Director & CEO
Nikhil Kurele is the cofounder of Noccarc Robotics, a leading startup in CleanTech and MedTech industry. He is currently the Director & CEO of Noccarc Robotics. He has been featured in the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 Asia, 2020.
Nikhil is an alumni of IIT Kanpur and has pursued B. Tech degree specializing in Mechanical Engineering. He had keen interest in Ground Robotics and Machine Design. After graduating in 2016, Nikhil worked as Design Engineer at Bajaj Auto in Robotics and automation division.
Nikhil Kurele, for his exceptional contribution towards the steep growth of Noccarc Robotics has been recognized and awarded on many platforms. He has been awarded with Winner- IISF National Startup Award under Ventilators & Other Medical Equipment Theme, Winner- Aegis Graham Bell Awards, Innovative Medical Equipment Category Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award 2020, Marico Innovation Foundation Innovate to beat award 2020, ISGF Smart Startup of the year 2020 and Upstart eSummit-2017.
Prior to his career in the business world, Nikhil Kurele has won Innovation and Manufacturing Practices (IMP), INAE Award’14. He was associated with SAE IIT Kanpur for 3 years where he was involved in design and development of full-scale race cars. Nikhil also served as the Team captain for Baja SAE Team. He served as an advisor to the Science and Technology Council IIT Kanpur. Nikhil has worked in the Institute team for an International robotics competition called Robocon.