Zeon Lifesciences, an Indian manufacturer of nutraceutical and herbal products, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with UPES – Dehradun for joint research on nutraceuticals, phytopharmaceutical and AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy).
The aim is to establish collaboration for academic interaction and advancement of research in the specified fields, and to conduct research along with sharing facilities and expertise available with each other. UPES and Zeon Lifesciences Limited will also conduct clinical trials as per AYUSH or DCGI guidelines, applicable for a selected formulation.
Commenting on this collaboration, Mr. Suresh Garg, MD and Founder, Zeon Lifesciences, said, “To be able to contribute to one’s alma mater always feels great, and when the occasion is such a noble one, the excitement gets multiplied. I believe that this new endeavor to set up a one-of-a-kind research university and such collaborations will truly bring a new outlook to the field of medical research and innovation as well as set a benchmark in the field of nutraceuticals in India. I am confident that this new venture will be a great success. ”
“Our vision at UPES has been shaped with the insights and contributions from industry leaders. Our school of health sciences and technology bridges the gap between medical and new-age technology disciplines in order to bring a paradigm shift in medical research and innovation in India. With the collaboration with Zeon Lifesciences we are sure to be nurturing this vision towards reality and look forward to a long standing alliance with them. “Said Dr Sunil Rai, VC, UPES
With the vision to transform into a research-driven organisation, Zeon has collaborated with multiple reputed institutions across India for conducting quality research, pre-clinical & clinical study on these products, including NII, New Delhi, CCMB Hyderabad, IMS, Banaras Hindu University, SRM University, Chennai, Adesh University, Punjab, BITS Pilani, NIPER Mohali, and IIIM, CSIR, Jammu. Zeon has expressed an interest in collaborating on a variety of research-based products and technologies for the development of novel formulations and drug discovery. Therefore, the collaboration of Zeon with UPES can help both the entities to achieve a common goal for socioeconomic benefits.