ISBA Annual Conference – 2012

THEME: “Business Incubation: The Greatest Innovation for Societal Development”

March 17-19, 2012 at Pune

SPONSORS:

Department of Science & Technology (DST)

Workshops on: 

Various Government Support Programs for Technology Business Incubator

Role of Academia & Industry in Supporting Innovation and Incubation Centers – Experiences

Plenary Sessions

Benchmarking Indian Business Incubators-Building a Unified Model of Sustainable Incubator

Design & Branding: The Key for Market Success

Buidling India’s Entrepreneurship Pipeline

Major Sessions Conducted
  • MSME Schemes – Business Incubator Funding
  • Setting up IPR & Technology Management Centers in the Universities & Various Government Support Programs
  • US Government Initiatives & Various Support Programs for setting up Incubators in Academia
  • CoEP Initiatives for Technology based Entrepreneurship Promotion
  • Building Successful Agri-ventures to address the issue of marketing agri Products
  • Community agriculture to elevate the lives of common – DDS Initiatives
  • Building sustainable Business Ventures in affordable housing for urban & rural Poor
  • BVG case study of Social Incubation
  • Affordable drinking water for rural people

Panel Discussions

  • Meet the CEO s
  • Funding options for Building Successful Startups
  • Exploring Cross Border Linkages for Incubation
  • Incubation: International Experiences and Support Programs
  • Business Incubation: A Tool for Empowering People

International Pavilion

Experiences learned from a successful co-incubation between Wallonia, Belgium & Texas. An example to follow between India & Europe

Open house Sessions on:

Leveraging on ISBA Community Exchange

Being VC Ready

ISBA Conference Exhibition

(March 17 – 19, 2012)

Major Organisations Participated:

National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)
Govt. of Maharashtra
Department of Science & Technology (DST)
Technology Development Board (TDB)