The Agri Business Incubation Centre of ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin has won the SKOCH Order of Merit Award - 2017 for qualifying amongst the top 30 Transformational Innovation Projects in India. On selecting, the Award Committee in its recommendations has highlighted the role of Agri Business Centre (ABI) of ICAR-CIFT in translating the research results arising from the field of fisheries and other agricultural sectors. With the aim of transforming the incubator into a symbol of entrepreneurship and innovation, the ABI has successfully created an environment for providing timely scientific and technical assistance and support required for establishment of technology based business ventures.
The award was presented at the 50 th SKOCH Summit held at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi on 20th December, 2017.
Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer, FSSAI delivered the keynote address during the function.
(Source: ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin)