India’s International Collaboration in Biotechnology


  • Manohar Pathak Gujarat University, Ahmadabad-380009, Gujarat, India
  • Atul Bhatt Gujarat University, Ahmadabad-380009, Gujarat, India
  • N K Prasanna CSIR- National Institute of Science Communication & Policy Research, New Delhi-110012, INDIA.



Biotechnology, Scientometric, Research evaluation, Collaboration


This paper analyses 6451 research publications in the field of Biotechnology by Indian researchers in collaboration with other countries indexed in the web of Science core collections from 1975 to 2021. These 6451 publications received 228989 citations with 181 h-index. During the period the total number of publications from India are 33236 out of which 6451(19.40%) are in international collaboration. There were only 2 publications in 1973 which rose to 825 in the year 2021. Ashok Pandey from CSIR-IITR is the most productive author while CSIR is the leading organization in collaborating with international partners. Microalgae is the most frequent keyword, Journal Bioresource technology is the most preferred journal for publication. The United States, South Korea, and Peoples Republic of China is the most preferred country for collaboration by an Indian scholar.

Keyword network




How to Cite

Pathak, M., Bhatt, A. ., & Prasanna, N. K. . (2022). India’s International Collaboration in Biotechnology. Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 16(4), 511–517.