Dr. Benny Antony, co-founder of Arjuna Natural Pvt Ltd ( parent company of Curegarden) currently serves as Joint Managing Director. A visionary scholar, his contributions towards building Arjuna a leading nutraceutical company driven by innovations have been phenomenal. He has been at the helm of developing the ‘Research and Development’ facility of Arjuna which is today approved by Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.
Dr Benny Antony is widely recognized for Inventions that will make a difference. His brainchild, BCM- 95 has been applauded worldwide for its bio available curcumin and is today considered as the world’s most trusted route to bio available curcumin. His mentoring has paved the way for several innovations at Arjuna which includes developing of herbal extracts like Amlamax ( a patented product from the ripe fruits of Amla), AKBAMAX (extract of Boswellia serrata), Omega-3 (natural essential fatty acid from sardine) and the most recent one Oxystorm- world’s first nitrate extract from Red Spinach.
Dr Benny Antony has to his credit over 80 granted international patents till date and has applied for over 50 international patents on many other products and processes. His consuming passion for science and technology keeps him abreast of the latest trends in the nutraceutical industry thereby helping Arjuna to deliver new products that meet global standards. For his significant contributions in the extraction industry, he is conferred with the ‘Innovator’ award by the Spices Board of India for the year 2012. He has also been nominated as a member of the Technical Committee of the Spices Board
Dr Benny Antony has also been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for the year 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization by Government of India. Along with the National IP Award, Intellectual Property Office India and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have jointly conferred the ‘WIPO Medal for Inventors’ also to Dr Benny Antony.