Abduljabbar Khan, KLS Gogte Institute of Technology in Belagavi, Karnataka won Rs 2 lakhs for his development of a compact electromechanical device to curtail residual ridge resorption in cases of gum-related dental issues.
A total of 14 entries — 11 bio entrepreneurs and 3 student-led teams have been declared as winners of the prestigious National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC) for 2020.
NBEC 2020 campaign will reach out to students, entrepreneurs, Individuals, start-ups and established companies across India.
Abduljabbar Khan who won 2 lakhs INR in a pooled prize by K&S Partners, Bioneeds India and Ideaspring Capital.
NBEC is organized every year by the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) under the BIRAC Regional Entrepreneurship Centre (BREC) to attract, identify and nurture game-changing deep science driven ideas with business potential. Over 3,100 registrations across 33 States/UTs including metros, Tier II and Tier III cities/towns were received for NBEC 2020.
The competition was held in phases starting from `Boot Camp and Mentoring Sessions’ with 54 startups and 19 student teams with mentorship support from scientific, investment, regulatory and legal experts. Of these, 18 startups and 10 student teams were selected by the Pre-Finals Jury to pitch at the Grand Finale. The Jury at the Grand Finale consisted of eminent experts representing the entire spectrum of biotech industry and investment sector.