26 Aug 2021 20:43 IST

MAHE inks pact with Anthem Biosciences

The MoU aims to improve research opportunities and provide internships to students

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) and the Bengaluru-based Anthem Biosciences have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost industry-academic partnerships. According to MAHE, the prime focus of the MoU is to explore and evaluate potential industry-academic research opportunities and educational services and provide industrial training and internship opportunities to the students.

Mahadev Rao, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE, said the partnership aims to open avenues for students in the field of pharmacy practice, medical and clinical operations, for industry-academic research and provide them industrial training and internship to get real-time experience.

A statement by MAHE said that Anthem Biosciences is a CRISP (Contract Research and Innovation Service Provider) with the capacity to house over 1000 researchers and produce unique commercial medication actives. Anthem Biosciences assists with drug testing for safety, efficacy (in-vitro and in-vivo), clone development, antibody drug conjugates, R&D and manufacture of highly potent compounds, flow chemistry-based production, and large-scale commercial product manufacture, in addition to product research and development.