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Growing Ideas, Nurturing Innovation


BITS BIRAC BioNEST incubator, an initiative of CIIE of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in Health & Environment. BioNEST Goa is supported by BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council), a Non-profit organization under Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. 
BioNEST aims to help entrepreneurs to ideate, incubate and accelerate their innovative early stage start ups into successful ventures through infrastructural support, mentoring, networking and business advisory. The incubator brings entrepreneurs, mentors, researchers and academicians together to create a vibrant startup ecosystem.
Be a part of our network to participate in stimulating conversations, innovative thinking and create forward-looking startups. Together, let us ignite the spark of new ideas and ventures.

About the Institute

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education with campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai.
BITS, Pilani has been continuously making efforts in building an environment of promoting creativity, inventiveness and innovation among the students through various initiatives that link students to industry, R&D labs and students from other academic institutes. BITS symbolizes the maturing of Indian technical ability and "can-do" entrepreneurial spirit, especially as derived from the private sector.
Experience and expertise at BITS in the areas of Biology, Bio-Technology, Management, Innovation and Technology Networks provides the necessary impetus and intellectual foundation.






3 Day Workshop on "Industrial Bioprocess and Bioreactor Operations" from 25th July to 27th July, 2019


Dr. Renu Swarup's visit to BITS BIRAC BioNEST Incubator

Dr. Renu Swarup's visit

Dr. Renu Swarup, Secretary, DBT, visited BITS BIRAC BioNEST Incubator facility on 27th May, 2019. She planted a tree sapling outside the innovation lab. Dr. Swarup appreciated the infrastructure and Innovation lab set up. She expressed keenness to make the facilities available to students and researchers from across the state.

Prof. Mridula Goel, In-charge, BITS BIRAC BioNEST presented the achievements of BioNEST in the past 2 years to the guests. Later Dr. Renu Swarup participated in the interaction session with the Director, BITS, Pilani K.K Birla Goa Campus Prof. Raghurama G., Technical Directors of BITS BIRAC BioNEST and Incubates.

BIRAC call for proposals on Synthetic Biology

BIRAC call for proposals on Synthetic Biology

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