Mrinmayee Bhushan

Mrinmayee is a founder Director of a start-up innovation firm, Mindfarm Novatech Private Limited. She is also working as a Consultant for IP and Innovation to a DSIR-approved, not-for-profit research organization, APT Research Foundation, Pune. Mrinmayee has worked on a breakthrough technology in Hair Biology for a decade and she has a patent basket of four granted patents and more in the pipeline. She has successfully prosecuted all the granted patents herself.

Education & Achievements:

  • She is a researcher with Post-graduation in Microbiology from the University of Pune, Master’s Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management and she is completing her PhD in Medical Pharmacology.
  • Mrinmayee has won several awards such as, National Award for commercializable Patents-2013 by TIFAC (Government of India), DST Lockheed Martin India Innovation award -2011, Innovations 2007, organized by IIT Bombay Alumni Association and TiE Pune. She has also received a grant under the Technology Entrepreneurship Promotion Program (TEPP) of DST for technology advancement in collaboration with IIT Bombay. Her start up has been successful in taking their first spin-off product from lab to market and it is now available in the market.

Mrinmayee’s long term goal is to develop her innovation company as a platform for researchers and innovators in Life Sciences to commercialize their technologies by creating IP and making their technologies more market-ready.