The Journey of BIRAC-NInC-UIC
at IABT Since 2014...

The University Innovation Cluster funded by the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) at the Department of Biotechnology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad was incepted in the year 2014 and has till now supported Eight Individuals with Unique, innovative ideas! Three Post Doctoral Fellows and Five Post Master's Fellows have been supported in terms of Fellowship, Research Grant, Incubation Facilities, Mentoring, and Entrepreneurial Skill Development. 

The Project is now renamed "Empowering Youth for undertaking Value Added Innovative Translational Research (E-YUVA)" w.e.f. 01.04.2021.

List of Projects under BIRAC-UIC, IABT Dharwad.

2015-2018

Mr. Deepak bhajantri

Post-Master's Fellow

Reclamation of Oil Palm Industry Wastes towards Bio-energy Generation and Development of Value Added products Like Cosmeceuticals, Agricultural Palm Fibre Mats and Animal Feed supplements

2015-2018

Mr. Abhinava J.V.

Post-Master's Fellow

Enhancement of Withanolides, the magical compound from Withania somnifera

2016-2017

Dr. Malik Ahmed Pasha

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Development of DNA Chip for testing Soil Biological Health 
2016-2018

Dr. Sadhana Singh

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Development of Diagnostic & Sensing Device for Fungal Plant Disease Surveillance and Management
2016-2017
Preparation of the Novel Nano-based Packaging Materials 

Ms. Sakchi Bhushan

Post-Master's Fellow

2020-till date
Development of Sutures with Natural Polymer Incorporated with Plant-based Bioactive Ingredients for Enhanced Wound Healing 

Ms. Neeta P Gai

Post-Master's Fellow

2020-till date
Development of Liposome Encapsulated Biopesticide Formulation and its Evaluation for Targetted Delivery 

Ms. Sneha N

Post-Master's Fellow

2020-till date
Enhanced Production of Lutein in Marigold flower and its Extraction by the Organic Solvent-free Method

Dr. Chidanand A Rabinal

Post-Doctoral Fellow

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