Out of India's top 10 biotech companies, seven are in bio-pharmaceuticals and three in agri-biotech.

100%

FDI through automatic route permitted for brownfield investments

No.1

producer of recombinant Hepatitis B vaccine.

2nd

highest number of USFDA-approved plants outside the US.

No.1

producer of BT cotton variety in the world.

US$ 70.2 billion

value of biotech sector in 2020

Leading

destination for clinical trials, contract research, and manufacturing.

+500

USFDA approved pharma plants in India; 2nd largest outside of USA.

800

biotechnology companies in India, driving global partnerships.

55+

bio-incubators and 9 biotech parks, with new ones in the pipeline.

Department of Science & Technology

+91-11-26567373, 26962819

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The department plays a pivotal role in promotion of science & technology in the country

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council

+ 91-11-24389600

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A public sector undertaking of the Department of Biotechnology.

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research

011-23710618

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CSIR, known for its cutting edge R&D knowledge base in diverse S&T areas, is a contemporary R&D organization.

Autonomous S&T Institutions

+91-11-26562122/25/33/44,

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A comprehensive list of S&T research organisations around India.

Department of Biotechnology

+91-11-26511439, 26510068, 23386051

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Department of Biotechnology (DBT) was set up in 1986, within the Ministry of Science and Technology, making India one of the first countries to have a separate department for this stream of science and technology.

Investment Opportunities

  • Clinical studies and drug research
  • Development of medical devices
  • R&D activity around Biosimilars
  • Secondary agriculture research
  • Biotech parks and infrastructure

Key Investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments

ENABLING ENVIRONMENT

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments

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Union Budget 2021-22

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