Monday, 26 February 2024

Global Bio-India 2023 lays focus on Women in Biotech

5th edition of BIRAC-TiE WInER Fellowship awards announced

The second day of Global Bio-India 2023 summit saw the launch of numerous products by women-led biotech and health-tech startups, in the presence of dignitaries from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM), TiE.

The products included Micro-Biozyme (Greenathon Technologies); Pesticide Smart Check (Agrovrddhi); MoveAxon (SynerSense); NaturActiv+ (Capsber Global Agro); Antimicrobial resistance detection biosensor (Ramja Genosensor); Sydantek ECG (Carditek Medical Devices); Remote healthcare interactive machine (Medaara).

In addition, prizes worth Rs 25 lakh each were handed over to three women entrepreneurs for developing ground-breaking healthcare solutions, as a part of Women Biotech WInER Fellowship Awards- Pooja Goswami (Ramja Genosensor); Santosh Jangir (Newndra); and Rachna Dave (MicroGo).

An announcement of the 5th edition of BIRAC-TiE WInER Fellowship awards was also made during this session.

Through WinER Award (Women in Entrepreneurial Research) in association with TiE Delhi, BIRAC has been rewarding women in biotech entrepreneurship, to help all women startups to excel in their field.

BIRAC has organised Global Bio-India 2023 focusing on ‘Biotech Innovation’ and ‘Bio-manufacturing’ and its impact on the BioEconomy of the country. The event is being held from 4rth to 6th December in Delhi.

Published on : 06th December, 2023