Keynote Presentation

“Digital Pharma laboratory” – Challenge | Opportunity | Way forward


Vipul Krishan Yamdagni

Presenter: Vipul Krishan Yamdagni, Independent GMP consultant and advisor 

Vipul Krishan Yamdagni is a seasoned Quality Assurance professional with a strong analytical frame of mind and a result-oriented approach.

He has spent over 34 years in the industry with major Indian pharma organizations like, Shriram Institute for Industrial Research, Morepen Laboratories, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Sun Pharmaceuticals and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals holding strategic leadership positions.

With diverse understanding and experience across departments like R&D, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Project Management, Business Operations and Analytical Research he has spearheaded multiple ventures of setting state-of-art manufacturing and Quality systems and facilities, ensuring on time deliverables with GXP compliance.

Vipul is well known in the industry for his excellent technical knowledge, communication, interpersonal skills, team building and problem solving. Vipul has a proven track record of leading multiple teams and completing projects efficiently i.e. SAP, LIMS, Track-wise, Learning management system and Documentum as a function expert.



Digital laboratories have been the topic of discussion since the past decade, holds greater relevance today and may continue to do so for next few years until the concept evolves completely.

Sponsors and scientists aspire for an integrated solution that can replace paper and human intervention in life science laboratories; including those in industry, academic settings, and hospitals.

Digital labs offer significant advantages over existing paper-based semi digitalized laboratories, but adopting them in a predominantly paper-based environment is usually disruptive. The benefits of Digitalization can be fully maximised when they are integrated with other laboratory informatics tools like laboratory information management systems, chromatography data systems, analytical instrumentation, scientific data management systems, laboratory execution systems and ERPs.

However, there is no established path for an effective integration of these tools. In this presentation, we shall review and evaluate more about digital laboratories, integration approaches, industry perspective and aspirations, benefits and success factors.