Alok Medikepura Anil

Founder and Managing Director, Next Big Innovation Labs

Alok Medikepura Anil is the Founder of Next Big Innovation Labs (NBIL), a deep tech life sciences company and WEF Technology Pioneer, focused on utilising its proprietary 3D Bioprinting platform to develop solutions such as 3D Bioprinted Skin, Organ-on-a-Chip, Clean Meat. NBIL is supported through investments from Government of Karnataka, India ; Department of Biotechnology, India ; Lockheed Martin – TATA Trusts and Merck Group.

Alok is a member of the Global Shapers Community and WEF Expert Network. An engineer with strong knowledge and background of using technology to bridge people and enable a move towards a more socially inclusive society, where no one is left behind.

Alok, is co-lead for an official Global Shapers Project (Shaping The Future of Work), that is mapping communities around the world, to understand skills gap and create an effective roadmap with reskilling and upskilling programs for our workforces to better prepare themselves to adapt to the changing needs at the workplace in the 4IR era.

Expertise - Exponential Technologies, Precision & Personalised Medicine, Tech For Social Good, Job creation, Inclusive Growth, India 2022 - the growth path towards creating 100 million jobs, India-China collaboration, SDG 8 & 9, 3D Printing, BRICS.

Alok regularly contributes to the WEF Agenda on topics of both professional and personal interests -

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