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Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) is a nonprofit society, which represents 20 Asian countries with a common interest in promoting human health through advances in Biotechnology. FABA, with its humble beginning in 2004, has achieved a significant landmark in creating a platform for interaction among member countries and discuss the issues of common interest for improving the biotech space including technology transfer, resource sharing, business collaborations, Industry-Academia linkage, cross border trade and investments, etc. among its member countries.

In order to recognize and honour eminent personalities for their longtime contributions to Biotechnology and Lifesciences sector, FABA instituted the "FABA Special Award" in BioAsia 2010.

Recipient history of FABA Special Award includes

2014
  • Dr. Mahendra Rao
    Director, Centre for Regenerative Medicine, NIH, USA
  • Dr. William D. Dar
    Director General International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad, India

2013
  • Dr. Vijay Kumar Datla
    Chairman and Managing Director, Biological E Limited, Hyderabad, India

2012
  • Mr. Cyrus P. Mistry
    Chairman, Tata Group of Companies, Mumbai, India
  • MedTrack, NY, USA

2011
  • Mr. D. S. Brar
    Chairman, GVK BioSciences, Hyderabad, India
  • Dr. Roger Williams
    CEO, US Pharmacopeia, USA
  • Dr. Anwar Nasim
    Chairman, National Commission on Biotechnology, Pakistan and Founder President of FABA, Pakistan

2010
  • Dr. Ajit Shetty
    Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Operations, Johnson & Johnson, New Jersey, USA
  • Dr. Manel Balcells
    President, Biocat, Barcelona, Spain