Industry-Academia Meet

September 13-14, 2018

Venue: CSIR-IIIM Jammu

Organized by:

CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine,
Canal Road,  Jammu-180001,

About the event

CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine is organizing two days industry academia meet in fermentation based industrial processes which is an emerging and challenging area for the production of antibiotics, drugs, nutraceuticals, industrial enzymes, biofertilizers and biofuels etc. Despite of that, industries are facing many problems in scaling up the processes for high value fermentation products. This Industry Academia Meet intends to meet young researchers, scientists from industry, academia and healthcare professionals for the development of new products, improvement in production yields and scaling-up processes related to fermentation technology. This event will also help in evolving new projects or areas where bioresource can be utilized for the development of new technologies which will be useful to human welfare. Participants will also get an opportunity to interact with industry persons and to meet renowned fermentation experts for future endeavours.


  • Keynote/Invited Lectures by experts from renowned industries/academic organizations.
  • Discussion on challenges faced by the industries and academicians for the possible solutions related to fermentation processes on a single platform.
  • Identification of new opportunities, projects and areas for high value microbial/fermentation products of industrial importance for human welfare.
  • Help and guide new start-ups in the area of fermentation.
  • Opportunities of product display of industrial interest in product exhibition.
  • Bridging the gap between industry and academia.
  • Awards in oral/poster presentations and developed microbial product categories.
  • Opportunity for young participants to interact with biotech industry experts
  • Abstract publication in souvenir with renowned international publisher.
Focus Areas

  • Drug development
  • Therapeutic enzymes & Proteins
  • Biocatalysis
  • Probiotics
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Biofertilizer and biocontrol agents
  • Food and flavours
  • Traditional knowledge based fermented products
Confirmed Speakers

Arjun Arora, MD, Chanakya Pharma, New Delhi
Atin Tomar, President, CPL Biologicals Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Avinash Narwaria, Senior General Manager-Technical, Emami Pvt.Ltd., Kolkata
Basanta Kumara Behera, Former Director: Advanced Centre for Biotechnology
Bijan Choudhury, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee
Manpreet Singh, Senior Scientist, Dr. Reddy's Laboratory, Hyderabad
Mukul Bajpai, Asst. General Manager - Process Engg, Micro Labs Limited, Bangalore
Prasanta Kumar Das, Assistant Manager (Formulation Development), Zydus Wellness Ltd, Ahmedabad
Ravinder Kumar, Scientist, Sarvotham Care Ltd, Secunderabad
R.K Saxena, Professor, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi
Sairam, MD, Prathista Industries Limited, Telangana
Sawraj Singh, Executive Director, Iosynth labs Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
Senthil Prasad, Scientist, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh
Shabeer Ahmad, Director, Glow Biotech Pvt. Ltd, Aligarh
Sumit Dulani, Director, Eminent Amines Pvt Ltd, Laxmipuri, Kolhapur
U. C. Banerjee, Professor, NIPER, Mohali, Punjab
V. K Batish, Former Emeritus Professor, DBT. UGC, CSIR, ICAR
Vidhya Rangaswamy, Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd., Navi Mumbai

Who can attend?

Post-Graduate and Under-Graduate Science Students, Research Scholars from Research Institutes/Universities/Colleges, Industries persons, Scientists from Research Institutes, Faculty from Universities and affiliated Colleges, Dealers of Scientific Equipments, Publishing Houses, Media personnel and others interested are welcome to register for the event.

Important Dates:

  • Early Bird Registration - Till 1st August 2018
  • Standard Registration from 2nd August - 20th August, 2018
  • Industry-Academia Meet on 13th - 14th September, 2018
To register for the event please visit: http://www.iiim.res.in/IAMF2018

Full address for correspondence:

Convener: Dr. Vikash Babu (9419296717)
Co-convener: Dr. Saurabh Saran (9999359416)
Fermentation Technology Division
CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine
Canal Road, Jammu-180001

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