The Department of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, SBCE Pattoor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AEKA Biochemicals Pvt. Ltd, Trivandrum; the first fully women-owned Biotechnology Company in Kerala, to foster the spirit of bio-entrepreneurship and skill development in students. Dr. S Suresh Babu, Principal SBCE Pattoor and Ms. Sinu Sunny, Operations head of AEKA Biochemicals, signed the MoU on behalf of SBCE Pattoor and AEKA Biochemicals respectively. Aeka Biochemicals is Kerala`s leading manufacturer of environmental biotech products, plant growth promoters for organic chemical-free agriculture. The MoU will open up exciting possibilities for the students in BT & BCE to pursue internships and project works in the industry and will accelerate an active industry-academia atmosphere.