Dr. Sumona is a trained molecular virologist turned entrepreneur. She has more than 14 peer-reviewed international research publications along with 2 granted and 1 applied patent. After surviving a life-threatening pregnancy complication, she turned to developing predictive diagnostic or prognostics, as she calls it, to bridge the gap between increasing patient loads and supporting healthcare systems across the globe. She founded Prantae Solutions Private Limited as One Person Company in 2015 and in the last 5 years, she has built a team of 13 people, DSIR recognized lab and 3 platform technologies and 12 trademarked products. In this journey of product development and company building she has received support from DBT-BIRAC, DST, MEITY, MSME besides TiE Delhi, Tata Trust-Harvard SAI, Millennium Alliance, Grand Challenge, BPCL, JSLP foundation. She has been recognized by TiE-BIRAC WInER, BIRAC-Ignite, Pride of Odisha (Govt. of India), Rashtriya Swayam Siddha Samman by JSPL Foundation, EdeX 40 under 40 entrepreneurs etc.