EducationMasters in Biotechnology, PhD Microbiology
Experience10 years of Experience
Dr. Milind Choudhari is currently Principle Investigator on BIG-BIRAC project and Founder of
WeInnovate Biosolutions incubated at NCL Innovation park, Pune. He has previously worked with
Serum Institute of India, Pune and Ranbaxy Labs Ltd., Mumbai and Reametrix Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore.
He has obtained his Masters in Biotechnology from GHRIIT, Nagpur and PhD Microbiology from CNB,
Agharkar Research Institute, Pune. He is a microbiologist at heart and works in the area of
technology development. He has previously developed technologies like UTIRAP; a rapid UTI
detection kit and DNARAP; a one-step DNA isolation method. He has several papers and patents
to his credit in the area of nanotechnology and microbiology.
He is the recipient of prestigious Biotechnology Ignition Grant award and Small Business
Innovation research initiative grant from Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance
Council (BIRAC). Owing to success of the startup he has been provided assistance from
National science and technology entrepreneurship development board (NSTEDB) Govt. of
India. Dr. Milind Choudhari has also won the Healthcare accelerator competition organized
by CIIE, IIM-A and is a cohort of CIIE. Milind is also a NIDHI Prayas Grantee.
Owing to his passion for teaching, he actively involves himself in teaching to school kids and
is associated with "Ray's Academy" since its inception. He also works for spreading the knowledge
of epiculture among the farmers in Vidharba region of Maharashtra. When not working he spends his
time reading fiction and writing blogs.