Industrial Innovations

Production of Omega-3 Fatty Acids from Discarded Silk Worm Pupae

High value nutraceutical like omega 3 fatty acids from the discarded silk worm pupae are the world's cheapest and richest sources both for human and animal consumption. Poultry feed supplement is enriched with omega 3 fatty acids to produce world’s most nutritious eggs.

Area: Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Medical Sciences

Innovator: Dr. Mousumi Mondal, CTO & Srinivas B.V, CEO, Aspartika Biotech Private Limited, aspartika.india@gmail.com

Funding agency: Ministry of Micro, Small Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India

Benefits: The innovative product contains the highest content of omega-3 fatty acids for infants, pregnant & lactating women, and geriatric population.

Implementing institute: Aspartika Biotech Private Limited, Bengaluru