Biotechnology , a field that holds great importance taking into consideration the current Coronavirus pandemic. Biotech sector has been on a boom in the last decade.With lakhs of unemployed biotech graduates. the field needs some serious work. Most of the biotechologists end up choosing a different career.
in the last few years however , the government of Kerala has developed new projects in the field of biotechnology.
Here in this blog , I am going to list some biotech companies in Kerala that one should surely apply to. The blog also involves some new ventures that the Kerala government has introduced to help and encourage biotech startups, increasing the employability in this field.
L.J. International Ltd., a part of the A.V. Thomas Group of Companies, is the pioneer in Commercial Plant Biotechnology in India.The company has been in business since 1984.The company ventured into Plant Biotechnology in order to increase the productivity on its own plantations by selecting & mass propagating elite clones of plantation crops.In 1987, a state-of-the-art Plant Tissue Culture laboratory was set up in the Special Economic Zone at Cochin in Kerala, with a view to tap the vast export potential for Tissue Culture plants.
In 2004, another laboratory was built in order to expand capacities.Today, the Company has the capacity to produce 10 million plants/annum. Their product range covers more than 70 products comprising of Flower, Fruit, Forestry, Foliage and Medicinal plants which are exported to several countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Far East and Australasia.70% of the work force is female.
L.J. International Ltd. (A.V.Thomas Group )
Plot No. 10 & 11, CSEZ, Cochin – 683 037, INDIA
Tel: Off: 0091 – 484 – 2413177, 2413179, 2413193, 2413194
Klonos Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd, a biotechnology company engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of Food diagnostic kits, Water testing kits, products for testing Occupational Health & Environmental safety and bio-industrial products. Their services includes pathogen detection in various foods, detection of food adulteration, and environmental safety analysis apart from Product development support and Contract Research services.
Kerala Technology Innovation Zone,
KINFRA Hi-Tech Park
Opp. Kochi Government Medical College,
Kalamassery, Kochi, Kerala, Pin:683 503
Bionest was set up to nurture emerging biotech/life science start up ventures by providing incubator facilities and state of the art biotechnology instrumentation platforms to promote & develop new entrepreneurs. It also aims to provide such instrumentation platforms for Small and Medium scale industries (SME’s), Academic Institutions & hospitals, to further their research programs in biotechnology, life sciences and biomedical sciences. In addition, Bionest is also provides short term industrial training courses as well as facilities to M.sc/B.Tech/M.Tech Biotech students to carry out their dissertation and project work. BioNest is jointly run by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) [under the aegis of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India] and Kerala Start up Mission (KSUM) [the implementing agency of Government of Kerala for entrepreneurship development and incubation activities].
Medical College – NAD Road, North Kalamassery,
Kochi – 683 503, India
Bio360, Kerala’s first Life Sciences Park is Kerala’s first major step in the field of Life Sciences. This new Life Sciences Park, a Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) initiative, will be a cluster of research institutions, sci-tech academia and companies, working in the field of Biotechnology, Nano-technology and Life sciences. It is a new venture to attract both domestic and foreign investments in the related areas, the industry-specific infrastructure of Bio360 – Life Sciences Park, includes incubation centre and technology development centre. With such state-of-the-art facilities, Thiruvananthapuram is certain to evolve as a hub of industry and R&D in Life Sciences.
Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd.
Phone: 0471-2318922 (EPABX)
UniBiosys Biotech Research Labs provides high quality academic programmes, training activities, research facilities and opportunities supported by continuous Industry – Institute interaction. The training programmes are designed to provide hands on experience and familiarization in most advanced techniques of Molecular biology, Plant biotechnology, Microbial technology, rDNA technology, Bioinformatics, etc.
UniBiosys also offers consultancy services to industries and institutions requiring assistance for setting up laboratories, quality implementation, HACCP & Food Safety auditing and management of laboratories, technology transfer in the areas of waste management and production of cost effective enzymes, Probiotics, agri-inputs etc.
UniBiosys Biotech Research Labs,
2nd Floor, Sahaan Arcade
Cochin University Road (CUSAT Jn.)
South Kalamassery, Cochin,
Kerala (State), Pin: 682 022
Helpline : 09072787174
Whatsapp : 09846985032 / 09072787174
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