India’s first conclave focused on an all — encompassing BioEconomy — an economy that is driven by meeting the societal needs of food, fuel, health and environmental sustainability.



ABOUT BIOECONOMY 2016 CONCLAVE

The Indian BioEconomy has the potential to reach $100 billion by 2025 and create more than 10 million (1 crore) high value jobs in the national economy.

BioEconomy Conclave is your opportunity to discuss, debate, partner, and contribute to bring about the potential of transformative change in economic development through the power of Biotechnology.

The conclave will provide a platform to all the stakeholders of the BioEconomy-researchers, technologists, entrepreneurs, and businesses that are driving innovation in healthcare, agriculture, industrial processes, renewable energy and beyond through products and services.

The goal: As a nation we face several challenges - Affordable healthcare, clean fuels, clean water, agricultural productivity, drought, malnutrition, infectious diseases like dengue and chikungunya, non-communicable diseases like diabetes, cancer, cardio-vascular, and respiratory diseases, animal health, environmental pollution, waste management etc. HOW CAN WE CREATE A VIBRANT, SUSTAINABLE, BIOECONMONY?


Themes

  • HEALTH CARE
  • FOOD & FEED
  • GREEN FUELS AND CLEAN TECH
  • POLICY, IPR, REGULATORY
  • SKILL DEVELOPMENT
  • START-UPS, INVESTORS, INCUBATORS
  • enABLE AWARDS
  • SHOWCASE
  • MORE

AGENDA

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DAY 1, November 29, 2016, Joseph Stein Auditorium
0930 - 1000 Registration
OPENING SESSION
1030 - 1130 View Photo Gallery OPENING REMARKS
Dr PM Murali, Managing Director & CEO, Evolva Biotech
Dr B Meenakumari, Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority PPT »
Dr Srini V Kaveri, Director, CNRS Office in India (CNRS - Centre national de la recherche scientifique), Embassy of France, New DelhiPPT »
1130 - 1200 Tea Break
START-UP SHOWCASE
1200 - 1230 View Photo Gallery START-UP SHOWCASE: Elevator pitches
Short presentations by start-ups showcasing what they do
Anchor: Dr Goutam Das, General Secretary, ABLE
Bugworks Research PPT »
inDNA Life Sciences Pvt Ltd PPT »
Module Innovations, NCL Innovation Park PPT »
Molqbits Sensors & Data
HEALTHCARE
1230 – 1330 View Photo Gallery MAKE IN INDIA - BIOLOGICS: Achieving global leadership through partnerships
Discussion on what should India’s target and strategies be? The takeaways from India’s pre-eminent position in Vaccines and Generics and how to replicate the success in Biosimilars.
Session Chair: Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, honorary chairperson, ABLE and CMD, Biocon
Dr PM Murali, President ABLE and Managing Director & CEO, Evolva Biotech
Dr K VijayRaghavan, Secretary, DBT, Government of India - Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations
Mr Sudhanshu Pandey, IAS, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Government of India - Make in India Initiative
1330 - 1415 Lunch
BIOAGRICULTURE
1415 – 1500 View Photo Gallery AGRI: The Next Big Thing
Discussion on How to embrace the next revolution in Agriculture—GM Crops to Drones to Storage & Transportation.
Session Chair: Dr SR Rao, Adviser, Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
Dr Amita Prasad, Additional Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India
Dr Sudhir Kochhar, National Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP)
Dr TP Rajendran, Visiting Fellow at Research and Information System for Developing Countries
Dr G Ramamohan, Regulatory Policy & Scientific Affairs Lead, Monsanto India PPT »
KEYNOTE
1500 – 1545 KEYNOTE ON BIOECONOMY
Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space
Session Chair: Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, honorary chairperson, ABLE and CMD, Biocon
Dr PM Murali, President ABLE and Managing Director & CEO, Evolva Biotech
1545 - 1600 Tea Break
START-UP SHOWCASE
1600 – 1630 START-UP SHOWCASE: Elevator pitches
Short presentations by start-ups showcasing what they do.
Anchor: Goutam Das, General Secretary, ABLE
Genrich Membranes PPT »
Jeevtronics PPT »
MapmyGenome
String PPT »
Tojo Vikas Biotech Pvt Ltd PPT »
INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY
1630 – 1710 View Photo Gallery WHY GREEN TECHNOLOGY?
Industry Perception – what does industry believe and what needs to be done to tap the opportunity … How can India morph into a leading user and developer of enzymes? What should India set its eyes on?
Theme Introduction: Mr GS Krishnan, Regional President, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd PPT »
Dr Annamma Anil Odaneth, Assistant Professor, Center of Energy Biosciences, DBT-ICT Centre PPT »
Dr Mads Bjornvad, Head, R&T India, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd PPT »
Dr Shrikumar Suryanarayan, Head of Sea6 Energy, India
1710 – 1750 View Photo Gallery SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS USING ENZYMES: Why is it important?
With the growing need for environmentally conscious world, biotechnology can play an important role in industrial biotechnology. The session highlights the importance of sustainable solutions in various industrial segments like detergents, food, and textiles...
Anchor: Mr Pranjal Goswami, Head of Sustainability South Asia, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd PPT »
Dr Rakesh K Trivedi, Professor, Department of Oil & Paint Technology & Director, STEP-HBTI PPT »
Dr JS Pai, Executive Director, Protein Foods & Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI) PPT »
Dr Arun Kumar Patra, Associate Professor, TIT&S Bhiwani PPT »
1750 – 1820 View Photo Gallery BIOENERGY: Enabling Cleaner Environment
It is possible for India to leapfrog into cleaner energy with biofuels from Agricultural residue and Bio Gas from Municipal Solid Waste. The session will debate on what needs to be done to encourage development and adoption of cleaner, safer, and healthier technologies.
Anchor : Mr Parikshit Dhingra, Head - of Public Affairs, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd
Dr PMV Subbarao, Ray W. Herrick Chair Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT Delhi
Dr Divakar Rao, CEO, DGK Bio AgroFoods and Member, Vision Group on Biotechnology and executive council member, Biofuel Development Board, Government of Karnataka PPT »
Dr Tushar Patil, General Manager, Praj Industries PPT »
SUSTAINABLE FUTURE – SKILL DEVELOPMENT
1820 - 1900 View Photo Gallery SKILL DEVELOPMENT: Building blocks of a robust BioEconomy
The success of India’s robust BioEconomy lies in strong workforce. India has a strong workforce of 1 million in this sector. The goal now is how to ramp up the industry to 10 million jobs by 2025 and motivate the upcoming biotechnologists.
Anchor: Narayanan Suresh, COO, ABLE
Prof. RS Chauhan, Dean, Biotechnology, Jaypee University of Information Technology
Dr Mrutyunjay Suar, Director, School of Biotechnology, KIIT-Technology Business Incubator
Mr SS Easwaran, Academic Director, Biocon Academy
1900 - 2000 View Photo Gallery voice for BT - Finals
Public speaking contest conducted by Novozymes to encourage Undergraduate students from colleges to speak passionately on topics as mentioned below.
  • BioFuels” is the way forward from an environment and economy point of view.
  • Nutrition and food for all” is a big challenge with the growing population and increasing scarcity.
  • Water Conservation” is a serious concern with increasing Industrial pollution and reduced water beds.
FINALISTS
Adarsh Raj
Harshavardhini G
Jasmeet Kaur Shergill
Mariya Mansoor Alam Ansari
Nabiha Sadique
Shishira Suresh
Sraddha Satpathy
Tanmayee Basu
eN-ABLE START-UP AWARDS
2000 - 2030 1st eN-ABLE Start-up Awards: Recognizing Commitment
These awards are given to honor start-ups for propelling the engines of BioEconomy in an extraordinary way (s).
Chief Guest: Mr Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala, Minister of the state, Government of India - Agriculture, Farmers welfare & Panchayati Raj
2030 onward Cocktail and Dinner
Day 1
DAY 2, November 30, 2016, Silver Oak
BIOCLUSTERS
0945 - 1045 View Photo Gallery BIOECONOMY - INNOVATION ECOSYSTEMS
BIRAC and IKP have done an in depth study on life science clusters in India. This session would discuss the findings of study on mapping of the regional ecosystems and how to take things further forward.
Session Chair: Dr Renu Swarup, Managing Director, BIRAC
Ms Deepanwita Chattopadhyay, Chairman, IKP Knowledge Park PPT »
Dr Shrikumar Suryanarayanan, acting CEO, C-CAMP PPT »
INVESTORS & INCUBATORS
1045 - 1130 View Photo Gallery Biotech Capital: Boosters for Biotech Start-ups
The Indian BioEconomy would need quick infusion of funds. This session will explore the options of creating 2000 start-ups by 2025. The discussions would focus on incentives, capital, ease of doing business, incubation, and mentoring.
Moderator: Dr Satya Prakash Dash, Head Strategy, Partnerships, Entrepreneurship Development, BIRAC
Dr Anil Wali, MD, FITT IIT Delhi
Dr Taslim Saiyed, COO & Director C-CAMP
Dr Mrutyunjay Suar, CEO, KIIT-TBI
1130 - 1200 Tea Break
STEM CELLS & REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
1200 - 1245 View Photo Gallery FUTURE OF STEM CELLS & REGENERATIVE MEDICINE
Stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine will play an important role in the India. The question is how can India be a significant contributor in this arena.
Moderator: Dr BN Manohar, Managing Director, Stempeutics Research
Dr V G Somani, Joint Drugs Controller (India), DCGI
Prof. Narinder K Mehra, Dr C G Pandit National Chair and Former Dean (Research), AIIMS New Delhi PPT »
Dr Pawan Kr Gupta, Stempeutics
Dr Satish Totey, Chairman & Managing Director, Aureostem Research Pvt Ltd, Mumbai. PPT »
Dr Satyen Sanghavi, Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Director, Regenerative Medical Services Ltd, Mumbai
Dr Caroline Evette Mathen, Oct Therapies and Research Pvt Ltd PPT »
BIOENGINEERING
1245 - 1330 View Photo Gallery BIOENGINEERING: TAKING THE LEAD
Bioengineering has the potential to make significant on the society—in fact revolutionize diagnosis to treatment to various other things. This session will explore the steps that India needs to take in order march ahead in this space.
Mr Shriram Raghavan, Evolva
Prof. Pawan K. Dhar, Head, Synthetic Biology Group, School of Biotechnology, JNU
Dr Syed Shams Yazdani, Group Leader- Microbial Engineering, Integrative Biology group Coordinator, DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenery Research*
1330 - 1430 Lunch
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
1430 - 1515 View Photo Gallery DECODING IP FOR A BRIGHTER FUTURE
IP is a major area of contention. There are several conflicts on one hand, while several new interesting approaches are unfolding too. This session explores how India needs to approach the issue in future, especially keeping in mind the priority issues that affect the healthcare-related regulatory and reimbursement climate, pandemic and biodefense preparedness, publicly funded scientific research, and personalized medicine.
Moderator: Mr Ravi Bhola, Partner, K&S Partners
Mr Matthew C Barthalow, Member, Oliff PLC
Dr Caroline Evette Mathen, Oct Therapies and Research Pvt Ltd PPT »
GENOMICS
1515 - 1630 View Photo Gallery The Next Big Wave in Health Care & Agriculture
Next generation sequencing technologies have changed the way genomics is applied: from a research tool, Genomics has now become an enabling tool for personal genomics, diagnostics, forensics, food industry and plant breeding. With point of care devices and smaller sequencers NGS is now entering clinics. The other place where India is expected to play a big role is in Genome informatics: the 100s of thousands of human genomes and plant genomes being sequenced should be analyzed interpreted and insights obtained. GT (genome Technologies) is expected to be the next big wave after IT in India.
Moderator: Dr Raja Mugasimangalam, Founder and CEO, Genotypic Technology PPT »
Mr Aditya Handa, Managing Director and CEO, Abellon Cleanenergy Ltd
Dr Prashanth Bagali, AVP - Diagnostics and Genomics Research, Xcelris PPT »
Mr Thomas Klemm, Senior Sales Specialist, Illumina Singapore PPT »
Dr Anupama Gaur, Clinical Sequencing Diagnostic (CSD) Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific, India PPT »
CLOSING SESSION
1630 - 1700 The two-day conference will conclude with a discussion on the key highlights from all the sessions and the way forward in converting the suggestions into actions. This will be a session to draw up an actionable ten-point agenda to make $100 billion BioEconomy a reality by aggregating the thoughts from each of the topics discussed.
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Speakers


Dr Jitendra Singh
Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space


Mr Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala
Minister of the state, Government of India - Agriculture, Farmers welfare & Panchayati Raj


Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Honorary Chairperson, ABLE and CMD, Biocon


Prof. K Vijay Raghavan*
Secretary, DBT


Dr PM Murali
President ABLE and Managing Director & CEO, Evolva Biotech


Dr (Smt) Amita Prasad
Additional Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India


Mr Sudhanshu Pandey
IAS, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Government of India – Make in India Initiative


Dr B Meenakumari
Chairperson, National Biodiversity Authority


Dr Srini V Kaveri
Director, CNRS Office in India (CNRS - Centre national de la recherche scientifique), Embassy of France, New Delhi


Dr SR Rao
Adviser, Department of Biotechnology (DBT)


Dr Sudhir Kochhar
National. Agricultural Innovation Project (NAIP)


Dr TP Rajendran
Visiting Fellow at Research and Information System for Developing Countries


Dr G Ramamohan
Regulatory Policy & Scientific Affairs Lead, Monsanto India


Dr Renu Swarup
Managing Director – Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council & Senior Advisor – Department of Biotechnology.


Ms Deepanwita Chattopadhyay
Chairman, IKP Knowledge Park


Dr V G Somani
Joint Drugs Controller (India), DCGI


Prof. Narinder K Mehra
Dr C G Pandit National Chair and Former Dean (Research), AIIMS New Delhi


Dr Shrikumar Suryanarayanan
Acting CEO, C-CAMP


Dr Goutam Das
General Secretary, ABLE


Dr Raja Mugasimangalam
Founder and CEO, Genotypic Technology


Dr Matthew C Barthalow
Member, Oliff PLC


Mr GS Krishnan
Regional President, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd


Dr Annamma Anil Odaneth
Assistant Professor, Center of Energy Biosciences, DBT-ICT Centre


Dr Mads Bjornvad
Head, R&T India, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd


Mr Pranjal Goswami
Head of Sustainability South Asia, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd


Dr Rakesh K Trivedi
Professor, Department of Oil & Paint Technology & Director, STEP-HBTI


Dr JS Pai, Executive Director
Protein Foods & Nutrition Development Association of India (PFNDAI)


Dr Arun Kumar Patra
Associate Professor, TIT&S Bhiwani


Mr Parikshit Dhingra
Head of Public Affairs, Novozymes South Asia Pvt Ltd


Dr PMV Subbarao
Ray W. Herrick Chair Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, IIT Delhi


Dr Divakar Rao
CEO, DGK Bio AgroFoods, and Member, Vision Group on Biotechnology and executive council member, Biofuel Development Board, Government of Karnataka


Dr Tushar Patil
General Manager, Praj Industries


Prof. RS Chauhan
Dean, Biotechnology, Jaypee University of Information Technology


Dr Mrutyunjay Suar
Director, School of Biotechnology, KIIT-Technology Business Incubator


Mr SS Easwaran
Academic Director, Biocon Academy


Dr Satya Prakash Dash
Head Strategy, Partnerships, Entrepreneurship Development, BIRAC


Dr Anil Wali
MD, FITT IIT Delhi


Dr Taslim Saiyed
COO & Director C-CAMP


Dr Jitendra Kumar
Director, Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre


Dr BN Manohar
Managing Director, Stempeutics Research


Mr Ravi Bhola
Partner, K&S Partners


Dr Pawan Kr Gupta
Stempeutics


Dr Satish Totey
Chairman & Managing Director, Aureostem Research Pvt Ltd, Mumbai.


Dr Satyen Sanghavi
Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Director, Regenerative Medical Services Ltd., Mumbai


Mr Shriram Raghavan
Evolva


Prof Pawan K. Dhar
Head, Synthetic Biology Group, School of Biotechnology, JNU


Dr Syed Shams Yazdani
Group Leader- Microbial Engineering, Integrative Biology group Coordinator, DBT-ICGEB Centre for Advanced Bioenery Research*


Dr Biren Banerjee
Founder Director, inDNA Life Sciences Pvt Ltd


Dr Caroline Evette Mathen
Oct Therapies and Research Pvt Ltd


Mr Aditya Handa
Managing Director and CEO, Abellon Cleanenergy Ltd


Dr Prashanth Bagali
AVP - Diagnostics and Genomics Research, Xcelris


Dr Thomas Klemm
Senior Sales Specialist, Illumina Singapore


Dr Anupama Gaur
Clinical Sequencing Diagnostic (CSD) Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific, India



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"voice for BT"
(Inter-collegiate Public Speaking Contest Finalists)


Adarsh Raj


Harshavardhini G


Jasmeet Kaur Shergill


Mariya Mansoor Alam Ansari


Nabiha Sadique


Shishira Suresh


Sraddha Satpathy


Tanmayee Basu

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