Business: Integrated products and services in the field of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
Biotech Revenue: Rs 9.80 crore
CEO: Vinod Bomman (MD)
Start-up Year: 2001
Address: 209, Kartik Complex, New Link Road, Andheri (W), Mumbai -400 053
Tel.: 91-22-6693 5686 / 2673 0141
VARDA Biotech is a technology and knowledge based enterprise, offering integrated services in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. It provides the higher end collaboration for the products and services that enhance the capability and productivity performances of its customers and business associates. Its sales revenue has increased to Rs 9.8 crore in 2006-07 against last year's sales revenue of Rs 8.7 crore.
VARDA offers an ultra pure and highly thermostable recombinant Taq DNA Polymerase that has been isolated from recombinant E.coli. The same is supplied with 10X PCR buffer and an extra 100 mM Magnesium sulphate solution for condition optimization with divalent ion. It also offers Hotstart Taq and KlinTaq. Besides it offers industrial enzymes like cellulase, xylanese, serratiopeptidase, co-enzyme Q-10 (Ubidecarenone) and poultry enzymes like phytase.
VARDA produces antibodies to key molecules involved in some of the thrust areas of cell biology namely, apoptosis (cancer research), NF-kB transcription factors, cell signaling pathways including DNA methylation and repair, inflammation and heat shock proteins, phosphorylated proteins, neurological disorders and toll like receptors and for infectious diseases.
VARDA is a recipient of the ISO 9001:2000 certificate. It provides and delivers antibodies for the life sciences research community. It has launched educational biotechnology kits under the brand "Bio-Knowledge Kit". It has alliances with global players for product association and representation in India.