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Lupin ties up with leading Institutes for PhD Program

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Leading pharmaceuticals major, Lupin Limited, today announced a strategic tie-up with top academic echelons – Manipal University (Karnataka), Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (Pilani) and Pune University – in a move to allow employees of Lupin’s R&D wing, Lupin Research Park, to pursue their industry specific research while concurrently working with Lupin. Through this industry – academia interface, Lupin employees can pursue industry specific research, making them eligible for a Doctorate degree to be awarded by these universities.

Launching the program, Nilesh Gupta, Group President and Executive Director to the Board, Lupin Limited, commented, “This is a win-win for both our people and the company and is a happy confluence of our scientific staff’s professional aspirations and the need to get an academic and research bent of mind built within our Research”. As a next step, the company plans to increase its reach to Top 10 institutes of Chemistry/Pharmacy in India.

Situated at Pune, the Lupin Research Park is spread across 19 acres and acts as the hub for Lupin’s global research and development programme. Its culture fosters innovation and helps shape inventions into innovative life saving drugs. Home to over 450 scientists who work in four broad areas of research and development – Generics Research, New Chemical Entities, Advance Drug Delivery Systems and Biotechnology – the facility creates new innovative life-saving drugs and technologies for a healthier tomorrow.

Written by sreelakshmi

9 March, 2009 at 8:52 pm