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Biocon COO receives UAA-ICT distinguished alumnus award

10 August 2020 | News

Shreehas Tambe, Chief Operating Officer of Biocon Biologics, has been conferred the UAA-ICT Distinguished Alumnus Award (Professional) 2020

Bangalore based Biocon Biologics India Limited, a subsidiary of Biocon Ltd., has recently announced that Shreehas Tambe, its Chief Operating Officer, has been conferred the UAA-ICT Distinguished Alumnus Award (Professional) 2020 for his contribution to the field of biopharmaceuticals. 

Founded in 1933, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai is recognized among the top schools in the world and counts several greats from academia and industry amongst its alumni. The Distinguished Alumnus Awards were instituted in 1990 to recognize the outstanding contribution of its alumni in their respective fields and professions. Some of the past recipients of this coveted award have been ‘Padma’ awardees like Prof. MM Sharma, Prof. JB Joshi, Dr. RA Mashelkar and Industry Icons such as Mr. Mukesh Ambani (Reliance), Dr. Anji Reddy (DRL), Mr. Kishore Mariwala (Marico) to list a few. Mr. Shreehas Tambe an alumnus of ICT, Mumbai, graduated from the prestigious institute in 1997. 

Mr. Shreehas Tambe began his professional journey at Biocon Ltd as a management trainee in 1997 starting out in the R&D department, where he led the design and development of a novel bioreactor that later became Biocon’s first U.S. patent to be granted and won the National Award for Best Technology of the Year in 2001. He also set up the immunosuppressants franchise bringing innovative automation approaches to address challenging fermentation and complex chemistry problems.

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