ICAR-NRC on Meat signs MoU for Technology Licensing with MR Labs, Hyderabad

23rd October, 2021, Hyderabad

Dr. Bhupendra Nath Tripathi, Deputy Director General (Animal Science), ICAR and Dr. Amrish Kumar Tyagi, ADG (Animal Nutrition & Physiology), ICAR released the “Immunochromatography-based Pork Detection Kit (IPDK)” developed by the ICAR-National Research Centre of Meat, Hyderabad today.

ICAR-NRC on Meat signs MoU for Technology Licensing with MR Labs, Hyderabad

Dr. S.B. Barbuddhe, Director, ICAR-NRC on Meat, Hyderabad signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the M/s. MR Labs, Hyderabad for the Licensing of the Technical Know-how for the Kit during the occasion.

Dr. Naveena B.M., Principal Scientist; Dr. Rituparna Banerjee, Scientist and Dr. S.B. Barbuddhe, Director, ICAR-NRC on Meat acted as the Team Members for developing the Kit.

It is 100% field deployable starting from the sample extraction till the interpretation of the results. Having the capability of completing the test within 15 Minutes, the Kit is highly sensitive (0.5 % w/w), species-specific and does not require any specialized laboratory set-up, refrigerated storage or skilled manpower.

(Source: ICAR-National Research Centre on Meat, Hyderabad)