Industry-Academia Meet

on “OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN FERMENTATION BASED INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES”
(IAMF 2018)

Organized By

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Dr. Ram A. Vishwakarma

Director
CSIR – Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine

Supported By

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About Event

Fermentation technology is an emerging and challenging area for the production of antibiotics, drugs, nutraceuticals, industrial enzymes, biofertilizers and biofuels etc. Despite of that, industries are facing many problems in scaling up the processes for high value fermentation products. This Industry Academia Meet intends to meet young researchers, scientists from industry, academia and healthcare professionals for the development of new products, improvement in production yields and scaling-up processes related to fermentation technology. This event will also help in evolving new projects or areas where bioresource can be utilized for the development of new technologies which will be useful to human welfare. Participants will also get an opportunity to interact with industry persons and to meet renowned fermentation experts for future endeavours.

Focus Areas

  • Drug Development
  • Therapeutic enzymes and peptides
  • Biocatalysis
  • Probiotics
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Biofertilizer and biocontrol agents
  • Food and Flavours
  • Traditional knowledge based fermented products

Highlights

  • Keynote/Invited Lectures by experts from renowned industries/academic organizations.
  • Discussion on challenges faced by the industries and academicians for the possible solutions related to fermentation processes on a single platform.
  • Identification of new opportunities, projects and areas for high value microbial/fermentation products of industrial importance for human welfare.
  • Help and guide new start-ups in the area of fermentation.
  • Opportunities of product display of industrial interest in product exhibition.
  • Bridging the gap between industry and academia.
  • Awards in oral/poster presentations and developed microbial product categories.
  • Opportunity for young participants to interact with biotech industry experts
  • Abstract publication in souvenir with renowned international publisher.

Important Updates

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Convener

Dr. Vikash Babu

Scientist, Fermentation Technology Division
CSIR-IIIM, Canal Road,
Jammu-180001, India
Email:- vikash@iiim.ac.in

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Co-Convener

Dr. Saurabh Saran

Sr. Scientist, Fermentation Technology Division
CSIR-IIIM, Canal Road,
Jammu-180001, India
Email:- ssaran@iiim.ac.in