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GVK BIO Establishes the Largest Isotope Labeling Facility in India

November 19, 2012

GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO), Asia’s leading Drug Discovery Research & Development organization, has received approvals from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB), Government of India, to carry out 3H and 14C synthesis activities. This GLP compliant facility has state-of-the-art equipment to cater to the requirements of companies engaged in the fields of Drug Discovery and Development, Agro and Veterinary Chemicals, Cosmetics, Perfumery and Specialty Studies.

Speaking of this development, Manni Kantipudi, CEO, GVK BIO, said, “Several of our customers requested us to extend our chemistry services to include isotope labeling services. We listened to our customers and set up this state-of-the art facility which is the largest such facility in India. The facility has received all statutory approvals from the Atomic Energy Review Board of India.”

About GVK Biosciences
GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO) is Asia’s leading contract research organization. GVK BIO provides a broad spectrum of services, stand-alone and integrated, across the R&D value chain. Our discovery services consist of Chemistry, Biology and Informatics; the development services include Clinical Research, Clinical Pharmacology and Process R&D. GVK BIO’s diverse portfolio of nearly 200 customers includes some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agro, life-sciences companies and leading academic & research institutions.