New Delhi, June 22: The positive discussions during Biotechnology Innovation Organisation (BIO) International Convention and Exhibition 2017 will lead to a lot of new opportunities for Indian start-up companies in Science and Technology, said Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Y. S. Chowdary.
Inaugurating the Indian Pavilion at BIO International Convention & Exhibition 2017 San Diego, USA on Wednesday, the Minister stated that the positive discussions will also boost the confidence of international stakeholders in India’s biotech sector. More than 30 start-ups, companies, state governments, biotech parks and research institutes are exhibiting at the India Pavilion.
The ‘MAKE IN INDIA’ theme has been emphasized in the Indian Pavilion. Attracting over 15000 attendees from over 60 countries, BIO provides a global opportunity at a single location. During the exhibition inauguration program, Minister also released a 60-page India Biotech Handbook 2017, showcasing the strengths of India’s fast-growing $42 billion Bio-Economy.
The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO). BIO represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.