First Sectoral Expert Committee meeting on Bio-manufacturing
On 12th August 2023, the first Sectoral Expert Committee meeting on Bio-manufacturing of Precision Bio-therapeutics specifically focusing on Monoclonal Antibodies organised by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India was held at IIT Indore.
During the meeting, Dr. Rajesh Gokhale, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology stressed on the need to create a network of Biomanufacturing facilities across India.
Dr Jayanta Bhattacharya, chairman and Dr Dhananjay Patankar, co-chairman of the committee shared their vision of strategies for biomanufacturing and proposed a strategic roadmap for the production of monoclonal antibody in India.
Dr Alka Sharma, senior advisor, DBT, Dr. Jyoti Logani, Scientist F, DBT, scientists from various organizations and industry professionals attended the meeting.