15 October 2015 | Features | By BioSpectrum Bureau
Top 20 Series-Rank 20- Anthem Biosciences- Rise above the rest
Organization: Anthem Biosciences Pvt Ltd
CEO: Mr Ajay bhardwaj
Bioscience Revenue: Rs 180 crore
With a growth of 40 percent, Anthem Biosciences registered a total revenue of Rs 280 crore in the fiscal year 2014-15, out of which Rs 180 crore was contributed by its biotech business.
Anthem Biosciences is a Bangalore-based Contract Research and Innovation Service Provider (CRISP), located in an Industrial Park with a built-up capacity to house over 500 researchers. Currently, the company employs over 350 people.
Anthem Biosciences' key achievements for the last fiscal include, adding new manufacturing facilities like High Potent compounds manufacturing plant, Larger Microbial and Cell Culture facility. The company also started construction on a new large scale manufacturing facility.
As a CRISP, Anthem offers a whole gamut of services dedicated to enabling and sustaining global research efforts in the discovery of new compounds by pharmaceutical, biotechnology, specialty chemicals, agriculture chemicals and material science companies. This is done by leveraging the company's core competencies in organ
ic synthesis, process development, analytical chemistry, discovery biology and regulatory compliance.
In December 2014, the company's Vivarium got AAALAC (Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care) Accreditation. The CRO whose export base has now diversified to South America, SouthEast Asia and the Middle East plans to enter new markets like Japan, Latin America.
The Firm also plans to inaugurate its new plant in Bangalore, in the present fiscal Also,it plans expanding its lab facilities (R&D and Analytical) by 60 percent, at its current site.
In the ever crowding space of CROs, Anthem Biosciences distinguishes itself as a top tier organization, with a highly skilled team, quality services and a guarantee of on-time performance.
Mr Ajay Bharadwaj, one of the founders of Anthem Biosciences was also selected as BioSpectrum Entrepreneur of the year in 2013 for his outstanding leadership to an entrepreneural venture.