Every year, IES-MCRC organizes a conference completely focused on pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. This conference is known as "INSIGHT". The purpose of this conference is to bring industry experts from pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, academicians and students at the same platform. Apart from IES students, hundreds of students from B. Pharm. and science colleges with their teachers attend this conference every year. They get opportunity to interact with industry experts and senior academicians. These students also participate in many competitions which help them get more insights into the field of pharmaceutical industry and its management.
The 17th Annual Pharma & Healthcare Conference, INSIGHT 2018 saw 300+ under-graduate students from pharmacy, biotech, microbiology, biochemistry, clinical research & management streams participate from 26 colleges. The theme was Pharma & Healthcare: Paradigm Shift towards Patient-centricity. The event included felicitation of with Lifetime Achievement award to Dr. Sanjay Arora, Founder & MD, Suburban Diagnostics, IES MCRC Alumnus, Mr. Shrihari Jindam, Marketing manager, Glemnark Pharma.
The Panel Discussion was on Patients First – Golden Period Ahead! Panel members include Mr. Vikas Dandekar, Editor- ET Prime, Mr. Shirish Ghoge, Director- Roche Diagnostics, Mr. Amar Bhanushali, Country Head & GM, Abbott Diabetes Care, Mr. S P Chakraborty – Founder & MD Ergos Life Sciences, Mr. Milind Thatte - Managing Director & GM, Merck,
Mr, Sanjay Datta, Chief of Underwriting, Claims & Reinsurance, ICICI Lombard, Mr. Ameesh Masurekar, Director AWACS.
In all, there were 39 entries for Poster, 37 for Quiz & 9 for Ad competitions