Mir Imran

Chairman & CEO of InCube Labs, a life sciences research lab in San Jose, CA

Mir Imran has founded more than twenty life sciences companies and two tech companies, fifteen of which have been acquired or have gone public. Many of Mir’s inventions have become the standards of care in medicine. Mir holds more than 700 issued & pending US patents.  In 2016 QMed named Mir as one of the “Top 50 Medical Inventors of All Time”.

Mir Imran began his career as a healthcare entrepreneur in the late 1970’s and has founded more than twenty life sciences companies and two tech companies, fifteen of which have been acquired or have gone public. Many of Mir’s inventions have become the standards of care in medicine.  One of his current companies, Rani Therapeutics, is revolutionizing the management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, by replacing painful injections of drugs like insulin, with robotic pills. Mir’s inventions have saved the lives of millions of patients.

Mir holds more than 700 issued & pending US patents.  In 2016 QMed named Mir as one of the “Top 50 Medical Inventors of All Time”.

Mir is a fellow of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Inventors and the American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineers.  Mir serves on the advisory board of the Lemelson Foundation, and is a trustee of the UCSC Foundation.  He is also an Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh.  Mir has a degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers, and also attended medical school.

As a philanthropist, Mir has passionately supported education in India and US, especially for underprivileged students. He has also actively supported the promotion and teaching of innovation and entrepreneurship at Colleges and Universities.