Meet Dr Shafali Gupta: A molecular biologist on a mission to eradicate plastic pollution.

Get to know our 2022 Australian Global Talent GameChanger, Dr Shafali Gupta, as she shares her insight and international career journey as Co-Founder and Co-CEO of sustainable packaging startup Uuvipak. Dr Gupta is chasing the ambitious goal of replacing 1 billion plastic products with their biodegradable, vegan, edible eco-packaging by the end of 2025. Dr Gupta leapt into the world of entrepreneurship just one year ago, after spending the past seven years as a Doctoral and Post-Doctoral research fellow working in the field of molecular biosciences at the University of Queensland. She came to Australia on an international PhD scholarship and is now using her skills and talent as a scientist to build a company solving one of the greatest global challenges of our time. Read more.