The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is a newly established institution
of education, training & research in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi
by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India under an agreement with UNESCO.
RCB is designed to be a centre of excellence in biotechnology with intimate contributions
from the countries of the region and academic institutions from the rest of the world. It
provides a meeting place where innovation, enterprise, and industrial development will germinate.
This Centre would be beneficial to all countries in the region including India in carrying out biotechnology research of highest caliber and developing knowledge-rich highly skilled human
resource. Biotechnology being essentially global, the partnerships are as much within as across
countries. Association with
UNESCO essentially expands the opportunities to create world class
education and research and provides seeds of global cooperation.