Welcome to Guwahati Biotech Park (GBP), where Science and business form a platform to promote entrepreneurship in the Northeast India. Situated in north bank of Brahmaputra, surrounded by lush green environment and in proximity to premier Institutes of Northeast India: IIT Guwahati, Assam Engineering College, Institute of Advanced studies of Science & Technology and Gauhati University and the Brahmaputra Industrial Park.
GBP is a visionary project launched by a autonomous society under the Government of Assam, Government of India, Universities and business leaders as a model for research, innovation and economic development. The founders of the GBP hope to change the economic condition of the region and state, thereby increasing the opportunities for the citizens of North Eastern and Eastern India. GBP aims to be a place where educators, researchers and businesses come together as collaborative partners.
The Park will comprise of integrated research infrastructure which will meet the requirements of the scientists and entrepreneur for discovery and development of drugs. The proposed labs are a fundamental step to nurture young scientists and to promote high-end medicinal research. The Park will provide services for external research groups and organizations on a fee basis. The fee will be much lower than international rates.
In the rapidly changing industrial scenario in Eastern India, states like West Bengal are fast becoming investment destination for major Indian and international companies. Assam, with her century old reputation as a centre for petroleum and tea industries, is now ready to enter into the IT, BT and nanotechnology era. Establishment of a Biotech Park at Guwahati is to encourage young entrepreneurs of this region to participate in the post patent and genomic revolution of India.