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Closing report 2013

No. 3 / Closing report 2013 – English

analytica Anacon India 2013 witnessed an impressive line-up of leading companies from the instrumentation industry

Addressing the challenges as well as the opportunities in the analytical instruments industry, the seventh edition of analytica Anacon India 2013, jointly organized by Messe München International (MMI) and the Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA), ended with 4,022 trade visitors from the industry. The three day event took place at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon from November 12 to 14, 2013.
Mr. Bhupinder Singh, Deputy CEO, Messe München International India, said: “analytica Anacon India 2013 has been successful in bringing a new momentum to research, business and technology of analytical instruments in India. The event has consistently showcased top manufacturers and suppliers of analytical instruments from all over the world. With a strong focus on innovation, this specialized event provided a platform for key professionals from around the world to link to the exciting Indian market.”
analytica Anacon India attracted visitors from primary domains like pharmaceutical, chemical and petrochemical, food, medical laboratory, universities and research institutes. Offering potential to revolutionize other growing industries, the event had participation from a broad range of leading local, national and international analytical instrument manufacturers and distributors.
Speaking on the contribution of the Indian analytical industry to the overall growth of the economy, Mr. K V Venugopalan, President, Indian Analytical Instruments Association, said: “The Indian analytical instrument market including consumables and spares is estimated at around USD 1 billion with a growth rate of above 10 percent. This along with the rising demand and developments in food safety and pharmaceuticals production will help the industry grow at a steady pace. There is a high dependence on import of technologies for research and at times they are not easily available for various commercial or legal reasons. The time has come to focus on developing cutting edge technologies and instruments in India that will give us advantage in the coming decades.”
Ms. Pranaya Pradhan, Marketing Specialist, Millipore India Pvt Ltd., Labwater, expressed: “The event is like a bridge between us and our customers. Since Millipore is a brand in the analytical instruments segment, we had a very good number of industry professionals coming to our stall for knowing the high- end technology used in our products. Many new customers visited our booth and we are hoping to get good business post the event.”
This edition of analytica Anacon India witnessed an impressive line-up of key players from the instrumentation industry like Agilient Technologies, Borosil, Bruker AXS Analytical Instruments Pvt Ltd, Cryogen Instruments, Eppendorf, GCE India Pvt Limited, Genedirex, Inkarp Instruments, Labcon, LCGC Chrom Consumables LLP, Marsap, Medispec Instruments, Merck Millipore, Metrohm India Limited, Phenomenex India, Skytech Systems, S.V.Scientific, TA Instruments, Vishva Protech, Waters India and many more.
Next to German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) as well as the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) supporting German group participation, the trade fair also had international country pavilions from China and Japan.
Mr. Manu Grover, Product Manager, Waters, said: “The response that we are getting from the exhibition is really good. Quality visitors from all segments, be it pharmaceutical or non-pharmaceutical, are visiting the stalls. All the big corporate names in pharmaceutical industry from across the state visited the show. On an overall basis, the show is getting better year after year. The conference sessions are also witnessing participation from high–end industry professionals.”
The trade fair also featured an international conference addressing various concerns in the instrumentations industry. The analytica Anacon India Conference with the topic “Research & Regulations: Challenges for the Pharmaceutical, Life Science and Food Industries” was presided by industry leaders as well as international speakers from the science, giving expert insights into the latest research developments in the analysis, chromatography, biotechnology and life-science sectors. The program was organized by the IAIA and Prof. Dr. Oliver Schmitz (University Duisburg-Essen, Dept. Applied Analytical Chemistry).
“The response from the visitors has been very good. We witnessed a very good number of walk-ins. A good volume of visitors from pharmaceutical, food and OEMs attended the event. All the prospects that we have got in terms of visitors were worthy enough. We even witnessed the footfall from the unexpected segments like oil and gas industry”, said Dr. Ashes Ganguly, Managing Director, Cryogen Instruments India Pvt. Ltd.
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