Dream’t of having your own enterprise in life sciences, food and beverages, agro-biotech and any other domains of biotechnology?
Then here is your chance, EDII’s Biotechnopreneur Programme provides you with real insights and realistic skills for your entrepreneurial career in the biotechnology sector. EDII’s “BIOTECHNOPRENEUR PROGRAMME 2018-19” is the perfect platform where your business idea gets the refined shape and is translated into a detailed business plan.
Biotechnopreneur Programme is initiated by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Gujarat., implemented by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad, supported by Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), Govt. of Gujarat.
The programme covers every important aspect and skill set required for starting-up your own viable venture in Life Sciences & Biotech Sector.
From the viewpoint of innovation, the Biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and medical device industry face various challenges that are attributed to lack of enabling conditions for the promotion of start-ups, insufficient idea pool, limited knowledge of IPR system, weak linkages with support funds, conventional management techniques, limited access to infrastructure, lack of interaction with users and understanding their viewpoints, lack of interaction with matured innovation systems, etc. In lieu of the above shortcomings, GSBTM along with other local organizations are carrying out various interventions to strengthen the ecosystem that promotes innovation in Biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices clusters of Gujarat.
Biotechnopreneur is a person who works with innovative product and/or technologies and uses them for his/her business promotion. In addition to the other efforts, here, GSBTM plans to promote a training programme for Biotechnopreneur, to answer the complex issues associated with bringing innovation and discovery from the laboratory to the market.
The Biotechnopreneur Programme 2018-19
The Biotechnopreneur Programme is conceptualized with an aim to equip wanting to be entrepreneurs, in the field of biotechnology, with all the skill sets needed for the technopreneurial venture.
Biotechnopreneur programme is a 10-month multi-disciplinary life science and business course offered over weekends. It aims to equip the incubatees in business opportunity identification, technology evaluation, etc. along with management, legal, ethical and regulatory issues associated with commercializing their Biotech startup.
Through interactive sessions with experts, entrepreneurs, industrial visits, hands-on sessions and project, the programme, aims at developing vision, confidence, and expertise to strategically build the participants biotech ventures.