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CPhI’s 7th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex to be held in Mumbai, India

Published 23 May 2018

The seventh-edition of InnoPack Pharma Confex, a conference on innovations and latest technologies on pharmaceutical packaging, is set to start from 24 to 25 May 2018 at Sahara Star, Mumbai, India.

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, all under one roof. This 2 day confex will witness scintillating panel discussions with a pulse on practical solutions along with a display of the latest international and domestic solutions in packaging.

The conference will focus on various aspects of packaging with a global packaging perspective including 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, e-commerce and many more. The gathering will also help the industry to generate leads, garner exposure and enter newer and uncharted markets.

InnoPack Pharma, since its inception has been recognized as a leading conference for industry leaders from the pharmaceutical sector. Last year, the 6th edition attracted over 900 delegates across the country over 2 power packed days.

Speaking on the announcement of the 7th Annual InnoPack Pharma Confex, UBM India managing director Yogesh Mudras 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."

Mudras further said: "UBM India is also excited to host the third India Packaging Awards which will recognise, inspire and felicitate excellence and innovation in the packaging industry and thought leadership on a global scale by unveiling achievements in packaging to an international level audience.”

This year  too, the confex will see a congregation of some of the most sought after industry stalwarts like World Packaging Organisation president Pierre Pienaar; Indian Drug Manufacturers Association secretary general Daara Patel; Takeda Pharmaceuticals India executive director/country manager Ashok Kumar Bhattacharya; World Packaging Organisation ambassador Chakravarthi AVPS; Biocon supply chain management vice president Prasad Deshpande; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries senior vice president & head global sales & marketing Rakesh Mehta; Biocon associate director packaging development (QA) Tj Saravanan; Mylan vice president Prabir Das; Dr Reddy's Laboratories packaging development director Barun Dey; Emcure Pharmaceuticals packaging development head Ajay Bapat; Aurobindo Pharma head-packaging development Ravipati Chandi Prasad; Mankind Research Centre head-packaging development Soumyanath Mishra; Packaging Consultant Gautama Buddha; Alembic Pharmaceutical senior manager-packaging development cell Anahita Karande discussing and deliberating on various aspects of pharma packaging.

To celebrate and acknowledge the industry leaders in pharma packaging, CPhI Conferences will host the 'The 3rd edition of The India Packaging Awards' on 24th May 2018. The awards will recognise 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 will comprise cocktail and dinner, entertainment acts, along with 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 that promises an enriching experience to the attendees and also facilitate long lasting business relations between the industry and solution providers.

Source: Company Press Release