The National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), established by Government of India in 1982 is an institutional mechanism, with a broad objective of promoting gainful self-employment amongst the Science and Technology (S&T) manpower in the country and to setup knowledge based and innovation driven enterprises.

NSTEDB functions under the aegis of Department of Science & Technology (DST). It has representation from socio-economic and scientific Departments / Ministries, premier entrepreneurship development institutions and all India Financial Institutions.

Programmes for NSTEDB, DST:

  1. Capacity Building Programmes
    • Managing an Incubator
    • Seed Fund & Sustainability
    • Designing & Managing Accelerators
  2. Experience Sharing & Networking
    • DST National Incubator Conclave
    • ISBA Annual Conference
  3. Awards & Recognition
    • DST-ISBA Start-up Award
    • DST-ISBA Managers Award
    • DST National Best TBI and Emerging TBI Awards
  4. PFMS Training Programmes

BIRAC, Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a not-for-profit Section 8, Schedule B, Public Sector Enterprise, set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs.

BIRAC is an 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. In its Five years of existence, BIRAC has initiated several schemes, networks and platforms that help to bridge the existing gaps in the industry-academia Innovation research and facilitate novel, high quality affordable products development through cutting edge technologies. BIRAC has initiated partnerships with several national and global partners to collaborate and deliver the salient features of its mandate.

  1. BIRAC: BioNEST Outreach Programmes (9 locations)
  2. Congregation of Managers
    • BIRAC – BioNEST Conclave
    • ISBA Annual Conference
  3. International Linkage Initiatives – 2 to 3 Asian countries
  4. Strengthening Startup Pipeline for Incubators

The Maharashtra State Innovation Society (MSInS) is the nodal body of the Government of Maharashtra responsible for the execution of Maharashtra State Innovative Startup Policy 2018 which envisions transforming Maharashtra by catalysing the growth of an innovation-driven entrepreneurial ecosystem to achieve wholesome and inclusive socio-economic development.

Programmes for MSInS

  1. Business Incubation Management Training for Incubators in Maharashtra
  2. Capacity Building Programmes

Kerala Startup Mission played the pivotal role in development, orchestrating every piece of a vibrant Startup ecosystem. Startups in Kerala are stretching their limits as they focus more on to future technologies and finding solutions for problems in ways not experimented before. We have seen entrepreneurs from Kerala also shining in the limelight of success in international forums. Success stories are written in sectors other than Software and IT also. Kerala technology startup policy 2014 has been implemented and that in turn leads to more proactive measures in the new State IT policy 2017.

Programmes for KSUM:

  1. Capacity Building Programmes

The MeitY Startup Hub (MSH) under the aegis of Software Technology Parks of India, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Government of India, which has a mission to build a conducive innovation and startup ecosystem by bringing together various technology innovation stakeholders, breaking away with the culture of working in silos and paving the way towards a strong economy built on the twin engines of innovation and disruption. It also acts as a hub and ensures synergies among all the incubation centres, Centre of Excellence on Emerging Technologies and other existing platforms, supported by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for facilitating criss-crossing of technology resources, sharing best practices and ideas across the entire innovation and startup ecosystem.

Programmes for MeitY Startup Hub:

  1. Capacity Building Programmes
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