Current Edition

Mauritius: An Emerging Centre for R&D in Biotechnology and the Life Sciences

The economy of Mauritius has been successfully transitioned from a monocrop to a diversified innovation-driven and knowledge-based economy. Emerging sectors such as healthcare and life sciences are presenting some niche areas for the taking, and the enabling environment is being put in place to make it happen. Dr Géraldine Jauffret and Claire Blazy Jauzac of CIDP (Centre International de Développement Pharmaceutique) discuss the transformation of Mauritius into a medical hub.