Dr.Sumit Saxena

Managing Director of Healventure Biosciences

Dr. Sumit Saxena- Member of the Business Council for Sustainability and Environment

Dr. Sumit Saxena serves as the Managing Director of Healventure Biosciences, a pioneering company at the forefront of sustainable solutions within the realm of waste management, animal nutrition, and alternative protein production. As a distinguished member of the International Trade Council's Business Council on Sustainability and Environment, Dr. Saxena brings a wealth of expertise and innovation to the table.

At Healventure Biosciences, Dr. Saxena leads initiatives aimed at revolutionizing the agricultural and aquaculture industries through the conversion of organic waste into insect protein and peptides. Leveraging a patented process and formulation, his company produces aquaculture feed that enhances animal immunity and growth without the need for antibiotics or chemical growth promoters. Additionally, Healventure Biosciences is developing biostimulants and biofertilizers derived from insect farming, offering sustainable alternatives to chemical-based agricultural inputs.

Dr. Saxena's journey into this industry began during his tenure as a medical professional, where he recognized the urgent need to reduce chemicals in the food chain. Witnessing the overreliance on antibiotics and growth promoters in poultry and aquaculture farming, he embarked on a mission to develop innovative solutions that promote animal health and sustainability.

With a robust educational background and hands-on experience in feed formulation and pathology, Dr. Saxena is well-equipped to drive impactful change in his field. His professional accomplishments, including winning the Fisheries Grand Challenge 2022 at the national level and securing the NIDHI PRAYAS Grant, underscore his dedication to innovation and excellence.

Despite the challenges facing the industry, such as the high cost of insect protein, Dr. Saxena remains optimistic about the future. He envisions a landscape where alternative protein sources like insect protein, single-cell proteins, and microalgal proteins play a pivotal role in meeting the growing demand for sustainable feed solutions.

Dr. Saxena draws inspiration from visionaries like Ratan Tata, whose commitment to sustainability and philanthropy serves as a guiding light in his own journey. Outside of his professional endeavors, Dr. Saxena enjoys reading articles and exploring new destinations, reflecting his curiosity and passion for learning.

In navigating setbacks and challenges, Dr. Saxena relies on the guidance of mentors, investors, and government support to refine his business model and drive innovation. His steadfast commitment to regular innovation and product development underscores his belief in the power of continuous improvement to address global challenges.

Dr. Sumit Saxena stands as a beacon of innovation and sustainability in the agricultural industry, leading the charge towards a more resilient and environmentally conscious future. As a valued member of the International Trade Council's Business Council on Sustainability and Environment, his contributions continue to inspire and catalyze positive change on a global scale.