Praj Matrix – R&D Center

With the goal of providing environment-friendly solutions for a future perfect world, Praj established Matrix – R&D centre in the very first decade of its inception. Praj Matrix is the common innovation engine for all business units of Praj Industries. Each business unit strives to stay ahead of competition through continuous investment in cutting-edge technology & product research carried out at Praj Matrix. Standing true to our vision of making the world a better place, Praj Matrix conducts research in the emerging areas of industrial biotechnology viz. 2nd generation biofuels, advanced biochemicals, and health & wellness products.

Salient Features

  • 16 well equipped laboratories - microbiology & molecular biology, bioprocess technology, process engineering & scale-up, chemical sciences (including phytochemicals)
  • Strength of 90+ PhDs and technologists
  • ISO-9001-2015 certified analytical laboratories
  • Fermentation scale up facility of 1000 liter (non GMP)
  • Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India certified In-house R&D center
  • Private Sector Biotech Park status by Government of Maharashtra
  • 80000 sq ft area covering labs, pilot plants and offices
  • $25 mn Capex investment so far

Centres of Excellence

Praj Matrix employs a Centre of Excellence (COE) model as its operating mechanism. Each of the five COEs brings a particular technology specialization to the fore. Technology programs utilize resources from various COEs at any given time.