A startup developing probiotic products
The rise in cholesterol levels has been a matter of serious medical concern because of its tendency to cause blockage in veins and other cardiovascular diseases. To address such detrimental ways of living, 27-year old entrepreneur Hrishikesh Mungi decided to conduct research on cholesterol and find a sustainable guide to provide for healthy living conditions. He founded Abhiruchi Probiotics, a technologically-driven startup to develop probiotic products having health gains. A novel probiotic formulation was one of the first products created to manage cholesterol levels and enable faster management than statins. The research work was funded by Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC). Abhiruchi Probiotics has now been granted the PCT Patent in the European Union and is awaiting approvals from patent organizations in the United States.