The Govt. of Kerala has constituted the Biotechnology Board to create the best environment in the state for growth of Biotechnology.  The Kerala Biotechnology Commission (KBC) is responsible for the implementation of the Biotechnology Policy and other guidelines laid down by the Biotechnology Board and is taking a lead role in promoting R & D and industrial growth in the area of Biotechnology through appropriate programmes relevant to the development of the State and also to support Human Resource Development in Biotechnology.  The major objectives of KBC are to:

  • Provide research support to young scientists for pursuing research in emerging areas of biotechnology
  • Provide translational research in various disciplines of biotechnology with industrial partnership
  • Extend support for conducting training projects to promote rural innovations for developing biotech based products
  • Build up and strengthen the human resource capacity in biotechnology through supporting the training and workshop initiatives in the emerging areas of                     biotechnology


Biotechnology Innovations for Rural Development (BIRD) Biotechnology Training & Workshop
Industry Linked Biotechnology Research Scheme (IBRS) Kerala Biotechnology Re-entry Fellowship (K-BiREF)
 Biotechnology Young Entrepreneur (BYE) Award Post-Doctoral Fellowship - Biotechnology
Young Investigators Programme in Biotechnology (YIPB) Biotechnology Education Development Programme
Chief Minister's Career Advancement in Biotechnology  

More Details Contact

   1.  Prof. G. M. Nair
        Advisor, KBC
        Ph: 0471 2548406 / 2534605 / 2548259
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   2.  Dr Sarika A R
        Ph. 0471-2548254