India’s biggest global conference on pharma industry and medical devices to begin in Bengaluru

BENGALURU / February 11, 2018 – The third international conference and exhibition on pharmaceuticals industry and medical devices, India Pharma & India Medical Device 2018, will be held at Bengaluru from February 15-17, 2018, by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in collaboration with the Dept. of Pharmaceuticals (DoP), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India. The chosen theme for this year is ‘Affordable, Quality Healthcare.’

Mr. AnanthKumar, Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Govt. of India, willinaugurate the three-day mega-event and address the distinguished gathering inthe presence of dignitaries such as Mr. JP Nadda, Union HealthMinister; Mr. Siddaramaiah, Chief Minister, Karnataka; andMr. Mansukh L Mandaviya, Minister of State for Chemicals &Fertilizers, Govt. of India. 

India Pharma& India Medical Device 2018 will bring key stakeholdersof the pharma and medical devices sectors under one roof, with hundreds of delegatesand 50 Hosted Delegates from other nations attending the show. Over 300companies and 50 startups will showcase their products at the grand exhibition.The event will also see more than 90 eminent industry leaders speak at varioussessions lined over three days.More than 20 international drug and device regulators will participate in ameet with Indian regulators. Ministerial delegations from CIS and BIMSTECcountries will also attend the event. A key highlight of India Pharma &India Medical Device 2018 is a workshop by World Health Organization on“Regulatory System Strengthening and Prequalification updated by WHO.” Aconference will also be organized by NASSCOM on “Digital Transformation throughInnovation in Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Healthcare Industries.” Theevent will see a roundtable of pharma and medical devices CEOs with the UnionMinister of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Mr. Ananth Kumar.India Pharma & India Medical Device Awards will be announced tohonor excellence and innovation in the field of pharmaceuticals and medicaldevices.For three days, the event will host sessions build around themes likeDiscovering Innovative Medicines in India; Making India a Part of Global SupplyChain in Medical Devices; Opportunities, Challenges and Regulatory Requirementsin the Development of Biologics; Opportunities & Challenges for Stem cells& Regenerative Medicine; Emerging Global Trends in Self Care and Relevanceof OTC Regulatory Framework for Indian Public Healthcare System; a Sub-sectoralApproach to Make in India; and Moving towards API Self Sufficiency.


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