Hyderabad– The government of Telangana will set up of a state-of-the-art B-Hub, which will have a scale-up manufacturing facility for biopharma based R&D.

This was announced on Tuesday by Minister for Industries and Commerce K.T. Rama Rao.

The proposed facility, to come up with an estimated cost of Rs 60 crore, will be set up through Public Private Partnership in Genome Valley, which is India’s first organised cluster for life sciences R&D and clean manufacturing activities.

AB-Hub will be a first of its kind initiative in the country, aimed at providing much needed support to the biopharma R&D activities featuring a scale-up manufacturing facility along with a turnkey incubator/labspace module at GLP (Global Laboratory Practice) grade within a built-up area of 40,000 square feet, said a statement from the Minister’s office. (IANS)