SASTRA-ABLEST

UPCOMING EVENTS

VIRTUAL NUTRITION HACKATHON 2023
INTENSIVE HANDS-ON WORKSHOP ON BSL-3 SAFETY PRACTICES & PROCEDURES

PAST EVENTS

One day Western Blot Workshop - ABLEST Lab held on February 16, 2024
Exploration Day: Pavai Engineering College Chemical Engineering Students Visit ABLEST - SASTRA Incubation Centre held on February 02, 2024

Twenty-five students along with two supporting faculty members from Pavai Engineering College, Department of Chemical Engineering, in association with their Institution's Innovation Council, visited our ABLEST - SASTRA Incubation Centre for an exposure visit on 02.02.2024.

"Innovations in Food Technology for Nutrition and Health," held on January 10th, 2024

Global Bio-India 2023 Event, held on December 04th to 06th, 2023..

Our esteemed organization, Association for Bio-Inspired Leaders and Entrepreneurs at SASTRA TBI (ABLEST), takes great pride in being recognized as the premier incubator in Tier 3 cities. This prestigious accolade was graciously presented by the esteemed DBT Secretary and MD of BIRAC.

Fourth IBSC Meeting, held on November 20th, 2023
UNLOCKING THE FUTURE OF BIOTECH INNOVATION IN INDIA (Online & Physical) Event, held on November 09th, 2023

This event was held in the presence of BIRAC Investment Manager Dr. Prachi Kaushik and our esteemed Chief Guest, Mr. Senthil Kumar, CEO, and Co-founder of Jio Vio Healthcare, we are excited to share that we have successfully conducted the global BioIndia roadshow today at the ABLEST JVC Auditorium, SASTRA University, Thanjavur.

Inauguration Of Defence Hackathon & Product Launch Event, held on November 08th, 2023.
PITCH DECK WORKSHOP (WEEK-5) - ONLINE PERFECT PITCH DECK COACHING WORKSHOP by our Mentors, held on October 07th, 2023.
Clarifying Business Registration & Legal Compliance Requirements by CEO, eAuditor Office Session (Online) Event, held on October 04th, 2023.

This event was jointly organized by ABLEST-SASTRA and Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam as part of the Tamilnadu Bionest Cluster Initiative for Skill Development Program.

PITCH DECK WORKSHOP (WEEK-4) - ONLINE PERFECT PITCH DECK COACHING WORKSHOP by our Mentors, held on September 30th, 2023.
PITCH DECK WORKSHOP (WEEK-3) - ONLINE PERFECT PITCH DECK COACHING WORKSHOP by our Mentors, held on September 23rd, 2023.
Unlocking Investment Opportunities for Early Stage Startups by Campus Angel Network Investor Evaluation Session (Online) Event, held on 19th September, 2023

This event was jointly organized by ABLEST-SASTRA and Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam as part of the Tamilnadu Bionest Cluster Initiative for Skill Development Program.

PITCH DECK WORKSHOP (WEEK-2) - ONLINE PITCH DECK COACHING WORKSHOP by our Mentors, held on 16th September, 2023
Campus Angel Network Investor Evaluation Session (Both Physical and Online) Event, held on 4th September, 2023
ONE DAY WORKSHOP ON RT-PCR on 26th August 2023
Session on Growth Hacking Techniques and Strategies for Food Entrepreneurship 23rd August 2023
PITCH DECK WORKSHOP (WEEK-1) - ONLINE PITCH DECK ORIENTATION PROGRAM by our Mentors, held on 12th August, 2023
An interactive session was conducted with IKP discussing the BIG Scheme 23rd call, held on 03rd August 2023
An interactive session was conducted with HTIC MedTech discussing the BIG Scheme 23rd call, held on 25th July 2023
An interactive session was conducted with KIIT discussing the BIG Scheme 23rd call, held on 22nd July 2023
An interactive session was conducted with Invenk Solutions discussing the Intellectual Property Rights for Early Stage Startups, held on 21st July 2023
An interactive session was conducted with C-Camp discussing the BIG Scheme 23rd call, held on 14th July 2023
TN Bio Cluster Conclave - StartUp Product Launch Cum DEMO -5th & 6th May 2023

TN Bio Cluster Conclave - StartUp Product Launch Cum DEMO - 5th & 6th May 2023

IBSC meeting on 14th April 2023
Students orientation on 11th April 2023
3 Days Workshop on "BSL 2 BSL 3 Practices & Procedures" from 7th - 9th April 2023
Visit of The Chairman of StartUpIndia Seed Fund Committee on 6th April 2023

Shri. Harkesh Mittal Chairman, StartUpIndia Seed Fund Committee, National BiTech Parks Committee

BSL 3 Facilities Inspection on 3rd April 2023

Dr. Rahul Dhodapkar, Medical Virologist, JIPMER, Pondicherry

Special ABLEST DEMO DAY Cum Board meeting on 17 Feb 2023
NEN LIFTOFF COHORT with Wadhwani foundation on 12 Feb, 2023
Start up Investor connect meeting on 01 Feb,2023
BIG special session with KIIT-TBI on 03 Feb,2023
BIG Session "Investing in Innovative Idea" with IKP on 20 Jan, 2023
Workshop on Basics of IPR, Indian Patent Legislation and SIPP Scheme on 12 Jan, 2023.
An Interactive Session on the BIG scheme on 29th December 2022.
STARTUPS DEMO CENTRE - 17.12.2022
SASTRA TBIs DAY 2022. (A joint initiative of ABLEST & FIRST) on 16th & 17th December 2022.
Workshop on Next Generation Sequencing @ ABLEST on 19 - 21 November 2022.
Dr. R Seetharaman Former CEO of DOHA Bank, visited the facilities @ ABLEST on 20.11.2022.
SALVO Club meeting on 17.11.2022.
SALVO (AIML Club) meeting on 28.10.2022.
Meet The Leaders Series -I An interactive session on 28th October 2022.
A briefing session on the TCS DISQ Program on 15th October 2022.
Internal Biosafety Committee Meeting on 1st October 2022.

Photos taken during the IBSC meeting.

BSL 3 facility Inspection on 1st October 2022

Inspection of the BSL3 facility by Dr. Rahul Dhodapkar, Medical Virologist & Member Secretary, Institute Biosafety Committee, JIPMER, Pondicherry.

"ABLE - Delegates" visit to the facilities on 30th September 2022

Mr. Krishnan G S, President, ABLE - Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises along with Dr. Balasubramanya S visited our facilities at ABLEST SASTRA.

AI/ML Club Interaction Meet -II on 30th September 2022
TN BioCluster startup Conference on 28th September 2022
Start Up Investor Connect meeting on 23rd September 2022
Product Demonstration of our Incubates on 15th September 2022
AI/ML club Launch Meeting on 10th September 2022

A new beginning is on the cards. Grand launch of AI/ML club of SASTRA TBIs.

Workshop on "Basic Cell Culture Technique" on 10th September 2022
Winners of AI Contest 2022 signed MoU to become Incubatee with ABLEST SASTRA

Incubatee - HCTRONIQS, Founder - Dr. Raja Sudharsan.

Incubatee - NAVIKARANA, Founder - Dr. Swaminathan Venkataraman.

Delegates from KEC - TBI, Perundurai,Erode, visited to explore the collaboration on 27 July 2022
Drug Discovery Fundamentals & Challenges on 25th July 2022
An Interactive Session on BIG OUTREACH on 20th July 2022
A Joint event - BIG OUTREACH on 13th July 2022

A joint event - BIG OUT REACH Conducted by FIRST-TBI, ABLEST SASTRA & C CAMP, Bengaluru.


Webinar by Dr. Nitya Raman, Senior Program Manager, C CAMP, Bengaluru.

MoU signed with TICEL Biopark Limited in the presence of the Chief Minister on 06 July 2022

ABLEST SASTRA signed an MoU with TICEL Biopark Limited for joint research, Co-incubation, collaboration, and skill development in the presence of the Chief Minister.

Delegates from the University of Plymouth, the UK on 24 June 2022

Prof. David Jenkins, University of Plymouth, UK with the team of SASTRA TBI.

Launch of ABLEST PORTAL for better coordination on 23 June 2022
Hands-on RT-PCR workshop on 17th & 18th June 2022

Mr. Manikantan, Scientist II, Field Applications, South Asia, Life Sciences Solutions Group, trained the participants in RT- PCR( Hands-on workshop).

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Biotechnology on 15th June 2022
Training on “Confocal Microscopy: A promising warrior in Cell Biology” on 7th June 2022

To gain knowledge on the “Fundamentals of the Microscope and its optics, Basics of Fluorescence chemistry, Biologically Important fluorophores, Confocal Principle and their optical design & the recent advancement in FV3000 microscope and its applications in cell biology.

Delegates visit to the facilities on 01.06.2022

Dr. Dhileep Krishnamurthy, Ph.D. Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer at Jubilant Ingrevia Limited, New Delhi, India. & Team.

Med-tech opportunities 2022 on 30.05.2022


COHORT 5 programme on 21.05.2022
AI CONTEST - 2022 [To drive AI Innovation in Healthcare CAN You HACK it?]
Orientation Programme for the students of Pattukkottai Polytechnic College, Pattukkottai on 12.05.2022

Orientation Programme for the students of Pattukkottai Polytechnic College, Pattukkottai on 12.05.2022.

Delegates from Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council (CIIC) on 02 MAY, 2022

Delegates from Crescent Innovation and Incubation Council (CIIC) visited the facilities of Technology Incubation Centres(TBIs) to explore the possible collaborations between the two organizations on 2 MAY, 2022

Dr.M Parvez Alam , CEO & DIRECTOR with Dr. S.Anuradha, CEO, ABLEST.

World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April 2022

Inauguration Of students' Innovation Club by Mr. Nalinaksh S. Vyas, Current Chairman - Technology Mission for Indian Railways, (TMIR),Ministry of Railways, Government of India. He visited the facilities also.

SRIHER & SRIIC, visit on 13 April, 2022

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (SRIHER) & Sri Ramachandra Innovation & Incubation Centre (SRIIC), visited the facilities of Technology Incubation Centres(TBIs) to explore the possible collaborations between the two organizations

MoU was signed between ABLEST & VELAN SPECIALTY HOSPITALS on 11 April, 2022

MoU was signed between ABLEST & VELAN SPECIALTY HOSPITALS

SASTRA –TBI & ABLEST conduct an orientation programme on 09 April, 2022

A joint event: SASTRA –TBI & ABLEST conduct an orientation programme for the faculties and EDII cell coordinators of the engineering colleges outside SASTRA university along with EDII- TN.

Skill Development Programme (SDP) 29 March, 2022

On 29.03.2022, nearly 120 polytechnic students of various institutions outside university visited all the facilities @ Ablest Sastra as part of the Skill Development Programme (SDP)

Orientation Program on 27 March 2022 for the I & II Year students.
Skill Development Programme (SDP) 26 March, 2022

Ramya sathianathan Polytechnic college students.
Both students and the faculties of Ramya Sathianathan Polytechnic College attended the programme and visited all the facilities @ABLEST.

Workshop on Enterprise Architecture,Model, 90-day plan for start-ups 18 March, 2022

Prof. Venkataramanan,
Dean - School of Engineering,
Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, USA

Mr.Rangarajan Sriraman,
Chief growth officer,
Fourth dimension technologies

Mr.Krish Ayyar,
Managing Partner,
ANZ & APAC at ICMG International,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Mentor visit & Incubatee progress meet 24 March, 2022

Mr Sridharan Venkataraman,
Associate Vice President,
Global Logic, Bengaluru.

Training Program on Biomedical Waste Management in Research Institute on 10 March 2022

This session is aim to create awareness among the health care startups and research scholars on the safe disposal of biomedical waste.

Panel Discussion on Investment Opportunities in Healthcare Innovations on Feb 28, 2022 between 3.00 pm and 4.00 pm

The panel discussion is aimed to bring startups to discuss various funding opportunities and their essential requirements for the Healthcare innovations which will enable the startup to strengthen their capacity towards Make in India Initiative.

START-UP Mentor Program

This program is an immersive 3-months program specifically designed for entrepreneurs who have completed the POC stage. The major objective of this mentoring program is to extend our support for the budding entrepreneurs to rediscover their innovative products with utmost customer satisfaction by introducing the concept from design thinking, market research to formulate their business strategy on a case-to-case basis. We believe that this program offers the capacity building to every mentee and enables them to present their business lean canvas and attract the larger customers and stakeholders upon completion of the program.

One-Day Workshop: Fundamentals of Next Generation Sequencing & Data Analysis on 9th October 2021

This hands-on workshop aims to provide comprehensive knowledge on NGS and to train the stakeholders on the experimental design and data analysis part of the NGS.

Webinar: Intellectual Property Rights for Artificial Intelligence based innovations on 25th September 2021

Webinar: Intellectual Property Rights for Artificial Intelligence based innovations by Ms. Susmita Samanta IPR Consultant, LexOrbis - Patent & Trademark Attorneys, Bangalore

This webinar was aimed to create an awareness on the Indian patent law about the AI related products and non-patentable AI inventions for the budding entrepreneurs to reach the Market with complete IP protection.

Webinar: Online Workshop on BIG'19 Proposal Writing by Centre For Cellular and Molecular Platform (CCAMP) 1 September 2021

The workshop provided insights on writing a complete and appealing proposal for a Grant. It also gave an overview of various requirements and specifications necessary for BIG proposal.

Startup Essentials - Aimed to create awareness on Trademark, Copy Rights, and IPR to budding entrepreneurs. 28 August, 2021
Webinar: Regulatory Requirements for Bio-Innovations from Bench to Clinic by Ms. Mala Srivastava, Managing Partner, Nextvel Consulting Pvt. Ltd. on July 31, 2021

This webinar was aimed to create awareness on the regulatory compliance for translational clinical research from the lab to the clinic. The 2-hour session provided the participants an insight into the regulatory requirements for the approval of new therapeutics, diagnostics, and medical devices according to the Central Drug Standard Control Organization (CDSCO).

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - Panel Discussion on Medtech Opportunities In India on 24th & 25th May 2021
Medical Hackathon on “Breathe easy with Technology” on 17th May 2021

Medical Hackathon on “Breathe easy with Technology” to meet the oxygen demand against the COVID19 crisis in India