The PAN-IIT Biotech Conferences are hosted by the Department of Biotechnology at Indian Institute of Technology Madras Campus (IITM) and the Mehta Family Foundation. The conference brings together scientists from Indian institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute of Science and Educational Research (IISERs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) as well as International research community to discuss innovation in the biotechnology area.
The Mehta Family Foundation sponsored the second PAN-IIT Biotech Conference at Goa, India. The Department of Biotechnology at IIT-Madras organized the three days conference on October 5-7, 2017. The second conference was themed on discussing the challenging problems in Synthetic biology and cardio vascular diseases. The talks in the conference included innovation and technological developments in biotech industries, industries and academia interactions.