Wednesday, 19 September 2018

IIT-M plans collaboration with US Biotech hub

07 February 2018 | News

South San Francisco city is known as a global biotech hub that houses companies like Genentech, Merck and Johnson & Johnson.

Image credit- htcampus.com

Image credit- htcampus.com

The city council of South San Francisco city represented by IIT-M alumnus Dr Pradeep Gupta has proposed a collaboration between the Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC), a multidisciplinary research and development centre at IIT-M, and life sciences firms in South San Francisco involved in cutting edge research in disciplines ranging from oncology to neurodegenerative diseases.

South San Francisco city is known as a global biotech hub that houses companies like Genentech, Merck and Johnson & Johnson. The collaboration would be between three categories of companies and the university — startups, mid-sized companies looking to outsource R&D projects and bigger companies which require a fresh a pipeline of drugs and technology.

Dr. Pradeep Gupta, who served as the Mayor of South San Francisco city in 2017 is also keen for HTIC to sign MoUs with earlystage Google-funded startups like Verily and Calico, apart from traditional drug manufacturers looking to revive their product lines.

Comments

× Your session has been expired. Please click here to Sign-in or Sign-up
   New User? Create Account

Click Here!




Survey Box

Are portable diagnostics taking healthcare into the household?

× Please select an option to participate in the poll.
Processing...   View poll results   More polls

× You have successfully cast your vote.
{{ optionDetail.option }}{{ optionDetail.percentage }}%
{{ optionDetail.percentage }}% Complete
More polls