In a move to link pharma industry with academia and to build innovation ecosystem in India, seven National Institutes for Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPERs) have undertaken Academia-Industry linkage with 17 Pharma Industries of Private and Public sector.
These 7 NIPERs exchanged MOUs with Industry heads in the presence of the President Pranab Mukherjee on 4th November, an official told Bureaucracy Today.
During the event, a total of 45 MOUs were exchanged between Central Institutions viz., IITs, NIPERs, IISERs,IIITs, IISc-B, NIFT, NITs, RGIPT, RGNIYD& SPAs.
Out of the 45, 17 are under Pharmaceuticals sector. Thus the initiative of Department of Pharmaceuticals stands out.