BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus has a large pool of expert and experienced global faculty in the areas of Biological Sciences, Environment Engineering and Entrepreneurship. The Bio-incubator also connects startups with BITS’s vast network of industrialists, alumni, venture capitalists, governmental agencies and other service providers. This would facilitate the start-up ecosystem, increase the success rate for start-ups and improve the rate of conversion of business plans into successful commercial ventures.
The Bio-incubator is located in vicinity of the nearby Industrial areas in Verna and Ponda within 10 to 30 km, which houses about 40 industry majors in pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and biomedical (such as Cipla, Glenmark, Vergo, Lupin, Unichem, Wallance, Siemens, Orchid etc.), thereby making it an ideal location. The nearby national institutes such as NCAOR (MoES) in Vasco, NIO (CSIR) in Panjim, Goa University and ICAR (Ministry of Agriculture), Goa will also come forward to interact closely with the industry partners. Further, theincubates will be able to connect easily with Academics, Corporates, Industries and Govt development organizations from adjacent locations like Pune, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mangalore, Kolhapur, and Belgaum.