US state Utah seeks co-operation with India in life science research

Mumbai: The US state of Utah has sought cooperation with Indian companies to expedite research in life sciences and is also signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian companies for the purpose.

"Out of three most important areas in which Utah is working, life science is the area where we are seeking partnership with Indian companies," Utah governor, Jon Huntsman Jr told reporters.

The University of Utah, on behalf of the state, is signing an MoU with Global Healthcare, a Naresh Trehan-promoted group and with outsourcing company, Globerian, for the cooperation.

"We are also going to sign some more MoUs with Indian companies in Mumbai tomorrow. The MoU will focus more on sharing information, providing training and education, and in the field of clinical trials," he added.