Speaking on this unique programme to encourage start-ups, Dr. Jitendra Kumar – Head of the Life Science Incubation Center, KBITS, Govt. of Karnataka said, We organised this competition to encourage start-ups to project their ideas and concepts on a big forum such as Bangalore INDIA BIO. Participants from across India were invited to present their ideas. Of all the many submissions, 30 were short listed and 6 of them were selected and given the opportunity. The contestants were judged on various parameters such as – Technology, Business Plan, Core Team, market and product. This coincides with the bio-incubation centres that are being made available by the Govt. of Karnataka at the Bangalore Helix. In fact the winners and the finalists will be given a 50% rebate in these incubation centre as an incentive for winning the Bio-Accelerate Live Business plan competition.
The awards were presented by Shri S.R. Patil, Hon’ble Minister for Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology; Planning and Statistics, and Infrastructure Development, Government of Karnataka, World Food Prize Laureate 2013 Em. Prof. Dr. Marc Van Montagu and Nobel Laureate 2012 Professor Sir John Gurdon, Kt DPhil DSc FRS, Distinguished Group Leader, The Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK, The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK in the presence of Shri. Srivatsa Krishna, IAS, Secretary to Government, Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology and DPAR (e-Governance), Government Of Karnataka and S S Nakul - Director - IT and BT.
Bio-Accelerate Awards - Live Business Plan Competition 2014
Brief on the three winners and three finalists:
OncoStem: This is a Bangalore based Start-Up promoted by Dr. Manjari Bakre. The Start-Up is involved in developing a personalized Medicine Diagnosis in the area of Cancer Therapy. This Start-Up is Venture Funded. It is looking forward to network in Bangalore Bio Community for partnership opportunities.
Mir Life Sciences: A 3-year old Start-Up is being incubated at IBAB. Dr. Charishiela Ramkumar is a Chief Scientist at this Venture spear-heading the Diagnosis and Prognosis for Oncologists to make better treatment decisions. The technology that they are going to present today involves Oral Cancer Detection using saliva.
String Life Sciences: A Start-Up promoted by Dr. Ezhil Subbiane is involved in creating solutions in environmental problems using genetically engineered micro organisms. This year old Start-Up is being incubated at IBAB.
Module Innovations: This Start-Up being incubated at NCL Venture Centre, Pune is working on low cost rapid detection of Micro Organisms.
MatSyntoForma: This technology is being incubated at TERI & deals with Waste Water Purification at Oil Fields with an additional benefit of production of specialized industrially used chemicals.
Life Catalyst Technologies: This Start-Up promoted by Dr Sagar Laygude is based out of IIT Madras and is involved in developing a low cost Diagnostic Blood Glucose Sensor. This technology has won ABLE Crest Award and also was represented in World Economic Forum.
|Dr. Charusheila Ramkumar, Mir Life Sciences||FIRST|
Presented with Rupees Three Lakhs & a Certificate
|Ms. Mohita Sharma, MatSyntoForma / TERI||SECOND|
Presented with Rupees Two lakhs & a Certificate
|Dr. Manjiri Bakre, OncoStem Diagnostics||THIRD|
Presented with Rupees One lakh fifty thousand & a Certificate
|Sachin Dubey, Module Innovations||Finalist|
|Dr. Ezhilkani Subbian, String Life Sciences||Finalist|
Presented with a Certificate
|Dr. Sagar Laygude, Life Catalyst Technologies||Finalist|
Presented with a Certificate
Bangalore INDIA BIO 2014 - Best Poster Awards
NAME & INSTITUTION
TITLE OF POSTER PAPER
Anup Kumar Abkari
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Prevention of Neurodegeneration by Naringin:
An in vitro Study
Bacteriophages: An alternative to antibiotics in the poultry industry
Maharani Lakshmi Ammani College for Women
Molecular docking analysis of GC-MS-identified compounds of Cyperus rotundus with anti-diabetic receptors: A dry-wet lab interaction study
Special Recognition Prize
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Selective sensitivity of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutations identified in tyrosine kinase (TK) domain to Gefitinib
Special Recognition Prize
Synthesis, Characterization and Cheminformatics Based Identification of Novel 2-Amino-Chromene-Carbonitrile That Targets Bcl-2 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Dr. SeetharamAnnadana, Trade development Lead & Vegetable R&D Management Lead South Asia, Syngenta India Limited
Dr. V. N. Balaji, Discovery Research Advisor, Molark Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. Sangeeta Naik, Director, Cleanergis Bio science Pvt Ltd
Dr. Divakar Rao, CEO, DGK BioAgroFoods & Member, Vision Group on Biotechnology, Govt of Karnataka
Bangalore INDIA BIO 2014 : Bio-Excellence Award Winners & Categories
|Category||Bio-Excellence Award Winner||Contacts|
|BioPharma & Healthcare||Serum Institute of
|Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director (Production)|
|BioAgri||Nuziveedu Seeds||M Prabhakar Rao, Chairman & MD|
CMDs Office: email@example.com
Subhash S. - +91-95814 12326
|BioServices||Jubilant Life Sciences||Ms. Jayshree Aiyer, VP & Head of Discovery Biology; Ph: +91-90084 88022|
|BioIndustrial||Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd.||Piyush C. Rathi, Chief Marketing Officer - +91-9920248884|
|Strand Life Sciences||Thiru Reddy, Executive Vice President|
+91-80-40787301 (Lorraine: 9686601656)
|Category||Emerging Company of the Year||Contacts|
|BioPharma & Healthcare||Stempeutics Research Pvt. Ltd.||B.N. Manohar, President|
92 80-39992400, 92 80-39992402
|BioServices||Anthem Biosciences Pvt. Ltd.||Ajay Bhardwaj, CEO & Founder|
|Shrikumar Suryanarayan, Chairman|
|Dr. Avinash Mishra, Managing Director - Head, R&D Operations|
+91-9311618895 (Will be present with wife)
Bangalore INDIA BIO 2014 - Best Exhibitor Awards
Interactive and Best Managed
Life Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.
Omega Scientific Instruments Pvt. Ltd.
(Announce: We have 3 winners in each category and this a Jury Special Mention)
Bio Content and Information
Guwahati Biotech Park, Govt of Assam
Design and Innovation
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
EF - Biosys
Prof. N. Yathindra - Director, IBAB
Dr. T.M. Manjunath - Former Director, Monsanto and Agri Consultant
Milind Kokje - Editor, NuFFooDS Spectrum