Incubation is open to all startups with focus on life sciences and allied fields. BioNest IASST encourages participation from individual entrepreneurs as well as from Community Based Organizations and Cooperative Societies. However, preference will be given to IASST affiliated researchers. The eligible applicants for incubation at BioNest IASST are :

  • Faculty members from IASST
  • Alumni of IASST
  • Research Scholars of IASST
  • Faculty, staff, students and Alumni of Educational Institutes in North East India
  • Applicants supported by any program or funding by Government agencies like BIRAC, DST, ICMR, DBT, CSIR etc.
  • Individual Entrepreneurs from North East India
  • Applications sought from other sources

The focus of the startups must be on Applied Lifesciences including but not limited to the below fields:

Biotechnology  Microbiology
Biomedicine  Life science
Biological waste management  Pharmacology and Toxicology
Bio-agriculture  Bio-actives
Bio-informatics  Biochemistry
Biomedical Engineering  Biophysics
Biochemical Kit development  Alternative Medicine
Biofuel  Genetics
Bio-pesticides/ Bio-fertilizers  Other Healthcare Solutions