Agri-food startups Mallipathra Nutraceutical & Fruvetech among winners of National Startup Awards 2022

Startup India Innovation Week felicitates winners of National Startup Awards 2022

Startup India Innovation week culminated on 16th January 2023 with felicitation of winners of National Startup Awards 2022 on National Startup Day. The awards were presented by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal in New Delhi.

Multiple startups were recognised across various sectors such as agriculture, fintech, health & wellness, environment, construction, education & skill development, energy etc.

To mention a few, New Delhi-based startup Fruvetech was one of the winners in the Agriculture sector. Founded in 2021, the startup has developed a novel technology to enhance shelf life of fruits and vegetables. “With extensive research we have developed safe, self-sustainable systems for safe storage of fruits, vegetables and other perishable items like fresh mushrooms. We have developed several systems called shelf-life enhancers which have already been validated at the lab and field levels”, said Dr Jagadis Gupta Kapuganti, Founder, Fruvetech.

On the other hand, Bengaluru-based food startup Mallipathra Nutraceutical was one of the winners in the Health & Wellness sector. Founded in 2016, the startup is cultivating the world’s costliest, high medicinal value instilled Cordyceps mushrooms, to develop nutraceutical and cosmeceutical products.

National Startup Awards 2022 acknowledges startups and enablers who have been instrumental in revolutionising the development story of India and in demonstrating exceptional capabilities not just in terms of financial gains but also for the measurable impact on society.

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