Mumbai: The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) hosted a five-day, hands-on-training workshop on biosimilars/biologics characterization from December 11-15, 2017. The workshop was organized in partnership with Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) and supported by TEQIP III (Technical Education Quality Improvement Program) III. Launch of the most coveted National Biopharma Mission by BIRAC was the source of inspiration for organizing this first-of-its-kind workshop in the country.
As per various reports, the biopharmaceutical market accounts for USD 192.2 million, till the year 2016, and is projected to reach USD 291 billion by 2021. Monoclonal Antibodies (mAbs) and vaccines occupy the largest segments of the global biopharmaceutical market.