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  • Biocon wins ‘UN Women India WEPs Awards - 2021’in the “Transparency and Reporting” category for Gender diversity
  • Biocon makes it to the Top 15 Indian Companies in the Emerging Market Index of Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)
  • Biocon and Biocon Biologics feature among the Top 10 - India’s Best Workplaces in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 2021 by Great Place to Work® India
  • Arshad Jamil, Global IPR Head, Biocon Biologics recognized among World’s leading 300 IP strategists by IAM
  • Biocon Biologics receives the ‘Unnatha Suraksha Puraskara’ on September 9, 2021, by the National Safety Council (NSC), Karnataka Chapter.
  • Akhilesh Nand, General Counsel, Company Secretary, and Global Head of Audit, Risk and Compliance, Biocon Biologics, has been bestowed with an international recognition in the esteemed Diligent 2021 Modern Governance 100 in the Risk & Compliance category.
  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon and Biocon Biologics was conferred with the prestigious 'Spirit of TiE - Trailblazers Award' by TiE Bangalore
  • NEO (New Employee Orientation) has won Bronze in the prestigious Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards 2020 in the category, Best New Hire Onboarding Program.
  • Biocon Group Communication Team Ranks No. 7 among Reputation Today Top 30 Corporate Communication Teams
  • Biocon Biologics has won the prestigious ‘National IP Awards 2020’ for the first time, in the category - Top Indian Company for creating Brand in India and abroad by Government of India, Intellectual Property Office, under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw conferred with Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) in Biotechnology by Bennett University, India, for her outstanding contributions to the Biotechnology industry.
  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw appointed to the Board of Trustees of the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, U.S. for a term of 3 years w.e.f 14 April, 2021.
  • Akhilesh Nand, General Counsel & Chief of Governance, Risk & Compliance, Biocon Biologics has been conferred a position in the BW Legal World’s List of Top 100 General Counsels.
  • Dr. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw awarded with the prestigious MIT World Peace University’s Bharat Asmita Vigyaan Tantragyaan Shreshtha Award for the Best Use of Science & Technology through Innovation.
  • Executive Chairperson, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is now one of the esteemed Vice Chairs for The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) for its 2021 Global Board of Directors.


  • Seema Ahuja, Global Head of Communications and Corporate Brand for Biocon Group recognized among “Top 100 Influential Game Changers” for 2020 by e4M.
  • Biocon recognized at the ‘UN Women 2020 India WEPs Awards’ for promoting Gender-Inclusive Workplace and Gender-Responsive Marketplace amidst COVID-19.
  • Seema Ahuja, Global Head of Communications and Corporate Brand for Biocon Group awarded as the Best In-house PR and Communications Professional of the Year (Healthcare & Pharma) by Fulcrum Awards 2020
  • Biocon Ltd. has ranked among the Top 5 Global Biotech Employers for 2020 on the prestigious U.S.-based Science magazine’s annual ‘Science Careers Top 20 Employers’ list.
  • Seema Ahuja, Global Head of Communications and Corporate Brand for Biocon Group Ranked #18 in Leading 25 in Top 100 PR & Communications Professionals by Reputation Today.
  • Shreehas Tambe, Chief Operating Officer, Biocon Biologics, has been conferred with the prestigious UAA-ICT Distinguished Alumnus Award (Professional) 2020 for his contribution to the field of biopharmaceuticals.
  • Biocon bags ‘Best Biotech Patents Award 2018-19’ by Indian Drug Manufacturing Association (IDMA) at the IDMA 58th Annual Day celebration.
  • Biocon's Biowin 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 received the State Level Award in ‘Implementation of Best Safety Practices’ from Department of Factories, Govt. of Karnataka.
  • Christiane Hamacher , CEO, Biocon Biologics has been conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Bioprocessing for 2020, at the Asia Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards
  • BFI Learning & Development won the “Best Training & Development Award” at L&D World Summit & Awards, Bengaluru.
  • Biocon and Biocon Biologics won the Best Companies for Women India (BCWI) & Most Inclusive Companies Index (MICI) Awards and have secured a place on the 2020 Working Mother & Avtar 100 Best Companies for Women in India list.
  • Global communications team secures 8th position in reputation today’s prestigious list of 30 top communications team 2020
  • 18th FICCI CSR Awards, Jury Commendation Certificate under Exemplary Innovation category for Oral Cancer Screening program
  • Arshad Jamil, Head, IPR, Biocon Biologics among IAM’s World’s leading 300 IP strategists


  • Biocon's APIs Facility in Hyderabad awarded the Annual Greentech Environment Award for ‘Outstanding Achievements in Environment Management in the Pharmaceutical Sector’ during the 19th Annual Greentech Sustainability Conference.
  • Biocon wins 2 awards at the TISS-Leapvault CLO Summit: ‘Learning and Development Team of the Year’ and ‘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 recognised as ASIA IP ELITE 2019 at IPBC Asia 2019 held in Tokyo, making it 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’.
  • Biocon Biologics BFI Learning & Development Team wins the ‘Best Training & Development Award’ at L&D World Summit & Awards, Bengaluru.
  • Biocon's Global Communications Team recognised among Top 30 in India.
  • Biocon wins ‘Best Initiative in Employee Wellness’ at the 3rd edition of the Employee Engagement Leadership Awards.
  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & Managing Director, receives ‘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 recognised for the ‘Best Initiative in Employee Wellness’ at the 3rd edition of the Employee Engagement Leadership Awards, for its comprehensive approach to ensure physical, emotional, social and environmental well-being.
  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd., conferred the ‘Honorary Doctorate’ by Deakin University, a leading Global University based in Victoria, Australia.
  • Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, 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. This makes her the first woman from India to receive this global honour.
  • Biocon conferred the IDMA Margi Memorial ‘Best Patent Award’ in the ‘Biotech’ category in an event organised by the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA).


  • Biocon Foundation, the CSR arm of Biocon Ltd. and Syngene International Ltd., felicitated with SABERA Awards in New Delhi.
  • Anand Kumar M - Senior Director - E&M, Small Molecules API awarded The Great Manager Award - in the category ‘Drives for Results’, at an event organised by People Business Consulting in partnership with The Economic Times.
  • Biocon honoured at the IPBC Asia Award 2018 for the third consecutive year by world’s leading IP Business information provider IAM.
  • Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw conferred the prestigious Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2018.
  • Biocon Ltd moves 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 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.
  • Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, conferred the prestigious GIL Visionary Leadership Award at Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Innovation & Leadership (GIL) India 2018 Summit.
  • Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw ranked No.2 in Fortune magazine’s ‘India’s Most Powerful Women in Business’ List for 2018.
  • Biocon honoured at Pharmexcil Outstanding Exports Award 2017-18 for outstanding contribution to India’s Pharmaceutical Exports during the year 2017-18.
  • Biocon’s Learning and Development Team felicitated with 2 Gold Category Awards at TISS-Leapvault CLO Summit 2018.
  • Biocon felicitated at World HRD Congress 2018 for ‘Excellence in Training & Development’. The excellent L&D initiatives contributed to the company being ranked amongst the Global Top 10 Biotech Employers.
  • Biocon recognised 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 ‘The IDMA Margi Memorial Best Biotech Patents award for 2016-17’ by the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association. Biocon was recognised for 21 patent families (34 patents) granted in the year 2016-17.
  • Biocon 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 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 recognised 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 "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 '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 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

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