Our Vision

Incubate IP based start-ups that commercialize science and technology for societal benefit .

Our Mission

  • Identify IISc patents that can be developed into solutions and scout for entrepreneurs who can take them to market profitably
  • Provide infrastructure, seed funding and mentoring to start-ups
  • Build eco system of angel and institutional investors, industry experts, mentors and other entrepreneurship focused entities
  • Facilitate interaction between companies (start-ups and others) and IISc faculty to enable applied research to solve real world problems
  • Leverage IISc alumni network to assist start-ups in mentoring, business development and domain knowledge
  • Enable start-ups to successfully exit incubation by providing assistance in external fund raising, customer acquisition, etc.

Areas of Focus

  • Bioinformatics
  • Image processing and Recognition
  • Materials
  • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Organic Electronics
  • Early detection of diseases
  • Drug design
  • Mobility
  • Renewable Energy
  • And more.....

Portfolio Companies

Entrepreneurship-in-Residence (EiR) Program

The EiR program provides the opportunity to entrepreneurs to validate their ideas, take them from lab to field and develop business plans.

Contact information:

C. S. Murali
Chairman, Entrepreneurship Cell
Society for Innovation and Development
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012

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