Dr Omkar Nadh Pattela

Research Fellow

School of Law
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Affiliate of Centre for Policy Futu

Centre for Policy Futures
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences


Omkar is a Research Fellow at the T.C Bernie Law School. His research focuses on the ciruclation of bioeconomies specifically related to health care biotech innovations and examining their political economic relationships with implications for public health. In his PhD thesis, he examined the relationship between the state, academia and finance capital in the constitution and sustenance of medical biotechnology ecosystem in India and the concomitant value extraction and capital accumulation strategies. Omkar's research interests include Science, Technology & Society studies, Political Economy, Critical Social Theory, Financialisation and Public Health.

Research Interests

  • Science, Technology & Society studies
  • Political Economy
  • Critical Social Theory
  • Financialisation and Public Health.


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