Hyderabad to host India’s first Fourth Industrial Revolution centre on healthcare, life sciences

Hyderabad to host India’s first Fourth Industrial Revolution centre on healthcare, life sciences

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Category : National Published on: January 18 2023

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  • Hyderabad will host a World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR), the first thematic centre in India to focus on life sciences and healthcare.
  • The announcement was made after the Telangana government and the World Economic Forum signed a collaboration agreement during the Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos
  • C4IR Telangana is the 18th centre to join the Forum’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Network, which spans four continents.
  • Telangana is recognised as one of Asia's top life sciences hubs. Telangana accounts for 1/3 of global vaccine output and is regarded as the vaccine capital of the world. 
  • Also, the state contributes to about 35% of India’s pharmaceutical production.
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