About Agri-Business Incubation Center, ICAR-IISR, Indore


Objectives

  • To create, nurture, strengthen and incubate startups and entrepreneurs in commercial production and formulation of bio-inoculants (AM fungi, bacterial strains) of IISR microbial technologies for use in soybean and other crop/plants

  • To create, strengthen and incubate startups and entrepreneurs in the area of soybean food processing sector

  • To provide incubation support for access to knowledge and networking services in innovation and developing entrepreneurship and business plans in biofertilizer production, soybean food processing, seed production and fabrication of farm machineries.

Agri-business opportunities for startups and companies


Production of biofertilizers and bioinoculants based technologies viz.,

  • Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal biofertilizer

  • N-fixing, zinc/phosphate solubilizing bacteria
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Soybean food product based technology viz.,
  • Tofu
  • Soy milk
  • Soy Nuts
  • Soy laddoo
  • Soy sev
  • Soy chakli
  • Soy mathri
  • Upma mix
  • Halwa mix
  • Soy cookies
  • Soybean oil quality and blending with other oils and soy meal utilization
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  • Specialty food grade soybean viz. NRC127, NRC109, NRC147, NRC142
  • Setting up of seed production units
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Mentoring in fabrication of farm implements for soybean farming viz.
  • Broad bed furrow (BBF)
  • Subsoiler
  • Furrow irrigated raised bed system (FIRBS)
  • Ridge fertilizer drill cum seed planter
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  • High throughput method of lipid profiling in soil
  • Setting up of analytical facilities for soil chemical and nutrient parameters
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Registration under ABI


The applicants and startups, has to mandatorily register as incubatee at ABI Centre ICAR- IISR, Indore for incubation with registration fee on Rs. 2000/- only (Click here for Registration). Initially, the duration of incubation will be 1 month which may be extended for 3 months or more in the specific case depending on requirement and in accordance with MoA/MoU.

Services

Course Fee

Engagement of incubates, startups for mentoring/incubation and funding facilitation in soy food processing and byproduct utilization and production of microbial bioinoculants Rs. 10,000/- per month towards rent, infrastructure facilities and mentoring fee for soy food processing
Rs. 15,000/- per month towards rent, infrastructure facilities and mentoring fee for microbial bioinoculants

Training provided by ABI, ICAR-IISR, Indore


Training

Course Fee

Three days certified sensitization training in soy food processing and byproduct utilization Programme (TSFP)

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Rs. 3000/- (for self-sponsored)
Rs. 5000/- (for candidates sponsored by companies/industries/Govt. Organization)
Five days certified training on practicing basic techniques of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal biofertilizer Programme (TAMP) and bacterial bio-fertilizers

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Rs. 15000/- (for self-sponsored)
Rs. 30000/- (for candidates sponsored by companies/industries/Govt. Organization)
One day sensitization workshop cum training on quality seed production of soybean varieties (including specialty food grade soybeans) (TQSP)

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Rs. 1000/- (for self-sponsored)
Rs 2000/ (for candidates sponsored by companies/industries/Govt. Organization)
Five days customized training on soil nutrient analysis in soil:(TSNA)

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Rs. 5000/- (for self-sponsored)
Rs 10,000/- (for candidates sponsored by companies/industries/Govt. Organization)
Five days customized training on lipid profiling in soil(TLPS)

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Rs 30,000/- (for candidates sponsored by companies/industries/Govt. Organization)

Eligibility of Applicants


  • Any start up/ Firms/ companies/ NGOs/ GOs or prospective startup/individual and companies engaged in microbial biofertilizer, soy food processing, farm implement fabrication, analytical services and seed production can get associate with ICAR-IISR-ABI, Indore Centre after completing admission/registration formalities.
  • The individuals who have already registered their firm under company’s registration act and are looking for facilities/infrastructure for their start-up.
  • Aspiring individuals who have are seeking technical mentoring to start the startup and entrepreneurship in any of the sector mentioned above.

Contact Us


Contact Us
In charge
Agri Business Incubation Centre
ICAR-Indian Institute of Soybean Research (IISR),
Khandwa Road, Indore-452001, (M.P.), India
Email: iisr.abi.soybean@gmail.com;dsriprind@gmail.com
Tel: 0731-2437954