Our Team

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Lead – Product Design & Prototyping

Anjan is working as a Lead – Product Design & Prototyping in Venture Center. He is a Mechanical Engineer graduate from CMR Institute of Technology, Bengaluru. He is responsible for supporting the startups, innovators, budding entrepreneurs at Venture Center in Product Design and Prototype Development. He has specialization in designing of functional and non-functional prototypes, developing POC’s, converting POC to Prototype and end Products, Reverse Engineering and also comes up with strong problem-solving skill. He has actively been involved in the development of prototypes majorly in healthcare, automobile, renewable energy, biotech, cutlery, agro based, etc. He is also responsible for running facilities at Protoshop and also setting up technical and non-technical workshops at Protoshop.

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Senior Engineer – Product Design and Prototype

Adarsh is working as a Senior Engineer – Product Design and Prototype. He is a Mechanical Engineer with 4 years of industry experience in product design of medical devices. Adarsh lives and breathes design and feels that through good design specialists in different fields can collaborate and create better living conditions for everyone.

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Head – Scientific Initiatives – Venture Center

Sujaya leads and coordinates Scientific & Prototyping Initiatives at Venture Center. She manages scientific resources, facilities, services and ensures Environment Health and Safety compliance at Venture Center.
She is M.Sc. in Microbiology (Pune University). She has several years of research experience in biotechnology projects, experience in setting up and oversight of Venture Center’s Lab facilities, running and assisting in proof-of-concept projects, and in creating, planning and organizing technical and scientific workshops for life sciences students and scientists.

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Manager – Analytical Services

Edna is Associate Manager – Analytical Services at Venture Center. Edna manages analytical equipment facility at Venture Center. She has M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry (Pune University) and hold PG Diploma in Patent Law. She has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of many analytical instruments (e.g. elemental analysis, thermal analysis, chromatography etc. She has run and assisted in proof-of-concept projects. Many technical and scientific workshops, especially those with hands-on lab exercises with lab instruments have been conceptualized, planned and organized by her.