IIT Madras Bioincubator

Early and Translational Accelerator

IITM Bio-incubator has three Components:

1. Wet-lab Facility at 1st Phase of Research Park (completed and functional)

This is a 3000 sq ft. laboratory-cum-space, currently housing all the equipment

Shared by all the incubatees (max capacity of 5 incubatees)

2. Additional Exclusive Facility at 2nd Phase of Research Park (construction in progress)

This is ~ 6000 sq ft. space, currently an empty shell

Can be partitioned into lab/office spaces for individual companies (250 – 300 sq ft. each)

Incubatees will have option to bring their own laboratory and office equipment

3. Biotech Department Facility (completed and functional)

This is a 700 sq ft. space in the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras

Consists of only office cubicles and a meeting room with Video Conferencing facilities

Meant for pre-incubation and incubatees working in close association with IIT Madras faculty members and/or utilizing their laboratory facilities in the Department

Office Facilities

Work cubicles

Internet and telephone connection

Storage cabinets

Photocopying and printing

Meeting room

Video Conferencing

Molecular biology

Equipment Brand
PCR (Thermal Cycler) Applied Biosystems
RT- PCR Roche
Electroporator Bio-Rad
Gel electrophoresis, blotting and Gel-Documentation Mediccare Scientific
Micro-centrifuge Eppendorf
Rocking platform IKA
Micropipettes Tarsons


Equipment Brand
Fermenter Infors
Autoclave Equitron
BOD Incubator Remi
Stirring hotplate Tarsons
Weighing Balances Sartorius
Laminar Air Flow CleanAir
pH meter Eutech
Shaking Incubator Scigenics
CO2 Incubator Esco
Biosafety cabinet Esco
Lyophilizer Labogene
Colony counter Equitron

Downstream processing

Equipment Brand
Ultrafiltration system GE
Benchtop Refrigerated Centrifuge Thermo Scientific
Ultra-sonicator Labman
Vacuum pump Sh


Equipment Brand
High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) Shimadzu
Gas Chromatography (GC) Shimadzu
Microplate reader Tecan
Microplate washer BioTek
UV- Visible Spectrophotometer Jasco Analytical
Trinocular Microscope Labomed
Moisture Balance Shimadzu

Storage and support

Equipment Brand
Water purification system Siemens
Deep Freezer (-80 C) Thermo Scientific
Autoclave Equitron
Deep Freezer (-20 C) Cryo-tech
Glassware washer Scientific Innovations
Hot Air Oven AIC
Microwave Oven Panasonic
Refrigerator Elanpro
Water Bath Equitron
Flake Ice Machine Labman
Dry Bath IKA