DBT ABLE BEST
Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises - ABLE is a not-for-profit pan-India forum that represents the Indian Biotechnology Sector. The primary focus of ABLE is to catalyse a symbiotic interface between the industry, the government, academic and research institutes and domestic and international investors. BEST-India (Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Student Teams) sponsored by DBT and administered by ABLE - India is a program aimed at encouraging young postgraduate and doctoral students in developing biotechnology entrepreneurship and exposing them to issues involved in commercialization of bio-science. Three teams from the Department of Biotech have been winners at DBT-ABLE BEST India in 2017 and 2018. One team was shortlisted among the top 20 teams in 2019.
|1||Harshavardhini G, Iswarya Srinivasan, Naveen Kumar S, Poovarasan K||Dr D Haripriya
Mr Santhosh Arul
|2017||First Runner up and cash award of Rs 300000/-||A novel- High precision Enzyme Linked Immuno Sorbent Assays System for Point of Care Diagnostics|
|2||Madhumita Suresh, Nivetha Shree, Anamika Sharma, Gayathri A, Gayathri R||-||2017||Second Runner up and cash award of Rs 250000/-||Grey water treatment|
|3||Sriram K, Sakthi Abbirami G, Akash ViR, Goutham Kumar BG, Khadija||Ms Millicent Mabel||2018||Winner and cash award of Rs 500000/-||A Waste-To-Wealth Approach for Textile Effluent Treatment|
IITM PALS InnoWAH Challenge
PALS (Pan IIT Leadership Series), an initiative of the IITAIIC (IIT Alumni Industry Interaction Centre), Chennai, have been serving the community in augmenting engineering education in Chennai region. The Pan IIT Alumni of the PALS program work closely with IIT Madras, the local Engineering Colleges, Industry and Alumni, through a series of events that run through the academic year, to help add value to the engineering education experienced by students of the Engineering Institutions in the region. IIT PALS innoWAH is a competition that aims to recognize promising young innovators and showcase their talent. REC Biotech teams won innoWAH Innovation Challenge 2017 and 2018.
|1||Sriram K, Sakthi Abbirami G, Goutham Kumar BG, Khadija||Ms Millicent Mabel||2018||First Prize and a cash award of Rs 30000/-||Industrial effluent treatment using marine waste|
|2||Praveena P, Rishabb Anirud, Vihaa Sriee MG, Yogesh M||Dr Sathya K||2019||First Runner up and a cash award of Rs 25000/-||Industrial effluent treatment using food waste|
IITM PALS RuTAG
RuTAG – Rural Technology Action Group, TamilNadu, at IIT Madras is a synergising platform for science and technology (S&T) interventions established in 2004 by the office of the principal scientific advisor to the government of India. It aims to make engineering college students to give solutions to problem statements related to rural areas. It was launched by IIT PALS.
|1||Dr Sathya and Ms Millicent Mabel||-||2018||Awarded project fund of Rs 300000/-||Improving shelf life of Padhaneer|
|2||Kanishka Reshmi A and Keerthika V||Professor Indhumathi M Nambi in Environmental and Water resource Engineering||2018||Summer Internship at IIT Madras with stipend Rs 8000/- per month||Conversion of Sanitary waste into solid fuel briquettes for energy recovery|
|1||KS Shreenidhi, K Sriram, Vijay Bhoopalan, Preethi Thunga, Shravan Ram B, Veenah Venugopal, Rakshana Dayal, Saishyam R, Nishka Bhalla, Srisreya Madhala, Roja Ramany S, Ramya R, Saranya V, Sheetal Maria Rajan, Vasavi NS, Akash ViR, Marcia Smiti Jude, Srimathi J, Amal Ashwin Jude F, Preetha R,||Dr Gayathri V, Dr Babuskin S, Dr Sujata Roy||2017||Bronze medal||LatarColi – Knight on guard against food pathogens|
|2||Amal Jude Ashwin F, Marcia Smit Jude, Khadija, Hemalekshmi V, Gowtham Kumar BG, Sunanda Kannapadi, Sudharshana S, Priyanka Chandramouli, Mohan Kumar BS, Srimathi J, Preetha R, Deepak Kumar S, Nivetha CS, Vignesh K, Sneha S||Dr Gayathri V, Dr Thiruvengadam S, Mr Arun Kumar S, Ms Shreenidhi KS||2018||Bronze medal||FluoroScreen|
|1||Harinee D||2012||Winner||Cash award of Rs 25000/- and 6 months internship opportunity|
|2||Sriram K||2015||Winner||Cash award of Rs 25000/- and 6 months internship opportunity|
|3||Harshavardhini G||2016||First Runner up||Cash award of Rs 20000/- and 3 months internship opportunity|
|4||Preethi Thunga||2017||Winner||Cash award of Rs 25000/- and 6 months internship opportunity|