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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.