Applications Open for National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition 2018


Organisation: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) & Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)

Apply By:  16/09/2018


 

Applications are open for the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC) 2018, a nationwide competition inviting path breaking revolutionary and scalable business ideas in the life sciences domain spanning:

 

  • Healthcare including drug discovery and development, vaccines, regenerative medicine, diagnostics, medical devices, digital health, healthcare IT.
  • Agri-biotech including food and nutraceuticals, soil health, and plant based therapeutics
  • Animal health
  • Industrial biotech including clean and renewable energy, water, and waste management

 

The National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition is organised by BREC – a joint entrepreneurship development centre of BIRAC and C-CAMP.

 

Award Information:

  • Total investment opportunity up to USD $200,000 for the winners
  • Cash prizes totaling INR 38 lakh in various categories
  • Winners eligible for AWS Activate programme worth USD $25,000 Activate Credits
  • Mentorship by industry experts and investors
  • Visibility and recognition to catapult winners on the national platform

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aspiring entrepreneurs, biotech companies, and start-ups
  • Applicant should be a citizen of India
  • If the applicant is a company, the company should be registered in india and majority ownership should be Indian
  • Idea should have a deep science based biotech element/component
  • Biotech includes: healthcare including drug discovery and development, vaccines, regenerative medicine, diagnostics, medical devices, digital health, healthcare IT; agri-biotech including food and nutraceuticals, soil health, plant based therapeutics; animal health; industrial biotech including clean and renewable energy, water, and waste management

 

Eligible Country: India

 

For more information, please visit NBEC 2018.