Bio-Technology is a mix of biology and technology which means modification of living beings through application of various technologies (i.e. organisms, biological systems or biological processes) to produce a better breed of plants, animals and human beings to make them immune to all disease. Bio-Technology puts a major impact on health, pharmaceuticals, agricultural, food and environment. The development of new drugs & medicine, human and animal vaccines, diagnostics, transgenic crops and a range of new processes to clean up and improvement in energy production and increasing productivity.
Bio-technology is a multi disciplinary subject and covers Biomedical, Research, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Chemistry, Virology, Immunology.
Biotechnology offers many good employment opportunities in research, marketing and production in the fields like medicine and healthcare, agriculture and animal husbandry, crop management, ecology, cell biology, soil science, plant and seed technology:
- Pharmaceutical companies
- Food Processing Companies
- Research Institutes
- Faculty/ Education
- Quality Control
A Biotechnologist can find jobs in pharmaceutical companies, chemical industries, bio-processing industries, agriculture related industries and pollution control organisations. Some of big organizations working in Biotechnology field include Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), Hindustan Lever Ltd, Ranbaxy Laboratories, India Vaccines Corporation, Biocon India Ltd, National Botanical Institute, Tata Engineering Research Institute, Hindustan Antibiotics and National Chemical Laboratories.
B.Tech./ M.Tech./ M.Sc./ MBA Bio-Technology