Biotech company Mylab Discovery Solutions announced the opening of an advanced Innovation Centre for diagnostics in Pune. Spread over 42,000 square feet at Aundh, the centre aims to drive cutting-edge research and advance impactful solutions to address healthcare challenges for Indian and international markets.
According to Mylab, $3 million has been invested in the centre, which is the only one in the country that will develop and commercialise diagnostic innovations in diverse fields, including molecular, serology, immunology, automation, robotics, AI-based diagnostic solutions, devices and biosensors.
Hasmukh Rawal, MD, Mylab Discovery Solutions said, “The opening of Mylab Global Innovation Centre will provide an unparalleled opportunity to nurture innovation and deliver technologically-advanced, future-ready diagnostics to improve the lives of people across the world. The Centre will be committed to catalyse the growth and potentially transform the diagnostics industry so as to help establish India as a global powerhouse for diagnostics innovation.”
The centre will be equipped with state-of-the-art equipment that will enable research scientists and engineers to bring ideas to life. The centre will have over 450 employees, 70% of whom are research scientists. Dr Cyrus S Poonawalla, Chairman and Managing Director of Serum Institute of India inaugurated the Mylab Global Innovation Centre.
Dr Poonawalla said, “Quality and advanced diagnostics are of paramount importance today as it plays a pivotal role across the entire healthcare continuum. I am confident that Mylab Global Innovation Centre will contribute significantly to the development of high-quality diagnostics for more efficient and accurate diagnoses and deliver a better treatment outcome for patients across the world.”