India: Banaras Hindu University planning to set up BioNEST facility to promote start-ups

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Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is reportedly planning to set up BioNEST (Bioincubator for Nurturing Entrepreneurship for Scaling Technologies) facility, which will provide support to start-ups in several areas, including biotechnology, health care, agritech, food technology and allied fields.

Under this initiative, BioNEST-BHU will create facilitates for incubatees and provide them the conducive environment to pursue their ideas with commercial potential towards successful outcomes.

“The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has sanctioned Rs 6 crore to InnoResTech Foundation in BHU for starting a BioNEST facility,” Prof Anil K. Tripathi, director of the Institute of Science, BHU, said.a