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Projects

The Venture Center is currently running the following projects:

Project/ Program Goals Funding/ Supporting partners
Technology Business Incubator (TBI) Project (1 April 2008 – 31 March 2013) To set up a world-class business incubator for technology ideas emphasizing materials science centric product technologies. National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
Venture Center Library (1 April 2008 – 31 March 2009) To set up a library with a focus on entrepreneurship, market and industry research, intellectual property and technology commercialization. National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
NCL-TEC (Ongoing) Student-driven club focused on technology and entrepreneurship. Donors
Exciting Science Popular talks for school children and training programs for industry professionals, technology transfer/IP professionals and entrepreneurs.
  • NCL
  • IISER
  • Donors
NIP Maintenance Maintenance of NCL Innovation Park
  • NCL
  • Venture Center
  • IISER
TDB Seed Support Scheme

(Project management)
To provide a technology driven startup with the much-needed early stage financial support for deserving ideas/technologies requiring up-scaling and related work. Technology Development Board (TDB)
NSTEDB Seed Support Scheme

(Project management)
To provide a technology driven startup with the much-needed early stage financial support for deserving ideas/technologies requiring up-scaling and related work. National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)
MSME Support Grant

(Project management)
To help MSMEs pursue development & commercialization of technology innovations. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)
MSME IP Facilitation Center

(Project management)
To help MSMEs with various aspects of intellectual property: landscaping, creation, protection, commercialization. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)
NCLRF Tech Commercialization Internship To learn and implement various aspects of technology commercialization; including technology due diligence, IPR issues, market research, commercialization options, formation & operation of a high-tech start-up NCL Research Foundation
Accelerated Commercialization of Technology and InnoVation (ACTIV) workshops To equip scientists and researchers, technology entrepreneurs, managers and key staff members of Business Incubators and STEPs with key skills and practical insights to help take technology based ideas to market.
  • National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • British High Commission
  • UK-India Business Council
Proof of Concept Fund

(Project management)
To translate scientific competencies of R&D institutions into commercially viable products by bridging the funding gap for the proof-of-concept stage of technology development; furthermore, to drive commercialization primarily via new ventures (spin-offs) by engaging with potential/existing entrepreneurs. National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
Technopreneur Promotion Programme (TePP)

(Project management)
To provide grants, technical guidance and mentoring to independent innovators to emerge as entrepreneurs by incubating their idea and enterprise. Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
CII Biotech Resource Center A resource center serving biotechnology entrepreneurs, professionals, start-up companies and the biotechnology industry at-large that aims to make available information, services, resources and programs.
  • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Maharashtra
  • Government of Maharashtra
Bioincubator

(Project management)
To nucleate and nurture technology and knowledge-based enterprises leveraging knowledge in the areas of biotechnology, biomedical engineering, renewable fuels, bioinformatics, bio-medical services and related disciplines. BioIncubator Support Scheme (BISS) of DBT-BIRAC
Technology Refinement and Marketing Programme (TREMAP)

(Project management)
To provide opportunities for an early assessment of innovative technologies by identifying their market potential and to provide the required support (marketing, operational and financial support) towards its commercialization. Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC), DST
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(18 July 2020) CBA Technical Workshop Series: Online Training Program on Biophysical characterization of Vaccines New

(6 July 2020) Creating Value from Bio‐resources: Understanding and Navigating the National Biodiversity Act New

(4 July 2020) Co-Founder Agreement - Do it now! by Vivek Sadhale New

(4 July 2020) Talk on “STARTUP CULTURE-LEADERSHIP, KINDNESS & TRUST by Kaushik Gala New

(27 June 2020) Talk on “Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)-A strategic Tool To Hire And Retain Talent by Vivek Sadhale New

(26-27 June 2020) Online City Camp on: Essentials of Scientific Entrepreneurship in collaboration with PSG-STEP, Coimbatore New

(23-25 June 2020) e-Venture Base Camp on ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Quality Management - Internal Auditors& Risk Management Training Course New

(13 June 2020) Online Training Program Understanding and Negotiating Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) & Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) New

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(April 2020, Loksatta) Pune police benefit from Venture Center's Face Shields

(April 2020, The Indian Express) Venture Centre designs face shields for cops, healthcare personnel

(01 April 2020, The Indian Express) Incubation centre in Pune to facilitate tech manufacture to fight coronavirus pandemic

(April 2019, Sampada edition) The Country's top inventive enterprises incubator is in Pune City !

(18 Apr 2018, ToI) Regional bioinnovation centre set up at Venture Center

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(07 Jul 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

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