BIRAC
Programmes

Ensuring Entitlements

(i) Igniting new ideas - By making available Biotech Ignition Grant schemes (BIG) centred on or around individuals, or a team of individuals that will help mature nascent ideas into to a stage where a startup company can be envisioned.

(ii) Supporting early stage research for proof of concept, validation - Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI)

(iii) Partnership with industry for high risk discovery led innovation research - Biotechnology Industry Partnership Programme (BIPP)

(iv) Facilitating technology validation and development - Contract Research Scheme (CRS)

  • Constant endeavour to create such innovative support schemes in future.

Empowering for Achieving Excellence

Create world class quality Incubation space (Bio-incubators Support Scheme - BISS) for entrepreneurs and start-ups.

Create schemes that facilitate the acquisition or license of innovative technology from any source (including overseas) which can be used to start new bio-enterprises or facilitate the growth of existing bio-enterprises.

Technology mapping for identifying patentable technologies which have a commercial potential and to ensure smooth flow of technology for public sector to industry for product development.

Create common service facilities in public and private sector to serve the needs of Start Ups.

Create capacity in various fields required for successful Bio-enterprises, some examples:

  • Intellectual property protection
  • Technology Licensing and negotiation
  • cGMP manufacturing
  • Entrepreneurship development
  • Regulatory and Ethical issues
  • Product evaluation
  • Data management
  • Designing Field Trials for Agriculture
  • Designing and implementation of clinical trials
  • Wet labs workshops for Skill augmentation

Facilitate and provide information and background business related research and analysis for critical decision making and provide technology policy research inputs directed towards encouraging bio-enterprises in India.

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