Modi to inaugurate global summit on pharmaceuticals sector

NEW DELHI, Nov 16 – Indian Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi is expected to inaugurate the first Global Innovation Summit on the pharmaceuticals sector this Thursday, Nov 18.

The virtual event is aimed at bringing together key Indian and international stakeholders from the government, industry, academia, investors, and researchers to discuss and strategize priorities to foster a thriving innovation ecosystem in the pharmaceuticals industry in India, a press statement issued by the Press Information Bureau said today.

It will also highlight the opportunities in the Indian pharma industry that has huge growth potential.

The two-day Summit will have 12 Sessions and over 40 national and international speakers deliberating on a range of subjects including the regulatory environment, funding for innovation, industry-academia collaboration, and innovation infrastructure.

It will witness participation of leading members from domestic and global Pharma Industries, officials, investors and researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, John Hopkins Institute, IIM Ahmedabad and other eminent institutes.