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Biocon arm Syngene in R&D pact with DuPont Crop Protection news
09 March 2009

Biocon subsidiary Syngene International has formed an alliance with DuPont Crop Protection, under which it will provide integrated research services, covering a broad range of R&D technical capabilities, to support  DuPont's discovery pipeline.

Syngene will provide integrated research services through its 'one box' model, covering a broad range of R&D technical capabilities to support DuPont's discovery pipeline.

"Today we recognise our long-standing relationship and take the next step to further advance our collaboration," said Julia R Wheeler, R&D director, DuPont Crop Protection.

"We are excited at the prospect of supporting DuPont across the discovery and development value chain in an integrated manner. This signifies our competencies in providing innovation based integrated research services from early stage discovery to final production," said Goutam Das, CEO Syngene.

Syngene provides custom research service in the areas of chemistry, biology, biologics and DMPK-toxicology to the global pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries across a range of programmes.

Syngene, a wholly owned subsidiary of Biocon, is an internationally reputed contract research and manufacturing organisation with multidisciplinary skills in chemistry and biology services. From early stage discovery and process development through to cGMP manufacturing, it provides customised services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology majors.

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Biocon arm Syngene in R&D pact with DuPont Crop Protection