The 'Biocon KGI Certificate in Biosciences' is the flagship program of Biocon Academy. Established by Biocon, India's largest biotech company, the Academy is an advanced learning initiative that aims to develop industry-ready talent for India's rapidly growing biopharma sector.
The 16-week program offered in Bangalore uses a "flipped" curriculum, with synchronous and asynchronous transmission of courses and instructional material developed and offered by faculty at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) and facilitated by preceptors in Bangalore. In addition to technical sessions and classroom assignments from KGI, students will get hands-on experience in various facilities of BioCon. While focusing on the technical skill development, the course will also provide an opportunity for students to hone their professional skills through dedicated training.
The program curriculum offers nine modules: Molecular Biotechnology; Pharmaceutical Development; Biopharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Control; CMC Regulations of Pharmaceuticals; Introduction to U.S. Food & Drug Law; Fermentation Principles; Mammalian Cell Biotechnology; Bioseparation Engineering & Services and the Professional Skills Development.
In keeping with Biocon's commitment to affordability and greater access, Biocon will offer a merit scholarship of up to 75 percent of the course fee for the meritorious students selected through an intensive selection process.
For more information, please visit the Biocon Academy website.