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  • A Tale of Grit and Glory

    As India celebrates its 71st Independence day, Express Pharma recalls some trials and triumphs which led to its rise as the ‘Pharmacy of the world’

  • Alembic: A century and still going strong

    Alembic Pharma has emerged as a renowned player in a thriving industry but not before tracing an eventful journey spanning over a century, that often mirrored the trials and...

  • Down Memory Lane

    At IDMA meeting with Dr Samuel Paul, Director IIM, Ahmedabad at Taj Intercontinental on May 3, 1973 RB Amin with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru Meeting...

  • A Growth Saga

    Ajit Singh, Chairman, ACG Worldwide, speaks on the journey traversed by the Indian pharma industry and predicts a bright future for it in the times to come

  • India Pharma Inc’s Tryst With Destiny

    The evolution of the Indian pharma industry since independence into a powerhouse supplying 20 per cent of the global demand for generic drugs

  • Trial by fire

    Born just a week after India gained independence, Indoco Remedies has witnessed and been a part of the trials and triumphs of the country's pharma sector for the last...

  • Evolution of The Indian Pharma Industry

  • Evolution of Indian Pharma Regulatory Framework

    Dr Gopakumar G Nair, CEO, Gopakumar Nair Associates, gives insights on the transformational journey of India’s pharma industry coming to par with the global standards,...

  • Upgradation of GMP since independence

    Kapil Bhargava, Former, Dy Drugs Controller (I) CDSCO, elaborates on India's journey in pharma sector post independence till today

  • Down Memory Lane

    Gandhi’s visit to Cipla in 1939 Independence Day flag hoisting at Cipla 1947 President of India, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy awards ACG for best employer of...

  • Long-term goal of PvPI is to develop e-reporting and reporting culture among HCPs

    Dr GN Singh, DCG(I) and Secretary-cum-Scientific Director, IPC and Dr V Kalaiselvan, Principal Scientific Officer, IPC, in an interview with Swati Rana speak on PvPI’s...

  • Need for constant vigilance

    An analysis on the progress of India’s pharmacovigilance programme

  • FDD Conclave 2017: A congregation of R&D leaders

    In an endeavour to encourage research and innovation in the rapidly evolving field of formulation development and drug delivery, Express Pharma and The Indian Express Group hosted the inaugural...

  • Sanjeevani for AYUSH

    AYUSH could be the answer to India's unmet medical needs but only if it is backed by scientific validation and credible evidence

  • Taking the green path

    Express Pharma analyses efforts to make the formulation development and drug discovery process more sustainable and environment-friendly

  • Leading the pack

    Kanish Malik, President, Operations, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals and SV Veerramani, Founder and Chairman, Fourrts India, explain the philosophy behind their sustainability efforts.

  • Thinking beyond medicines and products

    Vivek P Adhia, Strategy Head – Climate, WRI India, Tanvi Bongale, Sr Project Associate, Climate, WRI India, Shruti Karkhedkar, Air Quality Intern, WRI India, elaborate on how the pharma...

  • We are collaborating with pharma companies worldwide to adopt eco-friendly methods

    Over the years, Ideal Cures’ R&D department has helped pharma companies to adopt eco-friendly methods and increase productivity. Its recent INSTACOAT 4G is a new...

  • The monster in your laboratory

    Sekhar Surabhi, CEO and President at Caliber Technologies, insists on paperless automation and recommends a shift to a completely automated, paperless laboratory

  • Operational excellence with sustainability: Lessons from Lindström

    Lindström, which provides rental workwear solutions for the pharmaceutical sector has adopted various environmentally-friendly ways to achieve significant cost benefits, reveals its recently released Sustainability...

  • Skilling Up

    Skilling has emerged a priority in India’s pharma sector with LSSSDC, industry associations and consultants spearheading initiatives in this direction. Yet, are all the pieces needed to plug the...

  • Strategies for making high pharmaceutical quality affordable: Part II

    Dr Ajaz S Hussain, Former Deputy Director Office of Pharmaceutical Science, US FDA, currently Founder of Insight, Advice & Solutions, US and President, National Institute...

  • Quality excellence through skill development

    SM Mudda, Chairman, Regulatory Affairs Committee, IDMA and Director - Global Strategy (Technical), Micro Labs, emphasises the need to adopt a Quality Management Systems...

  • Building pharma quality: From the top-floor to the shop-floor

    Vikas Bhadoria, Senior Partner and Vivek Arora, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company, emphasise on the need to build a strong quality culture, which will lead...

  • Skill level directly impacts quality, which has a direct impact on human life

    Ranjit Madan, CEO, Life Science Sector Skills Development Council links skill levels in the pharmaceutical sector, quality and safety of medicines, and India's global market...

  • Regulatory compliance at the shop floor is a key gap that needs to be bridged

    Hemant Deshpande, Managing Partner, Pollux Life Science Solutions, in an interaction with Viveka Roychowdhury, elaborates on the skill gap between academia and industry and how...

  • NSF’s education courses, like the APPQM, change the way people think

    Medicines are only as good as the people making them, points out Martin Lush, Global Vice President, Pharma Biotech and Medical Devices, NSF Health Sciences....