Student Outreach Program (SOP) is the extension of Study Circle Initiative launched by CHEMTECH in early 80’s with the aim to “Develop Future Leaders”. This program is organized concurrently during CHEMTECH series of international exhibitions and conferences that enables the students a direct interface to engage with the business and technology leaders from the chemical industry at large as well observe the latest global trends in chemical processing equipment & technologies.
CHEMTECH Foundation will organize Student Outreach Program (SOP) BioPharma 2019 concurrently with CHEMTECH + Biopharma World Expo 2019, from February 20 -23, 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai under the leadership of Dr. Manish Diwan, Head – Strategic Partnership & Entrepreneurship Development, BIRAC & Technical Chairman of SOP BioPharma 2019 in partnership with Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), Department of Biotechnology , Ministry of Science & Technology and BioRiidl the biotechnology incubator an initiative of Somaiya Vidyavihar and Somaiya Trust
SOP BioPharma 2019 will have the presence of students from the disciplines of biotechnology, lifesciences, engineering and allied science disciplines of biology, chemistry and physics who aspire to pursue their careers in the biopharma industry or start their own entrepreneurial ventures.
The students will get an opportunity to participate in
1.Icon lectures to ‘learn from the leaders’
2.Internship Program to ‘explore industrial trainings’
3.Posters & Prototype Exhibition to present ‘innovative ideas & concepts’
4.Start-up Stories: Case studies of young Start-ups to ‘ reduce the learning curve’
5.Workshops for ‘hands on experience on some of the selected latest technologies’
The previous edition of SOP Biotech received tremendous support from the industry and witnessed the participation of more than 650 students from various colleges all over India. SOP Biotech 2018 gratefully received an opportunity to comprehend and augment Biotechnology and discern various research openings, from the most prominent speakers from the industry and academia, and coach the apprentice and students the depth and extent of Biotechnology and various allied life sciences branches. Students discovered the global trends in Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, BioPharma, Agriculture, Healthcare and Medicine, Bio refineries, Chemical and various interdisciplinary fields.