Welcome to Central Food Technological Research Institute, A constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Institute, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, Mysore - 570 020, INDIA.


Bioincubators Nurturing Entrepreneurship For Scaling Technologies (BIONEST)

Mysuru - 570 020, INDIA


The BIRAC- BioNEST incubator facility at CSIR-CFTRI is designed to nurture entrepreneurial talent in food bioprocessing and biotechnology research. The state-of-the-art facility supports advanced research, scale-up, and efficacy studies, pertaining to food bioprocessing and biotechnology. It creates an accessible avenue for startups and SMEs involved in postharvest technology and food technology. It facilitates startups to convert innovative concepts into commercially viable technologies.

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Why Incubate With Us


Our incubation program gives access to mentors with deep-rooted knowledge and experience in the food industry. By incubating with us, startups gain access to invaluable industry insights, trends, and best practices that can help them navigate the complexities of the food business. Food startups should incubate with us because of the specialized support and resources we offer to help them navigate the intricacies of the food industry, grow their businesses, and ultimately succeed in a competitive market. Our industry expertise, network, and comprehensive guidance can give food startups a significant advantage in their journey to success.