The Indian Pavilion at BIO International Convention & Exhibition-2017, San Diego was inaugurated by the Minister of State for Science &Technology and Earth Sciences, Shri Y. S Chowdary.
The MAKE IN INDIA theme has been emphasized in the Indian Pavilion. Inaugurating the Pavilion, the Minister stated that the positive discussions during BIO will lead to a lot of new opportunities for Indian start-up companies in Science & Technology and 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 Minister also released a 60-page India Biotech Handbook 2017, showcasing the strengths of India’s fast-growing $42 billion Bio-Economy.
The Andhra Pradesh Lounge was set up by Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board and bilateral meetings with investors were arranged to discuss mutually beneficial projects and potential areas of collaboration in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Chairman, APIIC represented the state of Andhra Pradesh in the Country Presentations and showcased the opportunities in Biotechnology sector in Andhra Pradesh. The team interacted with over 300 investors and conducted one on one meeting with the potential leads.