Dr. Sanjay Nene (Ph.D., M.Tech, M.Sc.)
Dr. Sanjay Nene
Dr. Sanjay Nene
Ph.D., M.Tech, M.Sc.

Email: sanjay.nene@gmail.com

Email: sanjay.nene@innovationbiologicals.com

Contact Information: Innovation Biologicals Private Limited 100 NCL Innovation Park

Address: Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune – 411004 India

Mobile:+91-98508 21229

Education :
  • PhD (Tech) Chemical Engineering, Mumbai University
  • M.Tech (Biochemical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi,
  • M.Sc. (Applied Microbiology), Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh,
Research Interests :

Fermentation for production of Human vaccines,enzymes (CGTase, alkaline protease, polyphenol oxidase), recombinant proteins (phytase and lactoferrin), chemicals from renewable resources (Lactic acid), Energy/Bioremediation (Algal cultivation), Recovery of natural products: Stevioside from Stevia leaves. Processing of fruit juices and natural beverages (Neera) Membrane processing (Microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration and membrane distillation), aqueous two phase extraction, biotransformation of drug intermediates

Experience :
  • Currently CEO of Innovation Biologicals Pvt. Ltd, NCL Innovation Park, Pune
  • Retired as Chief Scientist, from National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) in July 2014
  • Headed the Biochemical Engineering Unit, NCL from August 1985 to Jul 2014
  • 1983-1985 Technical Consultant for Millipore Intertech Inc. Worked as the sole technical representative for Millipore Corporation in India for identifying applications in the area of Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Chemical Industry.
  • 1981-1983, worked as a Research Associate, Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd. Pimpri, Pune in their fermentation Pilot Plant. Worked on scale up and development of antibiotic products.
Achievements :
  • Author/Co-author of ~ 35 papers in international refereed journals in biotechnology, food and membrane science. Author of 3 Book Chapters
  • Cited as inventor in 4 US patents and 5 Indian patents
  • Received B.D. Tilak Fellowship, K.J. Somaiya Professorship UDCT, Mumbai and AICTE Adjunct Professorship in Biochemical Engineering, 2017
  • Best Technology Award by NCL Foundation in 1993, 2013; Director’s commendation for lactic acid technology, 2008