Article Details

Disruptive innovation at the interfaces of the drug industry

V. Premnath, Ph.D.
Head, NCL Innovations & Director, Venture Center
CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune

CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune.


Dr V. Premnath is currently the Head, NCL Innovations – the group within National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) charged with the responsibility of championing the cause of technology innovation within NCL. Dr Premnath is also the Director of the Venture Center – a technology business incubator on the NCL campus. Dr Premnath is also a Scientist, Polymer Science & Engineering Division at NCL with an interest in technology development for medical products.

Dr. V. Premnath holds a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology - Bombay and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He has also been a Chevening Technology Enterprise Fellow with the Centre for Scientific Enterprises, London Business School and Cambridge University, UK. Dr Premnath’s experience with medical products development is focused on polymeric implants and has resulted in two families of commercial products and two startups.

Year 2019 | Volume No. 56 | Issue No.08 | Page No. 5-6
Recent Issue
Current Issue
October 2019
Quick Contact