DST has recommended Rs. 4.93 Crore to set up Inclusive Technology Business Incubator (i-TBI) at AMU


Aligarh : Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) under the aegis of the Innovation Council and the University Incubation Centre (IC&UIC) has been recommended by the National Expert Advisory Committee (NEAC), Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India to set up Inclusive Technology Business Incubator (i-TBI) center.

The project “Biomedical Green Energy with Simulation (BGENS)” was submitted to the DST under National Initiative For Developing And Harnessing Innovations NIDHI-i-TBI program which is the prestigious flagship project of DST, Govt. of India, and has been in principle approved.

Prof Ekram Khan (Dept. of Electronics Engineering), Prof. Syed Fahad Anwar (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering) and Dr. Syed Javed Rizvi (Dept. of Petroleum Studies) have been instrumental in bringing up this project and are the Nodal Officer, Coordinator and Co-Coordinator, respectively.

AMU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Tariq Mansoor congratulated the team members and appreciated the efforts of IC&UIC.

He said that this project stands unique in the sense that AMU has got the opportunity to join NIDHI and this will provide a good platform and facilitate the faculty members and the students to start business incubation activities.

Prof. Tariq Mansoor further said this has been only possible because of the hard work that has been put by Prof Ekram Khan, Prof. Syed Fahad Anwar and Dr. Syed Javed Rizvi and the confidence with which they defended it before the outstanding panel of experts. He wished the team great success.

“This project is a testimony to the efforts of AMU faculty and scientists in taking a multi-pronged approach to satisfying our energy needs for years to come”, said Mohammad Sajjad Athar (Department of Physics).