Biotech Startup Expo – 2022: Highlights
The Biotech Startup Expo – 2022 was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 9th June 2022. The first Biotech Startup Expo of India reflects the country’s expansive growth in the biotech sector. This expo was attended by PM Modi along with Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Dr Jitendra Singh, and Dharmendra Pradhan.
Who has organized this event?
The two-day Biotech Startup Expo 2022 event is being held on the 9th and 10th of June 2022 and the Department of Biotechnology and Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) has organized this event. This event is being organized to mark ten years of setting up of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC).
What is the theme of this expo?
The theme of the Biotech Startup Expo 2022 is ‘Biotech Startup Innovations: Towards AatmaNirbhar Bharat’.
What is the objective of this expo?
This expo will be providing a common platform with the aim of connecting entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, scientists, manufacturers, industry leaders, regulators, bio-incubators, and government officials. Roughly 300 stalls have been set up at this expo to showcase the applications of biotechnology in various sectors such as agriculture, healthcare, clean energy, genomics, industrial biotechnology, biopharma, and waste-to-value.