17,January, 2024

9th India International Science Festival # IISF2023

BioNEST-IASST is elated to participate in the 9th India International Science Festival # IISF2023 with the theme " Science and Technology Public Outreach in Amrit Kaal" Few glimpses of the enthusiastic visitors who were delighted to see the products developed by the incubatees of BioNEST-IASST showcased at the stall of IASST under the DST Pavilion. (read more)


19,December, 2023

Visit of Distinguished members of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) to BioNEST-IASST

On 19th Dec, distinguished members of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of IASST, Prof. Amalendu Chandra and Prof. B. N. Goswami, along with IASST faculty members, visited the BioNEST-IASST facility. Witnessing the operational strides of the incubation center for promoting and developing entrepreneurs in the NE Region, the members conveyed their contentment with the ongoing advancements. They wished for the perpetual and unceasing growth of the incubation center. (read more)


27,September, 2023

Visit of Vice-Chancellor of Tezpur University at BioNEST - IASST

On September 27th, 2023, Prof. Shambhu Nath Singh, Vice-Chancellor of Tezpur University, along with Professor Ashis K. Mukherjee, Director of IASST, and Prof. Devasish Chowdhury from the Physical Science Division of IASST, visited the Bio-NEST IASST facility. During the visit, Prof. Singh interacted with the incubates to discuss their innovative projects and offered valuable insights into their research endeavors. (read more)


21,September, 2023

‘Entrepreneurship Exposure’ - Royal Global University

On 21st Sep 2023, Bio-NEST IASST hosted the students and faculty members from the Department of Microbiology, Royal Global University, Guwahati for an ‘Entrepreneurship Exposure’ visit as part of the bio-entrepreneurship awareness program and motivated the students to accept the enticing career option of entrepreneurship in the near future. Mr. Sagar Kumar, Manager (I&O), and Dr. Tania Paul Das, Manager (S&T) from Bio-NEST IASST, presented an interactive session aimed at spurring the exchange of knowledge and ideas in the field of Bio-entrepreneurship and shared real-life examples of bio-startups with the students. (read more)


27,December, 2022

BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on the topic: How to Validate your Business Model on 27th December 2022, Tuesday from 3pm onwards

BioNEST IASST under the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology organized a webinar on 27th December 2022, Tuesday from 3pm onwards. The session was moderated by Mr. Sagar Kumar, Manager (Incubation and Outreach) who introduced the eminent speaker of the webinar - Dr. Divya Rajput, CEO of JSS Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Park, Noida. (read more)


27,December, 2022

Webinar on : How to Validate your Business Model

BioNEST IASST is is organizing a a webinar on the topic: "How to Validate your Business Model" on 27th December, 2022 (Tuesday) from 3 PM onward. The webinar topic will be addressed by Dr. Divya Rajput, CEO JSS Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Park, Noida. Registration link for the session : https://forms.gle/qYpMq55iGezcgnn27 (read more)


19,September, 2022

BioNEST IASST in collaboration with KIIT TBI and Down Town Venture Labs organized a virtual workshop on the topic: Writing the BIG on 19th September 2022 from 3 pm onward for the faculty members and students of Assam down town University

BioNEST IASST in collaboration with KIIT TBI and Down Town Venture Labs organized a virtual workshop on the topic: Writing the BIG on 19th September 2022 from 3 pm onward for the faculty members and students of Assam down town University We are thankful to Prof. N. C. Talukdar, Vice Chancellor - Assam down town University for delivering the inaugural address. (read more)


25,August, 2022

BioNEST IASST organized an Awareness Programme on Entrepreneurship for the faculty members and students of Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Guwahati. on 25th August 2022 at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology.

BioNEST IASST organized an Awareness Programme on Entrepreneurship for the faculty members and students of Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Guwahati. on 25th August 2022 at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology. The faculty members and the students of Govt. Ayurvedic College & Hospital, Guwahati. also visited the Bio-NEST IASST facility. (read more)


17,August, 2022

Dr. Srivari Chandrasekhar, Hon'ble Secretary - Department of Science and Technology, Government of India visited the Bio-NEST IASST facility and interacted with the incubatees on 17-08-2022.

Dr. Srivari Chandrasekhar, Hon'ble Secretary - Department of Science and Technology, Government of India visited the Bio-NEST IASST facility and interacted with the incubatees on 17-08-2022. Dr. Chandrasekhar was accompanied by Prof. A. K Mukherjee, Director - Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma, Director General - North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach, Dr. Prathama S Mainkar, Senior Principal Scientist, CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology and other faculty members and staff of Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology. (read more)


05,July, 2022

BioNEST IASST in collaboration with AAU NEATEHUB organized a webinar on 5th July 2022 from 11am onward.. The topic for the webinar was Know-how of commercializing Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods which was addressed by Dr. Madhumita Barooah, Professor - Department of Biotechnology, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

BioNEST IASST in collaboration with AAU NEATEHUB organized a webinar on 5th July 2022 from 11am onward.. The topic for the webinar was Know-how of commercializing Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods which was addressed by Dr. Madhumita Barooah, Professor - Department of Biotechnology, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat The inaugural speech was delivered by Dr. K. Karthikeyan, CEO of AAU NEATEHUB. In her talk, Dr. Barooah defined Nutraceuticals, and stated differences between dietary supplements and functional foods. She gave a scenario of the nutraceutical market in India, and emphasized on the development steps and business strategy of producing functional foods for market. She also gave a know-how of acquiring nutraceutical licenses, branding techniques and schemes that support nutraceuticals development in India. A total of 40 participants attended the session. (read more)


01,July, 2022

Launch of R&D unit and production site at BioNEST IASST

Aavya Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. has setup a Research & Development unit and production site at Bio-NEST IASST (Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology), Guwahati for developing a molecular transport medium for collection of viral samples. The uniqueness of the product is that sample is stable at room temperature for up to 7 days eradicating the hassles of cold supply chain. Aavya Life Science got funding support of Rs. 25 Lakhs from NECTAR (North East Centre for Technology Application and Reach) and has incubated their production unit at the BioNEST IASST which was inaugurated by the Guest of Honour, Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma, Director General, NECTAR, in the august presence of Prof. Ashis Kumar Mukherjee, Director, IASST along with other dignitaries on 1st July 2022, Friday. (read more)


27,June, 2022

On the occasion of International MSME Day 2022 and as a part of the celebration of 75th Year of India's Independence, Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava, BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on 27th June 2022 from 3 PM onward.

On the occasion of International MSME Day 2022 and as a part of the celebration of 75th Year of India's Independence, Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava, BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on 27th June 2022 from 3 PM onward. The topic for the webinar was Creation of Biotech MSMEs for Atmanirbhar Bharat which was addressed by Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya, Consultant Grant Thorton Bharat LLP. A total of 35 participants attended the session. The inaugural speech was delivered by Prof. Devasish Chowdhury, Physical Science Division, Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology. Mr. Anijit Bhattacharya initially emphasized on the impact of Biotechnology sectors on the economy, gave an overview of what MSME is and how MSMEs are contributing in GDP and what are the pre-requisites of registering under MSME. He vividly described the traits and characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and lastly explained the major schemes that are available to support MSMEs. (read more)


11,May, 2022

On the occasion of National Technology Day 2022 and as a part of Swachhata Pakhwada celebrations, BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on 11th May 2022 from 10:30 am onward.

On the occasion of National Technology Day 2022 and as a part of Swachhata Pakhwada celebrations, BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on 11th May 2022 from 10:30 am onward. The topic for the webinar is E-Waste: The Tech Garbage Issues & Opportunities which was addressed by Mr. Achitra Borgohain, Founder & CEO Binbag Recycling. A total of 46 participants attended the session. The inaugural speech was delivered by honourable Director, IASST, Prof. A. K. Mukherjee emphasized on rebooting the economy by advancement in science & technologies and creating awareness on Re-use, Reduce and Recycle of E-waste. The guest speaker Mr. Borgohain vividly showcased how there is tremendous increase in the generation of e- waste just due to adversity of technology development and 90% of e-waste goes to the informal sector. He opined that regulations should be there to increase the recycling rate through Awareness, Access to e-waste and Asset creation out of waste. He motivated the budding entrepreneurs to work on challenges like novel recycling technologies, digitizing the supply chain and updating the recycling strategy for industry. (read more)


26,April, 2022

On the occasion of World Intellectual Property (IP) Day 2022, BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on 26th April 2022 from 11 am onward.

On the occasion of World Intellectual Property (IP) Day 2022, BioNEST IASST organized a webinar on 26th April 2022 from 11 am onward. The topic for the webinar was Strategies for Patenting which was addressed by Shri Govind Sharma, Ex Chief of National Research Development Corporation. Currently he is a Start-up Consultant, Mentor and Registered Patent Agent with expertise in IPR and Tech Commercialization. About 40 participants attended the webinar in hybrid mode. The inaugural speech was rendered by Prof. Neelotpal Sen Sarma, Head R&D, IASST and the meeting ended with the vote of thanks by Prof. Devasish Chowdhury, PSD, IASST. (read more)


21,April, 2022

BioNEST IASST organized an interactive session on "Lab to Market - Transforming Academic Research into Commercial Innovations in Life Science" on 21st April 2022 from 11 am onwards at the auditorium of IASST.

BioNEST IASST organized an interactive session on "Lab to Market - Transforming Academic Research into Commercial Innovations in Life Science" on 21st April 2022 from 11 am onwards at the auditorium of IASST. The invited guest speaker was Dr. Vishal Bharadwaj, who is a Senior Consultant at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), Bangalore. In his talk, he vividly described how researchers and faculty of educational and R&D Institutes can avail the facilities of C-CAMP and the funding sources available for entrepreneurs and startups. He also gave an overview of avenues of facilitating research, collaboration, commercialization of technologies and ways of nurturing bio-entrepreneurship. Almost 60 participants attended the interactive session. The seminar ended with the vote of thanks rendered by Prof. Devasish Chowdhury, PSD, IASST. (read more)


09,November, 2021

National Entrepreneur's Day

BioNest-IASST in association with ISVEC has organizing an online webinar on the occasion of National Entrepreneurs Day which was held on 9th November 2021 from 3 PM onwards. The topic of the talk was Agribusiness and Food Processing Entrepreneurship in north east" by Mr. Subhas Bhattacharjee. (read more)


22,May, 2021

International Day of Biological Diversity

Bionest IASST under the umbrella of Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology organized an Online Talk by Dr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy, Scientist-Wildlife Institute of India on the occasion of International Day of Biological Diversity on 22nd May 2021 (Saturday) at 3 pm onwards. This event was a part of the Celebration of the 75 th Year of Indias Independence Aazadi ka Amrut Mahotsava (read more)


11,May, 2021

National Technology Day

BioNest in association with IASST organized National Technology Day on 11th May 2021(Tuesday). This event was a part of the Celebration of the 75th Year of Indias Independence Aazadi ka Amrut Mahotsava and concurrently with Swatchhata Pakhwada which is being observed from 1st May to 15th May 2021. The Webinar was coordinated by Mr. Chandrabhan Kakoty, Manager (Incubation & Outreach) of BioNest-IASST. The event commenced with an inaugural speech by the Honourable Director-IASST, Prof. Ashis Kr. Mukherjee. It was a privilege to have two eminent speakers- Mr Stanzin Tsephel and Mr Arumugam Kalimuthu who are also recognised practitioners in the field of Swatchhata, or sanitation. (read more)


26,April, 2021

World Intellectual Property Day

BioNest in association with IASST organized World Intellectual Property Day on 26th April 2021(Monday). This event was a part of the Celebration of the 75th Year of India's Independence "Aazadi ka Amrut Mahotsava." The honourable speaker of the Webinar was Mr. Siddhartha Devnath . (read more)


31,March, 2021

FAME- Biotech 2021 (A Hackathon)

To Promote the spirit of entrepreneurship, a hackathon in the name of FAME- Biotech 2021: Focus on Applied Medicine and Engineering for Biotech was organized for identifying potential and pioneering idea on product development. (read more)


25,February, 2021

Global Bio-India 2021(Transforming lives)."

BioNest-IASST at Guwahati, Assam has organizing a curtain raiser Roadshow event: Global Bio-India 2021(Transforming lives)- A mega international congregation of biotechnology stakeholders organized by DBT and BIRAC. on 25th February|Thursday|11:00-13:00. The acclaimed speakers of the event were: Dr. Shikha Taneja Malik, Program Manager, National Biopharma Mission, BIRAC, Dept of Biotechnology, GoI and Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar, CEO, KIIT TBI, Director General, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar. (read more)