Hot Start-up: Cleanergis Biosciences

For two decades, Dr Sangeeta P Naik (49) worked as a professional biotechnologist. She always cherished the desire to achieve something novel that has the power to impact entire mankind


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"I came up with the idea of starting up my company catering to the industrial needs using my expertise in the industrial biotechnology. With years of expertise, I believed I can achieve something significant in this area," states Dr Sangeeta, founder & director, Cleanergis Biosciences.

She is a trained biotechnologist with a PhD from
Indian Institute of Science (IISc). Her doctoral thesis focused on viral vaccines.

Post which, she pursued her post-doctoral research at the University of France, Paris, in Oncology.

Dr Sangeeta then worked for Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Aurigene Discovery. The turning point came in when she got a break at the Danish enzyme firm - Novozymes. She managed Novozymes' R&D activities in Bangalore.

At Novozymes, her interest grew manifold in the industrial applications of enzymes.


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BOC Sciences 11 November 2015 at 09:04 AM

More such novel but with practical significance company should be encouraged for a better application of biotechnology in the field.-


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