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In March, the European regulator (EMA) inspected the twin facilities where a range of bio-similars are manufactured. Pixabay

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has certified the Biocon drug product and substance facilities in the city’s southern suburb for good manufacturing practice.

“We have received a certificate from EMA for the good manufacturing practice compliance by our biological drug product and substance facilities at Bengaluru,” said the city-based leading biotech firm in a statement on Saturday.



The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has certified the Biocon drug product. Pixabay

In March, the European regulator (EMA) inspected the twin facilities where a range of bio-similars are manufactured. “It was a surveillance inspection of our facilities and a pre-approval inspection of our additional manufacturing line,” said the statement.

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The international certification would enable the company to address the patients’ needs in the European Union (EU) markets and enhance access to its bio-similars, said a Biocon’s spokesperson in the statement. (IANS)


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