ICE Technology Business Incubator supports startups ideas from entrepreneurs, innovators and critical thinkers by marshaling the resources of IICE and IISERB so as to build an ecosystem to incubate, support and promote innovative ideas from community members at IISER Bhopal and researchers around the globe.


  1. Faculty members of IISER Bhopal (Current and Past)
  2. Students and Alumni of IISER Bhopal.
  3. IISER Bhopal partner universities (having R&D collaborations in place)*
  4. Any startup outside IISER Bhopal can also apply for incubation*

*For points 3 and 4, the application must be supported by a faculty member of IISER Bhopal in the capacity of mentor or collaborator.

Thrust area of the proposal proposal should be one of the below topic

  • Healthcare and Bioengineering
  • Environment and Agriculture
  • Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence
  • Social and Rural Development and related Technologies
  • Computational Sciences and Information Technology

Application and Selection Process

The interested faculty and students should submit a formal application for admission in IICE, TBI along with a detailed proposal comprising of the following documents:

IICE will make all efforts to provide the relevant mentorship for the incubated startups.

Access to IISERB facilities: The startups can access the Infrastructure facilities of IISER Bhopal on payment basis after taking due permission from the respective head/Dean/competent authority.

Application Form for Business Incubation Guidelines Form for Business Proposal