Pavan Asalapuram, PhD
Co Founder & CEO
Pavan Asalapuram (Founder) is a pharmacist by education and trained biotechnologist, with a desire to develop novel molecular diagnostic methods. After the formal graduate education from India, Pavan moved to Sweden and worked as a researcher in top universities/research organisations like the Royal Institute of Technology-KTH, Stockholm University, Karolinska University and SciLifeLab (Swedish national hub for molecular biosciences).
From his graduation, Pavan is involved in several European Union research projects, where he has experienced the horizons of health care systems between industrialized and developing countries. Pavan has played a major role in developing diagnostic platforms, published about 20 scientific articles, and holds 2 international patents in biomedicine. Pavan has developed successful collaborations with researchers, clinicians, policy makers, and WHO national reference laboratories in the America, Asia (mainly India), and Europe.
Having gained experience in biomedical diagnostics and mental-health care, Pavan has established three companies in Sweden (EMPE Diagnostics AB, ApiRays AB, Flair Kids AB) and in India, he has established EMPE Diagnostics’ Indian subsidiary, and co-founded Xact Diagnotek Pvt. Ltd., developing cost-effective and reliable biomedical and biotechnology solutions.