Vijay Chandru

A career in research and innovation

Vijay Chandru
Professor Chandru was elected a Technology Pioneer of the World Economic Forum in 2006 and served on the Forum’s global agenda council on the future of the health sector for 2014-2016

Biospectrum Magazine named Professor Chandru the Biotech Entrepreneur of 2007 in India. The Association of Biotech led Enterprises (ABLE), the apex body of the biotech industry in India, elected Chandru as Honorary President for a three year term 2009-2012.

He currently serves on the State Vision Groups for Science & Technology as well as Biotechnology and the board of the Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology. As an author of the Atal Innovation Mission report in August 2015, and served briefly on the mission high level committee of AIM as convened by the Prime Minister’s Office at NITI Aayog.

The Technology Development Board (TDB) has appointed Chandru for a 2-year term as a member of the TAAG – the advisory group to TDB on technology and administrative issues. Professor Chandru is also the Honorary Director of a policy think tank called the Centre for Health Ecologies and Technology (CHET) in Bangalore.

Professor Chandru has also been actively engaged in digital humanities since 2009 and is a founder trustee of the boutique International Institute for Art, Culture and Democracy. His work at IIACD on digital capture and archiving of tangible and intangible heritage artifacts has been largely funded by the Department at Science and Technology, Government of India under the research program in Indian Digital Heritage.

Additionally, Chandru has mentored numerous entrepreneurs and early stage ventures in the realms of education, technology and life sciences.

2000 - present

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Simputer

1998 - 2000​

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1992 - 1998

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It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.

The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look like readable English.

Writing journal
DNA Strand

1982 - 1992

Headline

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.

Many desktop publishing packages and web page editors now use Lorem Ipsum as their default model text, and a search for ‘lorem ipsum’ will uncover many web sites still in their infancy. Various versions have evolved over the years, sometimes by accident, sometimes on purpose (injected humour and the like).

1975 - 1982

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It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.

The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look like readable English.

Writing journal
DNA Strand

1970 - 1975

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Many desktop publishing packages and web page editors now use Lorem Ipsum as their default model text, and a search for ‘lorem ipsum’ will uncover many web sites still in their infancy. Various versions have evolved over the years, sometimes by accident, sometimes on purpose (injected humour and the like).

1963 - 1970

Headline

It is a long established fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.

The point of using Lorem Ipsum is that it has a more-or-less normal distribution of letters, as opposed to using ‘Content here, content here’, making it look like readable English.

Writing journal