Zeon Lifesciences, India’s largest manufacturer of Nutraceutical and Herbal products, signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research University (DPSRU) to establish collaboration for academic interaction and research advancement in the specified fields, as well as to share facilities and expertise. DPSRU & Zeon will conduct collaborative research activities at DPSRU encompassing pharmaceutical technology, synthesis and analytical techniques, pharmacotherapeutics, standardization of herbal actives and protocols adopted to comply with the regulatory milieu of the region/country concerned.
The goal of this collaboration is to conduct R&D projects to investigate formulation and product development in the fields of nutraceuticals, phytopharmaceuticals, and Ayurveda. Zeon Lifesciences Limited and DPSRU will be conducting clinical trials as per AYUSH or DCGI guidelines, applicable for selected formulations. Both entities will also conduct studies to compare the prevailing regulations, approaches and challenges while registration of drug products.
Commenting on the collaboration, Mr Suresh Garg, MD and Founder, Zeon Lifesciences: “Our collaboration with DSPRU aims to give our country’s youth hands-on experience with the industry’s ongoing development in the nutraceutical and phytopharmaceutical sectors. Millennials will have the opportunity to delve deeply because there has been an increase in curiosity, and as a result, they will grow rapidly in this field. We anticipate strong alliances, both domestically and globally.”
“We’re looking forward to collaborating with Zeon Lifesciences on joint convergence research projects, as well as establishing and operating leading academic models in the emerging fields of nutraceuticals, phytopharmaceuticals, and Ayurveda. This collaboration will help both parties combine their complementary strengths and work towards establishing a thriving ecosystem for the future.” Dr Ramesh Goyal, Vice-Chancellor, DPSRU added.
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.