Petridish to Profit: Unleashing the Biotech Entrepreneur: An exhilarating PANEL DISCUSSION was organised by IIC in collaboartion with the departments of Biotechnology, AHS and C2C

Unleashing the Biotech Entrepreneur

Esteemed dignitaries including Debashish Datta, CEO, Kolkata Biotech Park; Dibyendu Sarkar, MD, EcoVocal Solutions and Dr. Amit Das, CSO, Smart Farming India highlighted on the fact that post-pandemic biotech sector is swiftly advancing. Dr. Dutta emphasised, "In the upcoming decade, the realm of biotech is going to emerge as the largest employment provider."

While interacting with the students, diverse research and entrepreneurial aspirations surfaced ranging from working on rare genetic disorders, genetic engineering to biomaterials. While Dr. Dutta pointed out that India's standing on the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index (GEDI) stands between 70-75, he anticipates the figure to rise further with the burgeoning biotech industry, professing his faith in the students saying “you are the pillar of education”.

The event drew to a close with a MoU signing between Kolkata Biotech Park and the Department of Biotechnology at Brainware University. The exchange of intellectual resources continues to be a steady process at Brainware University!