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Biocon Ltd. Company History and Annual Growth Details

2002

-The Biocon India group promoter of Biocon India Ltd. Ms Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon India Group.

-Biocon India appointed DSP Merrill Lynch and Kotak Mahindra for its Rs 150-crore IPO scheduled for June next year. Biocon-Shantha Biotech, the 50:50 joint venture between Biocon India and Shantha Biotechnics, focuses on the domestic and global human insulin markets by maximizing on R&D manufacturing and regulatory capacities of the two companies.

2003

-ICICI Venture offloads 10-pc stake in Biocon

2004

-Clinigene International inaugurates human pharmacology unit for clinical trials

-Comes out with an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of 10 million shares at a price of Rs 315 per share for a face value of Rs 5 per share which constitutes 10% of the post-issue capital (Rs 100 crore), listed at Rs 425

-Biocon Ltd has entered into a nine-year export contract with US major Bristol-Myers Squibb Co to supply the bulk form of its recombinant human insulin

-Biocon forays into lifestyle drugs market

-Biocon's clinical research arm, Clinigene International Pvt Ltd. re-accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) following a recent inspection

-Biocon Ltd has informed that in an unusual commercial transaction between Cuba and USA, a Californian Biotechnology Company, CancerVax Corporation received a rare US Government approval to License three experimental cancer drugs from a leading Cuban Institute (CIMAB)

-Biocon said on July 26 that its Cuban partner CIMAB (Centre for Molecular Immunology) in the joint venture with Biocon Biopharmaceuticals will be able to license out three experimental cancer drugs to a Californian Biotechnology company, CancerVax Corporation

-Biocon, Syngene enters into Research Agreement with Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Inc

-Biocon unveils new bio insulin

2005

Biocon signs MoU with Karolinska Institute.

-Ms Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD of Biocon Ltd, has been honoured with the Corporate Leadership Award 2005 of the American India Foundation (AIF)

-Biocon signs Licensing agreement with Bentley Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2006

-Biocon ties up with ICICI Prudential Life Insurance

-Biocon concludes Phase-IV trials of Insugem

2007

-Biocon Ltd and Abu Dhabi based pharmaceutical company Neopharma have signed an MOU to establish a JV to manufacture and market a range of Bio-pharmaceuticals for the GCC countries (Gulf Cooperation Council).

-Biocon Ltd on March 14, 2007 has announced that its subsidiary Company Syngene has entered into a research partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb.

-Biocon signs MOU with Neopharma for a JV

2008

-The Company has issued Bonus Shares in the Ratio of 1:1.

2009

- Biocon and Amylin Pharmaceuitcals Inc have entered into an exclusive agreement to jointly develop, commercialise and manufacture a new peptide therapeutic for potential treatment of diabetes. The two companies will share development costs.

-Biocon launches BASALOG - long lasting basal insulin for Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetics

-Biocon joins hands with Amylin Pharmaceuticals

-Biocon inks partnership with ISB to launch the Biocon Cell for Innovation Management

2010

- Biocon has launched its new 'comprehensive care' division, dedicated to provide affordable solutions to critical illnesses such as nosocomial infections, post surgical complications, trauma and medical emergencies.

- Biocon has signed an agreement with Teleradiology Solutions to provide teleradiology reporting services to Clinigene, Biocon's clinical research arm.

2011

-Biocon announces preliminary data on its novel oral insulin drug candidate

-Biocon announces project commencement for first high-end biopharmaceutical manufacturing and R&D facility in Bio-XCell, Malaysia

-Biocon launches INSUPen®, a convenient and affordable reusable insulin delivery device

-Clinigene International Enters into Collaborative Clinical Research Services

-Biocon wins Biospectrum BioPharma Company of the year award

-Biocon wins Best Design and Information Award for the Healthcare Sector at Bangalore India Bio

2012
-Biocon wins Excellence in Environmental Management Award
-Biocon wins Best Exhibitor Award in the category of Biocontent and Information at Bangalore India Bio
-Biocon wins Golden Peacock National Quality Award
-Biocon Research Centre Inaugurated by Nobel Laureate Prof Kurt Wüthrich
-Biocon announces that it has entered into an option agreement with Bristol-Myers Squibb for
Biocon’s IN-105, an oral insulin drug candidate

2013
-"Biocon Launches ALZUMAb - a First in Class Novel Biologic Treatment for Psoriasis Patients in India".
-"Biocon Enhances Partnership with Mylan through Strategic Collaboration for Insulin Products."
-"Biocon Partners with CytoSorbents to Market CytoSorb®-A First-in-Class Therapy for Sepsis Management".
-"Biocon Ranked at No. 6 among Top 20 Global Biotech Employers by the Science Magazine".
-Biocon the Top Ten Most Admired Companies in the Pharma & Healthcare Sector.
-Biocon wins Best Design and Innovation Exhibitor Award at Bangalore India Bio.

2014
-Biocon has been conferred with the Sir J C Bose Memorial Award 2013 (Institutional category) by Indian Science Monitor (ISM) for its contribution in the field of Biotechnology, with special reference to the launch of ALZUMAb (Itolizumab).
-Biocon Foundation gets 'Asia Best CSR Practices Award 2014 for ''Cervical Cancer Screening Programme''.
-Biocon wins Thomson Reuters India Innovation Awards 2014
-Biocon launches drug for breast cancer treatment
-Biocon partners with Advaxis for novel cancer immunotherapy
-Biocon launches flagship program in collaboration with KGI

2015
-Biocon Foundation bags WHO award
-Biocon Strengthens its Presence in Mexico; Receives Approval for Insulin Glargine through its partner PiSA Farmaceutica
-Biocon's CRO Arm Syngene Seeks Approval for IPO, Files DRHP
-Biocon's Nationwide 'Winning with Diabetes' Campaign Raises Awareness on Disease Prevention & Management
-NeoBiocon Partners with Novartis to offer Vildagliptin for Diabetics in UAE
-Biocon launches new Hepatitis-C drug in India
- Biocon is the Only Asian Company to be ranked in Top 20 Global Biotech Employers
-Biocon Inaugurates World Class Devices Facility & Introduces Basalog One

2016
-Biocon Academy Introduces First Of Its Kind Career Advancement Program in 'Quality Control Microbiology’ in Collaboration with BITS Pilani
-Biocon receives Karnataka govt nod for Rs 1,060 cr plant
-Biocon launches Insulin Glargine in Japan

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