Azelis inaugurates first Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare laboratory for the Asia Pacific region in India

24 November 2022

Azelis, a leading innovation service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, is pleased to announce the opening of its first Asia Pacific Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare (“Pharma”) dedicated application laboratory in India. This latest investment in the group’s innovation capabilities is aligned with its strategic vision to bring its formulation expertise and innovative solutions to a wider audience, benefiting customers and principals in the Pharma and Nutraceutical industry while also supporting regional and local business growth.

The opening of this state-of-the-art facility is a recognition of Azelis India’s excellent business performance, its key wins with strategic principals and market demand for further pharma solutions. Leveraging its extensive lateral value chain along with the laboratory’s resources enables the India Pharma team to cover new applications and better support customers with ground-breaking formulations and solutions.

The Pharma laboratory is fully equipped with all the machinery needed to support formulation development, resolve technical challenges, and provide customer demonstrations. The laboratory will serve a range of applications from dosage forms, taste- and odor-masking, solubility enhancement to stability enhancement, along with sustainable solutions such as production process improvement by way of shifting from a solvent base to an aqueous base. Combined with the team’s technical expertise, the laboratory enables the scaling up of Azelis’ solutions to meet customers’ production needs with actual manufacturable products.


Aparna Khurana, Azelis India Managing Director, remarks:

“The inauguration of our Pharma lab is another milestone in Azelis India’s incredible growth journey over the past few years. Our passion and expertise are our differentiators in the market, which is why we invested in our innovation capabilities, to bring our expertise and solutions closer to the market through our dedicated technical and sales teams, our India Pharma customer portal digital solution, and now also our advanced Pharma lab. We look forward to demonstrating the best-in-class services that we offer to the Pharma and Nutra market, contact us for a visit to see first-hand how we provide innovative solutions.”

Sonali Sheth, Azelis India Associate Director Pharma, comments:

“We are thrilled to be able to further support all our stakeholders, including customers, principals and other Azelis teams, through this lab. We now have the capacity to develop in-house proof of concepts, host workshops and create innovative formulations for events such as CPhI India. Our lab ensures stakeholders have better access to our technical expertise, and having a dedicated Pharma lab for the region allows the group to enhance its formulation knowledge and meet market needs with projects and trials that support customer requirements.”