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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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(15 Oct 2019) Mentor Mixer - Regulations for Food and Nutritional Products New

(15 Oct 2019) Industry Talk Series presents 3rd talk on Insights towards scientific entrepreneurship in Australian ecosystem:- My perspective by Dr Sarvesh Soni (RMIT-Research Scientist, Australia) New

(14 Oct 2019) One Day Workshop on Food processing waste valorization New

(11 Oct 2019) Immersion Program for managers of new incubation centers New

(10 -12 Oct 2019) 3 Day Hands on Workshop on Flow Cytometry: Basics, Cell Health, Multicolor Immunophenotyping, Data Analysis and Presentation New

(10 -12 Oct 2019) Advanced Arduino New

(3 Oct 2019) Workshop on Creating Awareness on Intellectual Property Valuation and Licensing New

(30 Sep 2019) Meet the Investor 30th talk on Building a sustainable Biotech & Medtech Startup : An Investor’s perspective by Dr. Anand Govindaluri (Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Govin Capital) New

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

(21 Sep 2019) R clinic on Clinical Validation Of Health Tech Products - Tips and Pointers by Dr. Anant Bhan New

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(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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