Technology transfer (TT) includes knowledge transfer, science and risk-based principles including ICH Q8, Q9, Q10, Q11 and efficient processes to meet evolving business needs. Appropriate technology transfer is both integral and critical to drug discovery and development for new medicinal products. It is also important to upgrade drug quality designed during research and development and to finalize product during manufacturing as well as to assure stable quality. This course will provide understanding of the technology transfer of analytical methods, quality control standards, packaging components, operations and various pharmaceutical dosage forms from R&D to manufacturing. It is designed to provide an understanding of the issues affecting the transfer within and outside a company.
Module 1 -Introduction to Technology Transfer
Module 2 -Technology Transfer in Contract Research and Manufacturing Services (CRAMS)
Module 3 -Technology Identification & Assessment
Module 4 -Regulatory aspects (India & International): FDA regulations and ICH guidelines
Module 5 -Intellectual Property Rights
Module 6 -Customer Relations and Vendor management
Module 7 -Technology valuation, deal making & new product implementation
Module 8 -Pharmaceutical Process Engineering
Module 9 -R & D trials and Spin-out Development
Module 10 -Pilot plant-Scale up & Hazop studies
Module 11 -Validation, Commercial plant trials & various functions of departments
Module 12 -Materials Management
Module 13 -Technology Transfer Case Studies
Graduation in Pharma/Medical/Biomedical/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Science and Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.
Working professional of any of the following industry types, Drug manufacturing, medical device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical industry regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology or any related industry are highly encouraged to apply for the programme.
As this course is truly professional, Managerial and industry oriented, employed individuals working in any sector (production, processing, quality, control, Process engineering, technology transfer, Pilot trial, R&D etc.) in any healthcare industry (Food manufacturing, Food Ingredient and Additive processing, Drugs manufacturing , Medical Device, Ayurveda, Pharmaceutical Industry Regulation, Clinical Research, Homeopathic or Ayurveda Medicine Manufacturing, Cosmetic Manufacturing, Biotechnology) can seek benefits of the course.
Minimum duration to complete this program is 1 year and maximum is 2 years.
The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty.. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are expected to appear for an online exam and are also obliged to submit assignments after each module. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology Transfer by Faculty of Product Management, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.
Pharmaceutical Technology transfer provides a strong focus on problem solving, as well as technical and practical application of knowledge to particular fact scenarios through a number of advice drafting exercises. The Technology Transfer professionals will execute the process development experiments and process optimization of API & formulations, Scale-up of API & formulations from lab scale to pilot/commercial scale, execution of submission batches and validation, Preparation & review of batch documents & protocols.
Technology Transfer is important in extending benefits of R&D to the society at a large, especially in developing countries. Technology Transfer is important for commercialization especially, in the case of developing and underdeveloped countries.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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