BENGALURU: Two startups incubated on the Society of Innovation and Growth (SID), Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have received nationwide awards on the authorities of India led “Nationwide Startup Awards 2020” within the classes of finest house and women-led startups respectively.
Whereas Bellatrix Aerospace received the award within the house class, Azooka Labs bagged the women-led startup award.
The primary ever version of the awards had functions from 1,640 startups throughout 12 sectors, which have been additional categorized into 35 classes.
The winners have been awarded nationwide awards by commerce minister Piyush Goyal. Founders of the Bengaluru-based startups acquired a money prize of Rs 5 lakh and a platform to current their options to related public authorities and corporates, for potential pilot initiatives and work orders.
Yashas Karanam, co-founder, Bellatrix, mentioned “The award is a superb recognition to our scientists and advisors who’ve been placing their coronary heart and soul to place India on the worldwide radar! Particular due to SID, which has been far more than an incubator to us.”
SID chairperson, and the startups’ mentor CS Murali whereas stating that the SID incubates startups that work in the direction of commercializing science and constructing merchandise, mentioned recognition and awards like these reinforces that the startups are on the precise path.
Winner of the women-led startups class Dr Benazir Fathima mentioned “It has been greater than 5 years now since we began on the Azooka journey to construct premium biotech merchandise from India. IISc’s SID was the one incubation programme that understood the significance of a Protected Nucleic Acid stain for Diagnostic functions. Though our preliminary years have been stuffed with failures in formulations and codecs, the SID crew and mentors helped us with the precise assets on time to get us off the bottom.”

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