Dr Rajkumar Rajgopal from Cellzyme Biotech India Pvt Ltd , an associate incubatee of Venture Center won certificate of appreciation for poster presentation in 1st BIG Conclave – “Impact through Ideas” held on 26th & 27th May 2015 at Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Gram Oorja Solutions Pvt Ltd, a resident incubatee of Venture Center inaugurates seven solar micro-grids at the hands of Shri Chintaman Vanaga, Member of the Lok Sabha from Palghar at Hedoli, Jhap grampanchayat, Jawhar taluka, Palghar dist. These micro-grids were set up under the aegis of Pragati Pratisthan, with funding from ICICI Bank. These villages are located in Jhap, Aina and Pathardi gram panchayats of Jawhar taluka of Palghar district. The villages of Dakhanepada, Umbarpada, Vadpada, Hedoli, Navapada, Manmohadipada and Bhatipada, comprising of 200 households and a total population of approx. 1200 now have micro-grids totaling 38 kWp servicing their power needs.
Shri Girish Kuber, Editor of Loksatta, Mumbai also graced the occasion as a special guest.
This news is covered by various media platforms like IBNlokmat and Loksatta.
Nayam Innovations Pvt Ltd, a resident incubatee of Venture Center founder by Mr. Tanuj Gigras, has secured investment of around Rs 64 lakh ($100,000) from Villgro, a social enterprise incubator, supporting innovators and social entrepreneurs.
About, Nayam Innovations Pvt Ltd: Nayam Innovations is a biomedical device startup founded in December 2012 by two IIT-Bombay engineers developing an artificial implant of the eye to treat cataract and its post-surgical refractive error complications using their proprietary technology ISITE. More about Nayam : read here
About Villgro: http://www.villgro.org/
The news about this investment deal has been captured and highlighted by various media platforms like Entrepreneur India.com in their news section, Economic Times, VCCircle News & Times of India..
Karthik Somasundaram from Mother Diagnostic Systems Private Limited, a Venture Center’s Ignition program member, has been shortlisted for Silicon Valley Visit & IC2 Institute’s Business Development Support under IIGP 2015.
About DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Program:
The India Innovation Growth Program is a joint initiative of the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India; Lockheed Martin Corporation;Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Stanford Graduate School of Business and the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas.
For more information about the program visit the link DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Program
Periwinkle Technologies Pvt Ltd, a resident incubatee of Venture Center, won the first prize for the poster presentation at the The diabetologists’ conference for Maharashtra State (RSSDI) held in Pune from 1st to 3rd May 2015.
More about 9th Annual Conference RSSDI Maharashtra Chapter – 2015 can be found here