NEW YORK, March 25 - The Indian state of Kerala has moved forward with plans to develop a biotech park in its capital, a regional website reported today.
The biotech park will occupy 25 acres in the state's capital of Thiruvananthapuram, (also known as
The state government has allocated Rs. 300 million ($6.3 million) for the park, and the Indian government is likely to match these funds equally, according to the regional website, keralanext.com.
The "thrust areas" in which the park's developers would like its industrial denizens to focus include immunodiagnostics and vaccines, industrial enzymes, plant tissue culture, biopesticides, and biofertilizers, KINFRA said.