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The 16th BioAsia 2019 -Asia’s largest biotechnology and life-sciences forum was conducted in Hyderabad, Telangana. It was held from 25th to 27th February 2019.
The BioAsia 2019 was inaugurated by the Governor of Telangana –E.S.L Narasimhan .
The theme of the conference was “Life Sciences 4.0 – Disrupt the Disruption”.
BioAsia is an annual event organized by the Government of Telangana and it largely focuses on re-imagining healthcare after technological disruptions.
The Partner Country for the event is South Korea. South Africa and Spain are the international partners for the event.
A Vaccine Skilling Program of Telangana Government was launched to rope in skilled professionals for the growth of the industry.
Genome Valley Excellence Award 2019was presented by the organizing committee of BioAsia 2019. It was awarded to Dr. Don W Cleveland of the University of California. The award felicitates his work in cancer genetics.
‘Life Sciences 4.0: transforming health care in India’ was launched by EY. The report discusses the disruptive impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) on the health care ecosystem in India.
BioAsia past editions have helped in bringing in investments of about Rs.15,000 crores and around 16,000 business partnering meetings have been organized during the event.
Leaders and officers from 95 countries have attended the event and around 250 Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) & Letters of Intent (LoIs) were signed at the forum.