BIRAC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Global Bio-India Summit: India’s first largest biotechnology conference

Published: November 24, 2019

India’s largest biotechnology conglomerate was held in New Delhi between 21 November, 2019 and 23 November, 2019. The event was organized by the Department of Bio Technology under Ministry of Science and Technology along with BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) and CII. Highlights The summit provided opportunity to exhibit the bio technological advances in ..

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Global Bio-India Summit, 2019

Published: October 25, 2019

The Global Bio-India summit is to be held for the first time in India between November 21 and November 23, 2019. It is being organized by BIRAC and DBT of Ministry of Science and Technology. The purpose of the summit is to attract investments, showcase the country’s indigenous strengths and aspirations. Significance Biotech is identified ..

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National Biopharma Mission

Published: July 26, 2019

The National Biopharma Mission was established in the year 2017 with an aim to accelerate the biopharmaceutical development in India. The program also named Innovate in India (i3) was host to an investment of USD 250 million with half of the amount coming as a loan from World Bank. The National Biopharma Mission aims to ..

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BIRAC celebrates its 6th Foundation Day

Published: March 21, 2018

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) celebrated its sixth Foundation Day. The observance of the day was themed around ‘Sustaining Innovation – A Market Driven Pathway’.  The event was attended by large number of dignitaries from scientific and industry sectors both from within country and overseas. Key Facts Since its inception, BIRAC has supported ..

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India, Australia sign MoU to enhance R&D capabilities in biotech

Published: May 28, 2016

India and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance research and development (R&D) capabilities in biotechnology by launching a joint funding call. The MoU was signed between India’s BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council) and Horticulture Innovation Australia. Key facts The MoU seeks to stimulate and enhance the strategic research and innovation ..

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