Founder’s Profile

Dr. KRISHNA M. ELLA
Chairman & Founder

Biovet is the latest in a list of successful biotech and Agri ventures started by Dr. Krishna M. Ella.

Dr. Krishna M. Ella pursued his early education in India and acquired his Postgraduate Degree in Agricultural Sciences with Distinction and Gold Medals. After working with Sandoz (I) Ltd and Bayer, he moved to the US for Higher Studies on a Rotary Foundation Scholarship.

Dr. Ella was awarded his Doctorate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Molecular Biology. He received the National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland and became a part of the Research faculty at the Medical University of South Carolina- Charleston.

As a scientist par international standard, well versed in the Plant/Human/Yeast systems, Dr. Ella has more than 30 scientific publications to his credit in peer reviewed academic journals. His expertise in Gene Expression Systems has been well acclaimed and demonstrated, internationally.

He is a member of various high level Commissions viz., X Five Year Plan – Biotechnology, Government of India, Co-chair, Human Resources & Innovation, National Biotech Policy, GoI (2004-05), Co-chair, High Technology Cooperation Groups (HTCG) – Indo-US Governments, National Task Force – Industrial Biotechnology, GoI and member of Confederation of Indian Industry’s National Council on IPR. Chairman of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) – Biotech Committee, he is also the Advisor for many State Governments on Biotechnology.

Dr. Ella is the first recipient of the Best Entrepreneur of the Year, 2003. He founded and established Bharat Biotech International Limited in 1996 along with his wife Suchitra Ella. The Company today, is on the forefront of Indian Biotechnology engaged in R&D, manufacturing and marketing of vaccines and biotherapeutics.