The Department of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering organized a one-day seminar on “Challenges in Biopolymer Production” in the conference hall, Dr. S Radhakrishnan block on 28th October 2019. Dr. J R Anoop Raj, HoD, Department of BT&BCE welcomed the gathering. Sri. K K Sivadasn, Treasurer, SBES presided the conference and wished all the success of the program. Dr. Sindhu R, Scientist, NIIST-CSIR inaugurated the BUDS activity in the academic year 2019-20. Dr. S Suresh Babu, Principal, SBCE facilitated the function and showed concern in waste management strategies in Kerala. Finally Ms. Shamnamol G K, BUDS staff coordinator proposed the vote of thanks. After the inaugural function Dr. Sindhu R discussed the research in the field of biopolymer production and its challenges. She also presented the various research works going on in the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology. It was an enlightening session for the budding engineers. Through the seminar program, we have covered the curriculum gaps related to Biopolymer production.