about us

Who we are

NIPER-Guwahati is the only National Institute in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the entire North Eastern Region of our country. It was established in the year of 2008 to provide high quality pharmaceutical education and research with focus on exploitation of natural and synthetic products of this region for drug discovery and development.

NIPER-Guwahati received the approval from Government of India for the establishment of the Incubation Center named as BioNEST NIPER-Guwahati (North-Eastern Societal aspect for Translational Phytopharmaceutical/ Herbal Research). The center is funded by BIRAC, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India under BioNEST (Bioincubator Nurturing Entrepreneurship for Scaling Technology) Scheme. The BioNEST NIPER-G Incubation center is operated and Managed by NIPER-Guwahati

What we aim

We expect to benefit the students and alumni of the NIPER-G and other educational/ research organizations of North East India, startup companies, and qualified citizens by providing them opportunity to convert their ideas into products and products into business. The other major focus area of BioNEST NIPER-G includes providing encouragement and a platform for the traditional healers of North East India to commercialize their products with proper scientific validation and regulatory compliances.

What we offer

We offer laboratory space and advanced equipments for use, mentorship and hand-holding for startups in Technical/ Legal/ Financial & Commercial aspects of technology incubation, business networking opportunity, and also the benefit of a premier National level institute.

Our Members

Board Members


Chairman Steering Committee/ Board of Governers
Director, NIPER Guwahati
Registrar, NIPER Guwahati
Dean, NIPER Guwahati
Project Coordinator

Team Members


Dr. USN Murty, Director and Chairman
Dr. VGM Naidu, Associate Professor & Dean In-charge
Dr. Sonali Roy, Incubation Manager
Dr Subham Banerjee, Assistant Professor & Coordinator
Dr. Bhaskar Sarmah, Scientific Officer
Ms. Nayanika Devi, Project Assistant

Our Associates


IIT Guwahati
IICT, Hyderabad
CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat
IASST, Guwahati
Guwahati Biotech Park
CCMB, Hyderabad
Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati
ILBS, Delhi
Fuji Film Visual Sonics
Sun Pharma
Natco Pharma
BVG Lifesciences