is this a new industry?
or a old wine in a new bottle?
may be the later is true, bioinformatics is more popularly known by this name in the industry circle these days!
Well Life Sciences and Informatics can be any thing form anything form computational biology, all omes and omics, core bioinformatics to curation and literature mining, database creation, in the area of biology, chemistry , bio-chem space.
Cheminformatics, insilico chemistry and insilico biology how best to describe the host of activities involved that companies do to serve their clients and earn revenues for their firms...
There are number of companies in India and bangalore is the forefront as a major bio-cluster with 20 to 30 companies operation in this sphere.
there are companies with the sole focus as informatics as business
to name a few :
- Molecular Connections Pvt. Ltd.
- Jubilant Biosys
- Strand Life Sciences
- Ocimumbio (hyderbad)
- HCL (not yet in Bangalore)
- Wipro etc.
how good are they in terms of the international markets and how profitable is their business?
what do they do?
These are some interesting things that could be discussed in this blog page...