Dr. R. A. Mashelkar
Co-Chairman, Maharashtra State Innovation Council President, Global Research Alliance
Former Director General, CSIR, Govt. of India
"India is rapidly emerging as a land of Innovation and the state of Maharashtra has been historically the land of entrepreneurial opportunities. ISBA Conference will provide a unique platform for all innovation stake-holders. For the first time, innovation and start-up policy makers, incubator managers, risk capital firms, hundreds of start-ups and leading global innovation thinkers all are going to congregate on a common platform. We are looking forward to seeing you at this exciting event."
Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
Secretary, Govt. of India, Ministry of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology
"I compliment ISBA for organizing this annual conference for Innovators and start-ups and Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India is pleased to support. This event will be an opportunity for S&T based start-ups to showcase their achievements and also interact with accomplished start-ups mentors from within India and abroad. We are also glad to support ISBA awards for start-ups. This is the time of challenges and celebration for young innovators and start-ups. The global and national innovation and incubation community will gain much from their participation. I wish the event a grand success."
Shri H.K.Mittal
Head, National S & T Entrepreneurship Development Board, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt of India ; Member, Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship 2011-14, World Economic Forum
"There is a lot of emphasis which is being placed on innovation, entrepreneurship, incubation and start-ups. In fact start-up has become the buzzword in the indian context.and to promote start-ups we have number of incubators and their association ISBA . ISBA is organizing its annual event in Pune this year. While we are partner to ISBA on this event ;I am glad that the State Government is supporting this Conference. I take this opportunity to wish ISBA and the State Government very well and success in this event. "
Shri. Amitabh Kant
Chief Executive Officer Government of India National Institution for Transforming India Niti Aayog
"The Government of India has taken essential and epic measures to create, promote and sustain technology driven innovation and start up ecosystem. In this direction, the Government of India has launched a flagship scheme called Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The mission seeks to establish an umbrella structure to create a culture of innovation and provide momentum to entrepreneurship in the country. AIM will support the establishment of Atal Tinkering Labs in schools to encourage creativity and innovation.The mission would also support establishment of Atal Incubation Centres in higher academic institutions and private organizations to incubate market linked technology led innovations by young entrepreneurs , innovators. We are also supporting existing incubation centers for scaling up their capacities to world class standards. Finally, AIM would also launch Atal Grand Challenge award for addressing the most pressing social problems of the country and the developing world. These initiatives will radically transform the innovation , entrepreneurship and start-up ecosystem of the country. I am delighted to note that ISBA, is organizing its XI Annual Conference in Pune to bring together stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem to share, learn and discuss best practices in incubation and innovation promotion. I look forward to the outcomes of these deliberations, which would play a key role in development of policies, strategies and mechanisms for the immediate future. I wish the conference all success. "



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  • Indian Science & Technology Entrepreneur Parks' and Business Incubators' Association (ISBA) invites you to join TWO DAY EXTRAVAGANZA on India Incubation & Innovation
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