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Genome Valley is an Indian high-technology business district spread across 600 km² in Hyderabad, India.[1] It is located across the suburbs, Turkapally, Shamirpet, Medchal, Uppal, Patancheru, Jeedimetla, Gachibowli and Keesara, the Valley has developed as a cluster for Biomedical research, training and manufacturing.[2][3][4]

Genome Valley
Science Parks
Founded1999 Edit this on Wikidata
FounderKrishna Ella Edit this on Wikidata


Genome valley was commissioned in 1999 as S. P. Biotech Park in a public-private partnership with Bharat Biotech International, and its founder Krishna Ella, alongside private infrastructure companies such as Shapoorji Pallonji Group and ICICI Bank.[5]

Alexandria Knowledge Park SEZEdit

In 2009, U.S.-based infrastructure giant Alexandria Real Estate Equities has announced its plans to invest in the bio-cluster, which led to the Alexandria Knowledge Park SEZ.[6] The biocluster at Shamirpet holds Certification mark by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the European Union.[7]

IKP Knowledge ParkEdit

The IKP Knowledge Park is spread over 200 acres in Turakapally, is an initiative of ICICI Bank with five "innovation corridors" - a first of its kind knowledge-nurturing centre for Indian companies and a knowledge gateway for multinational companies".[8] The first phase of Innovation Corridor I, comprising 10 laboratories, around 3,000 ft² (300 m²) each, is operational and fully occupied. The second phase of Innovation Corridor I, comprising 16 laboratory modules of 1,700 ft² (170 m²) each, is ready for operation.

MN ParkEdit

In 2016, Mission Neutral Park has acquired specialized R&D assets in Genome Valley from US based Alexandria REIT and rechristened it as MN Park. It is a collaborative life sciences ecosystem in Genome Valley, Hyderabad consisting of Grade A R&D facilities.

It is spread over 400 acres including build-up facilities of around 600,000 sq.ft. provided to global tenants like Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Mylan and Ashland Inc. MN’s focus area: Preleased industrial assets and specialized office spaces to sectors including specialized warehousing, logistics, food processing, light manufacturing, pharmaceutical R&D, biotechnology etc.


R & DEdit

Clockwise from upper left:

Contract Research Organizations and HealthcareEdit

  • Ocimum Biosolutions
  • Excelra
  • Makro care
  • SIRO-Clinpharm
  • Sipra Labs
  • Alveus Pharmaceuticals
  • Sandor Proteomics
  • Laurus Labs
  • Bio-Axis
  • Clin Asia
  • Clintec International
  • Andronovo Labs
  • Piramal Clinical
  • Diacel
  • Vimta Labs
  • Aizant therapeutics
  • Incozen Therapeutics
  • Med-Himalayas
  • Sai advantum
  • Laxai Avanti
  • Mithros chemicals
  • Imptech Scientific


Further readingEdit


  1. ^ Special Correspondent (22 November 2011). "Today's Paper / NATIONAL : BioAsia-2012 to focus on vaccines, IPR, CROs and investments". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  2. ^ "BioSpectrumIndia - the business of biotech - Moving Towards Consolidation". Archived from the original on 5 November 2008. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  3. ^ Our Bureau (12 February 2012). "Business Line : Industry & Economy / Economy : AP Govt making policies more industry-friendly, says CM". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  4. ^ Our Bureau. "Business Line : Industry & Economy News : Tag from US lab may help drug-makers find markets". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  5. ^ rediff. "Genome valley history". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  6. ^ The Hindu. "Alexandria to invest 1000 cr in genome valley". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  7. ^ Hyderabad's Genome Valley gets US certification, Indo Asian News Service Friday, 6 July 2007 |
  8. ^ "". Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  9. ^ "US Pharmacopeia to set up lab in Hyderabad". Archived from the original on 18 June 2006. Retrieved 19 February 2006.
  10. ^ "'Lonza is investing Rs.405 cr in India'".
  11. ^ Udgirkar, Trushna. "Biocon to spend Rs 200 cr on R&D, manufacturing". Archived from the original on 22 March 2012. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  12. ^ IANS (18 September 2014). "P&G, Cogent open Telangana plants, Johnson & Johnson begins work".
  13. ^ "Novartis India Limited, Amit Kumar, Dr Anuradha Sinha". 13 August 2009. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  14. ^ Bayer Archived 2013-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
  15. ^ Our Bureau. "Bayer launches multi-crop breeding station in Hyderabad". The Hindu Business Line.
  16. ^ Our Bureau. "Business Line : Industry & Economy / Agri-biz : Monsanto opens Rs 28 cr seed conditioning facility at Shamirpet". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  17. ^ "Merck completes talks with IKP on R&D unit". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 18 February 2007.
  18. ^ "Covidien's New R&D Centre in Hyderabad - Express Healthcare". Retrieved 21 August 2012.
  19. ^ BS Reporter (8 July 2010). "Celgene opens support centre in Hyd".
  20. ^ Our Bureau. "Rs 380-cr stem cell bank to come up in Hyerabad". The Hindu Business Line.