Hyderabad to host BioAsia 2013

Hyderabad, Nov 9: The 10th edition of BioAsia 2013, the annual biotechnology and life sciences conference, will be held here Jan 28-30 next year.

With the theme of Biologics and Biosimilars, discussions will be focused on drug discovery, monoclonal antibodies, regenerative medicine, intellectual property rights and financial eco-system.

A parallel event focusing on agricultural biotechnology and food technology with the support of International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) will also be held.

BioAsia 2013 will be hosted by the government of Andhra Pradesh with the support of the Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) and Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil).

According to a statement by the organisers, interested individuals, institutions, academia and companies can log on to www.2013.bioasia.in to register themselves for participating in the event.

“Over the last decade BioAsia has successfully established itself as a platform that has added significant momentum to the growth of biotechnology arena,” said Shakthi Nagappan, CEO, BioAsia.

IANS