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The Atal Incubation Centre- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (AIC-CCMB) is a premier technology incubator supporting deep science startups. Established at CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad under the Atal Innovation Mission of NITI Aayog, GoI in 2017, this incubation centre has become a hub for life-sciences and biotechnology startups and MSME’s from all over Telangana and the country in a very short time. At AIC-CCMB, we are dedicated to nurturing a thriving ecosystem for start-ups and innovators with early stage technologies by leveraging the scientific competencies of CSIR-CCMB and its sister labs. We do this by actively engaging with mentors, alumni, fund providers, experts, consultants and industry to build an empowering ecosystem through our various programs and activities.

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Your Success is Our Triumph

We are passionate about serving the nation by creating world –class biotech companies that positively impacts the health and wealth of the nation. We are invested in the sustainability of the startups incubating with us and measure our success by their innovations and achievements

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We are Entrepreneurs too...

With a history of successful home-grown enterprises, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology has always fostered the spirit of entrepreneurship. At our core we are entrepreneurs ourselves – sowing the capital of our combined knowledge of scientific research, product development, and business development to help startups succeed. We harness our insight, experience, and expertise in helping you to achieve your goals.

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  • Exclusively dedicated space for start-ups
  • More than 10,000 square feet of fully equipped biosafety level labs
  • Expandable work spaces for wet labs and furnished office space
  • Conference rooms, video-conference facilities
  • Access to pantry and subsidised canteen


Mentors are not just a brain to pick or an ear to listen they see what others cannot see, and the ability to navigate a course to the start-up’s destination. Mentoring is crucial for life sciences startups considering the high stakes and regulatory and business requirements. AIC-CCMB proactively engages mentors for the right guidance and support to our resident startups. These are prominent men and women from the fields of business, science and the community who are passionate to contribute to the start-up ecosystem and start-ups in India.

Dr. Giriraj Ratan Chandak

Dr. Jayanth Devasundaram

Dr. Ranajit Sen

Prof. Guhan Jayaraman

Dr. Jyotsna Dhawan

Dr. KJ Mukherjee

Dr. Tushar Vaidya

Dr. Narasimha Rao Nedunuri

Dr. Raghunand R Tirumalai

Dr. Sudhakar Bangera

Dr. Shesheer Munpally


At AIC-CCMB, we believe the key to sustaining innovation lies not in funding individual technologies but in constructing a better, more efficient pathway to market. We are focused on building a support mechanism for promoting the growth of the biotech entrepreneurial ecosystem through strategic partnerships between the public and private enablers. By leveraging our strength and capacity in cutting core biological research and development (R&D), we build partnerships from investment to regulation to mentorship and market access with enablers from different frontiers of business to bring in transformational change through a supporting and sustaining ecosystem.

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