PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Biotech Start-up Expo 2022 marking 10th anniversary of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) on Thursday in New Delhi and address gathering at the inaugural event.

Kanpur, June 03 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the public function, at Paraunkh village, in Kanpur on Friday. (ANI Photo/ PIB)

Biotechnology department and BIRAC are are organising the two-day occasion themed ‘Biotech Startup Innovations: Towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, the Prime Minister’s Office said in an affirmation.

The event aims to act as a bridge to connect entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders, scientists, researchers, bio-incubators, manufacturers, regulators, government officials, and other important people in the field.

Around 300 stalls are being set up at the expo showcasing the application of biotechnology in areas like healthcare, genomics, biopharma, agriculture, industrial biotechnology, waste-to-value, and clean energy among others.

On day one of the expo, a panel discussion on the development of the bio-economy will likewise be held. A consultation meeting with stakeholders will follow. The exhibition will later be open to the public as open house interactions and networking sessions will be held. On day two, a Start-up Pitching session will be hosted.