Dr. Sweta Binod Kumar is a Biotechnology graduate from Visva-Bharati University in Santiniketan (India). She performed her doctoral thesis at Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute in Bhavnagar (2016- 2019). She specializes in studying the phenomenon of adherence of bacteria to polymeric membranes. Her innovation “Bacterial Detection kit for Water” owns a prestigious Biotech product, process development, and commercialization award by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India on 11th May, 2018, Technology Day. She has a total of 7 publications and 3 patents (1 international). She is now working on the NitroFixSal project funded by the EU under Widening Fellowship (Horizon 2020) coordinated by Dr. Agnieszka Kalwasińska, NCU prof.