ASPIRE - Association for Scientific Pursuits in Innovative Research Enterprises
ASPIRE is a section-8, not-for-profit organization that manages the innovation and entrepreneurial activities at the University of Hyderabad through incubation of startup companies in various disci- plines of science and technology.ASPIRE promotes startups conducting innovative and translational research, conducts conferences on innovation, fosters local development and employment through incubatees, support activities related to technology-based innovation, promotes technopreneurship among students and faculty, and sets up incubators,technology parks, and growth phase centers at the University of Hyderabad. Currently TBI from DST, BioNEST from DBT, and TIDE from DEiTY under collaborative mode with the University of Hyderabad are being managed by ASPIRE.
BioNEST at the University of Hyderabad (UoH) is a life sciences incubator, set-up with the Support of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), a Government of India Enterprise under Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology of the size of 20000 sq.ft size, located on the 3rd floor of the School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad. Formed as a knowledge-base incubator in life sciences, it nurtures innovation and entrepreneurship in scaling technologies of Agriculture, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, IT, and allied areas. In association with UoH, it provides a plug-and-play life science ecosystem of incubation.