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Technologies for sustainability and digitisation come under the spotlight at the recent Mumbai edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo 2023

May 16, 2023

  • analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo 2023 was held from 27-28 April 2023 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
  • 6000+ sqm of exhibition space; 150+ exhibitors displaying 2500+ innovative products
  • Almost 100% growth in exhibition space and 50% growth in new exhibitors
  • 5218 trade visitors
  • 150+ Buyer-Seller meetings, including hosted buyers from India and abroad
  • Knowledge-rich conferences covering topics such as new methods for detecting contaminants, analytical technologies for higher productivity, and instruments for a green and digital future.

Organised by Messe Muenchen India, the recent edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo in Mumbai concluded on a high note with satisfied exhibitors and delighted visitors exchanging ideas and business opportunities for the growth and prosperity of the analytical instruments and laboratory technologies sector.

As one of the most impactful trade fairs for this industry in the Western Region, this platform brought together 150+ exhibitors displaying 2500+ innovative products covering analysis and laboratory equipment, diagnostics technologies, biotech solutions, and instruments for quality control, measurements, and testing.

Owing to the quality of precision equipment and technologies showcased at this platform as well as the high-level conferences and networking sessions, analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo attracted 5218 visitors from key user industries such as food and pharma, healthcare and diagnostics, chemicals, cosmetics, research institutions, amongst many others.

Joint organiser Chandrahas Shetty, President, Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA), said, “We are delighted that this latest Mumbai edition has delivered value to all participants and stakeholders. The Indian pharmaceutical industry is amongst the most competitive in the world today, and we are proud to serve this industry with high quality instrumentation and precision technologies. analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo has earned its position as one of the most trusted platforms for all user industries where they can not only explore new technologies but also brainstorm at our conferences for innovative solutions to existing challenges. The sessions at this year’s conferences created awareness about the upcoming opportunities in this sector.”

Considering the changing nature of challenges encountered by laboratories today, the curated conference topics at this edition included new methods for detecting contaminants, analytical technologies for higher productivity, and instruments for a green and digital future.

Conference speaker Dr Archana Bahuguna, Group Head - Corporate Quality Control, RAPTAKOS BRETT & Co Ltd, said “Advanced analytical technologies empower research teams to obtain reliable results within project budgets and timelines, thus driving lab productivity and efficiency. However, it is essential to adapt technologies to the specific user industries, and therefore, platforms like analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo are very beneficial to us. By promoting exchange of knowledge and ideas across industries and functional teams, this trade fair contributes to growth of our industry. I am happy with participants’ response to the conference sessions.”

Another key attraction is the Buyer-Seller forum, including domestic hosted buyers from across the country. Under this program, the organisers evaluate buyers’ requirements and match them with exhibitors’ unique offerings, thus driving value for all participants.

Regarding the success of this edition, Bhupinder Singh, CEO, Messe Muenchen India, says, “With a wide range of indigenous solutions in healthcare, biotech, and diagnostics, as well as global innovations coming to India such as the nasal vaccine, there are expanding opportunities across industries today. We are delighted to curate analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo which, over the years, have emerged as credible platforms to enable meaningful handshakes and unlock business opportunities. This edition has grown almost 100% in exhibition space with 50% new exhibitors compared to the previous edition in Mumbai last year. This demonstrates the sharp growth curve of this platform and reinforces its position as a leading exhibition for this industry in the western region of the country. I am happy to see that this trade fair continues to deliver higher value year-on-year to all stakeholders.”

One of the exhibitors, Navinchandra Mehta, Managing Director, Newtronic, says, “We have been participating in analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo for many years. The event holds a prominent place in the industry as it attracts desired visitors from the user industries.”

One of the buyers, Dr. Shaligram Rane, Vice President – Quality, Lupin, says, “Visiting analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo was an exciting experience as I had detailed discussions with exhibitors. The event provides an opportunity to interact with individuals with different technical skills from the same team, which is not possible elsewhere.”

One of the VIP guests at the event, Dr. George Patani, Director, Inga Laboratories, says, “It is great to see analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo being organized in Mumbai to attract the pharma and analytical experts and cover the western region. The event provides a great opportunity for business networking and sharing knowledge.”

The next edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo will be co-located with Pharma Pro & Pack Expo at the HITEX Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad, from 14-16 September 2023.

For press and media enquiries, contact Mr. Babandeep Singh at +91 9833323613 | babandeep.singh@mm-india.in