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FICCI has led an initiative of formulating Biotechnology Committee First Biotech Committee Meeting has been held on 12th April, 2011 where in several issues has been discussed. Committee is still in the process of identifying policy issues within the Sector. The issues which have which has been identified and deliberated in the first meeting are as under:

  • Engage with DCGI and other concerned officials: to Map out the hurdles in the process of Product clearances
  • Emphasis on Industry- Academia bridging: to gaps between Industry and Academia
  • Emphasis on the funding programs: to improvisation of the Government Funding Schemes and awareness
  • Revive the Industry platform: to bridge the gap by bringing together industry, academia, policy planners and all other stakeholders to define and implement an industry driven research agenda, provides industry an opportunity to contribute ideas for public funded research

Apart from the above identified issues FICCI is also focusing on three major areas in the Biotech Sector:

  • Similar Biologics/Biosimilars
  • Vaccines
  • Stem Cells

Team Leader

Praveen K Mittal

Assistant Secretary General

Timeline

2013
Nov
Event

The Biopharmaceutical Conference, 2013: Leveraging Opportunities in Biopharmaceuticals

Study

Mapping Key Areas in Biopharmaceuticals: A Discussion Paper

May
Study

Biotechnology Landscape in India

Jan
Event

Bio Asia : The Global Bio Business Forum

2010
Dec
Event

Public Lecture by 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Dr. Venkatraman 'Venki' Ramakrishnan

Nov
Event

Canada-India B2B Partnership Summit on Life Sciences

Jul
Event

National Convention on Biopharma

Events

Mar, 2023

3rd Session of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

Mar 10 - Mar 11, 2023 New Delhi

Mar, 2022

Asia PHARMA EXPO 2022

Mar 03 - Mar 05, 2022 Dhaka, Bangladesh

Oct, 2020

ODOP Virtual Exhibition 2020

Oct 19 - Oct 25, 2020 Virtual Platform

Nov, 2013

The Biopharmaceutical Conference, 2013: Leveraging Opportunities in Biopharmaceuticals

Nov 20, 2013 FICCI, New Delhi

Jan, 2013

Bio Asia : The Global Bio Business Forum

Jan 28 - Jan 30, 2013 Hyderabad

Dec, 2010

Public Lecture by 2009 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Dr. Venkatraman 'Venki' Ramakrishnan

Dec 20, 2010 New Delhi

Nov, 2010

Canada-India B2B Partnership Summit on Life Sciences

Nov 24, 2010 Bangalore

Jul, 2010

National Convention on Biopharma

Jul 12, 2010 New Delhi

Chair

Dr. Cyrus Karkaria

President - Biotech
Lupin Limited

Co-Chair

Dr Hemanth Nandigala

Director
Virchow Biotech (P) Ltd