PharmaLytica 2021 returns in a hybrid format

The 7th edition of PharmaLytica organised by Informa Markets in India concluded in the physical format at the Hitex Exhibition Centre on 14 August 2021. This year, PharmaLytica, for the first time in a Hybrid format, witnessed a substantial turnout from buyers and sellers of the pharma industry offline and online. The live in-person event was held from 13-14 August 2021, at the HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad and online from 13-20 August 2021.

21 Aug 2021 | By Rahul Kumar

The live in-person event was held on 13-14 August 2021

The two-day in-person event was inaugurated by Shri Ravi Uday Bhaskar, director general, Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council of India; Chakravarthi AVPS, global ambassador, World Packaging Organisation; Madan Mohan Reddy, whole time director, Aurobindo; Muhd Suleman Kakar, consul general of Afghanistan; Yogesh Mudras, managing director, Informa Markets in India and Rahul Deshpande, group director, Informa Markets in India.

PharmaLytica enables the pharmaceutical community to procure the current industry trends, innovations and conduct business with analytical, laboratory, machinery, packaging and other allied Industries. The expo is well supported by associations, including the Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) and Confederation of Indian Pharmaceutical Industry (CiPi).

The pharma industry needs to be in a state of continuous, steady improvement to spur medical advances. And, as the life sciences industry evolves, advancements in lab equipment too will see a boost. Pharma labs will have to be at the cutting edge of science and technology to be more efficient, improve time-to-market and reduce costs. As a result, the demand for sophisticated equipment and instruments to aid and accelerate the process of drug discovery, development, analysis and modelling of the compounds will continue to grow. Adding to the industry’s woes, packaging and freight costs have also increased manifold. The show, along with its knowledge forum, aimed at finding solutions for these industry issues.

Yogesh Mudras, managing director, Informa Markets in India, said, “We are delighted with our return to physical shows once again, commencing with PharmaLytica, at a time when the Pharma industry is facing a massive transformation. The industry support and encouragement that we have received for putting up this show now creates added morale and determination to strongly bring back face-to-face shows in the pharma and other sectors. The Pharma industry is projected to reach USD 65-bn by 2024 and USD 120-bn by 2030. This year, PharmaLytica, in its hybrid format, focused on the lab and analytical equipment, pharma packaging solutions and pharma machinery subsectors. With future labs coming into place, the industry anticipates a boom in the pharma lab equipment market in the coming years.”

The two-day conference had an exciting line of speakers that included Dr Pallavi Hajela, Dr Tom Van Wijk, Dr George Johnson and Dr Harish Shandilya and many more. The expo saw participation from companies such as Pacmac Solutions, Span Automation, Sachin Industries, Kinam Engineering, Agilent Technologies, Merck, Nichrome and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Komal Scientific, Sun Teknovation, Omega Scientific, Smart Labtech, Conation India to name a few.

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