Exclusive interview with Mr. Paranjothi, founder of Green flora Biosciences Private Limited

Green flora Biosciences Private Limited is an agricultural biotechnology company incorporated on 17.06.2015. They are working on intensive agricultural research and development programs to generate crop varieties and hybrids with multiple nutritional benefits. They are located in the temple town of Kumbakonam in Tanjore district which is the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, India. They are also recognized by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) as a Start-up (DIPP-1629) under the “Start-up India” program. Origiin got candid with Mr. Paranjothi, founder of Green flora Biosciences Private Limited and discussed some of the exceptional work done by them in […]

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Eco-friendly toilet cleaner using orange peels

ToWaSo (Total Waste Solution) is a start-up to provide waste management solutions to companies, municipal bodies and residential complexes. It was founded by Mr. Saurabh Kumar along with his peers after passing out from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Dhanbad. The organisation has developed a toilet cleaner as a solution for dirty toilets. The cleaner is completely eco-friendly, chemical free and is made from discarded citrus fruits. Bio-Enzyme is a natural cleaning agent which is free from any harmful chemical and does not affect the good bacteria. It is environmentally friendly and helps in increasing the rate of degradation. Jamshedpur […]

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Interesting patent: Infectious Disease Detection System

Publication number:      US20130130227A1 Publication type:            Application Filing date:                      November 22, 2011 Inventors:                        Leora PeltzShawn, Hyunsoo Park Applicants:                      Boeing Co   ABSTRACT: The present invention relates generally to passenger areas and, in particular, to detection and reduction of contagious conditions in passenger areas. The present invention includes a method and apparatus for managing a zone. Information is obtained about an environment in the zone with a sensor system. A determination is made by […]

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January IP news

Political advisors call for enhanced protection of intellectual property rights China’s political advisors called for more efforts to enhance the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) and put forward their suggestions at a bi-weekly consultation session presided over by top political advisor Wang Yang. Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, said a better understanding of IPR in its creation, protection and application on the Internet was needed to better enforce protection measures. A total […]

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December IP News

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and Origiin IP Academy LLP jointly launch an Online Certificate Course in IPR This online course is designed and curated by seasoned professionals to bridge the gap between academics and industry and is focused on practical aspects of IPR.  Students, teachers, researchers, industry professionals may register for this course.   Duration of the course: 3 months Number of modules: 10 Fee: 2999 INR Registration link: https://vtu-oipa.learnworlds.com Please feel free to contact us at info@origiinipa.com for further details. Rajinikanth begins trademark registration for TV Channel The Southern actor, who had officially announced his political entry last December, […]

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Interesting patent: Santa Claus Detector

Publication number:      US5523741A Publication type:            Grant Filing date:                      August 19, 1994 Inventors:                        Thomas Cane ABSTRACT: A children’s Christmas Stocking device useful for visually signalling the arrival of Santa Claus by illuminating an externally visable light source having a power source located within said device. The device of the present invention generally comprises a Christmas stocking having illumination means associated therewith for signalling the arrival of Santa Claus. According to the invention, the […]

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Exclusive interview with Ms. Namrata Goenka, Founder of ‘Green Apron’

Green Apron is an organisation founded by Ms. Namrata Goenka with an aim of producing chemical-free, fresh produce of premium quality, minimally processed healthy-snack alternatives and promoting good quality locally grown foods. The company has been successfully growing and selling (albeit in small quantities) chemical-free, mushrooms such as Shiitake, King Trumpets, and Elm & Pink Oyster within Bangalore directly from their tiny farm to tables of many.  Most of these varieties of mushrooms are not available in Indian markets as of now except for imports from Thailand, China etc. In the category of minimally processed foods-they produce premium quality dehydrated fruits […]

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Urban farming becomes a reality with Ela Solutions

Majority of the urban population is struggling for organic fruits and vegetables as the hybrid and fertilised produce have established monopoly in the market. The CEO Mr. Shijin V S along with his former student and present colleague Mr. Amal Mathew have developed a solution with their self-sufficient urban farm through their venture, Ela Solutions. Then, they realised that there is a gap in the market where most of the produce, be it vegetables or fruits, are doused in chemicals and pesticides which results in several health issues. They wanted urban farmers to grow food in a safe and organic […]

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Exclusive interview with Dr. Samrat Ghosh, IISER Mohali

Dr. Samrat Ghosh from IISER, Mohali is back with yet another invention called as “Robin” which is an affordable and Do-It-Yourself (DIY) innovative paper based aerial multi-role toy inspired from the well-known US Navy design philosophy K-I-S-S (Keep It Simple Stupid) which in this case is “Keep It Simple and Sasta”(affordable). Origiin interviewed Dr. Samrat yet again to know more about “Robin” and his other innovations that are going to hit the markets soon. Excerpts from the interview:  ORIGIIN: “Robin” is your second innovation after the “Green fire-cracker”. What was your main motivation to develop “Robin”? DR. SAMRAT GHOSH: The future of […]

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November IP News

Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and Origiin IP Academy LLP jointly launch an Online Certificate Course in IPR This online course is designed and curated by seasoned professionals to bridge the gap between academics and industry and is focused on practical aspects of IPR.  Students, teachers, researchers, industry professionals may register for this course.   Duration of the course: 3 months Number of modules: 10 Fee: 2999 INR Registration link: https://vtu-oipa.learnworlds.com Please feel free to contact us at info@origiinipa.com for further details. Govt to launch initiative to boost intellectual property in defence sector Seeking to “significantly enhance” the country’s design capabilities […]

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