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.
Mr. Deepak bhajantri
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
Mr. Abhinava J.V.
Enhancement of Withanolides, the magical compound from Withania somnifera
Dr. Malik Ahmed Pasha
Development of DNA Chip for testing Soil Biological Health
Dr. Sadhana Singh
Development of Diagnostic & Sensing Device for Fungal Plant Disease Surveillance and Management
Preparation of the Novel Nano-based Packaging Materials
Ms. Sakchi Bhushan
Development of Sutures with Natural Polymer Incorporated with Plant-based Bioactive Ingredients for Enhanced Wound Healing
Ms. Neeta P Gai
Development of Liposome Encapsulated Biopesticide Formulation and its Evaluation for Targetted Delivery
Ms. Sneha N
Enhanced Production of Lutein in Marigold flower and its Extraction by the Organic Solvent-free Method
Dr. Chidanand A Rabinal