Venture Center is a non-profit business incubator incorporated in Jan 2007 with a track record of several years. Venture Center is hosted by CSIR's National Chemical Laboratory based in Pune, and is approved by the Department of Science and Technology. Venture Center has been supported by funding from various GOI agencies such as DST-NSTEDB, TIFAC, TDB, DSIR, BIRAC and DC/MSME.
**What we do**:
We are a technology business incubator offering products and services (mentoring, funding, lab space, networking) to R&D intensive science-based startups. We are considered to be one of India's leading science business incubators for early-stage enterprises in the areas of materials, chemicals, biological sciences, and engineering. We have supported over 300+ entrepreneurs over the last decade, and currently have 65+ startups on our premises. Our startups work in various areas such as healthcare, biotechnology, clean energy and environment, agriculture, social enterprises etc.
Healthcare (Biotech / Medtech / Medical Devices/ Diagnostics / Therapeutics)
Energy / environment ventures
Spin-offs from govt. R&D labs