Dr. Milind Choudhari is currently Founder and CEO of WeInnovate Biosolutions Pvt. Ltd. a startup incubated at NCL Innovation park, Pune. He has previously worked with Serum Institute of India, Pune Ranbaxy Labs Ltd., Mumbai, Reametrix Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore and Thomas Baker Pvt. Ltd, Mumbai. He has obtained his Masters in Biotechnology from GHRIIT, Nagpur and PhD Microbiology from CNB, Agharkar Research Institute, University of Pune. He is a microbiologist at heart and works in the area of technology development. He has previously developed technologies like UTIRAP; a rapid UTI detection kit and DNARAP; a one-step DNA isolation method. He has several papers and patents to his credit in the area of nanotechnology and microbiology.
He is the recipient of prestigious Biotechnology Ignition Grant award and Small Business Innovation research initiative grant from Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC). Owing to success of the startup he has been provided assistance from National science and technology entrepreneurship development board (NSTEDB) Govt. of India. Dr. Milind Choudhari has also won the Healthcare accelerator competition organized by CIIE, IIM-A and is a cohort of CIIE.
Owing to his passion for teaching, he actively involves himself in teaching to school kids. He also works for spreading the knowledge of apiculture among the farmers in Vidharba region of Maharashtra. When not working he spends his time reading fiction and writing blogs.