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IPC and CSIR-IMTech forge strategic partnership to advance research in microbiology

IPC and CSIR-IMTech forge strategic partnership to advance research in microbiology

Posted on May 7, 2024 Updated on May 5, 2024

Aimed at driving innovation and progress in the field of microbiology, the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC) and the CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTech), Chandigarh, have joined forces towards advancing microbiological research and development for the betterment of public health.

This partnership marks a significant milestone in the journey towards harnessing the potential of microbiology to address pressing healthcare challenges. By pooling their expertise and resources, IPC and IMTech are poised to unlock new avenues of discovery and innovation in this critical field.

Through close collaboration, IPC and IMTech aim to explore cutting-edge technologies and methodologies that hold the promise of transforming healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. By fostering an environment of cooperation and knowledge exchange, this partnership seeks to accelerate the pace of microbiological research and propel India to the forefront of global innovation.

According to Dr. Rajeev Singh Raghuvanshi, secretary-cum-scientific director, IPC, “This significant partnership underscores the mutual recognition of the critical role played by both institutions in the realm of microbiology and public health. By formalizing their commitment to cooperation, IPC and IMTech pave the way for an unprecedented synergy in research, development, and innovation.”

He further added that the MoU signifies a strategic alliance aimed at leveraging collective expertise and resources to drive advancements in the field of microbiology. Through collaborative efforts, IPC and IMTech aim to spearhead the development of future technologies that hold the potential to revolutionize healthcare and pharmaceutical industries.

Central to this partnership is the exchange of technical and scientific knowledge, fostering an environment conducive to innovation and progress. By pooling their respective strengths and resources, IPC and IMTech seek to address pressing challenges and seize emerging opportunities in microbiological research and development.

Moreover, this collaboration is poised to facilitate the exchange of skills and best practices, nurturing talent and expertise in the field of microbiology. By investing in human capital development, IPC and IMTech aim to empower future generations of researchers and professionals, driving sustained growth and excellence in the domain.

“As both institutions embark on this collaborative journey, they reaffirm their shared commitment to advancing public health and well-being. Through concerted efforts and collective endeavors, IPC and IMTech aspire to make meaningful contributions towards addressing healthcare challenges and improving the quality of life for communities across the nation,” said Dr. Sanjeev Khosla, director, CSIR-IMTech, Chandigarh.

He further added that the signing of this MoU heralds a new era of partnership and innovation in microbiology, setting the stage for transformative advancements and breakthroughs. With a shared vision and a commitment to excellence, IPC and IMTech are poised to redefine the boundaries of microbiological research and shape the future of healthcare in India and beyond.

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