National Biopharma Mission (NBM)  & BIRAC

National Biopharma Mission (NBM) is an industry-academia collaborative mission of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) for accelerating early development for biopharmaceuticals and is implemented by Biotechnology Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) – a Public Sector Undertaking of DBT. The aim of the mission is to enable and nurture an ecosystem for preparing India’s technological and product development capabilities in biopharmaceutical to a level that will be globally competitive over the next decade, and transform the health standards of India’s population through affordable product development.

Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) is a not-for-profit Section 8, Schedule B, Public Sector Enterprise, set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product development needs.