Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM)
Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission was established in April, 2004 as an Autonomous Nodal Agency for the development of Biotechnology in the state of Gujarat under the aegis of Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat. The Mission objectives are to promote, support and facilitate the overall development of Biotechnology in the state. To provide institute, legal financial and policy support. To facilitate networking among stakeholders at regional, national and international level. To facilitate the infrastructure development and R & D activities. To create scientific awareness, sensitization, socio ethical acceptance and adoption to the potential and application of biotechnology.
Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII)
The Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad is an autonomous and not for profit institute, set up in 1983 and sponsored by apex financial institute,the IDBI Bank Ltd., IFCI Ltd., ICICI Bank Ltd. and the State Bank of India (SBI). EDII has been spearheading entrepreneurship movement throughout the nation with a belief that entrepreneurs need not necessarily be born but can be developed through well-conceived and well-directed activities. As of now Insitute has trained 639 children in its 13 summer camps on Entrepreneurial stimulation.