About US


Atal Incubation Centre at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB) is premier incubator focused on promoting entrepreneurship in life sciences, supporting start-ups in Health, Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology. CSIR – CCMB is one of the first 10 institutes to establish the Atal Incubation Centre under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog). Innovations in life sciences are critical to “Make in India” specifically to improve the quality of life of the general population. At AIC-CCMB, we endeavour to build an ecosystem to enable biotechnology innovation. As Indian researchers and innovators begin to expand the boundaries of science, pursuing novel therapies, diagnostics, medical devices and industrial solutions, we want to ensure that their technologies are translated into sustainable business solutions that reach the citizens.

Spread over of 10,000 Sq. ft space, AIC-CCMB has one of the largest facilities for shared wet research facilities, industry standard equipment and operating facilities, along with distinguished experts for mentoring the start-ups, business planning support, access to seed capital, industry partners, trainings and such for nurturing innovative start-up businesses in their pursuit to become scalable and sustainable. We focus on building industrial collaboration with academic spin-outs and technology with a policy framework that encourages investment in biotechnology on the whole.

  • 10,000 sq. ft space dedicated space for start-ups
  • Best-in-class shared equipment managed by a dedicated instrumentations team to keep minimum downtime.
  • Customizable plug and play wet lab space with access to high speed internet, basic utilities, parking space, security etc.
  • State of the art biologic equipment like
    • Protein purification system
    • Fluorimeter with Peltier
    • UV-VIS Spectrophotometer with Peltier
    • Fermentor
  • Access to specialized services like Analytical Ultra Centrifuge, Circular Dichroism, Dynamic Light Scattering, etc at nominal rates.
  • Rich community of eminent scientist, industrialists and researchers for mentoring
  • Located in Pharmaceutical Hub, in close proximity of biotech and research organizations
  • Monthly meetups 'Café Mandala' for peers and mentors
  • 30 seater conference room