Updated on 12 November 2013
Initially, the programme will be for people based in India and after a few years it may be thrown open to students from all over the world. The Academy will be based in the Biocon campus in Bangalore. Mr Sheldon M Schuster, president KGI said, "KGI faculty will deliver courses synchronously to students at the Biocon Academy facility using highly developed technology, supported by experts in the life sciences industry at Biocon.”
KGI, founded in 1997 is part of the Claremont University Consortium and focuses on training professionals for the biotech industry in the US.