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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 Aug 2018) 8th lecture of the Innovation and Technology Enterprise Lecture Series (ITEL) on Scalable Functional Nanocoatings for Technological and Societal Applications New

(3-4 Aug 2018) Two Days Intensive Workshop on Advanced Thermal Analysis DSC, TGA & DMA (Emphasis on Polymeric Materials) Wave 1 New

(21 July 2018) Book Launch event Let's Talk About Guys, Girls and Sex by Dr. Swati Shome New

(10 Jul 2018) 15th SIL series presents: Collaborating for Global Competitiveness: Insights for Entrepreneurs and Ecosystems by Prof Anil K. Gupta (Founder, Honey Bee Network, SRISTI, GIAN, National Innovation Foundation)

(21 Apr - 29 Sep 2018) Startup 101 Series:A Launch Pad for your Entrepreneurial Journey

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  • In the news

(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

(20 Mar 2018, ToI) 2 city-based startups among 'ET power of Ideas' winners

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  • Announcements

(1 Jul 2018) 1Crowd and BIRAC invest in healthcare startup SynThera Biomedical New

(2 May 2018) Pune's Venture Center wins Asian Incubation Award New

(15 Apr 2018, Press Release) Pune's Venture Center to host Government's Regional Bioinnovation Centre

(12 Apr 2018, Press Release) Dr Satya Dash joins the Board of Venture Center

(1 Jan 2018) NIDHI Seed Support Scheme at Venture Center, Pune - Round 1

(1 Jan 2018) Current & recent openings New

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