Welcome to Atal Incubation Center - Gujarat Innovation and Startup Center Foundation (AIC-GISC) promoted by Gujarat Technological University and supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India.

Atal Innovation Mission supports the establishment of Atal Incubation Centres (AICs) aiming to facilitate and encourage innovative technology based start - ups that have an application and/or impact in the core sectors of the economy. The centres would provide the start - ups with necessary guidance, tech support, infrastructure, access to investors, networking, and facilitating a host of other resources that may be required for the start - up to survive and scale. AIC envisions fostering an entrepreneur-friendly culture around academics & research through its state of the art incubation center, seed funding for entrepreneurs and a dedicated mentoring program.

Atal Incubation Center at Gujarat Technological University supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog aims to foster the culture of Innovation and entrepreneurship by supporting technology based start-ups & thereby develop an ecosystem which is conducive for innovation, where start-ups and new ventures thrive.


Atal Incubation Center at Gujarat Technological University invites innovative ideas in field of Biotech, Biomedical devices, ICT health & other allied areas looking for Mentoring, and Infrastructure access & Funding support for Prototype/MVP / Product development. AIC welcomes startups for incubation, irrespective of being part of the university as student or faculty.

Innovative ideas/proposals which have potential for incubation and their conversion into entrepreneurship, new business ventures etc., by applying to this link

In view of the experience of GTU in nurturing young innovator mind talent and the experiences in catering to the need of young innovators and startups through leveraging new ideas into products, the AIC seeks to provide Basic and high end Instrumentation facilities, Incubation spaces, Mentor Network for different domains, financial support and networking support thereby contributing to their needs and promote startup ecosystem in the state of Gujarat.


AIC at GTU has an advantage of access to resources of GTU in field of Engineering, Architecture , Management, Pharmacy and Computer science with more than 400+ affiliated colleges in its fold operating across the State of Gujarat.

Dr. Chandan Chatterjee
In charge CEO Atal Incubation Centre-GISC Foundation
PhD in Technology, FIE (India), PGDBM
Publications: More than 200 articles in the area of Technologies and Industries
More than 42 years of experience in Industries, Institution, Policy formation, R&D, Quality assurance, Skill & Entrepreneurship development, Presented paper in the country and abroad on Start-up and Innovation
Former Director, The Center for Entrepreneurship Development, Govt. of Gujarat
Former General Manager (Project & Technology), iNDEXTb, Govt. of Gujarat
Former Chief Technical Advisor (Chemical), Industries Commissionerate, Govt. of Gujarat
ceo.aic@gtu.edu.in | chatterjee.ced@gmail.com
  Ms. Ritu Trivedi
Incubation Manager
Atal Incubation Centre-GISC Foundation
M.Sc. Biotechnology
More than 4.5 years of experience in Incubation, Technology Management, Entrepreneurship Support, Intellectual propoerty Rights & Innovation Management
Former Knowledge & Technology Maangement Officer & I/C Project Coordinator, Savli Technology and Business Incubator supported by BIRAC & DST, GoG
Former Research Fellow, Technology and Research Management Programme of GSBTM, DST, GoG
  Ms. Namrata Upadhyay
Administrative & Finance Manager
Atal Incubation Centre- GISC Foundation
M.Sc. Biotechnology
More than 4 years of experience in the area of Incubation and Entrepreneurship development with expertise in managing scientific facilities of BioIncubator and 3 years of experience in Research & Development and Quality Control
Former Technical Associate & In charge Head Instrumentation, Savli Technology & Business Incubator, Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of Gujarat
Former Project Assistant, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission, Govt. of Gujarat
Former Chemist, Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited
  Ms. Kavita Kriplani
Deputy Director
GTU Innovation Council & Centre for Entrepreneurship Development
ME Mechanical CAD CAM, PGD in HRD, Pursuing PhD in Mechanical Engineering
More than 12 years of Experience in Teaching, Research and Administration
Paper Publication: 05 (2 in conference and 3 published)
Former Head of Department in Mechanical Engineering College, Junagadh
Former Associate Faculty in Interdisciplinary Design Studies
Former Lecturer in Production Engineering, L.E. College, Morbi
Former Industrial Engineer in Gujarat Machinery Manufacturing Company, Anand
  Mr. Tushar Panchal
Assistant Professor,
GTU Innovation Council & Incubation Manager–Nodal institute
B.Sc. Maths, MBA Finance & Marketing, UGC NET Qualified (Twice), Pursuing PhD
More than 3 years in idea screening, Innovation screening, Start-up Support and Mentoring
24 Startups are getting Mentoring cum allied support
10 years of experience with background Management expertise, Startup Ecosystem enablers, academic and industrial experience. Highly focused on Financial Management, upgrading research skill set, Training young minds towards Innovation, engaging Startup-Mentor, Business Strategy, Customer/Market Acquisition.

Updated as on 17-05-2019