To facilitate cooperation related to developments in critical and emerging technologies including biotechnology, The Quad set up a critical and emerging technology working group in 2021. The establishment of a Quad-led biomanufacturing hub in India will enhance this cooperation.
What is Bio-Manufacturing?
Why is India an ideal choice to become the biomanufacturing hub?
Quad’s complementary strength –
Why the biomanufacturing hub is important for Quad and the world at large?
What should be India’s strategy?
The Quad should establish a biomanufacturing hub in India to benefit from the country’s economic potential and address supply-chain vulnerabilities. The proposed hub has the potential to transform India into a leading player in the field of biomanufacturing and to help the Quad to compete in this key area.
Source – The Hindu
QUESTION – Discuss the significance of the Quad-led biomanufacturing hub in India in the context of critical and emerging technologies. Explain the reasons why India is an ideal choice to become the biomanufacturing hub.