About Us

IDRF is a not-for-profit organization based out of Bengaluru, India. It was founded in 2022 to address the gaps in knowledge about infectious diseases with impact on public health.



Rohan Pais
Founder and CEO

With over 20+ years of experience in various CXO roles and with vast experience of mentoring and setting up start

Advisory Board

Dr Vishal Rao
Dean | Professor

Robotic Surgery @ HCG Cancer Centre | Innovator | TEDx Speaker | Public Health | Health Futurist | Aum Voice Prosthesis


National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP)

is the central nodal agency for prevention and control of six vector borne diseases (VBDs) i.e. Malaria, Dengue, Lymphatic Filariasis, Kala-azar, Japanese Encephalitis and Chikungunya in India.

National Institute of Virology (NIV)

is an Indian virology research institute and part of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Our Team

Collaborative Approach to Research

The collaborative approach will give us access to a wider set of specialized skills and Research scholars across India and other countries like UK, Brazil, etc.

IDRF will also collaborate on International projects where niche expertise like Bioinformatics and Analytics experience in Infectious diseases is in short supply

Our Lab

State of art Lab with all NABL and ICMR certifications - Capacity to process 7000 Samples per day - 36 Lab Techs working 3 Shifts a day - Accessioning and Storage facility - SOPs and Periodic Safety Training