Mentors Advisors & Partners
- BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus has a large pool of expert and experienced global faculty in the areas of Biological Sciences, Environment Engineering and Entrepreneurship.
- The Bio-incubator connects the incubatees with the vast network of industrialists, BITS alumni, venture capitalists, governmental agencies and other service providers. This facilitates the incubatees to boost their startup, increase their success rate and improve the technology translation to successful commercial ventures.
- The Bio-incubator is located in vicinity of the nearby Verna Industrial areas, which houses about 40-50 industry majors in pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals & biomedical(such as Cipla, Glenmark, Vergo, Lupin, Unichem, Wallance, Siemens, Orchid etc.), thereby making it an ideal location.
- The National institutes such as NCAOR (MoES) in Vasco, NIO (CSIR) in Panjim, Goa University and ICAR (Ministry of Agriculture), Goa will also come forward to interact closely with the industry partners.
- Further, the incubatees will be able to connect easily with Academics, Corporates, Industries and Government development organizations from adjacent locations like Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mangalore, Kolhapur, and Belgaum.
- BioNEST incubator regularly organizes competitions for startups, conclaves and networking events for the benefit of the incubatees.
AMAZON WEB SERVICES
AWS as an official Activate Provider will help our startups access a host of free benefits, including AWS Cloud credits, AWS Business Support credits, exclusive members-only offers, and access to the Activate Console to help build and grow business.
GitHub—the largest and most advanced development platform in the world shall support BITS BIRAC BioNEST portfolio startups, having completed less than 5 years existence, in their technological growth by providing access to GitHub’s enterprise products. The Startups that are a part of the GitHub Accelerate program get 20 seats on GitHub Enterprise for 1 year.
BITS BIRAC BioNEST was invited to attend the India Finland Startup Hub meeting by Business Finland & Headstart Network Foundation organized at Bangalore on October 23, 2021. This has enabled the collaboration of BITS BIRAC BioNEST with Headstart Hubs Alliance as an Incubator partner, for the India Finland Startup Hub. The collaboration will help in exploring synergies with the Hubs from India and Accelerators from Finland, along with the government of both countries. Headstart is run completely by passionate volunteers with a bold vision for India. Since their inception, Headstart has built a grassroots level ecosystem in 25+ Indian cities and organized over 1000 startup events focused on networking, mentoring, hiring and fundraising.
The Hubspot Partner Program offers eligible startups discounts up to 90% on HubSpot software. Hubspot will provide educational resources and tailored training, Master classes, templates, kits, and guides to help save time and avoid costly mistakes in growing a startup, along with access to world-class support from Hubspot experts.
iHub- IIT Roorkee
The “iHub” is a Section 8 company , a joint initiative of the Department of Science & Technology (DST) GoI and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee). The hub will foster research innovation towards product/technology development and commercialization in CPS with relevant and next-generation Devices and Materials in the areas of a) Healthcare; b) Industry 4.0; and c) Smart Cities. Our partnership will enable startups incubated at BITS BIRAC BioNEST, supported by the BITS Goa Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship Society (BGIIES ) to get market access and funds from the iHUB. It is planned to conduct joint initiatives and programs to strengthen the role of both organizations in developing the innovation and startup ecosystem in the Health and Environment areas.
Joint Programs for local villages in Goa, Co-incubation of IIT Goa Students