New Delhi : Global nutrition company Herbalife said it has partnered with with Biocon’s contract research firm Syngene to launch its first Nutrition Research and Development Lab in India.
The strategic partnership will help Herbalife Nutrition develop and formulate world-class nutrition products for Indian consumers, the company said in a statement.
The new facility is located within the Syngene campus in Bangalore. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, MD, Syngene International said: “We are happy to partner with Herbalife in setting up their Nutrition Research and Development Lab. At Syngene, we are committed to develop products that enable people to lead healthier lives”.
The lab will house a group of Syngene scientists, who will work for Herbalife Nutrition on various research and development projects. “Setting up the Nutrition R&D Lab in collaboration with Syngene will give us the ability to turnaround new products faster, and introduce them to the market quicker,” Herbalife International India, VP and Country Head, Ajay Khanna said.
Herbalife will work closely with Syngene in the areas of research and development in the field of nutrition – including product development, sensory evaluation and testing, project management, among others.