Mrinmayee Bhushan

Mrinmayee is a Microbiologist, from Pune University with a Masters Diploma in Pharmaceutical Management. She is currently pursuing PhD in Medical Pharmacology at Maharashtra University of Health Science, Nashik.

Mrinmayee has prosecuted almost all patents herself. She is a winner of DST Lockheed India Innovation Award 2011

Mrinmayee was recently selected as Chevening scholar for 2013 Chevening Rolls Royce Science, Innovation, Policy and Leadership Programme at Said Business School, Oxford University.


Bhushan Vishwanath

With educational background of Engineering and MBA in Marketing, Bhushan has experience of a decade in steel industry with Essar Steel and Tata Steel.

Bhushan has also worked for an eCommerce start up for steel trading by Reliance group. While pursuing his track of entrepreneurship, he also drove another start up that manufactured and marketed Industrial product in water disinfection.

He has played lead role in setting up India operations at early stage for a US based eCommerce startup company that has recently received B Series-funding.


Dr Kishori Apte

Dr Kishori Apte is a Pharmacologist who completed her PhD in 1992. She is a first generation entrepreneur who has built an organization from scratch in a field of animal Toxicology. Working for two decades with Indian majors and MNCs, her National Toxicology Centre is an FDA approved facility.

She has promoted APT Research Foundation to promote research. Under her guidance APT Research Foundation is approved by Pune University and Maharashtra University of Lifesciences and Symbiosis University as a PhD Centre.


MNova has developed frugal innovation business model by creating a network of experts who chip in as and when required to further the cause.

The network is enriched with experts in Pharmacology, Finance, Microbiology, Dermatology, Histopathology, Intellectual Property, Legal, Government liaison and Accounting.