IIT Bombay Biopharma Summit 2023

Event Details

Department of Chemical Engineering and WRCB announce their two-day, in-person summit in Biopharma. With the rising demand for drugs and therapies, the biopharma industry is expanding at a rapid pace. With the rapid growth of the biopharmaceutical market in India, it is essential to establish collaborations between various stakeholders such as academia, industry, government, clinicians and more. The global progression of the biopharma industry has resulted in the development and approval of cell and gene therapies for a wide range of conditions. Besides new therapeutics, major advancements in drug discovery and process development have been associated with the use of AI/ML-powered tools and integrated omics technologies.

The conference covers the following emerging areas in Biopharmaceuticals:

  1. Cell and Gene Therapy
  2. Vaccines
  3. Novel Drug Discovery
  4. Next Generation Production Technologies
  5. Advances in Multi-Omics and Analytical Techniques
  6. AI/ ML in Biopharma
  7. Entrepreneurship and Policies in Biopharma

Some previously concluded summits include ‘Low-cost diagnostics for affordable healthcare’ & ‘Next Generation Therapeutics’. These were widely attended to and appreciated by academics, not-for-profits, industry, startups, VCs, and students.

Expected number of participants: 250+ | Other participants: Representation expected from IIT Bombay faculty and researchers, students, external academic participants, industry, incubators, government, investors, startups, etc.

Prominent names from the field are speaking at the event (in no specific order):

  • Dr. Rajesh Gokhale (Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India)
  • Dr. Hari Pujar (Chief Operating Officer, Tessera)
  • Dr. Ravi Mishra (Head Vaccines & Biotherapeutics, CSIR-IMTECH)
  • Dr. Abhishek Mathur (Chief Scientific Officer, Biolexis Pvt Ltd)
  • Dr. Mugdha Gadgil (Principal Scientist, Chemical Engineering and Process Development, CSIR-NCL)
  • Dr. Nimesh Gupta (Chief, Vaccine Immunology Laboratory, National Institute of Immunology)
  • Dr. Prasad Chodavarapu (Managing Director, Aganitha)
  • Dr. Aridni Shah (Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, immunitoAI)
  • Dr. Anurag Rathore (Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Delhi)
  • Dr. Rahul Purwar (Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering, IIT Bombay and founder & CEO of Immunoadoptive Cell Therapy Private Limited (ImmunoACT))
  • Dr. Sanjeev Gupta (Vice President & Head-Advanced Biotech (Biosimilar), IPCA Laboratories)
  • Dr. Ratnesh Jain (Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology)
  • Dr. Nitin Nage (Deputy General Manager, R&D, Sun Pharma)
  • Dr. Sanjay Tiwari (Vice President, R&D, Biotech, Lupin)
  • Dr. Sarika Mehra (Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay)

Detailed agenda to be announced shortly.

Registrations are now open. Grab your spot now!

Registration Link

For event sponsorship queries, please reach out to Devanshi Patel, Business Development Manager, WRCB at devanshi@iitb.ac.in

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23rd Nov 2023


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