Avra Laboratories is a Hyderabad based contract research & manufacturing services (CRAMS) company. The company was established in the year 1995. Amongst the first companies in India to focus on:
Providing high-end contract research and manufacturing services
Manufacturing of niche intermediates and APIs covering various therapeutic areas including oncology
The company has over 650 employees
The company has an experienced and reputed scientific leadership team with strong client relationships with both big pharma and biotech companies. The company has three manufacturing facilities, two sites located in Hyderabad (one USFDA approved facility) and another site in Visakhapatnam, India. The infrastructure is spread over 30 acres with a total reactor volume over 175000 liters. The facilities are certified with ISO 9001 and the company follows cGLP and cGMP practices.
Avra was founded in 1995 by Dr A V Rama Rao, a respected academic with over 35 years experience in research and leadership. He was the former director of the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT). His work on the isolation, structure elucidation of natural products and the syntheses of complex natural products is described in 262 research papers and 30 patents. Developed > 50 drug technologies that have been commercialized by the pharmaceutical industry. Dr Rama Rao was bestowed with the title of “Padma Shri” in 1991 and later in 2016 was given the “Padma Bhushan” by the President of India .
Dr A V Rama Rao
Chairman and Managing Director