Dr. Kanikaram Satyanarayana
Founder Head - Intellectual Property

Dr Satyanarayana as the founder Head of the Intellectual Property Rights at the ICMR brought the first ever guidelines on IPR and technology transfer activities in 1995 to prepare India face the challenges of the impact of the TRIPS regime. In 1996 the first guidelines for partnerships with industry in 1996 and the national Intellectual Property Rights Policy of ICMR that was adapted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2002. He has been an active researcher on IPRs and access to health and has participated on invitation at various global fora. Dr Satyanarayana has organized several training workshops (some with international funding) on WTO and IPR issues for the benefit of scientists of ICMR institutes, medical colleges and other institutes with national and international support. As a member of several national expert committees he advises the various Departments of Government of India Ministry on IPR, globalization, TRIPS etc. He is a member of the International Editorial Board for the two volume Intellectual Property Management in Health and Agricultural Innovation: A Handbook of Best Practices brought by the Centre for the Management of Intellectual Property in Health Research (MIHR), USA. He is a founder member and Secretary of the Society for Technology Management (STEM), India affiliated with the AUTM, USA.

Dr Satyanatayana has served as a temporary adviser/expert for the Inter-Governmental Working Group on Public Health and Innovation (IGWG) for the World Health Organization, Geneva as also the WHO, Geneva and WHO-SEARO. Dr Satyanarayana has been a member of various committees of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), New Delhi and Chaired the Committee on medical devices. He has been a member/chair of Ethics Committees of AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr RML PGIMER, New Delhi, MSF, New Delhi etc. He was also the Chief Editor of the Indian Journal of Medical Research.

Dr Satyanarayana has superannuated as a Senior Dy. Director-General from the Indian Council of Medical Research, Department of Health Research, New Delhi.

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Srivastava
Sr. Advisor ,Innovation for public health ,WISH Foundation India.

Sr. Advisor ,Innovation for public health ,WISH Foundation India, Former Sr. Policy Analyst, Policy Unit, NIHFW; Former Chairman Board of Governors Medical Council of India & Retired Director General of Health Services Government of India

Evolved and executed strategies for standardization of medical education/medical schools and contributed towards the overall improvement of Public Health Care, Application of International Health Regulation, hospital and medical college development and Disaster Management in India. Policy formulation for population as well as National health policy, 2017.Created universe of innovation in public health and implemented application of few innovation in Primary care through state health system

  • DNB (PMR)/ MS (Ortho.) / MBBS with 40 years of experience in Health Policy Planning- System Development, Project and Programme Management.
  • Worked with premier agencies for introduction of public health innovations for improving primary care in rural/urban health. It involve operating PHCs in PP mode, liaisoning with BIRAC and ICMR and NHSRC
  • Worked with some of the premier Health Institutions, Governments Bodies and Specialized Agencies of UN like WHO, UNICEF and ILO
  • Worked with premier medical institution and regulatory bodies for reformation of medical education system at undergraduate and post graduate programme.
  • Keen strategist with expertise in managing entire operations with key focus on top & bottom line profitability by ensuring optimal utilization of resources
  • Proficient in developing & streamlining systems with proven ability to enhance operational/ administrative effectiveness and enhancing the policies of Govt. for Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Steering Operations with focus on implementing industry solutions to derive more value from business processes; reviewed high impact processes and delivered proven solutions to improve coverage of key business attributes and operational effectiveness
  • Valued contributor to key strategic initiatives with a distinction of revamping Primary Health Care - Human Resource, Infrastructure and Service Delivery- through National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)
  • Holds the credit of developing the public health standards for health facilities at all levels
  • Adept in acting as an ambassador of change for successful implementation of business solutions in organizations within pre-set budgets and deadlines
  • Distinction of publishing more than 150 papers in journals, textbooks, reports and presented more than 500 papers in various conferences/ workshops/ seminars etc.
  • High integrity, energetic leader known for ability to envision and create successful outcomes in complex multicultural environment
Policy Formulation & Implementation
Process Management Business Continuity Planning Strategy Planning Business Excellence SLA Management Financial Management/ Budgeting Quality Implementation Best Practices Quality assurance External validation Documentation Management Consulting
Medical Services
Projects / Hospital Planning Specialties Segmentation Public Health Emergencies Health system strengthening Organ Transplantation Equipment Planning & Dynamics Paramedical Issues Public health innovation Best Practices Quality assurance External validation Documentation Health System Development Disaster Management New Drug Development
Regulation of under graduate and Post graduate
medical education Curriculum Designing Paper Presentation Skill training of PHC staff for innovation
Management of regulatory system
Student Management Examination and Evaluation External quality Assurance Third party validation (NABH)
Development of standards of UG/PG Medical education and accreditation criteria Training and Development Lecture Delivery
Dr. Vijay Kumar Chaudhary
Director, The University of Delhi South Campus

Dr. Vijay Chaudhary is a Professor of Biochemistry and currently the Director, Centre for Innovation in Infectious Disease Research, Education and Training (CIIDRET) at the University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi. His experience involves developing recombinant antigens and recombinant antibodies for novel diagnostic tests for infectious diseases. He has experience in phage display technology and human antibody libraries for developing therapeutic antibodies. He is passionate about developing tools, techniques and Technologies, relevant for Human Healthcare for meeting Indian needs, and mentoring young scientists in the same area.

Besides, more than 85 in high-impact international journals such as Nature, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci, USA, J. Biol. Chem., J. Mol. Biol. etc., he has nearly two Dozens of US and Indian patents to his credit. He has received royalties for licensing technologies to industry while working in USA and India. He is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India. He has been member/Chairman/Co-Chairman of Task Force/IPR/Tech Transfer committees of DBT, ICMR, DST, BIRAC, IKP-knowledge Park etc., and has served as consultant/Advisor to many Bio-pharmaceutical companies. Being among the senior Professors and having served as Head of Department of Biochemistry at the University of Delhi for 3 terms of three years each, he is deeply involved in several policy-making committees of the University.

He has been conferred numerous awards for his innovative works, which include NIH Directors’ Award in 1991 for pioneering the design and production of the world’s first recombinant immunotoxins for targeted therapy of cancer and AIDS, Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Award (2004), NRDC Award (2004), and WIPO Medal for Best Invention (2004) for developing a novel point-of-care test, NEVA-HIV for the detection of HIV (AIDS), and more recently Biotech Product and Process Development and Commercialization Award (2014) for developing a test to confirm the presence of M. tuberculosis in culture. This work also received Visitors’ Award for innovation from the Hon’ble President of India (2015).

Mr. Harkesh Kumar Mittal
Adviser, Member Secretary
National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB)

Former Secretary
Technology Development Board (TDB)
Department of Science & Technology, Government of India

An alumni of the National Dairy Research Institute (1981) and the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad(1984), Shri Harkesh Mittal has been instrumental in giving a new vibrancy to promoting the innovation and entrepreneurial acumen among a wide section of Indian entrepreneurs ranging from simple rural industries to high end technological enterprises.

His two decades long association with the Government has coincided with the beginning of India's economic liberalization initiatives. With his untiring efforts and personal initiative, Shri Mittal has made the innovation and entrepreneurship programme of Department of Science & Technology a much sought after programme by the individual entrepreneurs as well as by the industry and technological circles - not only in India but among the industrially advanced countries of the world.

Shri Mittal has been instrumental in involving the private sector - both national and international- in the task of innovation and entrepreneurship development in India. Companies like Intel, TCS, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, P&G, The Economic Times, etc. have now been involved in this task and quite many of them are making matching contribution and are bringing world class technology commercialization knowledge to India.

He was also the National Programme Director of the UNDP project on SKILLS which aimed to demonstrate that sustainable jobs can be created in innovative vocations through appropriate location specific, need based; competency linked training interventions using the conventional as well as on-line systems.

He has been responsible for establishing networks with international development institutions like the World Bank and EU for bringing the global incubation knowledge to the Indian business incubators. He has worked with UNIDO for Cluster Development as a National Expert. He has helped many Governments to set up incubation facilities and advises them on building up a incubation system. He was an international expert for UNDP on business incubation. He has represented India at various international forums on innovation, entrepreneurship, incubation etc.