MAY 2021 4:48 PM by PIB Delhi Ministry of Science & Technology

DST supported startup develops affordable test kits for early diagnosis of Covid-19 in rural & resource constraint areas
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CD4 International Conference Lucknow University

Meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea at the CII West Tech summit, Pune

Our Director, Dr Vinay Saini was asked to be a speaker at the 15th CII Global Medtech Summit in New Delhi, to discuss innovation and healthcare with Dr Jitendra Singh, Ministry of Science and Technology, DCGI, and dignitaries from Niti Aayog

An Encore of Wisdom: Honored to Connect Again with Sudha Murty Ma'am at Aarohan 2023. Every Interaction Unveils New Horizons of Inspiration and Learning. Here's to Another Remarkable Encounter!

Unlocking Boundless Innovations: Ostic Pharma was at the Idia Medtech Expo at Ahmedabad

Inspiring Minds at GTU, Ahmedabad: Our Director Took the Stage to Ignite the Spark of Entrepreneurship, Unveiling the Pathways of Startup India.

We are happy to share that Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad has Signed an MOU with Ostic Pharma Pvt Ltd SINE IIT Bombay to transfer a patented technology for screening of Helminth infection in children. MOU has signed between inventors and MD, Ostic Pharma in the presence of the Vice Chancellor of GTU on 12 Oct at GTU campus, Ahmedabad.


Grants Received

  1. Nidhi 4 Covid Grant Cum Loan (DST, 2021) – Paper based Molecular Test for Covid-19
  2. Rapid Covid-19 Tests (DST-CAWACH, 2020)- Grants cum Loan- Rapid Covid Diagnostics
  3. Development and Validation of A CRISPR- based rapid and affordable kit for early diagnosis of COVID-19 (Indo US- IUSSTF, 2020)- Covid Ignition grant – University of Florida, USA
  4. Rapid TB Tests (DST SEED Grant, 2019)
  5. DST- Nidhi Prayas (2020)- for Prototype Development
  6. Grants on TB Diagnostics under BRICS Countries

Fund Raised

DST- CAWACH Grant Cum Loan – Rapid Covid Diagnostics

DST SEED Grant for Rapid TB Tests

Nidhi 4.0 Covid 2.0 Grant Cum Loan- Rapid Molecular Diagnostics for Covid-19

BRICS Grant (Brazil)- TB Diagnostics

Covid Ignition Grant – CRISPR based Covid Tests

The Indo US Science & Technology Forum (with University of Florida)

Startup Award was given by Honble VC, SKOUST and Shri Rohit Kansal (Principal Secretary, Higher Education, J&K) on National Technology Day (11 May, 2022)

OSTIC PHARMA PVT LTD (SINE, IIT Bombay) secured STARTUP Award in International Conference (UKICINDIA) on Coronavirus – Past, Present and Future | 10-11 May 2022 (ICCoVs-India-22) held at Srinagar, Kashmir. The Award was given in recognition of outstanding contribution to the fight against Covid pandemic. Ostic developed RAPID COVID DIAGNOSTICS (under ICMR and CDSCO approval) and donated more than 10,000 RAT in Meghalaya, Nagaland and MP.


Director, Ostic Pharma and TUMAAS foundation selected as one of the top 10 winners under Dialogue on Role of Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) (“Building Resilience in the New Normal” ) & SARTHI Awards organized by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, FICCI and ADPC. The award was given for contribution in Covid Pandemic. The award ceremony was held at Hotel Courtyard by Marriott, Nusa Dua Resort, Bali, Indonesia on May 27, 2022.