Dr. Pramod Agrawal

Dr. Pramod Agrawal 

Founder- Agrawal Ecolabs
Entrepreneurial position at EFSM group
+31 (0)53 489 4860 (office)
+31 (0)6 493 11 325 (mobile)

Room number: BH 2.15


From Soundad (India)


2000-2005 PhD, University of Twente, the Netherlands Thesis: The performance of cutinase and pectinase in cotton scouring.

1998-2000 Masters Bioprocess-Technology, University of Mumbai, India

1994-1998 Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nagpur, India

Professional Experience

2009-present Founder Agrawal Ecolabs - Innovation in Fibrous & Smart Materials

Registered at KvK Enschede (08204625) Enschede, the Netherlands

2009-present Commercial R&D project at Verosol BV. The Netherlands

2009 -present Venture Lab Twente (University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands).

VLT is a start up support that combines talent, ideas and finance into successful businesses.

2006-2009 Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Twente, the Netherlands

Project: To develop technology for slow and controlled release systems to be applied on biopolymers such as textiles by digital finishing technology.

2004-2006 Scientific Researcher, Ten Cate Technical Fabrics B.V., the Netherlands

Project 1: To improve the colour fastness on NOMEX III aramid fabrics.

Project 2: To develop industrially viable enzymatic pre-treatment process.

Fields of Work

Agrawal Ecolabs is a technical-consultancy company engaged in delivering innovation. Agrawal Ecolabs provides sustainable and innovative technical solutions in the area of ‘textiles, smart materials and new functionalities’ by utilising multidisciplinary knowledge and facilities from valuable network of knowledge institutes and industries.

Research Interest

  • Smart materials
  • Textile Biotechnology
  • Application of enzyme technology
  • Surface modification of (bio) materials
  • Digital printing/finishing of functional materials
  • Ultrasound applications for textile processes
  • Developing ecofriendly products and processes for textile industry



P.B. Agrawal, V.A. Nierstrasz, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, and M. van der Veer, “Apparatus for enzymatic and ultrasound treatment of textiles and method of treatment thereof” GB2430203 dated 21-03-2007.  

P.B. Agrawal, V.A. Nierstrasz, M.M.C.G. Warmoeskerken, and M. van der Veer, “Multiple enzyme composition for desizing and scouring fabrics” GB2432585, dated 30-05-2007.