BASF Opens Formulation Lab in India
BASF India, a subsidiary of BASF SE, has inaugurated a pharmaceutical technical laboratory at its Innovation Campus Asia Pacific in Navi Mumbai, India. Named “BASF Pharma Solutions Lab,” the facility will serve the pharmaceutical market in South Asia, especially generic drug manufacturing, which accounts for more than 70% of the sector in India, according to BASF.
This pharma technical lab is the fifth application lab in BASF’s global innovation network for pharmaceutical solutions, which also includes labs in Germany, North America, South America, and Shanghai, China.
The 200-square-meter application lab provides services for drug formulation, especially in solubilization and instant and modified release.
BASF has been providing technical services in drug formulation and manufacturing in South Asia since 2008. Inaugurated in March 2017, the Innovation Campus Asia Pacific is BASF’s biggest research and development investment in South Asia and also houses the company’s other existing scientific disciplines.