17 MoUs signed between NIPERs and Pharma Industry

17 MoUs for Academia–Industry linkages signed between NIPERs and Pharma Industry; Pharma initiative to build innovation ecosystem in India

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These 7 NIPERs exchanged MOUs with Industry heads in the presence of honorable president of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee

Seven National Institutes for Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) have undertaken Academia-Industry linkage with 17 Pharma Industries of Private and Public sector.

These 7 NIPERs exchanged MOUs with industry heads in the presence of honorable president of India Mr Pranab Mukherjee on 4th November 2015 as a part of Visitors conference being held now 4-6th November 2015. During the event, a total of 45 MOUs were exchanged between Central Institutions viz., IITs, NIPERs, IISERs, IIITs, IISc-B, NIFT, NITs, RGIPT, RGNIYD & SPAs. Of the 45, 17 are under Pharmaceuticals sector. Thus the initiative of Department of Pharmaceuticals stands out.

NIPERs have signed 17 agreements with drug firms, including Dr Reddys, Sun Pharma, Wockhardt, Panacea Biotech, Medley Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Cadila Healthcare (Zyudus), Bharat Biotech, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, NATCO, Sahjanand Technologies.

Department of Pharmaceuticals is drawing up a common road map for Drug Discovery through convergence and synergy involving all stakeholders.

The department has identified that Academia-Industry linkage as a basic requirement for translating research into development (commercialization) and Innovation; and also to fix accountability among the Educational Institutions.

 

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