The province of Santa Fe in Argentina will be leading a 40-member delegation comprising ministers, senators, bureaucrats, industry and institutions from Santa Fe will be present at BioAsia 2014 to be held from February 17 to 19, 2014.
Online PR News – 17-January-2014 – January 17, 2014, Hyderabad/Andhra Pradesh – The province of Santa Fe in Argentina will be leading the biggest-ever foreign government delegation to BioAsia at this year’s edition. The 40-member delegation comprising ministers, senators, bureaucrats, industry and institutions from Santa Fe will be present at BioAsia 2014 to be held from February 17 to 19, 2014 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC), Hyderabad.
Close to 20 biotech companies from the province of Santa Fe, will participate in BioAsia seeking partnership, collaboration and business with Indian Companies / institutions on key areas, particularly Pharma and Bioenergy. . The biotech industry in Santa Fe is focussed on human health and bio-pharma, Agrobiotechnology and industrial processing. Many of these companies which came up in the last 20 years are SMEs and university spin offs. “India and Santa Fe can work together in the development of new pharmaceutical and biopharmaceuticals, biomedical tests, new seeds, new products and processes to improve food industry and agricultural chains value and improvement of biofuel production. As most of our biotech and bio-pharma companies are SMEs, their thrust is on innovation which is why BioAsia as a platform is a perfect fit for us as they too are focussed on innovation in this edition,” said Mr. Antonio Bonfatti, Hon’ble Governor of the province of Santa Fe
“The official delegation of Santa Fe Government will comprise, Governor of the province of Santa Fe, Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation, Secretary of the Treasury, Director of Industrial Pharmaceutical Laboratory (LIF) and senators among others. The objective of this association is promote businesses, collaborative research and development projects in strategic subjects. BioAsia will help showcase the full fledged ecosystem of Santa Fe biotech industry to Indian companies looking towards South America to scale up, collaborate or for mergers and acquisitions,” said Mr. Shakthi M. Nagappan, CEO, BioAsia.
BioAsia 2014 will also see UK as the country partner besides Gangwon (South Korea) as another International State Partner, KPMG as the knowledge partner ICRISAT as AgBio partner and delegates from about 50 Countries. The event is being organized by Federation of Asian Biotech Associations, Government of Andhra Pradesh and Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council along with Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation.
About BioAsia: BioAsia is born with a vision to enhance, enrich and encourage newer innovations, path-breaking discoveries and effective solutions in the biotechnology industry by offering a vibrant global platform for convergence of the key stakeholders - Biotech & Biopharma Companies, research institutions, academia, investors, service providers, policy makers, regulators and analysts. BioAsia is focused in its efforts - to drive the growth of the industry by enabling an effective environment for fostering collaborations, JV’s M&A’s; ensure knowledge and experience sharing by global industry players to benefit all stakeholders; promote innovations and initiatives through appropriate awards and recognitions; play a pivotal role in advocating issues to the policy makers and chartering the road-map of bio-technology. BioAsia is a dynamic platform for companies -to exhibit, launch and showcase their unique strengths, products and services. BioAsia is playing the role of a key catalyst in mobilizing all elements that are required to drive the growth of the emerging industry of Biotechnology as well as optimize the immense business potential of biotech. On a larger level, BioAsia is working to drive a global transformation from the treatment of illness to wellness.
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