About pharmacy Bench Bio Bench Bio Private Limited (BenchBio) is a privately held
Indian start-up company with strong European links providing biotechnology solutions to the agricultural sector worldwide. BenchBio is located at Vapi (Gujarat) near Mumbai and is focusing on discovering important traits in plants both for agricultural and consumer value. BenchBio is creating, as well as discovering, alleles using a non-transgenic (non-GM) method known as “Allele Discovery Platform (ADP)” a development of the TILLING and Eco-TILLING methods. Our ADP method is based upon the Crop Functional Genomics group of INRA/URGV at Evry (France) developed by Dr. Abdelhafid Bendahmane (Triques et al., 2007, Plant J., 51(6):1116-25 ; Triques et al., 2008, BMC Molecular Biology 9:42). Dr Bendahmane serves as scientific advisor to Bench Bio. BenchBio owns a license on patent and know-how from INRA-Transfert and GENOPLANTE-VALOR to use this technology.