Annakkili Amma Research Institute (AARI) is the first algal biotechnology training and Research industry cum institute in Chennai. Annakkili Amma Research Institute (AARI) is equipped with a state-of-the-art bio-analytical lab. This firm is registered as Micro Industry to provide Educational support services and R&D research in life science under MSME, Govt of India. The prime focus of the institute is to develop industrial ready workforce as well as algal biotechnological entrepreneurs. Moreover, Annakkili Amma Research Institute is bridging between academia and algal biotechnology industries like biodiesel, bioethanol, food, agricultural, pharmaceutical, environmental and many other sectors. Our team members are part of many industries as consultants. AARI possesses a good number of PhD's and M.Sc. holders as scientific officers and trainers.
We aim to stand first as the central hub between Algal biotechnology academia and biotechnology industries by producing a quality workforce and being the first in class Algal bio-analytical laboratory in the country.
Our mission is to become a resource center for algal biotechnology training and education. We will be able to provide the graduates, post graduates and researchers hands-on experience in various laboratory techniques and sophisticated analytical instruments as well as skills needed for the development of new biochemical technologies in algal biotechnology industries/institutes. AARI also provides quality biotechnological analytical services to the needy, when they are present.
Our Research team has several Research Scholars, Doctorates, College Professors as the consultant and trainees and the team is headed by Prof B.B. Chaugule (Retired Professor & Head, Department of Botany, Savitribai Phule Pune University).