Our Management Team
Dr. Prodip Sarker, Director & CEO
Dr Sarker did his PhD in Polymer Science from the department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield. He has 7 years of post-doctoral experience with the University of Sheffield. Bacteria targeting hydrogel has been developed during this time in Sheffied. This achievement has been recognised by Royal Society and broad casted by BBC. He delivered quality solutions to several companies and academic institutions. He possess a record of successful innovative approaches, designing and developing robust scalable processes that work to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Dr Sarker has published a significant number of scientific papers in world leading peer-reviewed journals in the field. He spent 8 years in various companies as a lead scientist and gained expertise in maintaining strong links with industrial products, feasibility studies to tech transfer, significant work on synthesis, characterisation, performance evaluation, and physical biological properties of novel polymers with various architecture and particles for use in medical application e.g. drug delivery, detection of infections, hydrogel (contact lenses), biocompatible coatings etc. He has published three patents during this period. Dr. Sarker has consistently delivered large scaled projects over £1M within the set time scale and budget.
Dr. Jeff Eaves, Company Advisor
Dr. Eaves is responsible for working with academics, businesses and national and regional government to identify, test and develop major research initiatives that transcend faculty boundaries and are strategically significant to the University. The role involves a range of skills, identifying opportunities, developing strategy, matching the strengths of the University to needs and wants of external stakeholders, building consortia and working up proposals and business cases. He has worked in the for profit sector in a number of roles, research and development, business management, business consulting and finance. His experience includes both large and small organisations. He has been a non-executive director of a number of university spin out companies as well as being CEO for one. He is also an Associate Lecturer at the Open University for marketing, finance and business strategy.
Paulomi Sarker, Office Admin (Part-time)
Paulomi is a medical student at Imperial College London and has experience with basic office jobs from her previous part time endeavours. She has experience in event management and has been responsible for organising big social events at her university during her role as Social Secretary. Furthermore, she has had basic training in computer science. She would like to get involved with this start-up company for a new challenge.