BESST-HORT Incubation

The objective of incubation is to support Startup Entrepreneurs on various aspects including infrastructure, office & on-farm testing facilities, linkages for technologies & upscaling, mentoring & guidance and access to networking and pitching events.

Create Horticulture based start-ups, new enterprises and provide them a complete package of services from inception to sustainability

Providing necessary technical & business mentoring, physical infrastructure, networking support, facilities and services to test and validate their venture before successful establishment of enterprises.

BESST HORT being the TBI of ICAR – IIHR, it can help incubatees and entrepreneurs to seek scientific mentorship.

Any start-up organization working in any field related to horticulture is eligible to apply for this module.

ICAR-IIHR Technologies

BESST-HORT is a Technology Business Incubator, supported by ICAR-IIHR. BESST-HORT has been housed in the Centre for Agri-Innovation at ICAR-IIHR for fostering innovation & entrepreneurship in agriculture in India. BESST-HORT aims to help entrepreneurs ideate, incubate and accelerate their innovations that are scalable through capacity building, mentoring, networking and advisory support.



Entrepreneurship Development for Programs and Trainings 


15 March 2019

Plant health management technologies & start-up strategies

27 & 28 May 2019

Inspirations: Entrepreneurial opportunities in Mango & Jackfruit: from planting material to export markets

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Business, Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Support Through Technology in Horticulture (BESST-HORT)

Technology Business Incubator of ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (Membership Application Form)