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Aarathi Pradeep, Vidhu Sara Vargis and Vineeth Raj S won second prize at Anveshan 2015, a national-level Student Research Convention organized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) at Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, during March 28-30, 2016. They bagged the second prize in the Basic Sciences category for their invention, Affordable Lab on a chip point of care diagnostic device for the early screening of cancer.
Dr. T. G. Satheeesh Babu received the Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA 2013), instituted by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. The award consists of a citation, cash prize (Rs.3 lakhs) and a project grand of about 50 lakhs to conduct research on “Development of Lab-on-a-chip for early detection of cancer in women”.
P. V. Suneesh, John Stanley, Keerthy Dhara and Jeethu Raveendran won first prize at Pitchfest 2013 organised by the Amrita TBI on August 11, 2013. Pitchfest is a platform for start-ups to present innovative business ideas in various fields.
P. V. Suneesh, John Stanley and Keerthy Dhara won first prize at Anveshan 2013, a national-level Student Research Convention organized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences during March 20-22, 2013. They bagged the first prize in the Basic Sciences category for their invention, Lab-on-a-Chip Diagnostic Device that could help bring low-cost clinical services to every doorstep in India.