About BigTec Labs

About Us

Our Company

Bigtec Labs is a wholly owned subsidiary and R&D arm of Molbio Diagnostics, a global MedTech company that is a pioneer in IVD (in-vitro diagnostics). We design and develop pathbreaking diagnostic platforms that address clinical need gaps and can be deployed in Point-of-Care, resource-limited settings.

Innovating for a Better Tomorrow

Bigtec was established in the year 2000 in Bengaluru, the technology capital of India. We have grown to a multidisciplinary team of over 100 scientists and engineers, who excel in the translation of scientific ideas into market-ready products.

Our Mission: To develop cutting-edge products that enable precise, faster, cost-effective diagnosis at the Point-of-Care (POC)

Our Vision: To enable equitable access to healthcare by decentralization and democratization of diagnostic solutions

Our Leadership

Chandrasekhar Nair

Chandrasekhar Nair

(Founder and Director, Bigtec Labs)

Dr. Chandrasekhar Nair is the Co-founder & CTO of Molbio Diagnostics, one of India’s leading healthcare companies in the In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) segment, and the Founder of Bigtec Labs, a fully-owned subsidiary of Molbio Diagnostics.

He has pioneered India’s growing MedTech R&D ecosystem for 30+ years and developed cutting-edge healthcare technologies that have been scaled through state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. He is deeply interested in the impact of technology on public health.

Background

  • M.E. in Chemical Engineering from BITS, Pilani
  • Ph.D. in Bio-MEMS from the Vellore Institute of Technology
  • Headed computer science and Engineering Divisions at Vittal Mallya Scientific Research Foundation
  • Won the prestigious Infosys prize in 2021

Sriram Natarajan

(Director, Bigtec Labs)

Sriram Natarajan is the Founder & CEO of Molbio Diagnostics, one of India’s leading healthcare companies in the In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) segment, and the Director of Bigtec Labs, a fully-owned subsidiary of Molbio Diagnostics.

He has 40+ years of experience in developing, manufacturing, and marketing diagnostic devices. Through his pioneering work in molecular diagnostics, he has created advanced solutions for detecting infectious and non-communicable diseases. His vision is to build an ecosystem that allows equitable access to healthcare for all.

 

Background

  • M.Sc. in Plant Physiology from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University
  • Headed Technical Marketing at Sanofi
  • Set up Tulip Diagnostics, which became India’s largest IVD reagent company and was acquired by US-based PerkinElmer in 2017
Sriram Natarajan

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