Rajendra Hegde

Co-founder & Director, Research and Development
Rajendra is doctorate in Agricultural Entomology, has about 15 years of experience in agricultural related research, product and process development. At BRICS LLP, he heads R & D operations, delegate’s conceptual promotion and business network establishment. He has worked at various capacities in different organizations, involving both urban and rural agriculture accomplishments in corporate as well as development sectors. He is specialized in integrated pest management and published many research papers in popular scientific journals. Rajendra is actively involved in promotion of Urban Farming, kitchen garden through various activities and he is one of the founder members of Garden City Farmers.

Ravish Bhat

Cofounder, Product Development
Ravish a chemist by professional, has 11 years of experience in industry and research institute exploring biochemistry, bioprocessing activities and related product/process development. At BRICS LLP, he looks after product formulation and development, scalability, market research, procurement and business networking. He has sound knowledge in analytical, process instrument, equipment handling and real time operational skills. He worked in few organizations at various job roles in manufacturing, process development, quality functions and R&D activities. He has published few research papers in popular scientific journals and filed few patents. He has progressive interest in food and nutrition, bioprocessing activities and bio-based innovations for value added products and formulation.

Ravishankar Bhat

Cofounder, Chemistry and Nanotechnology
Ravishankar is doctorate in Materials Science and Master's degree in Industrial Chemistry, having about 5 years of research experience in Materials Chemistry, Nanotechnology related research specifically the targeted drug delivery and nanotechnology based bio pesticides. At BRICS LLP, he works on various product and formulation development, research ideas to PoC, proposals for funding, and other admin activities. He has fair knowledge in development of Nano formulations and application trials. He was awarded for European Union Fellowship under Erasmus Mundus programmes and he operated on functional mesoporous silica nanoparticles for targeted drug delivery. Ravishankar has published many intenational research papers and filed few Indian patents.

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