Actorius Innovations and Research Pvt Ltd AIR is a Pune, INDIA based Research and Development Company focused on creating novel biomaterials that have critical applications in medical device and novel drug delivery systems.
Incorporated in 2013, the vision of the company is “To advance and improve human health by developing biomedical innovations".
AIR strives to develop in-house platform technologies that will fulfill a current need in the medical procedure by improving upon an existing technology or device, or an unmet need that is clearly defined and acknowledged by medical professionals.
AIR is supported in its efforts by DBT-BIRAC Government of India in form of the Biotechnology Ignition Grant BIG and Small Business Innovation Research Initiative SBIRI grant. AIR research and development center is recognized by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research DSIR .
Name and contact details of Chairperson/Managing director
Dr.Jayant Jagannath Khandare
1. Medical Device/Diagnostics
2. Novel Drug Delivery Systems
203,2ND FLOOR,6 MHADA DELUX FLATS RAMBAUG, A.S MARG, POWAI, MUMBAI - 400076, Maharashtra, INDIA
AIR was founded by Dr.Jayant Khandare, Dr.Murali Padigaru and Aravindan Vasudevan
on 14th August 2013. We have developed a diagnostic technology called OncoDiscover which is designed and clinically evaluated to isolate circulating tumor cells CTCs from cancer patient’s blood as a ‘liquid biopsy’. CTCs are potential biomarkers to predict the outcome of cancer in Breast, Colorectal, Lung, Oral and carcinomas.