Attracts 4000 visitors and 100 exhibitors
India’s analytical instrument industry is highly import driven and is expected to reach 2.4 billion EUR by 2020. As per a recent report by EuroAsia Consulting, with 83 per cent share in 2016, the industry’s share is expected to come down to 74 per cent by 2020 having CAGR 22 per cent between 2012 and 2020. China, USA and Europe are the major importing nations.
Local manufacturing is limited only to equipment with basic or medium technology. However, the analytical instrument industry is evolving with trends such as smart technology adoption, miniaturization, portable instruments and customization; customization being highly demanding by end users. Indian analytical instruments industry is emerging (2 Billion EUR) and has potential opportunities mainly driven by shifting customer focus, foreign player’s footprint and emerging application sectors.
The Mumbai Edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo saw participation from leading companies such as Airtech Corporation, Anatek Services, Chromline Equipment, Genet Bio Co., Hally Instruments, Jiangsu Skyray Solutions Co., Ltd., Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers’ Association, S. V. Scientific, United States Pharmacopeia, Art Lab Equipments, Simson Pharma, Waters India Pvt. Ltd. – TA, Instruments Division and Sarstedt AG & Co. KG., Agilent Technologies India Pvt. Ltd., Biolinx Lab Systems Pvt. Ltd., Glassco Laboratories Equipments Pvt. Ltd., Kevi Labtrech, India., Shimadzu Analytical (India) Pvt. Ltd., Simson Pharma, India., Toshvin Analytical Pvt. Ltd., Unichrome Associates, India.
Bhupinder Singh, CEO of Messe Muenchen India said, “Analytical Instruments industry can be made into a robust eco-system by creating competitive positioning through driving sectors’ growth, R & D, local manufacturing focus and government policies. Demand for customized instrumentation from end-user segments such as the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors is primarily driving the analytical instruments market in India.”
The exhibition had a grandeur opening with the presence of eminent industry players like Satya Chandra Sekhar, Vice President and Head, Reliance Life Sciences, Dr Reba Chhabra, Deputy Director Quality Control and Head, National Institute of Biologicals, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Sampath Srisailam, Senior Group Leader, Syngene International Limited, Dr Dibyendu Saha, Senior Science, Standards Liaison - Global Biologics, United States Pharmacopeia and Vijay Nag Thota, Deputy General Manager – Biologics Regulatory & Product Strategies, Hetero Drugs.
The event had a series of conference programs focusing on in-depth discussions on the development, challenges and implementation of quality standards pertaining to bio-pharma process. Renowned speakers from Reliance Life Sciences; National Institute of Biologicals, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; Syngene International Limited; Global Biologics, United States Pharmacopeia; Hetero Drugs delivered key insights.
The event was held in Mumbai from April 25-26, 2018 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon and attracted over 4000 visitors and showcased over 100 national and international exhibitors from Germany, USA, China, Japan and Korea. The flagship edition of the trade fair will continue to take place in Hyderabad and is scheduled for September 6-8 2018 at HITEX, Hyderabad.
(Left – Right) Vijay Nag Thota, Deputy General Manager – Biologics Regulatory & Product Strategies, Hetero Drugs, Sampath Srisailam, Senior Group Leader, Syngene International Limited, Dr Reba Chhabra, Deputy Director, Quality Control and Head, National Institute of Biologicals, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Dr Charu Mehra Kamal, Scientist Grade – II and Head Recombinant Product & Enzyme and Hormone Laboratory, National Institute of Biologicals, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Dr Ashes Ganguly, President, Indian Analytical Instruments Association, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe München India, Chandrahas Shetty, Managing Director, Skytech Systems Pvt. Ltd., and Dr Suhas Rajeeva, Associate Scientific Manager, Biocon.