|Awards & Recognitions
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has received several awards on behalf of Biocon and in her personal capacity as one of India's leading business entrepreneurs.
Received ‘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 has been recognized for the ‘Best Initiative in Employee Wellness’ at the 3rd edition of the Employee Engagement Leadership Awards. The Company was cited for its comprehensive approach to ensure physical, emotional, social and environmental wellbeing.
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson & Managing Director of Biocon Ltd., has been conferred with the ‘Honorary Doctorate’ by Deakin University, a leading Global University based in Victoria, Australia.
Our Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been 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. With this honour she becomes the first woman from India to receive this global honour.
Biocon was conferred with the IDMA Margi Memorial ‘Best Patent Award’ in the ‘Biotech’ category. The event was organised by the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA), which is the premier association of the Indian pharmaceutical industry representing pharmaceutical and bulk drug manufacturers.
Biocon Foundation, the CSR arm of Biocon Ltd. and Syngene International Ltd., was felicitated with SABERA Awards at an event held in New Delhi recently.
We are happy to share that Mr. Anand Kumar M - Senior Director - E&M, Small Molecules API was awarded The Great Manager Award - in the category ‘Drives for Results’ at an event organized by People Business Consulting in partnership with The Economic Times, recently.
Biocon has been honoured at the IPBC Asia Award 2018 for the third consecutive year by world’s leading IP Business information provider IAM at an Award Ceremony held at Ritz Carlton, Shanghai earlier this month.
Our Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been conferred with the prestigious Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2018 at the Harmony International Conference held in Mumbai, recently.
Biocon Ltd, Asia’s premier biopharmaceuticals company, has moved 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 has been 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 held at Le Meridian, New Delhi.
Our Chairperson and Managing Director, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been conferred with the prestigious GIL Visionary Leadership Award at Frost & Sullivan’s Growth Innovation & Leadership (GIL) India 2018 Summit held in Mumbai.
Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been ranked No.2 in Fortune magazine ‘India’s Most Powerful Women in Business’ List for 2018.
Biocon was honoured at the recently concluded Pharmexcil Outstanding Exports Award 2017-18 in Hyderabad for outstanding contribution to India’s Pharmaceutical Exports during the year 2017-18.
Biocon’s Learning and Development Team was felicitated with 2 Gold Category Awards at the recently concluded TISS-Leapvault CLO Summit in Mumbai on 9th and 10th of August, 2018.
Biocon felicitated at World HRD Congress 2018 for ‘Excellence in Training & Development’. The excellent L&D initiatives at Biocon has contributed to the company being ranked amongst the Global Top 10 Biotech Employers.
Biocon Recognized 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 with ‘The IDMA Margi Memorial Best Biotech Patents award for 2016-17’ by the Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association. Biocon was recognized for 21 patent families (34 patents) granted in the year 2016-17.
Biocon was 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 at 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 Recognized 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 with "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 the '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 at 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",
Best IT User Award in the Pharmaceutical Sector,
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,
Best Employer Of India Award, Hewitt
Bio-Business Award for bio-entrepreneurship, Rabo
Express Pharma Pulse Award for excellence in the
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
National Award for Best Small Industry, Government of
Ranked Number 2 in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business 2018. Featured on the list since inception of MPW in 2011.
Ranked Number 1 in Barclays Hurun India Rich List 2018 – Top 10 self-made Women in India
Ranked Number 38 on Top 100 overall Hurun India Rich List 2018.
Ranked Number 39 on Forbes India Rich List 2018.
Ranked Number 5 on the list of Most followed Business Leaders on Social.
Ranked Number 4 in Kotak Wealth Hurun – Leading Wealthy Women 2018
Awarded with the Precious Daughters of India Award by National Health Mission, Department of Medical, Health & Family welfare, Government of Rajasthan.
Ranked No. 1 in Business Captians Category by the Medicine Maker Power List; Consequtively among Top 10 since 2015.
Felicitated with the honorary Doctorate of Philosophy (D.Phil) from Amity University Haryana, Gurgaon
Felicitated as an exceptional woman achiever by Ministry of Women and Child Development for being the first Indian business woman to reach USD 1 billion net-worth.
Felicitated with the honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc., honoris causa), from Presidency University, Kolkata
Felicitated with 'AWSM Award for Excellence 2017' by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, USA
Featured among Top Ten in Global ‘The Medicine Maker Power List’ 2017 published by UK-based - The Medicine Maker magazine. Ranked 3rd under the Business Captains Category.
Featured in Forbe’s ‘The World's 56 Self-Made Women Billionaires: The Definitive Ranking’
Featured in Hurun Global Rich List India 2017
Honoured with the prestigious ‘Women Leader of the Decade Award’ under the India Pharma Awards 2017
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Recognized as 'The Extraordinaire Icon' at Brand Vision Summit
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw Appointed 'Knight of the Legion of Honour' by the Government of France
Conferred with ‘The Global Leadership in Engineering 2016’ Award by USC Viterbi, School of Engineering based in Los Angeles, USA for Excellence in Biotechnology worldwide
Featured in ‘The Worldview 100’ list of prestigious U.S.-based Scientific American magazine
Ranked 2nd in Global ‘Medicine Maker Power List’ 2015 published by UK-based The Medicine Maker magazine
Ranked No. 14 in Global list of ‘Top 30 Social influencers in Biotech & BioPharma' by HuffingtonPost
Featured on Forbes' 2015 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’
Appointed Honorary Ambassador to Federation University, Australia
Delivered the 17th Dr KR Narayanan Oration at the Australian National University, Canberra
Global Economy Prize for Business by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel
Othmer Gold Medal by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
Featured on Forbes’ 2014 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’
'Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Asia-Pacific 2014'
Featured on Forbes’ 2013 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’
Featured on Forbes' 2013 list of Asia-Pacific's 48 ‘Heroes of
ABLE 10th Anniversary Leadership Award
Global Indian Woman of the Year at 5th Annual Pharma Leadership Summit & Business Leadership Awards
Honorary Doctorate of Science by the Trinity College, Dublin
Honorary Doctorate of Science by the National University of Ireland (NUI)
Featured on Forbes’ 2012 list of ‘Asia's 50 Power Businesswomen’
Featured on Forbes’ 2012 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’
Featured on Fierce Biotech’s list of ‘25 Most Influential People in Biopharma’
Featured on Forbes’ 2011 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’
Featured on Financial Times’ list of ‘Top 50 Women in Business’
Featured on TIME magazine’s 2010 list of ‘100 Most Influential People in the World’
Featured on Forbes’ 2010 list of ‘100 Most Powerful Women’
Featured on Financial Times’ list of ‘Top 50 Women in Business’
Featured in Forbes' 2010 list of Asia-Pacific's 48 ‘Heroes of Philanthropy’
Nikkei Asia Prize for Regional Growth by Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun
Express Pharmaceutical Leadership Summit Award for Dynamic Entrepreneur
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Glasgow
'Veuve Clicquot Initiative For Economic Development for Asia' Award
Honorary Doctor of Technology from the University of Abertay, Dundee
The Wharton-Infosys Business Transformation Award
Padma Bhushan, one of India's highest civilian honours, from then President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee
The Indian Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award
Honorary Doctorate from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
Rotary Award for Corporate Citizenship
Business Leader of the Year Award - Biotechnology, Chemtech-Pharma Bio Awards
Honorary Doctorate of Science from Ballarat University
Business Woman of The Year Award by The Economic Times
Alumni High Achiever Award, Australian Alumni Association
Karnataka Rajyotsava Award for pioneering biotechnology in India, the Government of Karnataka
Best Entrepreneur: Healthcare & Life Sciences Award, Ernst & Young
Sir M. Visvesvaraya Memorial Award from the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry
Woman of the Year Award, International Women's Association, Chennai
Golden Jubilee Felicitation, Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
Padma Shri for pioneering biotechnology in India from the then President of India, R Venkatraman
Outstanding Young Person Award, Jaycees India
Best Small Scale Industry in Karnataka Award, Rotary Club, Karnataka
Best Model Employer Award, Rotary Club, Karnataka
Outstanding Contribution Award, AWAKE
Best Woman Entrepreneur Award, National Institute of
Marketing Management, India