Bengaluru, Mar 13: Biocon Ltd Chairperson and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been conferred with the Honorary Doctorate by Deakin University, Australia in recognition of her pioneering entrepreneurial role in the field of biotechnology and for sustained significant contribution to Industry-Academia collaboration between Australia &India.
Speaking on the occasion, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, CMD of Biocon, said: “I am immensely proud to receive this coveted recognition from the prestigious Deakin University of Australia and feel even more inspired to be presented with this honour in the year when Deakin University is celebrating 25 years of association with India, the longest sustained period of engagement by any Australian University with India.”
Deakin Honorary Doctorates program recognizes eminent individuals who have made an inspiring or significant and sustained contribution to the community aligned to the University's objectives. Past recipients of Deakin University Honorary Doctorates include eminent leaders like Julia Gillard, Australia’s first female Prime Minister, according to a release here on Wednesday. (UNI)