Metahelix has its main biotechnology research laboratories at Bangalore and crop breeding stations at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Attur (Salem Dt.). The corporate office and research laboratories are located in the heart of the industrial development in Bangalore in an independent office building with 24,000 sq. ft. of A-Grade office space to house more than 150 people.
The center has dedicated security, multiple redundant communications, Internet and power facilities ensuring uninterrupted operations and the highest uptime. Staff facilities at our center include recreational activities, canteen, meeting, conference and training areas.
The Infrastructure includes
20,000 sft. of Laboratory space for
Tissue Culture and Transformation
24,000 sft. of transgenic Containment Green House
Informatics laboratory-Networked desktop environment with database and compute servers.
High Bandwidth Internet Connection with backup line
Data and Information is protected through a Firewall, Active-Directory group policies and selectivenetwork access. We also have client-specific secure VPN connections where access to their infrastructure requires such a setup.
Our internal management Intranet ensures that all processes are automated and all employees follow a process-driven approach with regard to aspects like timesheets, defect management, etc.
The crop breeding research station at Bangalore is spread over 15 acres of fertile irrigated agricultural land suitable for year round research in maize, vegetable crops such as tomato, okra and hot-pepper. The facilities include greenhouses, seed storage, offices for breeders and technical staff.
The Hyderabad research station focuses on rice and cotton and is spread over 20 acres of land Hyderabad also serves as a key trialing locations for all other crops of interest to Metahelix and parent seed production activities for its subsidiary seeds business, Dhaanya Seeds
The Ahmedabad & Aurangabad research stations focuses on pearl millet and cotton and is also a key trialing station for all the other crops.