Pride of Maharashtra award goes to HIMEDIA under ‘Best Company of the Year Award’ for translating research into biotech products applications for scientists and innovators

The Warke Family Group PicThe Warke Family Group Pic
Dr. GM Warke honoured with the Award by Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar

Dr. GM Warke honoured with the Award by Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar

Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar presenting PRIDE OF MAHARASHTRA AWARD 2018 for “BEST COMPANY OF THE YEAR to HiMedia.

Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar presenting PRIDE OF MAHARASHTRA AWARD 2018 for “BEST COMPANY OF THE YEAR to HiMedia.

The Warke Family Group Pic

The Warke Family Group Pic

Mumbai, March 18, 2019 (GPN)  – Maharashtra Industrial and Economic Development Association (MIEDA) which represents members from manufacturing and service sector Industries, recently honored HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd with the prestigious “Pride of Maharashtra Award” under the category of “Best Company of The Year Award”. HiMedia received the unique recognition for translating research into biotech products applications for scientists and innovators.

HiMedia is an established company with professionals and technologists for manufacturing high quality culture media for microbiology, has over the years created a rich portfolio of exemplar quality products. Today it is a leading biosciences organisation with strong research based products portfolio in various areas of bioscience. The company has its global presence in more than 150 countries and is amongst the top three brands in microbiology in the world.

The HiMedia Laboratories Pvt Ltd is spearheaded by the Warke Family since 1973. It was founded by Dr.Gangadhar Motiram Warke (Chairman & Managing Director), co-founded by Dr. G.M. Warke’s spouse Mrs. Saroj Warke (Co-founder and Director-IT) and younger brother Mr. Vishnu M. Warke (Co-founder and Director-Marketing). The technical directors of the next generation, Dr. Vishal G. Warke (Director- Cell culture & Immunology and higronics), Dr.Rahul G. Warke (Director – Microbiology), Dr.Priti V. Warke (Director-Cell culture & Immunology and higronics), Dr. Rajas V. Warke (Director- Molecular Biology and Virology) and Dr.Kavita Khadke (Associate Director-Molecular biology and Virology).

The innovation and strong capabilities of Dr.G.M. Warke in translating research into biotech products applications for scientists and innovators are appreciated and recognised by MIEDA. Towards this MIEDA further honored Dr.G.M.Warke for special felicitation by presenting “Brand Ambassador of Maharashtra in Research & Innovation category”.

The awards and conference was presented and addressed by Padma Vibhushan Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar- President, Global Research Alliance & Former Director General of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Shri Subhash Desai-Hon’ble Minister for Industry and Dr. Lalit Kanodia, CMD, Datamatics Group of Companies.  The ceremony was held during the inaugural of the 5th Edition of “Maharashtra Economic Summit” and 25th Foundation Day Function of MIEDA at MCA, BKC, Mumbai with support of Government of Maharashtra and in association with SME Chamber of India.

About HiMedia

With a presence in more than 140 countries HiMedia is amongst the top three brands in microbiology in the world. HiMedia, a company established by professionals and technologists for manufacturing high quality culture media for microbiology has over the years created a rich portfolio of exemplar quality products. HiMedia possesses world-class hi-tech knowhow for manufacturing a complete range of chromogenic and HiVeg™ media products. The company has the broadest range of Vegetable Hydrolysate based microbiology culture media (HiVeg™), in the world. This is due to their vertically integrated manufacturing that produces a comprehensive range of Plant and Animal based Hydrolysates. Advanced products in the fields of Animal Cell Culture, Plant Tissue Culture and Molecular Biology came next as demands grew. An excellent chemical testing facility equipped with the latest analytical instruments enables HiMedia to deliver consistent ultra-pure products.

With firm commitment to excellence in work Culture and products, HiMedia has its own in-house bulk raw materials manufacturing plant. This enables them to deliver consistent quality products that conform to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2012 and WHO: GMP. The technical product-service package offered by HiMedia globally enables patrons to tap the expertise of HiMedia’s Central Laboratory in matching products to their precise needs. ENDS

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Sachin Murdeshwar
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