26 National Children's Science Congress 2018 @ CWRDM, Kozhikode
26 National Children's Science Congress 2018 Inaugural Session
26 National Children's Science Congress Valedictory
State level Inuguration of Sasthraposhini Laboratories at AKG memorial Government Higher Secondary School, Kannur
State level Inuguration of Sasthraposhini Laboratories by the Honorable Chief Minister Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan
Foundation Stone Laying of Institute of Advanced Virology Institute by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
Inaugural Session of Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Institute of Advanced Virology
RIM 2018
RIM Exhibition 2018
RIM 2018
National Technology Day 2018 Celebrations @ Sasthra Bhavan
National Science Day Celebration 2018 Speech by Dr. K Radhakrishnan
National Science Day Celebration 2018 Talk by R.V.G Menon
Honorable Governor P. Sathasivam inaugurating Technical fest "TEKON 2018"
Honorable Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan addressing Technical Fest "TEKON 2018"
30 Kerala Science Congress 2018 Inauguration
30 Kerala Science Congress 2018 Inaugural Ceremony
30 Kerala Science Congress 2018 National Science Expo Inauguration
Announcement of the Establishment of Institute of Advanced Virology (IAV) at the Life Sciences Park, Thonnakkal and Release of Base Document for DPR
International Virology Meet 2017 inaugurated by the Hon'ble Chief Minister Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan
National Seminar on Meeting Sustainability Challenges Through Renewable Energy
National Seminar on Meeting Sustainability Challenges Through Renewable Energy
Trivandrum Biotechnology Industries Conclave 2017
Workshop on Prospects for Start up Ventures In Bio Technology

Welcome to KSCSTE

Programs & Initiatives

Kerala Biotechnology Commission

The Government of Kerala have constituted the Kerala Biotechnology Board to create the best environment in the State for the growth of Biotechnology as defned in the Biotechnology Policy.  The Biotechnology Board shall take all top level administrative and fnancial decisions to create the best environment in the State for the growth of biotechnology. The Kerala Biotechnology Commission is responsible for the implementation of the Biotechnology Policy and other guidelines laid down by the Biotechnology Board. Currently KBC is serviced by KSCSTE.
Objectives of KBC
  • Provide research support to young scientists for pursuing research in emerging areas of biotechnology
  • Provide support for translational research in various disciplines of biotechnology with industrial partnership
  • Extend support for conducting training programmes to promote rural innovations for developing biotech based products targeting rural women
  • Build up and strengthen the human resource capacity in biotechnology through supporting training and workshop initiatives in the emerging areas of biotechnology
  • Promote biotechnology related entrepreneurial ventures, start-ups and industrial establishments in the State

Kerala Biotechnology Board

1. Chief Minister of Kerala Chairman
2. Minister for Industries  Member
3. Minister for Agriculture Member
4. Minister for Health  Member
5. Chief Secretary  Member
6. Vice Chairman, State Planning Board  Member
Dr. Muhammed Majeed  
CMD, Sami Labs Ltd. Peenya Industrial Area, Bangalore


Dr. Chandrasekhar Nair 
Director, Big Tec Labs, Golden Heights, Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore


Prof. M Vijayan 
INSA Albert Einstein Research  Professor,Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore


Dr. M. Radhakrishna Pillai 
Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, TVPM
11. Dr. Suresh Das, Executive Vice President, KSCSTE Member Convener

 Kerala Biotechnology Commission

Dr. Suresh Das 
Executive Vice President, KSCSTE
Dr. Merina Benny Antony
General Manger, Quality Assurance and R&D Arjuna Natural Extracts LTD., Aluva
Dr. Chandrasekhar Nair
Director, Big Tec Labs, Bangalore
Dr. Arun S. Ninawe,
Senior Advisor, DBT, Govt. of India
Dr. Joseph Selvin 
Professor, Department of Microbiology
School of Biosciences, Pondicherry University
Dr. Satheesh C. Raghavan 
Professor, Department of Biochemistry,
Indian Institute of Sciences, Bangalore
Prof. (Dr. ) M. Haridas
Director, Inter University Centre for Biosciences
Kannur University, Thalassery Campus, Kannur
 Dr. Rajeev K Sukumaran 
Senior Scientist & Head, Centre for Biofuel
NIIST, Industrial Estate P O, TVPM
Dr S Pradeep Kumar 
Member Secretary, KSCSTE
Member Convenor




























Biotechnology Innovations for Rural Development (BIRD) Biotechnology Training & Workshop
Industry Linked Biotechnology Research Scheme (IBRS) Kerala Biotechnology Re-entry Fellowship (K-BiREF)
 Biotechnology Young Entrepreneur (BYE) Award Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Biotechnology
Young Investigators Programme in Biotechnology (YIPB) Biotechnology Education Development Programme
Chief Minister's Career Advancement in Biotechnology


For More Details

Kerala Biotechnology Commission, 
Kerala State Council For Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) 
Sasthra Bhavan, Pattom P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 004 
0471-2534605, 2548259, 2548406  
www.kscste.kerala.gov.in, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Sri Pinarayi Vijayan
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Kerala and
President, KSCSTE

Dr. Suresh Das
Executive Vice President, KSCSTE &
Principal Secretary S & T  Dept.

Dr. S Pradeep Kumar
Member Secretary




R & D Centres of KSCSTE