India’s Life Sciences Industry Poised for the Next Level

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw Over the last 20 years, life sciences in India has gone from being a nascent sector to a sunrise industry. When I began my own entrepreneurial journey in 1978, little did I know that I was sowing the seeds of the country’s biotechnology revolution. Up until the mid-1980s, I was the lone … Continue reading India’s Life Sciences Industry Poised for the Next Level

A game-changing, transformational deal that is an inflection point in Biocon Biologic’s journey of making global impact: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

A game-changing, transformational deal that is an inflection point in Biocon Biologic’s journey of making global impact: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Biocon Biologics on Monday announced a transformational deal to acquire partner Viatris’ global biosimilars business for up to USD 3.335 billion in cash and stock. The acquisition of the business, which is estimated to generate revenues of USD 1 billion next year, will create a unique, fully integrated global biosimilars enterprise. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, … Continue reading A game-changing, transformational deal that is an inflection point in Biocon Biologic’s journey of making global impact: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

The Biocon Biologics-Viatris Transaction Catapults us into The Global Big League

Biocon Biologics on Monday announced a transformational deal to acquire partner Viatris’ global biosimilars business for up to USD 3.335 billion in cash and stock. The acquisition of the business, which is estimated to generate revenues of USD 1 billion next year, will create a unique, fully integrated global biosimilars enterprise. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, … Continue reading The Biocon Biologics-Viatris Transaction Catapults us into The Global Big League

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

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

Healthcare for all must be built on the voices of all

The state of health care in India is far from optimal, a statement with which few of its 1.3 billion citizens would disagree. Even prior to the pandemic, reforming the health system was overdue, evidenced by poor health indicators, unequal delivery of quality care and inadequate protection from financial risk. Despite significant improvements in areas … Continue reading Healthcare for all must be built on the voices of all

How India Should Be Rebranded for Post-Covid Global Leadership

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw The Covid-19 pandemic is an inflection point for India to introspect on its global leadership potential. Despite the economic devastation caused by the virus, India’s agility in pivoting its resources to respond to the crisis has made the country a global outlier. With 1.3 billion people, we have seen about 12 million … Continue reading How India Should Be Rebranded for Post-Covid Global Leadership

Women in Leadership: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw & Debjani Ghosh Engage in a Special Fireside Chat

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, Biocon brought together two of India’s most successful women role models who are an inspiration for today’s generation of girls to become tomorrow’s business leaders. Biocon Executive Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and NASSCOM President Debjani Ghosh participated in a very engaging virtual Fireside Chat on the topic of ‘Women in … Continue reading Women in Leadership: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw & Debjani Ghosh Engage in a Special Fireside Chat

We Need More Indian Women to Make a Mark in Science

By Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw “A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for,” said Grace Hopper (1906–1992), one of the first programmers in the history of computers. Her belief that programming languages should be as easily understood as English was highly influential on the development of COBOL, one of the first computer … Continue reading We Need More Indian Women to Make a Mark in Science