Genotypic Technology bags SAP ACE Awards 2010 for customer excellence

Our Bureau, BangaloreMonday, November 15, 2010, 17:45 Hrs  [IST]

Genotypic Technology has been awarded the SAP ACE (Awards for Customer Excellence) 2010 and adjudged as a “Best Run Business for on-demand implementation”.

The SAP ACE award recognizes organizations for business value creation through innovative use of IT, in every major industry vertical. This award for the best on-demand implementation was instituted by SAP for the first time this year. Genotypic gets the honour of being the very first organization in the field of genomics in India to get the ACE award, and the first ever in this category. Recognizing the best of best-run businesses in the Indian subcontinent, the SAP-ACE awards are one of the most coveted customer-focused Information Technology awards.

“We had a rapid growth of nearly 200 per cent year on year in the last 2 years. The implementation of SAP has brought more transparency to the organization and made the processes more efficient. This has a direct impact on the businesses being more aligned to a common vision and growth path,” stated Dr. Sudha Rao, vice president, Genotypic Technology, who received the award in Mumbai recently.

In 2006, SAP introduced an annual award series that would recognize Indian businesses demonstrating innovative use of technology for outstanding business transformation. SAP ACE has become an annual barometer of business competitiveness.

The nominations highlight participation from companies of all sizes – with revenues ranging from less than Rs. 20 crore to the largest companies across diverse businesses like garments, retail, telecom, construction, consumer goods, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, steel & oil producers, energy, utilities, IT/ITES, etc.

Dr Raja Mugasimangalam, CEO Genotypic Technology said that cloud computing is seen as a fundamental change that is helping companies like ours to bring competitive advantage, to set even higher standards of excellence in achieving our goal of simplifying Genomics and collaborating with the industry and academia to explore new avenues in biological research.

Genotypic is a genomics company providing comprehensive and customized services and solutions. Founded in 1998, Genotypic has been instrumental in introducing microarray technology and Next Gen Sequencing (NGS) in India. Genotypic has evolved from strength to strength in terms of expertise, knowledge, experience and has qualified teams for NGS lab, NGS analysis, Microarray lb and analysis, BioIT, molecular biology and qPCR lab with PhDs in every team. Genotypic is the only Agilent certified microarray service provider in India and the only commercial genomics company equipped with the Illumina NGS GaIIx sequencer. Genotypic is well equipped to handle large genomics projects from project planning and sample preparation to processing and in-depth analysis.

The company is working to simplify the cutting edge genomics technologies and apply them in real life applications to provide cost effective genomic solutions for its global clientele in the field of Academic research, Pharma, Agribiotech, Animal Husbandry, Human Genetics, Molecular Diagnostics, Vaccine Research, Microbial biology and Personalized Medicine. Genotypic specializes in Microarrays (Agilent platform) and Next Gen Sequencing (NGS), Target DNA Capture and Resequencing, and Enrichment (Agilent “SureSelect”) and NGS Data Analysis. Genotypic has collaborations with leading Genomic technology companies to conduct hands-on training workshops in Lab and microarray and sequence informatics. Its clientele includes major academic Institutes and top pharmaceutical and biotech companies around the world.