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The Venture Center team offers a variety of advisory / consulting services for technology entrepreneurs and enterprises.

VC Internal Team of Advisors

Priti Rathi

Manager- Finance & Compliance, Venture Center

  • Experience in Finalization of Accounts, Audits ,Preparation of Annual Budgets, Statutory Compliances , Policy Framing and Preparation of Business Plans
  • Chartered Accountant, ICAI M.Com, University of Pune

Dr.Manisha Premnath
General Manager-Venture Center
  • Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular & cell biology, Biotech commercialization, Planning and setting up tech dev programs and labs, Program management
  • PhD (Bio-technology), University of Pune; Post doc - Univ of Cambridge

VC Affiliates

Name Background & Skills
V Premnath
  • Tech commercialization, company start-up, IP planning, tech roadmapping/ landscaping/ assessment, market research, business planning.
  • Head, NCL Innovations; Head, Intellectual Property Group; Scientist, Polymer Science & Engineering Division, NCL.
  • PhD (MIT), B. Tech (IIT-B) (Chemical engineering, Polymers, Biomedical materials); Chevening Technology Enterprise Fellow (Cambridge/ London Business School)
Magesh Nandagopal
  • New product development in chemical/material sciences, Assessment, Valuation, portfolio management & marketing
  • Scientist, NCL Innovations
  • PhD (Polymer Science) & MBA (Finance & Operations), University of Connecticut
Vinita Panchanadikar
  • Biotechnology R&D, technology development, project management, lab development
  • Scientist, NCL Innovations; Previously, Project Leader for Biotech projects at NCL and RRL-Bhubaneshwar.
  • PhD (Microbiology); PGDIPR (NALSAR)
A D Kulkarni
  • Intellectual property, Patents, Law/contracts/ agreements
  • Legal Counsel and Mentor, IP Group, NCL; Previously, IPR Coordinator, NCL.
  • Lawyer and Patent Agent. Basic training in Chemistry.
Nitin Shukla Tewari
  • Patent drafting & prosecution, IP portfolio planning, management and value addition
  • Scientist, IP Group / NCL Innovations
  • PhD (Biomed Research), WoS-C fellow of DST, Patent Agent
  • Events

(4 March 2021) Talk on Commercialising science and technology enabled innovation: a systematic new approach by Dr Uday Phadke New

(1-3 March 2021) Venture Center as supporting partner at Global Bio-India 2021 New

(23 Feb 2021) Global Bio-India 2021 Road Show- Theme - Biotech Industry : Trends and Perspectives New

(22 Feb -8 March 2021) Call for applications for Agritech Launch Pad New

(8-9 Feb 2021) Virtual Ignition Program session for budding entrepreneur/ early stage start-ups seeking mentoring New

(1 Feb - 8 Mar 2021) TechEx 101: Early-Stage Technology Commercialization in Practice New

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  • In the news

(15 Aug 2020, Financial Express) Pune gets facility for biopharma analysis

(15 Aug 2020, Sakal Times) Center for Biopharma Analysis Inaugurated at Venture Center

(15 Aug 2020, Deccan Herald) Centre for Biopharma Analysis now operational in Pune

(13 Aug 2020, Times of India) Pune Knowledge Cluster

(13 Aug 2020, Hindustan Times) Pune Knowledge Cluster

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  • Announcements

(27 Aug 2020) Current & recent openings New

(19 May 2020) Tender Amendments: EDC/NIT/2020/001 Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph New

(16 May 2020) Pre Bid Minutes: EDC/NIT/2020/002- FT-IR Spectrometer New

(16 May 2020) Pre Bid Minutes: EDC/NIT/2020/001- Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph New

(16 May 2020) Tender Amendments: EDC/NIT/2020/002- FT-IR Spectrometer New

(16 May 2020) Tender Amendments: EDC/NIT/2020/001 Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatograph New