KINFRA HiTech Park, Kalamassery
The biotechnology incubation centre at the KINFRA Hi-Tech Park, Kalamasserry is dedicated to biotechnology. The centre, spread over 50,000 sq.ft., can house 12 units.
If you want to see the sunrise sectors of the Kerala economy preparing themselves for the go, come to Kalamassery. On 243 acres of picturesque land, KINFRA is readying the infrastructure for the future of Kerala. Biotechnology, electronics hardware, gem and jewellery, education, the special economic zones targeted at niche segments of economy are all housed here.
The construction of the biotechnology park on a 50-acre plot is already on. As part of the first phase of the project, an incubation centre has already been completed at the centre. The centre will house common equipment and facilities like greenhouse and hardening facilities, tissue culture, analytical and QC laboratories and a patent facilitation centre. The park would also have fully furnished R&D wet lab modules with provision for water, power and drainage.
ubio Biotechnology Systems Pvt Ltd, a start-up company which is into various animal health products, has already commenced operations at the Centre.
The IT and ITES park is coming up on 25 acres and will be developed by Sutherland Global Services. SFO Technologies, a NeST group company, is developing the special economic zone for electronics hardware.
“Though India has made substantial progress in harnessing the potential of global information technology business, the country could not make an impact so far in the hardware-manufacturing sector. Now the situation was slowly changing and India was gaining attention as a global electronic manufacturing location,” according to Dr Javad Hassan, Chairman of the NeST group. The company plans to make it a world-class hardware manufacturing park utilising NeST’s global experience in this sector. The 10 lakh sft park will have an eco-friendly, solar powered infrastructure and will employ more than 12,000 people when completed.It also plans to construct two rainwater harvesting facilities and a 110-KV sub-station inside the proposed park.
The central public sector unit Bharat Electronics Limited is setting up a unit at the Park.
Construction of common facility building as well as design work in respect of water supply and power supply facility have also been completed. KINFRA has also finished the construction of 110 kv substations and the internal power distribution (phase 1) work. The primary treatment of all effluents to the common system will be undertaken by the industries themselves at their premises as per the norms of the State Pollution Control Board. M/s. Innobreeze and M/s. Ayurcare also operating in BTIC.