Pfizer inaugurates Asia’s first R & D facility in Chennai

The newly inaugurated centre, which is part of Pfizer’s global network of 12 research facilities.

Pfizer inaugurates Asia’s first R & D facility in Chennai
Pfizer drug development center. Image — Twitter @iitm_respark

Pharmaceutical Giant, Pfizer recently inaugurated the first and only global drug development center in Asia at the IIT Madras Research Park (IITMRP) in Chennai, India.

Sridhar S, Pfizer India Head and S Aparna, Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India inaugurated the center. Image — LinkedIn

The event was attended by S Aparna, Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry Of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India, J. Radhakrishnan, Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department Tamil Nadu, Ashok Jhunjhunwala, President, IITMRP, and V. Kamakoti, Director, IIT-Madras.