Our Mission

Better Diagnostics,
Better Healthcare.

NextGen In Vitro Diagnostics is the company that is transforming the world of Infectious Disease Diagnostics through the use of technology to make diagnosis Accurate, Affordable, and Accessible to the majority of population.

Our Mission

Better Diagnostics, Better Healthcare.

Our mission is to enable affordable, easy and accurate diagnosis of infectious diseases to enable better healthcare for all.

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Our Firm

Through the truly revolutionary technology of Multiplexing, it is now possible for NGIVD to replace the currently used time consuming, costly, and restrictive ‘Elimination’ approach of diagnostics with the more accurate, affordable, and accessible ‘Selection’ approach. With this technology and approach, it is now possible for syndromic identification. This means, many ailments can be screened with just a single sample and test to pin-point the exact problem; enabling medical practitioners to provide targeted treatments with shortened treatment times and faster recovery.

The NGIVD Value Proposition

Accurate Replace ‘Elimination’ approach of diagnostics with accurate ‘Selection’ approach of syndromic identification
Single sample test pin-points the exact problem; enabling targeted treatments with shortened treatment times. Affordable
Accessible Multiplexing platform can be adopted to multiple disease areas enabling better diagnosis in low-resource settings.
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Tuberculosis
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Kala-Azar (Leishmaniasis)
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Fevers of Unknown Origin

The multiplexing platform can be adopted to multiple disease areas, by changing the diagnostic assay (or test menu). These products will enable better diagnosis in even low-resource settings. In the last 4 years, NGIVD has developed a unique multiplex diagnostic test for detection of all forms of Tuberculosis, using blood as a sample, and is developing products for Kala Azar and fevers of unknown origin, making a difference in the lives of millions. With a strong portfolio of commercially selling products, and a rich pipeline of new products, NGIVD is on course to become a Rs 100 crore company in the next 3-4 years.

NGIVD team

Our People

Driven by a singular vision to provide better diagnostics for a billion people, NGIVD is promoted by individuals with an extensive background in healthcare, diagnostics, service industry, and fund management.

Sushil Mehta

Chairman

Sushil Mehta

An inveterate traveler, a great number cruncher and a man who knows how to back the right start-up, Chairman Sushil Mehta has donned many hats. With a post graduate degree in Microbiology, he has rich work experience with companies like Glaxo Labs, Ranbaxy and Becton Dickinson on the business side. He led the Management Buy Out (MBO) of the allied business of Ranbaxy by ICICI Venture capital fund in 2005.

As CEO of the newly formed enterprise RFCL Ltd he divested the businesses by 2011, thus creating handsome returns for the stakeholders. In 2011, after being acquired by Avantor Performance Materials through New Mountain Capital (a New York-based PE fund) he was part of the Global Leadership team as EVP - Lab & Diagnostics and India Region. In 2015, with thirty-five years of experience in the Life Sciences Industry he turned Angel Investor with an aim to associate with start-ups and help them build teams and achieve operational excellence.

Varun Chopra

Director

Sushil Mehta

Never one to stay in his comfort zone, Varun Chopra is a serial entrepreneur who embodies courage and the ability to venture into newer domains and make them a resounding success. A Modern School, Delhi, alumnus, Varun launched his career at the age of 20, by working for a TV media house. Once he learnt the ropes he ventured into the field of content production for television and converted it into a profitable venture. In the year 2000, he started a food & beverage catering company and successfully built a hospitality business catering to multiple venues in Delhi NCR.

In 2015, he gave birth to NGIVD as its core founding member. His depth of business understanding, and looking at the right levers, has resulted in what NGIVD is today. Varun is providing the critical entrepreneurship DNA, and believes in creating businesses which have a deep moat around them and have the potential to be easily scalable.

Vivek Chandra

Chief Executive Officer

Sushil Mehta

Vivek is a solution architect, always looking to address a problem at its roots and give sustainable and meaningful solutions. A Chemical Engineer with a Management qualification, his professional stint makes for a fine blend of technical and management skills. Starting from being a Shop-floor Engineer with Grasim Industries and Oswal Fertilizers, Vivek has traversed multiple domains in Sales and Marketing, Product Development & Management, Business Development, Strategy and M&A.

His 14-year experience with Ranbaxy Allied Businesses and Avantor Performance Materials, followed with Global Pharma experience in Jubilant Lifesciences and Sentiss Pharmaceuticals, set the stage for a bigger contribution in the Healthcare segment.

Vivek currently drives NGIVD towards its purpose and objectives.

Rupinder Singh

Biotechnology is an abiding passion for Mr Rupendra Singh. Things like Artificial Intelligence, e-commerce & Internet of Things (IoT) excite him.

Backed by 25 years of experience, Rupinder works on New Initiatives at NGIVD.

His interests include creating winning teams and lead them to generate next generation leadership.

Singh bagged a gold medal in MSc Biotech and has also completed his PhD (degree yet to be awarded).

K. Sridharan

K Sridharan, who is inspired by Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy, loves to see himself as a change agent in NGIVD.

As Biosciences Products Head, he strives to build a next gen diagnostics enterprise with his contribution to the FNI segment with great products & strong customer profiles.

Building business, markets and creating the right customer mix are his focus areas. A science graduate with Chemistry as major, he has undergone professional training to hone his management skills.

He dreams of establishing a business of standalone nature and sees FNI as a great opportunity for NGIVD.

Alok Prasad

A multidimensional personality, Alok is committed to the environment & loves to understand the social and spiritual dimensions to life.

As Business Manager, Clinical Diagnostic, his vision is to make NGIVD, a full-fledged self-managed & profitable organization with its own range of products in different markets.

An M.Sc. in Chemistry, he has done his Post-graduate Diploma in Biochemical Technology. His areas of interests include scientific and concept selling with profitable and sustainable business growth.

His aim is to work as a professional entrepreneur and finds NGIVD to be the ideal platform to achieve his long-term goals.

Dr Puneet Gupta

Dr Puneet Gupta’s philosophy of life is to do something fruitful for the society rather than working for one’s own benefit. To achieve this, he is working on path-breaking diagnostic technologies for helping humankind with a larger outreach.

As Scientific Lead and Principal Investigator, he is focused on developing diagnostic platform/kits for detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, Leishmania, malaria, typhoid, dengue, chikungunya and Leptospirosis.

A PhD in Biotechnology, he has a vision to take NGIVD to be a major diagnostic solution provider across the globe. He has previously worked on developing malaria vaccines for both P. falciparum and P. vivax. He is highly inspired by his PhD supervisor Prof VS Chauhan.

Vikrant Patial

Vikrant is a seasoned business development professional with more than 13 years of B2B experience in pharmaceutical, contract research and high-end diagnostics industry. He completed his Post graduation in Biotechnology in 2003. He also did one year of Training in clinical research under the flagship course named as YCPP.

Vikrant believes that NGIVD is evenly poised to harness the burgeoning market of POC diagnostic market by developing innovative, efficient and affordable diagnostic products which can cater to the requirements of patients at the bottom of the healthcare pyramid.

He has an excellent knack of building long-term working relationships with the clients.

Anjali Agarwal, CA

Inspired by motivational guru Robin Sharma and powerful business leader Indira Nooyi, Anjali Agarwal is a finance professional with strong analytical skills and possesses an output-oriented attitude.

She contributes towards NGIVDs growth with maintenance of effective internal controls, adherence to all tax and legal compliances and leading the finance function.

In five years’ time, she wants to see NGIVD as company with all compliances in place and wants it to be an established player in the industry. After graduating in commerce (2009) from Delhi University, she completed her CA in 2011 (ICAI).

Anjali believes that striking a work-life balance is necessary for effective and productive functioning of all employees. She firmly believes that there is always scope for improvement and says the quest for excellence is a never-ending process.

The science and technology behind our solutions is proving its mettle both at home and abroad with grants from BIRAC (Biotechnology Innovation and Research Assistant Council, Department of Biotechnology) and accreditation from USISTEF (United States – India Science and Technology Endowment Fund).

BIRAC (Biotechnology Innovation and Research Assistant Council, a Department of Biotechnology)

BIRAC (Biotechnology Innovation and Research Assistant Council, a Department of Biotechnology) has awarded NGIVD’s TB diagnostic product with a Biotechnology Industry Partnership Program grant.

USISTEF

USISTEF (United States – India Science and Technology Endowment Fund) has also approved NGIVD’s TB diagnostic product.

Indian Council of Medical Research

Licensed the Leishmaniasis LAMP technology from ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research)

If you want to work on ground-breaking scientific solutions with pioneering technology that will impact and transform the lives of all those around you, please contact us.

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