The Park

Bio360, Kerala's first Life Sciences Park will advance science to new frontiers. Kerala's first major step in the field of Life Sciences, the new Life Sciences Park, a Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) initiative, will be a cluster of research institutions, sci-tech academia and companies, working in the field of Biotechnology, Nano-technology and Life sciences. A new venture to attract both domestic and foreign investments in the related areas, the industry-specific infrastructure of Bio360 – Life Sciences Park, includes incubation centre and technology development centre. With such state-of-the-art facilities, Thiruvananthapuram is certain to evolve as a hub of industry and R&D in Life Sciences.

A new company namely Kerala Lifesciences Industries Parks (P) Ltd - KLIP formed as a subsidiary of KSIDC to establish the project. The company has 51% shareholding by KSIDC and rest by Govt of Kerala and KINFRA

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Western Ghats, one of the thirty nine bio-diversity hotspots in the world, has recently featured among the UNESCO's list of iconic World Heritage Sites for its rich biodiversity. Home to 137 species of mammals, 508 species of birds, 332 species of butterflies, 290 species of fishes, 10,035 species of flora of which 102 species are exclusively endemic to the region.

This majestic Western Ghats, also known as Sahyadri in local parlance; stretches across 1600 kms covering the states of Tamilnadu, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala. About 500 kms of this rich biosphere is exclusively in Kerala, comprising of 56% of the total geographic area of the State.



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    Kerala state government on 22 August 2013 laid the foundation store of Bio 360, a Life Sciences Park. It was initiated by state owned Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) in th...

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    The government will extend all support to develop the Bioscience Research and Training Centre (BRTC), set up by the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU), to a world-class research ...

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