Serum Institute of India was founded in 1966 with the aim of manufacturing life-saving immuno-biologicals. It is now the world's largest vaccine manufacturer by number of doses produced and sold globally (more than 1.3 billion doses) vaccines. It is estimated that about 65% of the children in the world receive at least one vaccine manufactured by Serum Institute. Vaccines manufactured by the Serum Institute are accredited by the World Health Organization, Geneva and are being used in around 170 countries across the globe in their national immunization programs, saving millions of lives throughout the world.
Serum Institute of India is ranked as India's No. 1 biotechnology company, manufacturing highly specialized lifesaving biological like vaccines using cutting edge genetic and cell based technologies, antisera and other medical specialties.