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  • PPL Leadership Awards 2019 honours gamechangers of pharma packaging

    It is a one-of-its-kind endeavour to recognise the contributions and achievements of leaders and game changers in the field of packaging Express Pharma, the leading industry publication from The...

  • Panel Discussion: Trends and advancements in pharma packaging

    Pharma packaging landscape has undergone a lot of transformations in the past few years and is constantly advancing. Market reports inform that the pharma packaging industry has registered a...

  • Trends in pharma packaging

    Barun Dey, Director, Packaging Development, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, gave a very insightful presentation on the various trends in pharma packaging. He emphasised that pharma companies need to think beyond...

  • Polymer solutions for fluid transfer in pharma industry

    The two-day of Pharma Packaging Labelling (PPL) 2019 conclave witnessed packaging experts from different segments of the pharma industry who discussed and deliberated on various aspects of the pharma...

  • Trends and innovations in vaccine packaging

    The first panel discussion on Day 2 of the Pharma Packaging and Labelling (PPL) Conclave 2019 was on trends and innovations in vaccine packaging. Mohan Mone, the moderator of...

  • New developments in pharma packaging

    On day two of the PPL Conclave 2019 in Hyderabad, Anil K Mittal, Director, Alutech, gave a bird’s-eye view on materials which help to fight against counterfeit. In his...

  • World class pharmaceutical solutions by ACE Technologies

    Mohammed Rafiuddin, Sales Manager, ACE Technologies, in his presentation on world class pharmaceutical solutions by his company, pointed out that Ace Technologies is a dynamic and progressive company by...

  • Primary packaging solutions for generic injectables — AccelTRA

    Alok Chandrokar started off his presentation with data-based insights on how market entry filings and approvals have steadily increased in recent years. The FDA is accelerating generic approvals as...

  • Keynote Address: Journey of pharma packaging

    As a pharma packaging veteran, Gautama Buddha took the participants of the PPL Conclave 2019 through the evolutionary journey of pharma packaging. He highlighted that the industry has come...

  • Regulatory compliance with pharma packaging

    Globally, pharma regulatory agencies are becoming stringent and to comply with their requirements, and the Indian pharma companies need to keep updating themselves regularly. For instance, recently, the EU...

  • Panel discussion: Prioritising patients with pharma packaging

    The pharma industry has realised that its future progress can be ensured only by putting the patient at the centre of  its activities. However, being patient-centric requires a clearly...

  • Regulatory compliance

    Chandiprasad Ravipati,  Head Packaging Development, Aurobindo Pharma, gave an insightful session at PPL Conclave 2019 which touched upon a variety of topics. He spoke on the growing incidence of...

  • Improving machine readable code quality as part of track & trace solution

    Sandeep Vadakattu-Sector Development Manager – Lifesciences, Domino Printech India gave an overview of his company during his presentation at PPL Conclave 2019. He went on to speak about the...

  • Injectable delivery systems

    Vinayak Joshi, National Sales Manager, West Pharmaceutical Services spoke on delivery systems have an important role to play in patient safety, product efficacy, as well as compliance and adherence....

  • Special Address: Future of Pharma Packaging

    Applauding pharma packaging professionals at PPL Conclave 2019, AVPS Chakravarthi, Global Ambassador, World Packaging Organisation said that pharma packaging industry plays a key role between pharma companies and patients....

  • Inaugural ceremony

    Organised by Express Pharma, PPL Conclave 2019 was held at Novotel Airport, Hyderabad from February 21-22, 2019. It started off with an auspicious lamp lighting ceremony. Viveka Roychowdhury, Editor,...

  • PPL Conclave 2019

    Pharma packaging leaders unite to confer and converse on the current and future trends in the industry

  • Stability test: A step towards progress?

    DCG(I) has come up with mandatory provisions for pharma companies to undergo stability tests for approval of drugs in India. Though it will raise the standard for quality of...

  • Bhavin Mehta, Director, Kilitch Drugs

    The Indian pharmaceutical sector is a huge industry with a significant growth potential. The industry comprises large, medium and small-scale drug companies that are expanding its presence not only...

  • SV Veeramani, CMD, Fourrts Laboratories

    In the pharmaceutical industry, we need to ensure safety, efficacy and quality of drugs manufactured and sold by us. It is important to conduct stability studies in order to...

  • Dr Dinesh Dua, Chairman, Pharmexcil; Chairman, Entrepreneurship & Start Ups, CII North India; CEO & Director, Nectar Lifesciences

    Incorporation of stability testing by the Drug Controller General of India DCG(I) for approval of drugs in India has actually raised the bar of standard for the quality of...

  • BR Sikri, President, FOPE

    The stability of a pharmaceutical product is defined as the ability to retain its chemical, physical, micro-biological and bio-pharmaceutical properties within specified limits throughout the shelf life. Drugs &...

  • Nipun Jain, CEO, Pharmchem

    Making stability data mandatory will be a huge burden on SMEs with respect to funds required, infrastructure and time. SMEs do not have so much funds to conduct stability...

  • Vishnukant Bhutada, MD, Shilpa Medicare

    Stability studies of the drugs describes inherent stability of compound, which could influence on safety / efficacy of the material. Stability of the compound plays significant role with reference...

  • Budget 2019: What does it hold for India Pharma Inc?

    ‘To incentivise investment in R&D, particularly in healthcare and pharma sector several strategic inputs need to be provided’ – Dr Ajit Dangi, President & CEO,...

  • India Pharma Inc’s Tryst with Modisarkar

    Pharma sector got overlooked in the recently announced interim budget though there were some radical announcements for other sectors. The industry continues to await its due. Express Pharma garners...

  • MAI revised policy will help CRAMs players to observe double digit growth – Sandipan Mandal

    Sandipan Mandal, Group Product Manager, Emcure Pharmaceuticals