Hottest new start-up: ‘A roller-coaster ride for the first 999 days’

While in college in the early 80’s, hailing from an agrarian family, Dr Arumugam Muruganandam (52) had a passion to start an agricultural venture in India. However, he felt the situation back then wasn't ripe enough to undertake entrepreneurial risks


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Dreams Vs Destiny

In 1995, he worked for the National Research Council of Canada, and then moved on to be the associate director & principal scientist for US-based Dyax Corp in 2001.

While in North America for 20 years, he intended to start a drug discovery venture along with his colleagues. But things didn't work out as planned.

He returned to his country in 2008 and worked for Bangalore-based Biocon as the chief scientific manager for the next 4 years. Post which, his good old entrepreneurial dreams began to take shape.

After his stint with Biocon, the year 2012 marked the beginning for Affigenix Biosolutions, his Bangalore-based biotech start-up, offering innovative biosolutions to the Life Sciences industry, where he serves as its MD & CSO.


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Prashanth T 10 December 2015 at 11:18 AM

Great Start Sir...All the best for your venture


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