Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), a well established educational hub in the pristine surroundings of a tranquil south Indian town Mangaluru. The university offers educational programs that are professional, skill oriented and multidisciplinary. The campus houses state-of-the art facilities for education and research.  The Yenepoya Research Centre (YRC), one of the important research centers of the university, specializes in interdisciplinary research promoting innovation and translation to cater to the needs of the society at regional and global levels. 


MiCON 2023, a national-level conference organized by Division of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Yenepoya Research Centre, under the theme “Microbes, Innovation and Technology” intended to deliberate and discuss the progress made in the basic research and innovative technological advancement in all the areas of environmental, medical, pharmaceutical, veterinary, agricultural, food and molecular microbiology with special focus on sustainable approaches. The conference also provides a unique platform for startup expo and entrepreneurs from academia to exchange their ideas and gain insights into the customer demands from experts and peers. 

The third millennium is progressing in bottleneck speed with innovations and technological advances to provide health, comfort and a sustainable ecosystem. Several initiatives by the government of India  have focussed on providing opportunities for innovators from academia to transform the innovations into national wealth while advocating Make in India initiative to be a self-reliant nation. The conference will have Invited speakers who are experts in the domains to lead the sessions. There are ample opportunities for researchers to present their own research findings and innovations.

Highlights of the Conference:

  • Lead sessions by experts 
  • Oral presentations
  • Flash presentations
  • Awards
  • Industrial interactions and exhibition
  • Pre-conference workshop
  • Post-conference study tour
  • Startups Expo


Organizing Secretaries: Dr. Rajesh P. Shastry (+91-9902200698); Dr. Asif Hameed(+91-8088174629)