Process Chemistry Conferences Schedule


Organic Process Research & Development - India
Organic Process Research & Development - India
The 28th International Conference and Exhibition
15.04.2013 - 16.04.2013
National Chemical Laboratory - Pune
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Book 2 Delegates and a Third can attend for Half Price - Saving $200!Formerly know as Developing Active Pharamceutical Ingredients, this conference tailored for the Asian process chemistry community has been developed from the popular and  influential international conference on "Organic Process Research and Development".

This conference will feature a mix of international and local presenters who will provide a forum for the discussion of issues related to synthetic route design, development, optimisation and scale-up.

The conference will contain a variety of industrial presentations, selected to emphasise their companies' approach to these issues, with case studies in the development of new processes.

  • Please check back at a later date as the speaker list is constantly being updated. Those already confirmed include:

    Dr E R R Chandrashekar, Dr Reddy’s, India
    Application of Transition Metal Catalysed Synthetic Transformation to Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient

    Dr Roland Goetz, BASF SE, Germany
    Process Development of a New Fungicidal Active Ingredient

    Dr John Knight, Scientific Update, UK
    Regulatory Requirements and How they Impact the Process Research and Development Chemist

    Dr Amol A Kulkarni, NCL, India
    Scaling-up Exothermic Reactions: Approach and Case Study

    Dr Paul Murray, Phosphonics, UK
    Application of Functionalised Silica's for Catalyst Removal and Recovery

    Dr Phill O'Kane, Thermal Hazard Technology, UK
    Application of Calorimetry for Process Optimisation and Process Safety

    Dr Tharmalingam Punniyamurthy, Indian Institute of Technology, India
    Design and Development of Small Novel Molecules of Medicinal Importance

    Dr Vivek Ranade, NCL, India
    Process Intensification for Fine Chemicals: Create & Retain Competitive Edge

    Dr D Srinivasa Reddy, National Chemical Laboratory, India
    Pot Economy & Protecting Group Free Approaches in Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Some Novel Routes to CNS Drugs

    Dr Bipulbehari Saha, Nagarjuna Agrichem, India
    Process Development Activities at Nagrajuna Agrichem

    Dr Kaptan Singh, Ranbaxy Research Laboratories, India
    Challenges in Process Development of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in View of Green Chemistry

    Dr Will Watson, Scientific Update, UK
    Green Chemistry Metrics

    International speakers are invited to submit their case studies and papers to Dr Claire Francis for inclusion at this conference.


    • Process Research & Development Chemists
    • Chemical Engineers in Industry
    • Heads of Departments & Team Leaders
  • How will you benefit from attending?

    • Invest in yourself: keeping up to date on current developments and future trends could mean greater job security.
    • Learn from a wide range of industrial case studies given by hand-picked industrial speakers.
    • Take home relevant ideas and information that are directly applicable to your own work with the full proceedings and a CD of the talks.
    • Save time. Our intensive, commercial-free programme means less time away from work.
    • Meet and network with the key people in the industry in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.
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  • “Scientific Update is the pioneering and unmatched leader in bringing valuable unique and practical information to process research and development to scientists and managers worldwide”
    PTC Organics
    “The lectures are of very high quality, and there is a broad coverage from early to late phase chemical development.  Process Chemists of all experience levels will benefit from attending this conference”
    “Excellent as ever, great venue, organisation and science”
    “Exceptional process Chemistry focus”
    “Focus and well organised discussion on process chemistry”
    Eli Lilly & Co
    "Best place to hone your skills in chemical process development"
    USV Ltd
    "Learning and enjoying chemistry through Scientific Update"
    Lupin Ltd
    "An excellent churning of applied chemical science"
    NCL – Pune
    "It really updates the science and technology as well as research"
    Lupin Ltd
    "Ideal venue to meet and hear from movers and shakers of process chemistry"
    Rasayan Inc

Fee Info

Conference Fee:
Academic Fee:
Exhibitor Fee:
$750 for booth + attendee, $345 for extra attendees


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The National Chemical Laboratory is located in the state of Maharashtra in India. Maharashtra state is the largest contributor to India's GDP. The National Chemical Laboratory is located in Pune city, and is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Pune city is second only to Mumbai (the business capital of India) in size and industrial strength. Pune points of interest include: The tourist places in Pune include: Lal Deval Synagogue, Bund Garden, Osho Ashram, Shindyanchi Chhatri and Pataleshwar Cave Temple.

Local hotel information will be provided in the information pack sent upon delegate registration.

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