Sayali kothmire

Sayali is Coordinator-Protoshop at Venture Center. She is B.E.(Instrumentation & Control Engineer) from University of Pune. She is running current facilities in Tinkering Lab.She operates all the instruments in lab, provides training, Plans & executes setting up & maintenance work in Tinkering Lab also involved in creating, planning and organizing technical and scientific workshops & hands-on lab exercises with Tinkering lab instruments.

Anjan Kumar

Anjan is Senior Engineer – Product Design & Prototype and is a Mechanical Engineer graduate from CMR Institute of Technology, Bengaluru. He is responsible for supporting the startups, innovators, budding entrepreneurs at Venture Center in Product Design and Prototype Development. He has specialization in designing of functional and non-functional prototypes, developing POC’s, converting POC to Prototype and end Products, Reverse Engineering and also comes up with strong problem solving skill. He has actively involved in the development of prototypes majorly in healthcare, renewable energy, biotech, agro based.

Sujaya Ingale : Senior Manager – Scientific Initiatives

Sujaya leads and coordinates Scientific & Prototyping Initiatives at Venture Center. She manages scientific resources, facilities, services and ensures Environment Health and Safety compliance at Venture Center.
She is M.Sc in Microbiology (Pune University). She has several years of research experience in biotechnology projects, experience in setting up and oversight of Venture Center’s Lab facilities, running and assisting in proof-of-concept projects, and in creating, planning and organizing technical and scientific workshops for life sciences students and scientists.

Edna Joseph : Associate Manager ( Analytical Services)

Edna is Associate Manager – Analytical Services at Venture Center. Edna manages analytical equipment facility at Venture Center. She has M.Sc in Organic Chemistry (Pune University) and hold PG Diploma in Patent Law. She has demonstrated knowledge and understanding of many analytical instruments (e.g. elemental analysis, thermal analysis, chromatography etc. She has run and assisted in proof-of-concept projects. Many technical and scientific workshops, especially those with hands-on lab exercises with lab instruments have been conceptualized, planned and organized by her.

Mugdha Lele : Sr. Manager – Social Innovations

 Mugdha is Sr. Manager – Social Innovations at Venture Center. She is Ph.D (Health Sciences) from University of Pune. She has research experience in epidemiological profiling and molecular diagnostics for public health diseases experience in program management and in creating, planning and organizing technical and scientific workshops for life sciences and medical students and scientists.