Tuesday 14 May 2019
Leveraging the built-to-suit model introduced by Dubai Science Park (DSP), a holistic science-focused business community, Himalaya Drug Company has announced that it will construct a Global Research Centre at DSP.Himalaya produces over 300 cosmetics, nutritional supplements, herbal medicines and pharmaceutical-grade Ayurvedic products in over 90 countries.
Set to launch in 2021, the state-of-the-art facility at DSP aims to enhance Himalaya’s R&D capabilities to serve the GCC region.
Himalaya’s core business lies in R&D and manufacturing of high-quality pharmaceutical and personal care products for health-conscious consumers.
The Himalaya Global Research Center (HGRC) has been part of DSP’s eco-friendly Laboratory Complex since 2013, with product development, quality control and standardization serving as priority areas of focus for the new facility.
The move, which will result in the creation of over 100 specialized jobs, aligns with the objective of the UAE Vision 2021 to shape a competitive knowledge economy. With Dubai emerging as a knowledge epicenter, overseas companies seeking to expand in the UAE and the wider region can benefit from the thriving innovative ecosystem that the emirate has to offer.
Dubai has significantly improved its skill and talent score, attracting large numbers of professionals in diverse fields. The city's vast talent pool will support Himalaya as it vies to develop pioneering herbal research and set industry trends in the region.