John Shaw and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Principal Donors to Mazumdar Shaw ARC, University of Glasgow, Visit New Research Facility for the First Time

John Shaw and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, who are the principal donors to the University of Glasgow’s £116 million flagship research facility, the Mazumdar Shaw Advanced Research Centre (ARC), visited the completed building for the first time on August 11, 2022. The Advanced Research Centre Building John and Kiran donated $7.5 million to the University of Glasgow … Continue reading John Shaw and Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Principal Donors to Mazumdar Shaw ARC, University of Glasgow, Visit New Research Facility for the First Time

Reinventing Supply Chains of Tomorrow

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw The aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war have triggered massive disruptions in global supply chains, revealing the vulnerability of networks that were largely built on cost optimisation. Supply chains are critical to global growth, so their reinvention is vital to rebuilding economies in the post pandemic world. A … Continue reading Reinventing Supply Chains of Tomorrow

The Pandemic has Unleashed Opportunities We Never Thought Existed

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon & Biocon Biologics The tectonic shifts that the COVID-19 pandemic brought with it has thrust the Indian biotechnology industry into the global limelight. The industry responded with grit, agility and creativity to address India’s healthcare needs in the face of a rampaging viral outbreak. This global emergency galvanized India’s … Continue reading The Pandemic has Unleashed Opportunities We Never Thought Existed

Budget: Taking Strides Towards Digital Health

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw It was very heartening to see a Budget empathize with those who had to bear adverse health effects of the pandemic. The wide coverage of our nation’s vaccination drive greatly helped amidst the 3rd wave of the pandemic caused by the Omicron variant, resulting in milder symptoms. Even though India is in … Continue reading Budget: Taking Strides Towards Digital Health

A Fair Budget that Balances the Needs of the Indian Economy

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the nation with a balanced Budget for FY23. The Indian economy needs a steadying hand at a time when it is trying to find its feet as the tremors from the global COVID-19 pandemic recede slowly. She has prudently laid the groundwork for a gradual economic … Continue reading A Fair Budget that Balances the Needs of the Indian Economy

A Balanced Budget

By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairperson, Biocon Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has delivered a Budget that ticks several boxes. The Budget focused on maintaining fiscal prudence, improving ease of doing business, boosting infrastructure, and creating a strong digital governance architecture. The economic gloom caused by the Covid-19 pandemic had raised expectations of a ‘feel good’ budget. … Continue reading A Balanced Budget

HOPE FM DELIVERS A FEEL-GOOD BUDGET

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw The Covid-19 pandemic has cast a gloomy outlook across the entire economy. Government coffers are depleting, Industry investments are shrinking, and citizens are being hit by inflation and job losses.  Budget 2022 is an event that everyone is hoping will deliver good news and I wish the Finance Minister will not dash our hopes! … Continue reading HOPE FM DELIVERS A FEEL-GOOD BUDGET

Budget Offers an Opportunity To Strengthen India’s R&D and Innovation Ecosystem

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw The Indian pharmaceutical industry has been playing a key role in improving global health through its affordable and high-quality generic medicines.  We are the third largest pharmaceuticals supplier in terms of volume, supplying 60,000 generic brands across 60 therapeutic categories worldwide. India now needs to capture value share as well. To move … Continue reading Budget Offers an Opportunity To Strengthen India’s R&D and Innovation Ecosystem

Technology holds huge promise for healthcare in India in 2022

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a digital disruption in healthcare. It has accelerated innovation, catalysed technological breakthroughs, and created a fertile environment for the emergence of low-cost innovations anchored in affordability, and accessibility. It has also forced changes in consumer behaviour, persuaded doctors to become tech-savvy, prompted pharma companies to invest in … Continue reading Technology holds huge promise for healthcare in India in 2022

$150-Billion Bioeconomy by 2025: Policy Prescriptions for Building a Vibrant Biotech Sector

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw In the face of the biggest health calamity faced by humanity in a century, India’s Bioeconomy grew over 12% to reach $70.2 billion in 2020. The biotech industry braved the challenges of Covid-19 to develop innovative solutions such as diagnostics, therapies and vaccines at speed and scale to save countless lives. India … Continue reading $150-Billion Bioeconomy by 2025: Policy Prescriptions for Building a Vibrant Biotech Sector