IIC and UBIIC, JU organizes invited talk on ‘My Story - Entrepreneur's Life & Crossroad
Sep 30, 2019
JAMMU: Institution Innovation Council (IIC) and University Business Incubation & Innovation Centre (UBIIC), University of Jammu today organized an invited talk on ‘My Story - Entrepreneur's Life & Crossroad-Motivational Speech' at the School of Biotechnology Seminar Hall.
Dr. Siddharth Manvati, Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of Foresight Biotech Pvt. Ltd., was the speaker for the event.
Dr. Siddharth Manvati, a young and innovative entrepreneur delivered an interactive and motivating talk in which he shared his own experiences and examples.
He emphasized that for becoming successful in life one need not to be extraordinarily intelligent but one must have sincerity, dedication, and accountability.
He narrated very interestingly his own life's journey how he did never run after the jobs, and wanted to create an innovative business of his own. He highlighted that one must have managerial skills, coupled with a calculated risk taking capacity for getting success.
He discussed about the various opportunities in the field of entrepreneurship, and elaborated the current ‘innovative' business scenario of the country.
Stating about his own innovation driven company i.e. Foresight Biotech (estd., 2015), in which he is one of the co-founder, Dr. Siddharth Manvati said that company aims to fulfill the societal needs through R&D, services and training, based upon the principles of biotechnology, bioinformatics and computer science.
The company has already developed some novel biotherapeutic molecules against cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, infectious and other diseases, which are under the process of commercialization.
Earlier Dr. B.K. Bajaj, convener IIC welcomed and introduced the speaker. The lecture was attended by students, scholars, and several faculty members of different Departments including Prof. Namrata Sharma, Head, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Prof. Jyoti Vakhlu, Director, School of Biotechnology, Prof. Veenu Kaul, Dr. Sanjana Kaul, Dr. Anil Gupta, and others.
Dr. Skarma Nonzom, member, IIC and UBIIC, University of Jammu, presented the formal vote of thanks.
Parushi Nargotra, Ph.D. Scholar conducted the proceedings of the event.