Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC)
The Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC), a centre for nurturing and promoting start ups in Life Sciences, has been set up on a 10-acre campus next to IBAB. This is a flagship project of Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS), Dept of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka. The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India has generously funded the common equipment facility of this centre.
BBC is headed by Dr. Jitendra Kumar (earlier with IKP, Hyderabad). IBAB faculty have been closely involved with the planning and execution of the Centre, which started functioning in December 2015. Spread over 40,000 sq. ft., BBC hosts 16 companies. Aside from individual units for incubatees, it has excellent labs with common equipment. For more details, visit BBC’s home page.