Biotechnology Led Enterprises ABLE Competitions

Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises ABLE Competitions

BEST INDIA is a nationwide competition to encourage entrepreneurship for senior level students in the Life Sciences. This is an initiative of Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises (ABLE).

Germinate Innovate Incubate - This competition demands the best of the best.

DO yOU haVe it? What you have to do

You are a student pursuing your Master's, doctoral degree, BE/B.Tech in Life Sciences (Bioscience/ Biotechnology and /or related subjects) from a recognized Indian University/ institute.

Form a team of 3-5 students and nominate a team leader.

Prepare a Concept Note based on an idea in the area of Life Sciences that has commercialization potential, Each team will submit only one entry.

Upload your Concept Note on www.ableindia.org Only online submissions will be accepted; no other form of submission shall be considered.

What BEST does for you

A jury examines your idea for scientific merit, innovation and commercialization potential and selects 20 teams. The selected teams get to attend a high quality Entrepreneurship Workshop that addresses commercialization issues such as Business Plans, IP & Patenting Strategies, Raising Finance, etc. At the end of the workshop, your team will develop a Business Plan and make a PowerPoint presentation to the Jury. From the 20 teams, 3 top teams will be selected.

The 3 winning teams will get an opportunity to present their ideas to Venture Capitalists, Private Equity Fund Managers and other institutional investors, at ABLE's Biolnvest Conference - India's largest and most exclusive Life Sciences investment Forum.

Upload your Concept Note between Nov 20, 2010 & Jan 18, 2011 For format and guidelines, visit: www.ableindia.org

The 3 winning teams will be awarded Prize Monies of Rs. 500,000/-, Rs. 300,000/-and Rs. 200,000/- respectively.

ABLE Association Of Biotechnology Led Enterprises -The collective fact of the Indian Biatifk Industry

Department Of Biotechnology - Ministry of Science and Technology

ABLE Secretariat, 123/C, 16th Main Road, 5th Cross, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore - 560 034 INDIA Telefax: +91 -80-2563 3853 / 4163 6853 | E-mail: best@ableindia.org

For more informations visit : www.ableindia.org

Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises ABLE Competitions