Biotechnology Young Entrepreneur Award(BYE)



Biotechnology Young Entrepreneur (BYE) Award programme is aimed to raise awareness of commercialization of bioscience ideas among graduate/post graduate students in Biotechnology and to encourage them to develop biotechnology entrepreneurship. This is an annual competition organized along with a workshop. The participants, after the workshop, shall develop a Business Plan which will be judged by a panel of experts.

Who can Apply

Students who are pursuing post graduate programmes (including integrated PG degree programmes) , doctoral degree, BE or B Tech in Biotechnology or in the area of life sciences related to biotechnology (bioinformatics/Molecular biology/ microbiology/biochemistry/Genetics and/or related subjects) from universities/Institutes in the State of Kerala are eligible to apply.

The winning teams will be given cash awards by Kerala Biotechnology Commission. The first prize will be Rs. 1,00,000/-, the 2nd prize will be Rs. 50,000/- and third prize will be Rs. 25,000/-
If needed, the awardees, if willing to establish start-ups, shall be encouraged through facilitation and support after evaluation and recommendation by  an Expert Committee

Last Date of Submission of Proposal is on or before 15 November , 2017.


Application Form

Kerala Biotechnology Commission
More Details Contact
Programme Officer, Kerala Bio-Technology Commission 
Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE),
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004
Telephone: (0471) 2548200 (PABX), 2548314 (D)
Fax: O471-2540085
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