Special Interest Group
 

Whether you are an entrepreneur, a scientist, a student, government, industry or an investor, ABLE equips you with inputs in any sphere of Biotechnology that you require. From guiding emerging technological breakthroughs, to presenting job opportunities and enhancing the potential of commercializing Biotech research, ABLE embodies and represents the interests of all stakeholders of Biotechnology in India.

How to become a member

ABLE has been visualized as the interface between all stakeholdersof the Biotechnologysector in India. Whether you are an entrepreneur, a scientist, a student, government, academic or research institute, industry or an investor, ABLE embodies and represents your interest. If you wish to engage with ABLE, there are four categories of membership available: Membership by Invitation, Ordinary Membership, Associate Membership and Foreign Membership

  1. Membership by Invitation

    This category is by invitation only and is reserved for companies or individuals who wish to contribute to ABLE’s corpus and earn the eligibility to become an Affiliate member.

       
    Membership Fees
      Category Joining  Fee Annual Fee Service Tax
    1A
    Patron Rs. 500,000 Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545
    1B
    Sustaining Rs. 200,000 Rs. 10,000 Rs. 1,236
    1C
    Affiliate Rs. 25,000 Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545

    >> Download Membership by Invitation form (pdf file, 104 kb) 

  2. Ordinary Membership

    Biotech companies that have a registered office in India are eligible to become ordinary members.

       
    Membership Fees
      Category Joining  Fee Annual Fee Service Tax
    2A
    Start up Company (Companies up to 2 years since inception) Rs. 3,750 Rs. 3,750 Rs. 464
    2B
    Company with a turnover of less than Rs. 5 crore Rs. 7,500 Rs. 7,500 Rs. 927
    2C
    Company with turnover between Rs. 5 to Rs. 50 crores Rs. 11,250 Rs. 11,250 Rs. 1,391
    2D
    Company with turnover between Rs. 50 to Rs. 100 crores Rs. 18,750 Rs. 22,500 Rs. 2,781
    2E
    Company with turnover of more than Rs. 100 crores Rs. 18,750 Rs. 31,250 Rs. 3,863

    >> Download Ordinary Membership Application Form (pdf file; 101 Kb) 

  3. Associate Membership

    Individuals and institutions that have an interest in the Indian Biotechnology industry are eligible.

    A. Indian Government and Private Bodies, Research and Academic Institutions

      Category Annual Subscription Service Tax
    3A
    Government, Funded R & D, Academic  Institutions Nil Nil
    3B
    Private R & D, Academic Institutions (Annual Subscription) Rs. 3,125 Rs. 386

    >> Download Institutional Membership Form (pdf file; 75 Kb)

    B. Ancillary & Supporting Entities

      Category Joining  Fee Annual Subscription Service Tax
    3C
    Service Providers – Indian Nil Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545
    3D
    Banks & Financial  Institutions - Indian Rs.12,500 Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545

    >> Download Ancillary & Supporting Membership Form (pdf file; 81 Kb)

    C. Individual Members
      Category Joining  Fee Annual Subscription Service Tax
    3E
    Indian student Nil Rs. 250 Rs. 31
    3F
    Indian professional Nil Rs. 2,500 Rs. 309

    >> Download Individual Membership Form (pdf file; 74 Kb)

    D. NGO
      Category Joining  Fee Annual Subscription Service Tax
    3G
    Indian NGO Nil Rs. 3,125 Rs. 386

    >> Download NGO Membership Form (pdf file; 73 Kb)

    E. Ancillary and Supporting Companies
      Category Joining  Fee Annual Subscription Service Tax
    3H
    Banks & Financial Institutions : 12,500 Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545.00
    3I
    Other Service Providers Rs.Nil Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545

    >> Download Ancillary and Supporting Companies Form (pdf file; 79.9 Kb)

    F. PATRON / SUSTAINING / AFFILIATE MEMBER
      Category Joining  Fee Annual Subscription Service Tax
    3J
    Patron Member Nil Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,545
    3K
    Sustaining Member Rs.2,00,000 Rs. 10,000 Rs. 1,236
    3L
    Affiliate Member Rs.25,000 Rs. 12,500 Rs. 1,236

    >> Download PATRON / SUSTAINING / AFFILIATE MEMBER Form (pdf file; 73 Kb)

  4. Foreign Membership

      Category Joining  Fee Annual Subscription
    4A
    Foreign Individuals Nil $ 150
    4B
    Foreign Corporates Nil $ 1420

    >> Download Foreign Membership Form (pdf file; 97 Kb)

 

 
 
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