ABLEST is a section 8 company that is housed in SASTRA Campus, Thanjavur, India. It is supported by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. ABLEST focuses on supporting start-ups in the areas of therapeutics, diagnostics, preclinical evaluation and smart healthcare solutions. This bioincubator serves as a unique BioNEST to cater to the needs and requirements of potential entrepreneurs making way to develop products of commercial as well as societal values.


At ABLEST, in addition to providing bench space for research and development, we provide mentorship and access to business advisory and financial services. We also leverage on the existing intense multidimensional research facilities and programmes at SASTRA. With the advantage of being in a University campus, we have access to the student and faculty resources who are interested in incubating, establishing start-ups and growing their business. Incubators can be residential or work remotely depending on their requirements. We provide space, access to resources and flexibility to ensure your business growth at every stage. In short, we provide a collaborative and stimulating ecosystem for people with ideas, technologists and entrepreneurs who have new & interesting products and business ideas that they want to commercialise.

Meet the backbone of ABLEST. The most brilliant and experienced crew behind the idea and execution of this marvellous initiative.