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Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DnDi)

It is an international non-profit organization that discovers, develops and delivers safe, effective and affordable treatments for the most neglected patients. DNDi uses the power of innovation, open science and inter-disciplinary partnerships to find treatments/ solutions for neglected Tropical Diseases. Acting as “Conductor of virtual orchestra”, DNDi collaborates with research partners around the world at all stages of the R&D process. More on: https://dndi.org/  

Venture Center’s BIRAC Regional Bio-Innovation Center (BRBC)

BIRAC Regional Bioinnovation Center (BRBC) is a resource intensive center set up by BIRAC at Venture Center. Through its diverse initiatives, BRBC aims to significantly impact the translation of high-quality innovative ideas across diverse ecosystems into viable and sustainable business enterprises. BRBC Initiatives: Venture Mentoring Service; Venture Base Camps; Regulatory Information and Facilitation Centre; Bio Incubation Practice School. More on: http://www.brbc.venturecenter.co.in/  

Subscribe and Stay tuned @ (BIRAC Regional Bio-Innovation Center) BRBC’s Official YouTube Channel for new as well as archive videos of past events and talks hosted by BRBC: https://www.youtube.com/c/BIRACRegionalBioInnovationCenterVentureCenter

The Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR)

The Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) is an association of Indian clinical research professionals registered under the Societies Registration Act (1860). The Society brings together all those who are engaged in clinical research activities in India and provides a forum for exchange of information and learning. ISCR aims to build awareness of clinical research as a specialty in India and to facilitate its growth in the country while helping to evolve the highest standards of quality and ethics. More on: https://www.iscr.org/

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Entrepreneurship Developmenet Center (Venture Center)

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. Visit: https://venturecenter.co.in/

Biotechnology Industry Research & Assistance Council (BIRAC)

Biotechnology Industry Research & Assistance Council is a new industry‐academia interface and implements its mandate through a wide range of impact initiatives, be it providing access to risk capital through targeted funding, technology transfer, IP management and handholding schemes that help bring innovation excellence to the biotech firms and make them globally competitive. 

For more information about BIRAC: https://www.birac.nic.in/

National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL)

National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune, established in 1950, is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CSIR-NCL is a science and knowledge based research, development and consulting organization. It is internationally known for its excellence in scientific research in chemistry and chemical engineering as well as for its outstanding track record of industrial research involving partnerships with industry from concept to commercialization. More on: https://www.ncl-india.org/