Biotechnology R&D in India. Dr. Renu Swarup , Adviser Department of Biotechnology Ministry of Science & Technology Government of India. 28 February, 2013. What is Biotechnology?. Biotechnology is ….
Dr. RenuSwarup, Adviser
Department of Biotechnology
Ministry of Science & TechnologyGovernment of India
28 February, 2013
Biotechnology is ….
“Any technique that uses living organisms, or substances from those organisms, to make or modify a product to improve plants or animals, or to develop microorganisms for specific uses”.
1982 : National Biotechnology Board (NBTB)
1986 : Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
2012 : Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC)
“Attaining new heights in biotechnology research, shaping biotechnology into a premier precision tool of the future for creation of wealth and ensuring social justice – specially for the welfare of the poor”.
Directions of Growth
Plant Genome Research
New Generation Vaccines
Diagnostics Molecular probes
BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR THE NEW MILLENIUM A FEW GLIMPSES
Biodiversity Inventorisation, Characterisation, Conservation
Gene therapy and functional genomics
Prospecting of Genes and Molecules
Bioproduct Development Down Stream Processing
Environmental Pollution abatemant
Patenting in Biotechnology and Biosafety
Special Societal Programmes
Human Resource Development
Aquaculture and Marine Resource
Vaccines and Diagnostics -Human , Animal
Implants and devices
Transgenics and marker assisted breeding
Animal vaccines, feed and breeding
Bioresources utilization (drugs, antivirals others)
Food and nutrition technology
Bio-pesticides and bio-fertilizers
Novel and green manufacturing /technologies
Genomics based strategy is now required for drought, salinity, heat ….
Energy Bioscience Centre
Next generation Biofuels
More than 53 research institutes, universities and industries involved
Effluent Treatment plants /contaminated sites
Western Ghats, Insect guts
Wet land ecosystems of North West India
Eastern Ghats, and Mangroves Area
Hot Springs of Himachal Pradesh
North East area
Extremophiles from Orissa, Bihar and West Bengal
Screening for Bio-Molecules from Microbial Diversity
from Different Ecological Niches
Country’s largest Microbial Culture Collection Centre Set Up at NCCS, Pune
Recognized as International Depositary Authority (IDA) w.e.f. 9th April 2011
Basic Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Bank
Stem Cell Therapy Production Unit
Stem Cell Clinical Trials
Licensed Product Manufacture
India A Vaccine Manufacturing Hub
A better way to gain intra-osseous access in emergency patients.
An effective and consistent way to deliver chest compressions to sudden cardiac arrest victims
Non-invasive, rapid and definitive way of airway management.
Collaboration with IAVI, GATES
Foundation, MVI, PATH,
International partnerships HST,
30% budget to be spent on PPP
India is in 12th rank in the world in biotechnology and 3rd largest in Asia-Pacific after Japan and Korea.
Strength of Synergy
Teaching, discovery, creativity, innovation as a federation
A ‘Not for Profit Company’ set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs.
Biotechnology Industry Partnership Programme (BIPP)
Small Business Innovation Research Initiative (SBIRI)
Technopreneur Promotion Program (TePP)
Public-Private Partnership Funding Options
Pharmaceutical Research & Development Support Fund (PRDSF)
Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG)
Contract Research/Service Scheme (CRS)
An $100 billion dollar industry by 2025.
The guiding vision of aspiring Indian STI enterprise is to accelerate the pace of discovery and delivery of science-led solutions for faster, sustainable and inclusive growth.
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