GARSHOM YOUNG TALENT AWARD 2019
Dr. Ramkumar B. Nair, At the age of just 30, Dr. Ramkumar B. Nair has made his mark in the field of industrial biotechnology founding a technology company Mycorena AB. His Swedish technology company is specialized in developing industrial biotechnology processes for waste management and circular-economy applications.
Dr. Ram has invested his expertise in the field of biotechnology and molecular biology research from Swedish and other international research institutes over the past 8 years, to make Mycorena one of the fast-growing biotechnology companies in the world.
Dr. Ram is the youngest start-up entrepreneur of Indian descent in Sweden and his company has won several Scandinavian and international start-up recognition awards. He hails from Ernakulam in Kerala.
Investing his young age in extensive research in the field of biotechnology, he has published over 25 research papers on the topic. He received his Ph.D. in industrial biotechnology and waste management from the Swedish Centre for Resource Recovery, in 2017. In India, he has associated with CSIR-NIIST and ICAR-CIFT, before moving to Sweden for his higher studies.
In a prestigious achievement, he has recently got selected as a resource person in the area of waste management (representing Scandinavia), in the Indian Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Conference, a highly prestigious program organized by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.