Prof. Vijay Chaudhary selected for “Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization award 2014"
Jun 5, 2014
Professor Vijay Chaudhary, Department of Biochemistry has been selected for the “Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization award for the year 2014”, a prestigious award instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and carries cash award of Rs. 2 lac. The work for the award involved the development of an immunochromatography based rapid test for confirming the presence of tuberculosis causing bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
This technology of the test has been licensed to M/s SPAN Diagnostics Limited, Surat who has produced three commercial batches after approval by the competent authorities. The product would be available in the market under the name “TBConfirm”.