About National Incubator for Chemical Entrepreneurs (NICE), IIST, Kadi


The chemical startup incubator at IIST named as “National Incubator for Chemical Entrepreneur” is first of its kind incubator in Western India. More than 10,000 sqftof  space in a dedicated block of R&D facility in the campus has been allocated to the incubator. The state of the art research facilities of chemistry, molecular biology and life sciences are open and can be shared for both research and startup-incubator in developing prototypes and pilot projects.   The campus enjoys the geographical vicinity of several chemical, fertilizer, fine-chemicals, pharmaceutical manufacturing plants and cotton industries willing to be potential anchor investor for the promising Ideas and start-ups. All the laboratories have necessary compliances required for chemical synthesis and processes. It provides dedicated mentors from industry, who could be around 24X7 in the facility for hand holding support to the promising ideas. The incubator with a sector specific expertise and laboratory can be an enabler of chemicals and fine chemicals enterprises in the state.

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