Bio-Cyber Physical System (Bio-CPS) is emerging as a strategic technological domain combining knowledge of biology, electronics, computer science, and associated disciplines.
Advancement in the area of Bio-CPS have immense potential of solving challenges across healthcare, agriculture, water and environment sectors. However, these technological advancements need to translate into affordable and marketable products for the wider humanitarian applications and societal impact. Thus, BITS BioCyTiH Foundation under its entrepreneurship development vertical aims at encouraging and supporting innovative entrepreneurship in the interdisciplinary area of Bio-CPS.
The Foundation aims at providing R&D infrastructure, mentoring, business advisory, industry connect, networking opportunities, fundraising support, and skill development opportunities for boosting translation and commercialization of the innovative devices, tools and systems.
The Foundation has launched various programs and activities to promote and encourage innovative entrepreneurship in the interdisciplinary area of Bio-CPS.
This includes, but not limited to, Incubation Programs, Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EIR) Program, Seed Support Scheme (SSS), Grand Challenge and Competitions (GCC), Promotion and Acceleration of Young and Aspiring technology entrepreneurs (PRAYAS), and Dedicated Innovation Accelerator (DIAL).