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C-CAMP and Indegene announce strategic collaboration to help life science startups accelerate innovation and growth

15 Mar 2024
Bengaluru, 15th March 2024: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms, C-CAMP, India’s premier not-for-profit enabler organization in the deep tech innovation space, and Indegene, a digital-first, life sciences commercialization company which counts 20 of the world’s top 20 biopharma companies among its clientele, have joined hands to help early-stage life sciences startups accelerate technology innovation, product development, and go-to-market.
The multi-year agreement will see Indegene bring in financial assistance, mentorship via highly skilled and specialized experts, and a digital service suite, supporting C-CAMP’s efforts in nurturing at least 5-7 early-stage deep-science startups with a 360-degree ecosystem. This initiative aligns with Indegene’s philosophy of enabling future-ready healthcare globally. The goal of the partnership is to leverage C-CAMP’s incubation program to strengthen the life sciences innovation ecosystem in India and help bring new drugs/therapies to market faster.
Signing the MoU at C-CAMP premises, C-CAMP Director-CEO, Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, said, “C-CAMP incubation is a comprehensive support programme, with top-end technology access and lab facilities. Started a little more than a decade ago, we have incubated almost 100 startups, present and graduated, that have had a game-changing impact on healthcare, agriculture, and the environment in India and beyond. By partnering with Indegene, we will focus our efforts on further augmenting our incubation support capacity and startup access so that more breakthrough innovations can be given world-class support to reach people and solve real-world challenges.”
“We strive to enable the communities we work in to be future-ready, and are committed to doing our bit to make quality healthcare more accessible. In this endeavor, we collaborate with many purpose-driven organizations like C-CAMP”, said, Manish Gupta, Chairman and CEO, Indegene Limited. “We are happy to join hands with C-CAMP to help advance the life sciences startup ecosystem in India and accelerate innovation.”
About C-CAMP
The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) is India’s premier innovation and technology hub and one of the largest and most vibrant life sciences incubators in the country. C-CAMP has directly funded, incubated and mentored 400+ start-ups over half a decade and is connected to over 2000 start-ups and entrepreneurs across the country in the domains of healthcare, agriculture and environment. C-CAMP is an initiative supported by Govt of India agencies including Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science & Technology, NITI Aayog-AIM, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Startup India and Department of IT, BT, S&T Government of Karnataka. It has several international partnerships spread across US, UK, Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, Japan, Brazil and Israel.
About Indegene
Indegene is a digital-first, life sciences commercialization company. It helps biopharmaceutical, emerging biotech and medical device companies develop products, get them to the market, and grow their impact through the life cycle in a more effective, efficient and modern way. Indegene brings together healthcare domain expertise, fit-for-purpose technology and an agile operating model to provide a diverse range of solutions. These aim to deliver, amongst other outcomes, a personalized, scalable and omnichannel experience for patients and physicians. It’s what drives Indegene’s team and their purpose to enable healthcare organizations be future ready. To learn more, please visit www.indegene.com