Punjab University College of Pharmacy Leads Conference Segment at Pak Pharma Expo in Lahore

Lahore, The Punjab University College of Pharmacy (PUCP) played a pivotal role in the Pak Pharma Expo, hosting a conference segment at the Expo Centre that brought together leading figures from the pharmaceutical industry. The event, aimed at fostering collaboration between academia and the industry, featured the latest advancements and techniques in the pharmaceutical sciences.

According to University of The Punjab, the conference was inaugurated by Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Khalid Mahmood. Notable attendees included PUCP Principal Prof Dr. Syed Atif Raza, along with distinguished pharmacists, industrialists, and academics. The gathering provided a platform for CEOs and representatives from prominent pharmaceutical companies, such as NovaMed, Air Pharma, and MRA Engineering, to reconnect with their alma mater. These interactions culminated in the signing of Letters of Understanding between PUCP and various industries, aimed at enhancing research collaboration and support.

The event highlighted the critical need for a closer relationship between academia and industry to drive mutual growth and innovation. Professors Dr. Hamid Saeed and Dr. Furqan Hashmi emphasized the importance of this partnership for advancing pharmaceutical sciences. PUCP showcased its research initiatives and academic programs through an impressive stall, demonstrating the college’s commitment to innovation and excellence in education.

Faculty members, including Dr. Imran Tariq, Prof Dr. Nasir Abbas, and Dr. Khalil ur Rehman, presented on emerging technologies in pharmaceutical sciences, underlining the conference’s role as a catalyst for knowledge exchange and networking within the sector. Prof Dr. Syed Atif Raza lauded the Pak Pharma Expo for its role in facilitating discussions on key issues facing Pakistan’s pharmaceutical industry and highlighted the event’s contribution to promoting innovation and collaboration between academia and industry.

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