JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) News

An interactive session on 'Starting a Bio-Venture' was organized at the Center for Post Graduate Studies, Jain (Deemed-to-be University)

Dr. Arumugam Muruganandam, CEO of Affigenix Biosolutions Pvt. Ltd., gathered and addressed the Science students of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) on the topic, “Starting a Bio-Venture”. Dr. Arumugam talked about the different ideas such as organic seeds, dyes, soaps as well as bio fertilizers and bio fuel which are a great investment.

He even stressed on the fact that Entrepreneurial programs to be started out at school level to bring out brilliant ideas from student. Dr. Arumugam believes that the government should actively support young minds. He also mentioned about Biotech Ignition Grant, a massive forum to startup the dreams. Later on, he kept the students deeply involved in his talks by sharing his experience of building Affigenix Bio solutions. Lastly, he mentioned some of the priorities for a startup like,


  • - Mind conditioning
  • - Think big, start small
  • - Trial and error
  • - Simple marketing solution
  • - Apt location
  • - Team spirit
  • - Cash is the king
  • - Health is more important as stress will kill the spirit