About Us



The Center for Innovation and BioDesign (CIBioD) is an initiative of the ‘Indian Council of Medical Research’ aimed at promoting research, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the Indian Healthcare System. CIBioD is headquartered at Asia’s premier medical research institute, PGIMER, Chandigarh (UT), India.

The ICMR-CIBioD is a unique Healthcare Innovation Hub and Start-up Incubator established by ICMR at a premium medical research institute and hospital of global repute in India with a structured Incubation/ Acceleration/ Fellowship Program for Innovators and Researchers in the field of Biomedical Devices, Instruments, Medicine, Pharma and Biotechnology from across the country.

It has been observed that India has achieved a tremendous amount of progress in the field of Information Technology. However, we are still lagging behind areas of innovation and research in healthcare that had led to an escalation of costs of healthcare delivery in the country. The ICMR-CIBioD aims to fill in these voids in Innovation and Research in Indian Healthcare Sector.