About Us

Foundation for Innovators in Science and Technology (FIST) at IIT Patna is developed under the NIDHI-TBI initiative of Ministry of Science & Technology, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. It is registered as a section 8 company under Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

It administers a technology business incubator (TBI) which provides ‘Start to scale’ support for technology based entrepreneurship and facilitates the conversion of research ideas into entrepreneurial ventures. It focuses on the incubation of ideas in the areas, including, but not limited to, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Energy, Water harvesting and other innovative products/services.

Governing Board

Prof. T. N Singh

Chairman, FIST & Director, Indian Institute of Technology Patna

Prof. Jawar Singh

Associate Dean, R&D, IIT Patna

Prof. Karali Patra

Director, Board of Directors, FIST

Dr. Anita Gupta

Head - NEB Division Department of Science & Technology, Ministry of Science & Technology, India

Our Team