as cheque or DD in name of Director, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune) to Mr Kadam.
- Follow further instructions as informed by Mr Kadam.
Institutional Membership Program (Start date: 10 February 2017): Aims to facilitate access to scientific services at Venture Center for students of academic / research institutes.
Demonstration of Analytical Instrumentation Facility (Start date: 27 September 2018): VC AnalytiX aims to demonstrate the working of different Analytical Techniques to students of Academic
and Research Institutes.
|Networking & Events|
(Meeting spaces and events to promote networking amongst students, scientists, technologists, entrepreneurs and investors)
Meeting Room Service (8 seater) (Start date: 1 August 2007): Modern meeting room for business discussions. Includes projector, basic utilities, parking space etc.
Board Room Service (14 seater) (Start date: 1 August 2007): Spacious and modern meeting room. Includes projector, basic utilities, parking space etc.
Rooftop Meeting room (8 seater) (Start date: 1 April 2014): Modern meeting room for business discussions.
Training Room Service : Learn & share in a conducive environment. Seating capacity of upto 80 people. Includes projector, basic utilities, parking space, free usage of foyer area on demand etc.
E-Class Room Service (Start date: 1 August 2007): Learn & share in a conducive environment. Seating capacity of upto 35 people. Includes desks to plug laptops, projector, basic utilities, parking space, free usage of foyer area on demand etc.
Lecture Theatre Service : Learn & share in a conducive environment. Seating capacity of upto 80 people. Includes projector, basic utilities, parking space, free usage of foyer area on demand etc.
Conference Room (15 seater) (Start date: 25 April 2017): Spacious and modern meeting room. Includes projector, basic utilities, parking space etc.
Cafeteria (Start date: 2010): Spacious, well furnished cafeteria ideally suited for breakfasts & lunches. Seating capacity of upto 75 people. Includes tables, chairs, wash area, etc.
Meetings Package (Start date: 1 Feb 2012): Offers a package deal of meeting space, food arrangements and stationery etc
Video Conference Service (Start date: 24 Aug 2016): Offers video conferencing facility.
Conference Call Service (Start date: 1 Sep 2013): Offers audio conferencing facility.
Events: Participate in a variety of events organized and/or hosted by Venture Center. Some of them are free to attend. Contact us for more details.
Referrals: We offer referrals to reliable providers of company services such as accounting, taxation, company affairs, IP filing, etc.
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