is a biotech cluster setup near Hyderabad, India
to provide world-class facilities to over 100 biotech
companies. It is a 200 acre Knowledge Park(KP) which is a joint initiative of ICICI Bank
and the Andhra Pradesh
government. KP is the first of its kind knowledge-nurturing centre for the Indian companies and a knowledge gateway for multinational companies. Spread over 600 km², covering the mandals of Shamirpet
in Ranga Reddy District
, the Genome Valley has developed as a natural cluster for biotech research, training and manufacturing activities.
In a recent development, the world's first ever "Centre of Excellence in Medical Bioinformatics was inaugurated at the Gandipet campus of CDFD, Hyderabad by the President of India. The presence of some of the leading institutions (see List of institutions based in Hyderabad India), have proved to be strong partners for Andhra’s biotech sector.
US Pharmacopeia(USP) has opened a laboratory in the Genome Valley which is only one outside Washington,US.
The Knowledge Park has five Innovation Corridors on its agenda. The first phase of
Innovation Corridor I, comprising 10 laboratories, each of about 3,000 ft² (300 m²), is
operational and fully occupied. The second phase of Innovation Corridor I, comprising 16
laboratory modules of 1,700 ft² (170 m²) each, is ready for operation.
Genome Valley BioCluster comprises the following:
- Shapoorji Pallonji Biotech Park,
- ICICI Knowledge Park,
- Bharat Biotech Park,
- Shanta Biotechnics,
- Godrej Plant Biotech Ltd,
- Biological E Ltd,
- Krebs Biochemicals,
- Nuziveedu Seed Co. Ltd.
- GVK Biosciences Private Ltd
- Jupiter Orga,
- Metchnikoff Biosystems,
- Satyam Forest Research Centre,
- Haritha Biotech and Plantations,
- AG Biotech Laboratories (India) Ltd,
- Mericlone Biotech Private Ltd