Please provide examples of any previous entrepreneurial initiatives you have pioneered.
1.This project won 3rd prize in BEST-India (Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Teams) 2015 programme.
BEST-India (Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Teams) is aimed at encouraging young postgraduate and doctoral students in developing biotechnology entrepreneurship and exposing them to issues involved in commercialization of bio-science.
BEST is sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology (www.dbtindia.nic.in), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India and is administered by ABLE - India
2. This project has also been shortlisted in ToP 3 In Simulanis Research challenge 2015 . They will provide a chance to get us enrolled in Simulanis incubator programme . The final competiton is yet to take place.
Apart from the above two entrepreneurship programmes, This project has also won award in OYCE 2015 (International level) and OYCE 2014 (National Level)
The details are as follows:-
OYCE 2015 - Secured Second position in the 11th OYCE (Outstanding young Chemical Engineer -International level) 2015 - Competition cum Conference in the POSTGRADUATE CATEGORY (organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers), for ORAL TECHNICAL PAPER PRESENTATION of project titled "Microbial Colorants: A
OYCE 2014 - Awarded First prize in the 10th OYCE (Outstanding young Chemical Engineer -National level India) 2014 - Competition cum Conference in the POSTGRADUATE
CATEGORY (organized by Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers), for ORAL TECHNICAL PAPER PRESENTATION of project titled "Dyeing of silk and wool using natural microbial extracts"
Beyond your existing team, who else are you working with to achieve your objectives, eg partners, advisors, mentors?
We two doctoral students, Miss Vaishali M. Kulkarni and Mr. Arjun Singh Bajwa have been working on it to develop this idea from conceptual stage to actual start-up at Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India . We are working under the supervision of Prof. Anand V. Patwardhan., who is providing us the properly equipped research lab to carry out the experiments.