STEP – Pune is the Secretariat of Maharashtra State Innovation Council (MSInC) which is a statutory body of Government of Maharashtra to drive growth of the state through innovation.

STEP–Pune is recognized as Center of Excellence in E-Governance, Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

STEP–Pune has received Award for Entrepreneurship Development by Entrepreneurs International.

Science and Technology Park, Pune received Maharashtra State IT award for Innovation, 2010.

Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, DG & CEO, decorated with one of the highest civilian titles- “Knight of the Order of Academic Palms” by the Government of France.

Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, DG & CEO, honored as a Fellow of Linnaean Society, London, UK for the significant contribution to the Natural History.

Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, DG & CEO, is the recipient of prestigious Yashwant Jeevan Gavrav Puraskaar (Life time Achievement Award) given by Trishakti foundation at Karad.

Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, DG & CEO, received Environmental Leadership Award for “Outstanding contribution to improve the environment and quality of life for the people of Asia” from USAID.

Dr. Rajendra Jagdale, DG & CEO, is the recipient of Youth Leadership Award from International President, Lions Club.