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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Biotechnopreneur Camps 2012

Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM), Gujarat Venture Finance Limited (GVFL) & Foundation for MSME Clusters (FMC)
along with SkyQuest Technology Consulting Pvt. Ltd. (Knowledge Partner)
PRESENTS
BIOTECHNOPRENEURTM CAMPS 2012
Life Sciences | Medical Devices | Biotechnology | Pharmaceuticals
Fostering Technology based Entrepreneurship in Gujarat

The journey of Biopreneur Camps 2011 from Surat, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Baroda and Ahmedabad saw 100 participants at each venue; graced by the presence of eminent guests including Mr. Ketan Patel, MD, Troikaa Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Chandan Chatterjee, Director, The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Govt. of Gujarat; Dr. Ravi Dhar, Senior Consultant – Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Programme (BIRAP) of Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, Dr. V. S. Patel, Ex-Vice Chancellor, S. P. University and Director, Sophisticated Instrumentation Centre for Applied Research and Testing (SICART) and many more in addition to Shri Mihir Joshi, MD, GVFL; Dr. A. S. Rao, Ex-Sr. Advisor, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and currently, also Advisor, FMC and Shri A. K. Saxena IFS, Mission Director, GSBTM, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Gujarat.

The programme helped many researchers to turn their science project into business idea and many entrepreneurs to get new ideas.

BiotechnopreneurTM Camps 2012 is a platform for budding entrepreneurs, researchers and students to understand various aspects of biotech entrepreneurship from industry leaders, successful entrepreneurs, representatives of Government and academicians.

Key features of BiotechnopreneurTM Camps 2012:

~         Pitch your Business Idea: Seek assistance at any stage for your technology idea
~         My Story Session: Get inspiration from Successful Biotechnology Entrepreneurs
~         Plenary Sessions
~         Network: Interact and with experts and consultants from diverse fields (Technology, Market, Finance, Policies etc.)


PITCH YOUR BIOTECHNOLOGY BUSINESS IDEA

BiotechnopreneurTM team invites you to “PITCH YOUR BUSINESS IDEA” - An opportunity to present your business idea among a panel of technology experts, businessmen and investors. 

Pitch your Business Idea and you will get a chance to seek mentoring & support to start your own biotechnology based business venture.

Eligibility:
Business Idea/Concept/Venture in Lifesciences domain
Applicants from the State of Gujarat

Who can apply?
  • Budding Entrepreneurs/Start-ups
  • Innovators planning a venture based on their innovation/s
  • Researchers looking to take their technology to market 
Shortlisted Applicants will get a 15 minute slot to present your business idea at BiotechnopreneurTM Camps 2012 and will be offered support like mentoring, strategic advisory, getting investor-ready, applying for funding.

Venues:
Ahmedabad | Mehsana| Rajkot | Surat | Vadodara

Documents to be submitted (Only Soft Copy):
  1. Business Idea – Concept note
  2. Anticipated Support  (not more than 200 words)
  3. Detailed profile of Applicant
  4. Scanned Passport size Photograph 
Deadline for Application:
The entries should reach us by email (neha.jhala@skyquestt.com) latest by 31st December 2011 by 5:00pm

Note:- Subject should be “Pitch Your Business Idea – Biotechnopreneur Camps 2012”

For any further clarification or details, write to Ms. Neha Jhala on neha.jhala@skyquestt.com

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