Center for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) has won the National Award as an ‘Ecosystem Enabler’ from Startup India and Ministry of Industry and Trade DPIIT at the National Startup Awards 2022.
The awards ceremony was held in Delhi on January 16th, along with the 2023 National Startup Day and 2023 Innovation Week.
Dr Taslimarif said, “We are very proud to receive such recognition. We would like to thank Startup India and DPIIT for giving us this honor. This win will help build a strong bioinnovation ecosystem in India. It is a testament to C-CAMP’s 10-year effort to bring
C-CAMP is an initiative supported by the Ministry of Biotechnology and other government agencies. It is also a founding member of the Bangalore Life Science Cluster, which consists of the National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (InStem) and Tata Institute for Gene Society (TIGS).
This is C-CAMP’s third national award after being awarded by the Ministry of Science and Technology in May 2022 and by the Ministry of Technology, Development and Entrepreneurship in 2017.
Dr. Taslimarif said C-CAMP hopes to contribute to growth by fostering deeper scientific innovation and science-driven entrepreneurship in the biological sciences, both as a means of economic and social impact. said there is.
“Our next goal is to position India as a center of biotech innovation outside the Global North.
Over the past decade, C-CAMP has amassed a portfolio of over 350 startups and innovators in 34 states of India and UT, supported by funding, incubation and advancement programs. The company said in a release that it has invested up to Rs 800 crore in these startups. Nearly 100 startups invested by C-CAMP have raised up to INR 200 crore with a cumulative valuation of over INR 600 crore.