Bangalore INDIA BIO 2015

Three Day Extravaganza on Biotechnology sees a grand closure

India’s biggest event on biotechnology covers the impact of biotechnology on agriculture and healthcare


Bangalore INDIA BIO 2015, India’s most sought after and premier Biotech Forum concluded on a upbeat note with progressive outcomes for the Biotech Fraternity. The three day conference brought together global leaders from the Life Sciences, Biotechnology and AgriBiotech sectors for a comprehensive overview of this rapidly changing industry envisaging India as a 100 Billion US Dollar Biotech Hub. The event is jointly organized by the Department of Information Technology, Biotechnology and Science & Technology, Government of Karnataka, Vision Group on Biotechnology, MM Activ Sci-Tech Communications.


The star studded Crystal Edition was graced by several dignitaries including, Shri Siddaramaiah, Hon’ble Chief Minister, State of Karnataka; Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of State, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India & Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of State for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India; Shri S.R. Patil, Hon’ble Minister for IT, BT and S&T and Planning & Statistics, Government of Karnataka; Shri Dominic Jermey, Chief Executive, UK Trade & Investment; Dr. Sanjaya Rajaram, World Food Prize Laureate 2014; Prof K. VijayRaghavan, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology and (Additional Charge), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India; Dr. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson, Karnataka Vision Group on Biotechnology; Chairman and Managing Director, Biocon Limited.


Says, Mr. Srivatsa Krishna, Secretary to Government, Department of IT, BT and S&T and DPAR (e-Governance) Government of Karnataka, “Bangalore INDIA BIO is not only a forum for the best minds in the industry to come together for creating a sustainable future in Biotechnology, Life Science & Agri Biotech, but a dais for several start-ups, emerging business and student enabling access to the industry stalwarts. 15 years of Bangalore INDIA BIO has seen several opportunities being created and sustainable collaborations being sealed. We are committed to the cause of creating ‘Biotech for better tomorrow’ and plan to take the events to newer heights in the coming years.”

Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw - Chairperson, Karnataka Vision Group on Biotechnology; Chairman & Managing Director, Biocon Limited, said, “Bangalore INDIA BIO is a unique interactive platform for business and science. Over the years, Bangalore has emerged as a hub of biotech and has shown huge promises for the start-ups as well. The industry needs to focus on innovation to accelerate growth, which is being well supported by the growing number of start-ups. Karnataka State Government has been the aegis for this sector fostering a steady growth-rate.”

Shri Prakash Javadekar, Hon’ble Minister of State, Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, “We should foster a sense of ‘Co-operated Competition’ amongst key players in the industry to ensure an accelerated growth for the sector. The importance of generating green and renewable energy is paramount and Biotech has a very important role to play regarding the same.” Read more                                                                                                                   


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  • Dr. K. Vijay Raghavan
    Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology

    Entrepreneurs in Biotech space,Government and the academia need to work together and Bangalore India Bio hasa very invigoratin environment to see that happen.Bangalore India Bio has a very invigorating environment  to Bio has a very invigorating environment to see that happen."

  • Dr. Vijay Chandru
    Chairman & CEO, Strand Life Sciences

    Bangalore India Bio has been very fruitful opportunity for biologist and people dealing with different aspect of biology and representing their own organizations. It's a good platform to interact by conducting meetings and we are happy to be part of it.

  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
    Chairperson, Karnataka Vision Group on Biotechnology; Chairman & Managing Director, Biocon Limited

    Bangalore India Bio has grown in stature, we have seen a huge surge in number of delegates, numbers of country participation, the number of forums we have created within this conference, the partnering forums, ....

  • .... the poster sessions, both the exhibition and the conference have taken a new hue. It has evolved with times, it has become far more professional, far more serious We are using this as a platform for all stakeholders to really address some of the key challenges and issues that the Indian Biotech sector faces, the challenges in terms of International perception. I think it's making a huge difference to how the Indian Biotech sector is now being perceived.

  • Dr. P.M Murali
    President, ABLE; Managing Director, Evolva Biotech

    Bangalore India Bio has always made an impact. If you have successfully conducted an event for 13 years without losing people and getting more attendance from abroad then you don't need any certificate from anybody. It means that you've done well.

  • Mr. David Wetherell
    President and Chief Operating Officer, Burrill Healthcare Venture and Private Equity Funds, USA

    It's been a great experience at Bangalore India Bio. Clearly in India, you probably have the greatest concentration of human & intellectual capital in the world and lot of this is concentrated in Bangalore. This has come out very clearly in Bangalore INDIA BIO.

  • Mr. Anil Raghavan
    Managing Director, Quintiles India

    I think it's a great panel discussion, you have such disparate sectors but driven by a common aspiration, these numbers actually matter. I was very encouraged to see so many different sectors coming together, with so many common issues, in regulation, infrastructure building, so it was great.

  • Anthony
    Marketing Manager, Eppendorf India

    We are very glad to be here as an Exhibitor from 2003 in Bangalore INDIA BIO. It is a very good platform to launch products.

  • Pankaj Bansal

    We have been very closely associated with Bangalore India Bio. We have put all our product range here to showcase what we do. We are getting good visitor flow. The event has been successful and we will continue to participate in the event.



  Event Updates [ View all ]
  • BIB 2015 Conference had 22 Sessions, 138 Speakers, 886 Delegates

  • 70 Poster Presenters presented their Research Ideas in Poster Session

  • About 100 Exhibitors from various verticals of Life Sciences Industry partcipated in expo

  • exhbition saw over 3000 Business Visitors

  • BIB2015 had over 15+ Countries in the event

  • BIB2015 facilitated over 200 B2B meetings through Bio Partnering tool – InterlinX

  • Key session BIB 2015

  • Key Session - Top Guns Talk- Keynote Lecture Session

  • Key Session - Start-Ups with Effective Scaling Strategies

  • Key Session - Commercialization of Stem Cells

  • Key Session - The Rare Disease &Orphan Drugs Development

  • Key Session - US-India Vaccine Research & Collaboration

  • Bio-Excellence Awards 2015

  • Serum Institute of India

  • Kaveri Seeds

  • Syngene

  • Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd.

  • Strand Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.

  • Emerging Company of the Year Awards 2015

  • BUGWORKS Research India Pvt. Ltd

  • Semler Research Center Pvt. Ltd.

  • IMGENEX India Pvt. Ltd.

  • InterpretOmics India Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mapmygenome.

  • Best Exhibitor Awards 2015


  • UK Trade and Investment

  • Eppendorf India

  • ResMed India

  • Taconic Biosciences

  • Siri Lifesciences

  • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research

  • Omega Scientific Instruments

  • Merck Millipore

  • Personal Air Quality Systems

  • Denovo Biolabs.

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