Concord Biotech Limited is a R&D driven biopharma Company that manufactures Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) through fermentation & semi-synthetic process and finished formulations. Concord, founded in the year 2000 has transformed from a single-product company to a broad-spectrum solution provider, offering products across diversified therapeutic segments.
Concord is globally known for its products and has a presence in more than 70 countries worldwide with efficient distribution infrastructure in markets like the USA, Europe, Japan, Latin America, Africa, Asia, besides significant presence in Indian market. Concord is actively expanding its horizons by partnering with leading global pharmaceutical companies by meeting their product development needs for APIs & finished formulations.
Concord has world-class manufacturing infrastructure. The Company has two API manufacturing units and one finished formulation unit, all located near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Unit I (Dholka): Established in 2000, the Dholka facility is our first manufacturing facility for manufacturing APIs. Spread across an area of 112,302 sq.m., it comprises 22 manufacturing blocks that manufacture different classes of APIs. We manufacture all types of APIs in our product portfolio in Dholka facility. In 2005, it received its first USFDA inspection. It received inspections from USFDA, inspections from Government of Upper Bavaria for EUGMP certification, inspection from PMDA of Japan and inspection from MFDS of Korea.
Unit II (Valthera): The Valthera facility is formulation manufacturing facility that we established when we forayed into the formulation business in 2016. Spread across 94,826 sq.m., it currently contains manufacturing unit for oral solids, including tablets and capsules, and oral liquids, including oral solutions and oral suspensions. We are in the process of developing a liquid and lyophilized vials injectable line, a dry powder injectable line and a sterile powder bulk lyophilization line, which will be dedicated to manufacturing of injectables, including injectable liquids, lyophilized injectables and dry powder injectables, upon its completion. In the future, we aim to develop specialty formulations. The Valthera facility has received inspections from USFDA and inspection from WHO for GMP.
Unit III (Limbasi): Established in 2021, the Limbasi facility is an API manufacturing facility. Spread across 596,309 sq.m., it comprises 19 manufacturing blocks, including 6 fermentation blocks and 13 downstream processing blocks. The Limbasi facility has 24 fermenters, 30 m3 each, in the six fermentation blocks, as well as seed fermenters. It has an aggregate fermentation capacity of 800 m3. At the Limbasi facility, we have capabilities to handle whole broth extraction, liquid-liquid separation, micro-filtration, nano-filtration, ultra-filtration and column chromatography with the downstream processing blocks. We intend the Limbasi facility to cater to major regulated markets, subject to inspections from the regulatory authorities in these markets.
We have dedicated R&D units for both APIs and formulations located in Dholka and Valthera. Both of them are approved by DSIR, India.
With respect to APIs, our R&D activities focus on;
With respect to formulations, our R&D activities focus on;
With our R&D capabilities, we offer a series of contract research and manufacturing services, including:
Create products through Biotechnology route and Service offering that enrich the lives of people by continually building on our expertise in Biotechnology.
Concord is working with leading pharmaceutical companies and is having global presence in more than 70 countries worldwide with state-of-the-art distribution network .
Concord, founded in the year 2000 has transformed from a single-product company to a broad-spectrum solution provider, offering products across diversified therapeutic segments.
Sudhir Vaid is an Indian industrialist, philanthropist and Chairman & Managing Director at Concord Biotech Limited. He began his career in 1975 as a biotechnologist and worked with several leading biotechnology companies in India and abroad, before eventually becoming an entrepreneur in the year 2000. Backed by more than 40 years of rich experience in Corporate R&D and Consultancy, he has further expanded his knowledge horizon by working along with the leading global API companies in the area of Biotechnology encompassing Vitamins, Statins, Hormones and Antibiotics.