India Climate Startups Update

Startup Update

C-CAMP won at the National Startup Awards 2022 as an Ecosystem Enabler

2023-01-20 | India

Bengaluru-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) has built a portfolio of 350+ startups & innovators across 34 states & UTs in India supported by funding, incubation & advancement programmes

  • Biotech incubator


Notes by Narsi

As it is biotech focussed, the organization's efforts are more relevant to healthcare & pharma sector than to the core climate tech sector, but as climate starts invading pretty much every space, nurtition, health and pharma (and related biotech) will not remain untouched by climate concerns for long.

Some signs are already there. Cell-based/cultivated meat is an obvious example that comes to mind that is in the intersection of biotech & climate change, but pharma and nutrition firms could also be looking at bio-based alternatives to many of the fossil based ingredients - one example is the increasing interest in natural astaxanthin (an anti-oxidant) compared to its synthetic variant