Biotechnology as the name implies is the combination of Bio and Technology. It is an area of biology which includes use of live organism and bio processes in engineering, technology. In short Biotechnology is technical application which can use live organism and biological system techniques to manufacture or change any product or process it for any specified type of use. Any Biotechnology Company or organization is a firm which uses biotechnology for manufacturing or designing any product or service.
List of Biotechnology Companies:
A. Companies in US
Abraxis Bioscience, Acorda Therapeutics, Alkermes, Amgen, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Arena Pharmaceuticals, ArrayBioPharma, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Biogen Idec, Carrington Laboratories, Celgene, Cephalon, Cerus, Coley Pharmaceutical Group, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, CuraGen, CV Therapeutics, Cytogen, Enzo Biochem, Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Genentech,GenVec, Genzyme, Gilead Sciences, Human Genome Sciences, Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Indevus Pharmaceuticals, InterMune, Inspire Pharmaceuticals, Imclone Systems, ImmunoGen, Isis Pharmaceuticals, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, LifeCell, Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Maxygen, Medarex, Medivir Group, MedImmune, MGI Pharma, Micromet, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Monogram Biosciences, Myriad Genetics, Nabi Bio pharmaceuticals, Nektar Therapeutics, Neurocrine Biosciences, NPSPharmaceuticals, Omrix Bio pharmaceuticals, Oscient Pharmaceuticals, OSI Pharmaceuticals, Palatin Technologies, PDLBioPharma, Pharmion, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Replidyne, Tanox, Targacept, Trimeris, United Therapeutics, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, ViaCell, ViroPharma, Xoma, ZymoGenetics.
B. Companies in India
Alembic Ltd, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Asia-Pacific Ltd, Bharat Serums and Vaccines Ltd, Biocon, Biotech Consortium India Ltd, Brain Wave Bioinformatics Ltd, Catalyst Pharma Consulting, Chemitech Foundation, Colour-Chem Ltd, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Excel Industries Ltd, Haitanya Healthcare Ecom Ltd, Hi Tech Bio Labs, Landpower Biotech Ltd, Life Science Technology Lupin Ltd, Nicholas Piramal India Ltd, Ocimum Biosolutions Ltd, Serum Institute of India, Shantha Biotechnics Private Ltd.
C. Other companies
There are many other companies like Ambrilia Biopharma, AEterna Zentaris, Cangene, QLT, Bioniche Life Sciences (Canada),Protherics, Acambis, Vernalis (UK), Genmab, Bavarian Nordic (Denmark), Vitrolife (Sweden), MediGene, MorphoSys, GPC Biotech (Germany), Peptech, Life Therapeutics (Australia), IsoTis (Switzerland), Crucell (Netherlands), Sinovac Biotech (China),Innogenetics (Belgium) too in biotechnology.