UBM CPhI’s 7th Annual Pharma Confex in Mumbai

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CPhI Conferences, a division of UBM India, has announced the 7th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex, which will be held on 24-25 May 2018 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai. The confex promises to be the largest platform for professionals from the pharma packaging industry to congregate, network, exchange ideas and knowledge, form alliances and shape the future of the pharma packaging industry. The two-day confex will witness scintillating panel discussions, practical solutions along with a display of the latest international and domestic solutions in packaging. It will also lay focus on the various aspects of packaging with a global packaging perspective.

Discussions will take place on innovative technologies for pharmaceutical packaging, primary packaging films, pre-fillable syringes, selecting drug delivery systems blister packaging, WPO approach on pharma packaging solutions for generic injectables, and eCommerce. The gathering will also help the industry to generate leads, garner exposure and enter newer and uncharted markets.

Speaking on the announcement of the 7th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex, Yogesh Mudras, managing director said, “ Packaging is a success contributor to the pharmaceutical industry. The InnoPack confex will help in drawing attention on various aspects of packaging along with facilitating the industry to generate exposure and enter untapped markets. It will also focus on industry best practises pertaining to drug packaging such as sustainability through innovations.”

The confex will see a congregation of some of the most sought-after industry stalwarts like Prof. Pierre Pienaar, president, World Packaging Organisation; Daara Patel, secretary-general, Indian Drug Manufacturers Association; Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya, executive director/country manager, Takeda Pharmaceuticals India; Chakravarthi AVPS, ambassador, World Packaging Organisation; Prasad Deshpande, vice president – Supply Chain Management, Biocon; Rakesh Mehta, senior vice president & head – Global Sales & Marketing, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries; TJ Saravanan, associate director – Packaging Development (QA), Biocon Limited; Prabir Das, vice president, Mylan; Barun Dey, director – Packaging Development, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories; Ajay Bapat, head – packaging Development, Emcure Pharmaceuticals; Ravipati Chandi Prasad, head – packaging development, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.; Soumyanath Mishra, head – packaging development, Mankind Research Centre; Gautama Buddha, packaging consultant; and Anahita Karande, senior manager – Packaging Development Cell, Alembic Pharmaceutical Ltd. They will discuss the various aspects of pharma packaging.

To celebrate and acknowledge the industry leaders in pharma packaging, CPhI Conferences will host the 3rd edition of The India Packaging Awards on 24 May 2018 at Sahara Star, Mumbai. The awards will recognize  excellence and innovation in the packaging industry and celebrate the thinkers and creators who break new grounds in packaging.

The evening will witness the industry champions coming under a unique umbrella to cheer the inspiring masterminds and to participate in the awards and recognition ceremony.

The India Packaging Awards has received an overwhelming response for nominations in the following categories:

• Excellence in Sustainable Packaging
• Excellence in Packaging Design
• Excellence in R&D
• Excellence in Enhanced User Experience
• Excellence in Packaging Machinery
• Excellence in Quality Assurance
• Excellence in Quality Control

This year the conference will see a number of innovative networking formats such as i3 Centre, an exclusive 1-hour power-packed networking opportunity between the attendees and the partners. Speed Networking promises an enriching experience to the attendees and also facilitate long lasting business relations between the industry and solution providers.

Packaging South Asia is the media partner of UBM and the Innopack Pharma Confex in Mumbai will be covered by our Mumbai correspondent Shardul Sharma (edit2@ippgroup.in).

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