• 7 July 2010
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Lablinks Biotech

Head: Ravindranath Gandlur (CEO)
Life Sciences Revenue:

Rs 3 crore

Business: Supplier of laboratory instruments
Start-up Year: 1989
Address: C-16, KSSIDC Industrial Estate, Hoskote, Bangalore-562114, Karnataka
Tel: +91-80-32440830
Fax: +91-80-27904790
Website: www.lablinks.in

Capable equipment supplier
Lablinks Biotech was started as a small scale industry in Hoskote, Bangalore in 1989. The company has been successful in developing import substitution for a number of critical equipments such as fermenters, tissue culture roller apparatus, blotting manifolds, and filtration equipments.

Major customers of the company include prestigious institutions like Pasteur Institute of India, Indian Institute of Science, Sun Pharma, Intervet Laboratories, GB Pant University and Mediclone Biotech. In FY 2009-10, the company’s revenue is estimated at Rs 3 crore as against Rs 2 crore in FY 2008-09.

Lablinks Biotech has launched an advanced version of the disposable bioreactors (patent pending). Produced in Class 10,000 clean rooms with imported medical grade PVC film, Lablinks disposable bioreactor systems are very versatile and can be used to manufacture high-end vaccines to low-end biofertilizers. With low initial and operating costs these systems have the potential to bring biotechnology to small and cottage industry too, as they are ideally suited to manufacture biofertilizers in the rural areas.
Bio-Age Life Sciences

Head: Shashi Kumar Rana (CEO)
Life Sciences Revenue:

Rs 2.85 crore

Business: Distributor of life sciences equipments.
Start-up Year: 2004
Address: SCO-I, Indl Area, Phase-9, Mohali-160062, Punjab
Tel: +91-172-6534210
Fax: +91-172- 5095350
Website: www.bioageindia.com
Instruments-centric business
Bio-Age is an ISO 9001:2000 certified company established with the objective to provide efficient, eco-friendly, and economical equipments, services and solutions to biotech industry. It has nationwide distributor network to provide prompt sales and after sales services.
Bio-Age has its in-house training and R&D center to provide complete practical training on upstream and downstream process related to fermentation technology. The R&D center was established to impart practical exposure in the field of fermentation and water purification systems and allied aspects to the students in general, faculty and the company executives in particular.
Bio-Age also provides a platform to the scientific community or industry to scale up their new products on hire basis, prior to its final launch without investing in their own lab setup. The company has been a pioneer in the field of indigenous and imported biotechnology equipments such as fermenters/bioreactors for laboratory to pilot scale applications, ultra-filtration (TFF), UV/VIS spectrophotometer, micro centrifuges, and imported laboratory equipments. 
Pooja Lab Equipments

Head: GG Pillai (CEO)
Life Sciences Revenue:

Rs 1.50 crore

Business: Manufacturers of scientific instruments, ice flakers, incubators, seed germinators, plant growth chambers etc.
Start-up Year: 1988
Address: No. 22, Bhandup Industrial Estate, Pannalal Compound, LBS Marg, Bhandup (West), Mumbai-400078, Maharashtra
Tel: +91-22-25968723
Fax: +91-22-25968546
Website: www.poojalabequips.com
Caters to customized needs
Pooja Lab Equipments manufactures scientific instruments, incubators, seed germinators, plant growth chambers, and other lab equipments. In fiscal 2009-10, the company clocked biotech revenues of Rs 1.50 crore.

In 1990, the company introduced its sophisticated fully-automated lab. In 1992, Pooja Labs  saw its business take an upward swing. Keeping in view of the growing global demand for a clean and green environment, Pooja Labs started manufacturing eco–friendly refrigeration equipment. The next challenging task came from the Space Application Center (ISRO) Government of India, Ahmedabad, to manufacture different instruments according to their requirements.

Pooja’s equipments reach out various industries such as laboratories, educational institutions, pharmaceuticals, agro-techs, biotech, space research, and food and beverages.

The company today manufactures glass door refrigerator, BOD incubator, plant growth chamber, stability chamber, environmental test chamber, seed chamber, upright model ultra low temp. deep freezer, incubator shakers, blood bank refrigerator, bacteriological incubator, lab oven, lab equipments and seed germinator.

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