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China to boost biotech industry

By 2015, the government aims to double from the 2010 level the share of GDP that the sector's value-added output accounts for, according to a biotech industry development plan unveiled by the State Council, or China's cabinet, Shanghai Daily reported.

Biocon, Manipal ink pact to develop talent in Malaysia

Drug firm Biocon Friday said its Malaysia-based subsidiary has inked a pact with Manipal Education Malaysia to collaborate for development of human capital for the biotechnology industry.