Won FICCI – ‘Best Innovation and Technology Company’ in 2011
Holds 75 international patents from various countries
Bangalore, November 26, 2012: Bangalore based Sami Labs, a pioneer and industry leader in herbal biotechnology products, health care products, food supplements and cosmeceuticals, won the ”FICCI Best Food 360 company 2012 in R&D” at the Food 360° an International Conference on Agribusiness & Food Processing organized by FICCI, Hyderabad. FICCI recognized Sami’s Research and Development (R&D) efforts in the area of natural products and wellness, where products from herbal sources are identified, isolated, characterized and optimized for its application in nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals or nutricosmetics and commercialized to meet the ever increasing global needs. Last year too, Sami Labs won the FICCI Food 360° award in the category “Best Innovation and Technology Company.” Sami Labs has till date obtained 75 international patents including 7 patents in 2012. Sami Labs has a strong team of over 100 scientists at their R&D Centre at Peenya, Bangalore which has a floor area of 25,000 square feet recognized by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India.
“This is the second year in a row that our work has been recognized by the FICCI. In 2011 we won FICCI Food 360° Awards under the category “Best Innovation and Technology Company” and this year we are awarded for “Best Research and Development programs”, we are pleased to receive this coveted award" commented Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Founder & Managing Director, Sami Labs Limited. "We spend almost 5 to 6 percent of our turnover on research, filing of patents, and generation of trademarks, etc. It’s gratifying when we apply scientific techniques into Ayurvedic herbal armamentarium to provide solutions to common disorders.”
Sami Labs’ R&D encompasses the areas of Phytochemistry, Synthetic organic chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological analysis, Analytical R&D, Plant tissue culture, Biotechnology, Formulation R&D and cosmeceuticals R&D and Food Technology R&D.
Globally well known companies like Evonik Industries, Avon, etc. have close tie-ups with Sami Labs for development of new range of products and for product line extensions. Also, Sami Labs supplies quality products to some of the major players in India like Abbott Healthcare, Hindustan Lever, Godrej, Dr. Reddys Labs, etc.
Sami Labs (SAMI) bagged the National Award in 1994 for Quality and Innovation (Basic Drugs) awarded by the Ministry of Commerce; National Award in 2002 for R&D Efforts in Industry in the category of “Chemical & Allied Industries”, by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India; Visvesvaraya State Awards from 2002 – 2011 (Gold Medal) for “Excellence in Exports from the Government of Karnataka”.
About Sami Labs Limited: Bangalore based Sami Labs a pioneer and industry leader in herbal biotechnology products, health care products, food supplements and cosmeceuticals, was founded by Dr. Muhammed Majeed in 1991. SAMI LABS has obtained a total of 75 International Patents. Sami Labs is an R&D based manufacturing and marketing company with its focus set on innovations. Their R&D centre at Bangalore employs about 100+ Scientists and is recognized by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India. Sami Labs is the holding company for Sabinsa Corporation in New Jersey, USA, founded by Dr. Muhammed Majeed in 1988. Sabinsa Corporation manufactures and markets phytonutrients, Ayurvedic herbal extracts and specialty fine chemicals for nutritional, pharmaceutical and food industries.
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