Final report

analytica Anacon India, India Lab Expo and Pharma Pro&Pack Expo hosts an impressive array of technological innovations in Hyderabad.

October 16, 2023

  • 25000+ sqm of exhibition space displaying 6000+ innovative products.
  • The event hosted 21491 visitors and 366 leading brands from 14+ countries. With this, the event saw an approx. 35% growth in visitor footfall and 40% growth in participation of new exhibitors.
  • Specialized platforms for live demos, Hosted Buyer program, Buyer-Seller meetings, knowledge-rich technical seminars, panel discussions, conferences and Career Connect.
  • analytica Anacon India, India Lab Expo and Pharma Pro&Pack Expo were held from 14-16 September 2023 at HITEX Exhibition Center, Hyderabad.

Messe Muenchen India in collaboration with Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA) successfully concluded its latest editions of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo which were co-located with Pharma Pro&Pack Expo, which was held in collaboration with the Indian Pharma Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPMMA).

Messe Muenchen India in collaboration with Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA) successfully concluded its latest editions of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo which were co-located with Pharma Pro&Pack Expo, which was held in collaboration with the Indian Pharma Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPMMA). The triad events formed the largest-ever edition in the pharma hub of India, Hyderabad. With this year’s theme, ‘Epicentre of Progress’, the event showcased solutions for the entire value chain in the pharma, laboratory and analysis segments. It enabled the exchange of ideas and unlocked business opportunities among contented exhibitors and visitors for mutual growth and prosperity.

The event brought top international and home-grown machinery manufacturers, suppliers of analytical instruments and laboratory equipment, leading pharma companies, research laboratories, consultants, industry experts and key government officials under one roof to network and form valuable partnerships. With 366 exhibitors from 14+ countries displaying 6000+ products, the event presented ground-breaking innovations in pharma machinery, laboratory technologies and analytical instruments to user industries such as pharma, biotech, chemicals, F&B, etc. in India.

analytica Anacon India, India Lab Expo and Pharma Pro&Pack Expo created a vibrant platform for networking and engagement for robust business collaborations. The technology providers meaningfully engaged with the end-user community through hosted buyer program, buyer-seller meetings and specially curated thought-provoking conferences. This year, the fair offered exciting conferences over three days in collaboration with associations such as the Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA), Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) and Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA). Apart from these, life science graduates connected with the leading life science companies actively seeking fresh talents at Career Connect, a specialized platform created with FABA.

analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo 2023 was jointly organized with IAIA. Chandrahas Shetty, President, Indian Analytical Instruments Association (IAIA), said, “We are delighted that the latest edition in Hyderabad delivered value to all participants and visitors. analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo is the largest event in Hyderabad for innovative and tailored solutions for laboratories and analytics. Since the event is held in the pharma hub of India, it attracts decision-makers from various industries such as pharma, biotechnology, F&B, research laboratories, chemicals, petroleum & petrochemicals, environmental technologies and more.”

Harshit Shah, President, IPMMA, says, “The success of Pharma Pro&Pack Expo can be witnessed in the number of footfalls. This edition saw a growth of about 45% compared to the previous year. The event successfully brought together various players such as pharma companies, associations, technology suppliers and industry experts, fostering meaningful interactions and networking opportunities. Pharma Pro&Pack Expo demonstrates its commitment to pharma machinery innovations and is in line with the government’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative. The event empowers the manufacturing industry by facilitating an ideal ground for networking and the opportunity to get acquainted with the latest machinery by bringing the best of the industry under one roof.”

Regarding the scale and impact of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo and Pharma Pro&Pack Expo, Avisha Desai, Business Unit Head - Consumer & Capital Goods and International Business, Member of Management Board, Messe Muenchen India, says, “This year’s edition of analytica Anacon India, India Lab Expo and Pharma Pro&Pack Expo saw visitor attendance surge by almost 35% compared to last edition. This massive attendance in the pharma hub of India once again proved why this is the largest pharma gathering in the region. Additionally, the event witnessed a growth of 40% in the participation of new exhibitors. With ample networking opportunities and invaluable market insights, the event seamlessly brought together stakeholders in the end-to-end pharma and other user industries. Our in-depth understanding of the pharma, laboratory and analytics industries and the ability to build lasting relationships with all stakeholders helped us to create a pulsating marketplace that enabled meaningful interactions and unlocked business opportunities.”

One of the exhibitors, Alexander Robertson, Chief Marketing Officer, ACG World, “Pharma Pro&Pack Expo is rapidly becoming a key show in the south Indian market. This is a great event to let our customers know about our presence and to support the capsule and tablet manufacturers around the world with our offerings such as machinery, track and trace equipment, packaging material, and more.”

Jignesh Mehta, Director, Newtronic, said, “We have been participating and showcasing our products in India Lab Expo since its inception. In Hyderabad, we get encouraging footfall for all three days which translates into a lot of networking, discussions and solutions.”

Amy Thakker, Manager – Markeing & Sales, Shimadzu, said, “Hyderabad is the pharma hub of India and analytica Anacon India is the appropriate event for us to participate in and interact with customers to present our latest technology updates. Additionally, the platform enables us to understand customers’ various challenges, which helps us devise strategies to produce relevant solutions.”

One of the buyers, Ashwin Saudagar, Asst. Engineer (QA), Predictive Technology Laboratory, Ministry of Defence, DGQA, said, “This is a great event to explore equipment with modern technologies. I have been able to source about 80 to 90 percent of our requirement from this event.”

Purimetla Linganna, General Manager – QC, Juggat Pharma, said, “We are witnessing a shift from manual systems to automation and digital technologies. Hence, this is a great event to discover the latest process equipment and analytical equipment. The buyer-seller program of the event enables one-to-one interaction with exhibitors.”

Upcoming analytica shows in 2024

analytica anacon India and India Lab Expo 2024 will be held on 15-17 April 2024 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai and 26-28 September 2024 at HITEX Exhibition Center in Hyderabad. The events will bring together international and home-grown manufacturers of laboratory technology, analytical instruments, laboratory users, consultants and key government officials under one roof.

analytica 2024, the world’s leading trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis and biotechnology will take place on 9-12 April 2024 in Munich.

Ayurshi Chaudhary
  • Deputy Manager Marketing