3rd BIG Conclave in partnership with BIRAC was organized on 3rd and – 4th August 2017 at Campus 7, KIIT-University

The conclave was marked by the thought provoking address by the Keynote speakers , Dr. Renu Swarup (Sr. Advisor DBT & MD BIRAC) Shri Subroto Bagchi (Chairman: Odisha Skill Development Authority & Co-Founder MindTree) and Dr. Satya Prakash Dash ( Strategic Head, BIRAC) and other business delegates and BIG innovators representing from all over the nation who have cumulatively driven this event into the path of success.

The event was organized around the theme of taking a way forward in the bio entrepreneurship and how the Biotechnology Ignited Grant (BIG) funded start-ups can learn from each other experiences, network and celebrate the success of the BIG Scheme.

The conference witnessed an amalgamation of peerless speakers, keynote speakers, well-known delegates who enlightened the innovators with their enviable knowledge on various topics including challenges faced in talent acquisition and retention in start ups, the curve balls of Patenting and Regulation, deciphering the Term Sheet and Preparing to Scale: SOPs & Beyond the SOPs.

Selected BIG innovators shared their wonderful journey in the path of entrepreneurship so far and pitched their individual ideas to inspire young innovators.

The event also included the poster presentation session by the BIG innovators followed by an awe-inspiring cultural performance by the tribal children from Kalinga Institute of Social Science in the evening.

There are infinite reasons to extend our gratitude to BIRAC and the whole BIRAC family for trusting us in hosting this event and making it a grand success.