Our journey

Pre 2019

Dr Paolo Bombelli from the University of Cambridge works on biophotovoltaic cells and aims to commercialise this technology.

Jan – Mar 2019

The idea of eCO-SENSE is born during the program EnterpriseTECH hosted by the Judge Business School. The main customers are identified and a business plan proposed.

Apr 2019

The concept of eCO-SENSE is the presented at the Global Food Security Symposium in Cambridge.
Anil and Padmanaban join the team.

Mai 2019

eCO-SENSE joins the Centre for Global Equality cultivator and receives its first seed-funding from the Global Food Security and OpenPlant Biomaker Challenge.

Jan 2020

eCO-SENSE joins Accelerate Cambridge - The university's entrepreneurship program with regular coaching and mentoring.

Mar 2020

Constantin and Vivek travel to India in order to showcase the concept to real-world farmers in the area of Punjab.

Meet our team


Constantin Sahm


PhD in Chemistry, University of Cambridge


Vivek Badiani


PhD in Chemistry, University of Cambridge


Glen Chua

Software & Database Design,

PhD in Chemistry, Princeton University

Advisory Board


Dr Paolo Bombelli

Post-doctoral reseacher at the University of Cambridge, Expert in biophotovoltaic technologies


Prof Jaideep Prabhu

Professor of Indian Business & Enterprise at Judge Business School, Director of the Centre for India & Global Business (CIGB)