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Biocon's strong brand equity, commitment to address unmet patient needs, the steadfast pursuit of affordable innovation and a keen sense of responsibility towards the society and the environment are reflected in the awards and accolades conferred upon the Company. Our efforts have been recognized in areas ranging from business management to talent engagement to technology implementation as well as CSR. These awards continue to motivate team Biocon to pursue new challenges every day.



Biocon bags ‘Best Biotech Patents Award 2018-19’ by Indian Drug Manufacturing Association (IDMA) at the IDMA’s 58th Annual Day celebration.

Biocon's Bowin HR team won awards in 4 categories such as Women L&D Programs, Diversity Policies, Large Enterprise and Diversity Programs.

Biocon's EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) team has received the State Level Award in ‘Implementation of Best Safety Practices’ from Department of Factories, Govt. of Karnataka.


Biocon's APIs Facility in Hyderabad has been awarded the Annual Greentech Environment Award for ‘Outstanding Achievements in Environment Management in the Pharmaceutical Sector’ during the 19th Annual Greentech Sustainability Conference held at New Delhi.

Biocon wins 2 awards at the TISS-Leapvault CLO Summit
  • Learning and Development Team of the Year
  • Best Diversity & Inclusion Program

Biocon wins Unnatha Suraksha Puraskara given by National Safety Council (NSC), Karnataka Chapter for demonstrating excellence in Industrial Safety & Occupational Health management across its operations.

Biocon moves up to Rank No. 6 on Science Careers’ Top 20 Global Pharma and Biotech Employers List 2019.

Biocon Biologics has been recognized as ASIA IP ELITE 2019 at IPBC Asia 2019 held in Tokyo. This is for the 4th consecutive year that Biocon Group has been awarded by the world’s leading IP magazine IAM (Intellectual Asset Magazine).

Biocon showcases a strong presence at Bengaluru Tech Summit 2019 and wins the ‘Best Exhibitor Award’ at the event.

Biocon Biologics BFI Learning & Development Team wins the ‘Best Training & Development Award’ at L&D World Summit & Awards, Bengaluru

Biocon's Global Communications Team Recognized among Top 30 in India.

Biocon wins ‘Best Initiative in Employee Wellness’ at the 3rd edition of the Employee Engagement Leadership Awards.

Received ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) during FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards 2019 for her valuable contribution and exemplary work in the field of Healthcare.

Biocon has been recognized for the ‘Best Initiative in Employee Wellness’ at the 3rd edition of the Employee Engagement Leadership Awards. The Company was cited for its comprehensive approach to ensure physical, emotional, social and environmental wellbeing.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd., has been conferred with the ‘Honorary Doctorate’ by Deakin University, a leading Global University based in Victoria, Australia.

Our Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been elected as a member of the prestigious US-based National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for her contribution to the development of affordable biopharmaceuticals and the biotechnology industry in India. With this honour she becomes the first woman from India to receive this global honour.

Biocon was conferred with the IDMA Margi Memorial ‘Best Patent Award’ in the ‘Biotech’ category. The event was organised by the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA), which is the premier association of the Indian pharmaceutical industry representing pharmaceutical and bulk drug manufacturers.


Biocon Foundation, the CSR arm of Biocon Ltd. and Syngene International Ltd., was felicitated with SABERA Awards at an event held in New Delhi recently.

We are happy to share that Mr. Anand Kumar M - Senior Director - E&M, Small Molecules API was awarded The Great Manager Award - in the category ‘Drives for Results’ at an event organized by People Business Consulting in partnership with The Economic Times, recently.

Biocon has been honoured at the IPBC Asia Award 2018 for the third consecutive year by world’s leading IP Business information provider IAM at an Award Ceremony held at Ritz Carlton, Shanghai earlier this month.

Our Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been conferred with the prestigious Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2018 at the Harmony International Conference held in Mumbai, recently.

Biocon Ltd, Asia’s premier biopharmaceuticals company, has moved up in the Top 10 Global Biotech Employers ranking for 2018 and continues to be the only Company from Asia to feature on the prestigious U.S. - based Science magazine's annual 'Science Careers Top 20 Employers' list, since its debut in 2012.

Biocon has been conferred at the prestigious CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards 2018 for having The Best Trademark Portfolio (2013-2018) in the Large Industries (Life Sciences) category held at Le Meridian, New Delhi.

Our Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been conferred with the prestigious GIL Visionary Leadership Award at Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Innovation & Leadership (GIL) India 2018 Summit held in Mumbai.

Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been ranked No.2 in Fortune magazine ‘India’s Most Powerful Women in Business’ List for 2018.

Biocon was honoured at the recently concluded Pharmexcil Outstanding Exports Award 2017-18 in Hyderabad for outstanding contribution to India’s Pharmaceutical Exports during the year 2017-18.

Biocon’s Learning and Development Team was felicitated with 2 Gold Category Awards at the recently concluded TISS-Leapvault CLO Summit in Mumbai on 9th and 10th of August, 2018.

Biocon felicitated at World HRD Congress 2018 for ‘Excellence in Training & Development’. The excellent L&D initiatives at Biocon has contributed to the company being ranked amongst the Global Top 10 Biotech Employers.

Biocon Recognized for its SFE Digital Initiative, in BFI Conferred with DigiPharmaX 2017 Award. Biocon received the award under the category of ‘Leveraging technology for use of both digital and onsite promotion for integrated digital marketing’.

Biocon conferred with ‘The IDMA Margi Memorial Best Biotech Patents award for 2016-17’ by the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association. Biocon was recognized for 21 patent families (34 patents) granted in the year 2016-17.

Biocon was honoured with the prestigious IDMA Corporate Citizen Award 2017 at the 56th Annual Day celebrations of the Indian Drug Manufacturers' Association. Biocon won the coveted award under the category of turnover above INR 500 Crores.


Biocon was honoured with the prestigious Bio-Pharma Excellence Award at Bangalore Technology Summit.

Biocon featured in ‘Asia IP Elite’ list for the second consecutive time by world’s leading IP magazine IAM at IPBC Asia 2017 held in Tokyo.

Biocon ranked 09 among Global Biotech Employers for 2017 by Science magazine. The only Asian company to feature in Top 20.

Biocon won the “Unnatha Suraksha Puraskara” by National Safety Council (NSC), Karnataka Chapter.

Biocon was conferred with the ´The Star Exporter Award´ by the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI).

Biocon’s Corporate Communications Team has been ranked at No. 13 amongst Top 30 teams in India by Reputation Today magazine.

Biocon bags the prestigious "Best Biotech Patents Award" by IDMA for 2015-16


Biocon Features in Asia IP Elite 2016 List

Biocon Recognized for 'Corporate Best HR Practices' at NHRD

Biocon's Novel Diabetes Education Initiative for Medical Practitioners 'ABIDE' Awarded by RSSDI

Biocon Ranked Among Global Top Ten Biotech Employers; The only Asian Company to Feature in 2016 Rankings

Biocon wins Frost & Sullivan India Best Practices Award 2016 for ‘Biotechnology Company of the Year’

Biocon Awarded as ‘The Company with Great Managers’

Biocon conferred with "Overall Excellence in Procurement Award" and felicitated for "Excellence in Procurement Transformation" at CPO Forum India Summit 2016

Biocon wins Gold Award for "Company of the Year" in B2B Marketing at the SABRE Awards, South Asia 2016

Biocon wins CII Excellence Award for best EHS practices in Pharma

Biocon wins National Award for Excellence in Training & Development in Pharma Sector for 2016

Biocon conferred prestigious status of “Transformation Icon” & “Healthcare & Pharma Icon” for IT Excellence at CIO Awards 2016

Biocon felicitated at World HRD Congress 2016 for Excellence in Human Resource Management


Biocon wins Golden Peacock Award - 2014 in the 'Corporate Social Responsibility'

Biocon wins the 'Greentech Environment Gold Award'

Biocon Foundation wins 'WHO - India Public Health Champion Award 2015'

Biocon bags 'The Best in-house IP team of the Year' Award
at the Global IP Conclave 2015

Biocon wins prestigious "UNNATHA SURAKSHA AWARD"
for Safety & Environment Excellence

With 'Hall of Fame 2015', Biocon sweeps CIO100 2015 Award with three outstanding honours

Biocon bags Pharmexcil Gold Patent Award 2014-15

Biocon is the Only Asian Company to be ranked in
Top 20 Global Biotech Employers for 2015

Biocon wins Procurement Excellence Awards 2015 for
"Best in Class Excellence in Cost Management"

Biocon awarded with India's most coveted Packaging Award
for Branded Formulation Products

Biocon receives Greentech Environment Award 2015 for excellence in Environment Management in Indian Pharma Industry


Biocon has been conferred with the Sir J C Bose Memorial Award – 2013 (Institutional category) by Indian Science Monitor (ISM) for its contribution in the field of Biotechnology, with special reference to the launch of ALZUMAb (Itolizumab)

Biocon Foundation gets 'Asia Best CSR Practices Award 2014'
for 'Cervical Cancer Screening Programme'

Biocon wins Thomson Reuters India Innovation Awards 2014

Biocon Foundation wins the 'Healthcare CSR of the Year'


Biocon makes it to the Top Ten Most Admired Companies in the Pharma & Healthcare Sector, Fortune India Magazine, July

Biocon wins ABLE 10th Anniversary Award for Outstanding Contribution to Biopharmaceuticals for the decade, 2002-2012

Biocon wins Best Design and Innovation Exhibitor Award at Bangalore India Bio

Biocon Ranked at No. 6 among Top 20 Global Biotech Employers by the Science Magazine

Biocon's ALZUMAb wins BioSpectrum BioPharma Product of the Year, 2013


Biocon features in Top Twenty Global Employers in Biopharma by Science Magazine - Sept 21, 2012

Biocon wins Excellence in Environmental Management Award

Biocon wins Best Exhibitor Award in the category of Biocontent and Information at Bangalore India Bio

Biocon wins Golden Peacock National Quality Award


Biocon wins Biospectrum BioPharma Company of the year award

Biocon wins Best Design and Information Award for the Healthcare Sector at Bangalore India Bio


Biocon among Top 20 Indian companies in Forbes ‘Best Under A Billion’ list

Biocon wins Bio-Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Healthcare Sector at Bangalore Bio

Syngene wins Bio-Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in the Biotech Service Sector at Bangalore Bio

Biocon bags IDMA "Best Patent of the year" award

BIOMAb EGFR®  was voted ‘Bio-Spectrum Asia-Pacific Product of the year’

Biocon wins prestigious BioSingapore Asia Pacific Biotechnology Award for Best Listed Company


Biocon is ranked among the top 20 global biotechnology companies (Source: Med Ad News, June 2008)

Biocon is the 7th largest biotech employer in the world (Source: Med Ad News, June 2008)


Syngene receives "BioServices Company of the Year", BioSpectrum Awards

Biocon's BIOMAb EGFR® wins "Product of the Year",
BioSpectrum Awards


Best IT User Award in the Pharmaceutical Sector, NASSCOM


India's first and No. 1 biotech company with a global ranking of 16* (Source: Biospectrum July 2004)

Biocon in India's top 5 Life Sciences companies (at close of trade as on July 30, 2004)

Best Reinvention of HR Function Award, Indira Group, Mumbai

Best Employer Of India Award, Hewitt


Bio-Business Award for bio-entrepreneurship, Rabo India

Express Pharma Pulse Award for excellence in the
pharmaceutical industry


Biotech Product, Process Development and Commercialisation Award, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India


Technology Pioneer Recognition, World Economic Forum


Export Performance Award, Karnataka State Financial
Corporation (KSFC)

National Award for Best Small Industry, Government of India

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw - Padmabhushan Award
 Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw


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