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Fermentation and Biotransformation Facility

Only a select few have mastered the art of Steroidal Biotransformation. An ultra-modern Biotech manufacturing facility with scale up from 5 L to 35000 L Fermentors have been setup by Symbiotec to enhance our supply chain security and to reduce our dependency on outsourced Intermediates.
Our Scientists are constantly working to improve the fermentation activity through R&D including Gene Mutations for improved strain development.

Biotech Division comprise of four sections

Research & Development Lab

Inoculum Lab

Fermentation Block

Downstream Block

Location : Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Pithampur, Indore, Central India.


Production Capacity : The total production fermentation capacity is 225000 liters (225 M³).

The Fermentation Facility is equipped with:

  • Production Fermentors 06  x 35000 L,  03 x 5000 L,  with connecting seed Fermentors and feed vessels.
  • Whole Broth Extractor from Westfalia AG
  • Micro filtration
  • Agitated Neutche Filter Dryer (ANFD)
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) for process control
  • Dedicated Microbiology Inoculum Laboratory with classified area ranging from class 100 to class 100000
  • Complete R&D set up with 2×30 Ltr. Fermentors, Real time PCR, Nucleic acid extractor, HPLC’s, UPLC’s, Fluorescent and Phase contrast microscope with image analyser, cryo centrifuges and Fume hoods.

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