We developed oral insulin technology for insulin dependent diabetes patients. The invention is going to help million of diabetes patients around the world by providing painless and cost-effective therapy.
Insulin deficiency causes a disease called diabetes mellitus and administration of exogenous insulin is used to control this disease. The complications of uncontrolled diabetes include blindness, kidney failure, stroke, neuropathy & amputations. It has been recorded by WHO that 422 million people have diabetes in the world and it lead to 4.9 million deaths in 2014. Every year 70,000 children are developing type 1 diabetes in the world and they need to take 2-4 insulin injections in a day to survive. We inventors are working to reduce the pain in the life of diabetes patients by bringing our insulin tablet making technology into the market.
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Serial Entrepreneur: S2, Calyx therapeutics
San Francisco, California
Strategic Partner: International Accelerator, Austin, Texas