Translating ideas and innovations into products is a challenge for innovators, scientists and researchers and also for public funding organizations. At Excellion, we provide a host of valuable translational support services, enabling the conversion of ideas-to-products which reach the end users. We specialize in promoting start-ups by fresh students/first generation entrepreneurs and have successfully promoted 5 companies within a span of 3 years (2010-2013), all of which are presently in operation. By providing end to end solutions, Excellion has facilitated the growth of a unique â€˜innovation promotion platformâ€™ which:
- Enables Entrepreneurial development and setting up of ventures in high technology areas
- Encourages self-employment
- Enables small and medium enterprises to become globally competitive
To facilitate the seamless conversion of ideas-to- products
To provide value added services to innovators enabling them to set up their own ventures, thus creating â€˜job-providersâ€™ than â€˜job-seekersâ€™ To enable the translation of research carried out in public funded institutes, into products which reach and benefit the public.
Excellion thus provides affordable solutions for translational research with sustainability at all levels:
Social – We cater to small and medium enterprises and also academia, at very affordable prices, adopting an inclusive approach which involves all key stakeholders in the community viz. students, faculty, policy makers, SMUs, service providers etc.
Economic – We create revenue streams for start-ups, ensuring their self-sustainability
Environmental – We promote solutions and ventures that are â€œGreenâ€ and â€œEco- Friendlyâ€.
- Honesty and Integrity in all our actions
- Respect for individuals
- Respect and Commitment to Environment
- Speed of Execution with high quality
- Creativity and flexibility in our solutions
Parikshit Bansal, Ph.D (Biochemistry), LLB.
IP educator and Industry consultant, particularly in area of Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Life Sciences. More than twenty years of experience in life sciences research, intellectual property management and translational aspects of research. Expert in ‘go-to-market’ strategies- successfully translated laboratory research into ‘technology breakthrough market products. Unique expertise in building Industry-Academia Linkages and innovation management. Innovator and Inventor having several patents. Awarded invention development support under Techno Entrepreneurship Promotion Program (TEPP), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. ICMR Research Fellow, Cardiology, PGI, Chandigarh (1991-1992), Overseas Fellow and Canadian Govt. Commonwealth Fellow, Ottawa Univ. Canada (1993), ARS Scientist, Department of Biochemistry, NDRI, Karnal (1993-2004), Faculty and In-Charge, IPR Cell, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali (2004-2013).
Ms. Kompal Bansal, B. Tech (Electronics and Communication), PGDCA (Gold-Medalist)
She is Director at Excellion and the inventor of an improved emergency medical instrument viz. laryngoscope (Indian Patent No.211367). She has rich Industry experience as an engineer with Abhishek Group of Industries (Barnala, Punjab) and as founder of start-up biotech venture-Tanya Biotech. Author of Book on Intellectual Property for Engineers (BS Publications, ISBN: 978-81-7800-277-4), Kompal is a practicing Patent and Trademark Agent and specializes in mentoring start-ups around patents and innovative ideas, especially fresh graduates. She has successfully promoted 5 startups (Oniosome, Synkrom, Chhavi, Exergy, Green Bee). Two more are under process. Successfully commercialized technology breakthrough laboratory dialysis product “Small Wonder-Lyzer” (US Patent 6,368,509), currently being manufactured and marketed by Excellion.
Co-founder of Grazitti Interactive, Alok brings over 23 years of marketing, building and consulting for the largest online marketing companies, the most complex software products, the earliest outsourced product development out of India.
Grazitti focuses on technology enabled marketing to help organizations compete in the Digital Native Age. We work with both the worlds leading organizations as well as nimble startups to create unique marketing campaigns, compelling web presences and dynamic communities leveraging the latest mobile, web and cloud technologies and social media tools to create exceptional marketing outcomes.
Dr. Gaurav Grover, MS (ENT)
Gaurav is the Founder and CEO, Grover ENT Hospital, 1999 located at Barnala, Punjab. A popular surgeon, Gaurav has been providing advanced and affordable medical care for rural patients. He carries with him more than 15 years of rich experience of private practice in field of OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY.
Neeraj Kumar, Ph.D
Neeraj Kumar, Ph.D â€“ is an internationally renowned researcher in area of polymer chemistry. Specialization-biodegradable polymers for drug delivery, tissue re-engineering. As a faculty at National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali for over a decade (2003 onwards), Neeraj has guided 8 Ph.D students and 47 Post-graduates. He has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and filed 12 patents relating to his various innovations. He has authored a book on polymers published by John-Wiley, USA and been awarded research grants by DBT, ICMR, DST, TWAS (Italy) and has provided research consultancy to Procter and Gamble, China and Mediscient, USA.
Dr. Ramesh K. Sen, MD (Ortho)
Dr. Ramesh K. Sen, MD (Ortho) is currently Director Orthopaedics, Fortis Hospital, Mohali and a recognized innovator. He has patents for new implants to his credit and has published his innovations and research in more than 150 research papers in scientific journals across the world. He has contributed extensively in orthopaedics and trauma education of orthopaedic surgeons by more than 300 guest lectures and more than 40 surgical skill workshops in various countries. He is a visiting professor in Germany and USA and also a regular Faculty for Trauma Education in International AO courses in Asia, Pacific and Middle East countries. Prior to joining Fortis, he served for more than two decades at PGI, Chandigarh. In recognition of his skills in performing reconstruction of hip and developing techniques in total hip replacement, he has been awarded the Prof. SSK Marthandam Endowment Oration award (2014). His earlier awards include SAARC Countries Orthopaedic Surgeons Oration Award, first Gold Medal Oration Award of Indian Orthopaedics Association and many state chapter oration awards.
Steve Gupta -Extensive track record in strategy, finance and management. Steve’s training, skills and ability to “think outside the box”â€š has allowed him to work in various enterprise-level companies, as well as smaller companies in various parts of the world such as England, USA, Indonesia and India. Steve is currently working with start-ups in IT Services and Sustainability. His prior experience includes CFO at Bank of America (Private Banking Division, USA), Ernst & Young Consulting (India), Ventana Group and various start-ups in the Silicon Valley, California, USA. Steve has a BA in Business Studies from Middlesex University, London, England.
Dr. Suruchi Gupta, MD (Dermatology)
Dr. Suruchi Gupta, MD (Dermatology) – Board certified Dermatologist from the world renowned Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Suruchi is an Internationally trained Dermato-Laser and Hair transplant surgeon. Bestowed with several national and international awards including prestigious “Young Dermatologist Award 2008”, “Global Healthcare Excellence Award 2013” and “Global Achievers Award 2014” for valuable contributions in field of laser treatments, body contouring and Hair Transplant. Founder Director and Chief Consultant at Aura Skin Institute, Chandigarh â€“ an advanced, tertiary-care Laser and Hair transplant center. Actively involved in promoting innovations and has developed an innovative hair transplant device which marks a radical improvement in hair transplant.
Managing Partner, KAPCO Printers, Panchkula (Haryana). Varun, a widely respected industry expert, has more than two decades of experience in the Paper and Packaging Industry including specialized printing and management expertize relating to packaging for Pharmaceuticals Industry. Graduate in Economics, with specialization in Industrial Economics, from GNDU, Amritsar.
Vivek Bogra- is the founder and creative director of B2 Brand Design (www.b2branddesign.com) , based in Chandigarh. B2B was set up about 3 years ago, after Vivek moved back to India from the US, after spending nearly 16 years with IBM as a creative designer. He studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, USA and worked with various design houses in Pittsburgh and New York before joining with the IBM Corporate Communications team in Armonk, NY. After 20 years of work experience in the US, Vivek and his family moved to their native place Chandigarh in 2010 and set up a design house-B2Brand Design. Vivek has a passion for designing and follows the age old adage of “Good Design is Good Business”.