Hello, we’re Azooka.

Azooka is a patented fluorophore company focused on developing safe biotech consumables at a price affordable for all countries across the globe. We are based in Bengaluru, India with R&D unit at the Indian Institute of Science and manufacturing facility in Peenya Industrial Area, Karnataka.

Azooka was recently awarded the ‘Best Women-Led Enterprise’ at StartUp India 2020. Azooka is open for licensing and partnerships worldwide.

Azooka is reinventing the flours with safety and performance that is easy for
scientists to access and use everyday.

Core Values

For the love of science & convenience of scientists

A product first, platforms next approach to biotechnology

Co-create Disruption with Partners

Empower partners to build solutions on our products and platforms

Simplifying Biology with some fun

An attempt to uncomplicate biology with cartoons

Value Priced to increase reach

Azooka products are priced to excite Scientists and Partners globally.

Meet our team!

Alex - Co-founder | CEO

Alex - Co-founder | CEO

Alex D Paul is a product manager at heart and is responsible for Azooka products and platform strategy. Alex has experience building the ManageEngine brand at Zoho Corp. He held the position of Director of Product Management and Worldwide Marketing at Zoho.

Dr. Fathima -  Co-founder | CSO

Dr. Fathima - Co-founder | CSO

Dr. Fathima J Benazir is a Molecular biologist from the Indian Institute of Science. She heads the R&D division designing and developing a fluorophore library to study the Molecular Biology components. She was recently awarded the National Startup award for the Best Women-led enterprise.

Liz - Head of Marketing & Branding

Liz - Head of Marketing & Branding

Elizabeth “Liz”  George is a fashion design graduate from NIFT Hyderabad. Liz spearheads the initiative to uncomplicate biotechnology with cartoons and to simplify Molecular Biology for students. Liz is an accomplished cartoonist and an aspiring graphic novelist with works published on news websites. Prior to Azooka, she has work experience across sectors such as Digital Media, NGOs, Beauty, and Fashion.

Shakti - Research

Shakti - Research

Shaktishree. S is our R&D assistant working on our Rapid Diagnostic Kits. She is a biotech graduate from Seshadripuram First Grade College, Bangalore. Shakti is wholly dedicated to figuring out different techniques in Molecular Biology.  At work, she shuffles time between research and experiments in the lab. Her work revolves mainly around the LAMP technique. When she isn’t in the lab, she likes to spend her time making crafts or painting. Shakti worked as QC Analyst in Invitrosense Pvt Ltd. before Azooka.

Apeksha - Design

Apeksha - Design

Apeksha Mathur is our marketing strategist and the newest addition to our team. She has a Masters from Kingston University, London and a graduate degree from NIFT Hyderabad in Fashion and Lifestyle Accessory Design. With a special interest in Graphic design and Digital Illustration, Apeksha passionately involves herself in projects with the thought of long-term sustainability and social change. Prior to Azooka she has worked with companies from all around ranging from fashion, sustainable stationery to music and healthcare products.

Our Advisors

Dr. C V Natraj

Dr. C V Natraj

Ex-VP, Unilever UK

Dr. Natraj loves Chemistry in all forms organic and synthetic. He got his Ph.D at 22 years and still brewing his love for chemistry by  guiding innovators in the category. tinto rang’s synthetic mimic was stabilized to production scale only because of his active participation.

Prof. H S Savithri

Prof. H S Savithri

Hon.Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science

Prof Savithri is India’s top 7 virologists breaking new ground in Biochemistry with Viral Like Particles. She is a INSA scientist and with several accolades from the Department for Biotechnology India. She is the source of inspiration for Azooka’s first product “tinto rang™”.

Prof. MRN Murthy

Prof. MRN Murthy

Hon.Professor, MBU, Indian Institute of Science

Prof MRM is renowned for his work on macromolecular protein crystallography and structural studies on Viral Like Particles. He is mentoring Azooka’s software initiative.

Dr. Usha

Dr. Usha

Department of Biochemistry, Indian Council of Medical Research

Dr. Usha’s mentoring was instrumental in Azooka’s Diagnostics range of products.

Thank you to our incubators, mentors and supporters

Incubators

Incubators

Mentors

Mentors

Address

Azooka Labs, # 1A, 2nd Floor, Gokush Tower, Systems Estate 2nd Phase, Peenya Industrial Area Bangalore -560058 Karnataka, India

Email

Team – hello@azooka.life