Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Nualgi, an Indian company with wholly Indian technology in the field of nano biotechnology has for the first time won a prestigious award at the Climate CoLab of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge.
Nulagi had submitted two proposals to reduce power and fuel consumption for sewage treatment and reuse of water built around their nano-scale product called Nualgi for the 2015 edition of the annual MIT contest.
The Climate CoLab organises annual contest on various issues relating to climate change, fuel consumption, energy consumption for sewage treatment and water supply.
Both the proposals were shortlisted by a panel of judges in the Top 10 category. Thereafter, they won the Popular Choice Awards in voting by general public internationally.
Nualgi was invented by T Sampath Kumar of Bangalore after 15 years of research and development in nano biotechnology.
Nualgi is used to grow diatom algae in all types and volumes of water, from aquariums to oceans.
Nualgi, is a break through product, which is marketed in USA by Nualgi America LLC based out of San Marcos, California.
In just over 1.5 years about 6000 customers in US and Canada have taken to use of this environment friendly bio remediation product for their aquariums, ponds and larger water bodies.
Nualgi mitigates harmful algal blooms, foul odour, turbidity and organic pollution in any water body ranging from aquariums to facultative ponds, lakes, rivers, coastal seas, bays and dead zones.
Moreover, it does so rapidly and very cost effectively. It can be used very effectively to control mass fish kills occurring in any water, in such cases it is effective within a couple of hours.
Sampath Kumar, inventor and CEO Nualgi Nano Biotech (India), MV Bhaskar,
CEO KCPL and Anil Nanda (President, Nualgi America LLC) received the citations in person at MIT, Cambridge Tuesday.