What is IGCW

Date:-5-6 October, 2017
Venue:- Ramada, Powai-Hotel and convention Center, Mumbai, India

5th IGCW 2017 Objectives

  • Facilitate learning from global green chemistry leaders and experts
  • Bring together key stakeholders of Indian Chemical Industry including senior Govt. officials
  • Provide a conducive ecosystem that can accelerate the implementation and industrialization of Green Chemistry and Engineering practices
  • Enable learning from Industry peers and practitioners of successful case-studies
  • Invite subject-specific solutions and technology providers to showcase at IGCW EXPO
  • Encourage collaborative initiatives by offering industrial networking platform to Researchers, Scientists and Technocrats.
  • Recognise and acknowledge Indian initiatives in GC&E direction through IGCW Awards.

5th Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW-2017) AWARDS

The IGCW Awards felicitated biennially are India’s first and focused expression to acknowledge chemical technologies and case-studies those incorporating the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry & Green Engineering into chemistry routes, chemical designs, manufacturing practices, and every single step taken towards achieving pollution-prevention goals while meeting the triple bottom lines of Profit, People, & Planet.

The IGCW Awards, since 2009 has been recognizing outstanding research initiatives and industrialization stories in the field of “Green Chemistry and Engineering” by Industry and non-Industry groups.


Ramada Powai Hotel & Convention Centre Near The Residence Hotel & Apartments Before Vihar Lake, Powai, Saki Vihar Road, Mumbai - 400 087, Maharashtra, India.


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IGCW-Expo, a tangible, for-profit platform

IGCW-EXPO is a focused industrial platform available for commercial expansion of green chemistry and engineering based technologies, products, services and solutions in the Industry.
It is a platform for companies offering green chemistry and green engineering based products, technologies and services to showcase their competency to the senior decision makers of the chemical industry, particularly those seeking solutions for their process relevant environmental challenges.
The 5th IGCW-EXPO will bring together around 50+ solutions and technology providers from all over the globe to partner with the burgeoning Indian Chemical Industry in its- immediate, short-term, mid-term and/or long term green chemistry and engineering based requirements.


Registration pass includes unrestricted entry to ANY of the below mentioned con-current sessions during IGCW-2017 Convention:

  Category   Full Convention   Any One Day
  Industry   INR 20,000/- + taxes   INR 10,000/- + taxes
  Academia   INR 15,000/- + taxes   INR 7,500/- + taxes
  Students   INR 5000/- + taxes   -
  International   USD 600 + taxes   USD 300 + taxes


  • Dr. John Warner
    President & Chief Technology Officer(CTO), Board of Directors

    The Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry.

  • Shri. Subhash Desai
    Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Mining

    Maharashtra State

  • Prof. Girish Sahani
    Director General

    Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

  • Mr. R. Gopalakrishnan
    Former Director

    TATA Sons, Author and Corporate Advisor

  • Prof. C J LI
    Professor (E.B. Eddy Chair), Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Green/Organic Chemistry

    Dept. of Chemistry, McGill, Canada

  • Prof. C. Oliver Kappe
    C. Oliver Kappe is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Graz (Austria)

    University of Graz, Institute of Chemistry

  • Dr. David Constable
    Science Director

    American Chemical Society- Green Chemistry Institute

  • Mr. Rafael Cayuela
    Chief Economist, Corporate Strategy & Int. Gov. Affairs

    The Dow Chemical Company

  • Dr. Ingrid Mergelsberg

    Process Chemistry, MSD, USA

  • Dr. Ashutosh Agarwal
    Chief Scientific Officer

    Jubilant LifeSciences Ltd.

  • Dr. Pascal Metivier
    Director- R&I Science & Technology

    Solvay Belgium

  • Mr. Mark Dorfman
    Biomimicry chemist

    Biomimicry 3.8, USA

  • Mr. Jeffrey Whitford
    Head of Corporate Responsibility & Branding

    Merck KGaA, Germany

  • Dr. Sandeep Mohanty
    Director - Process Innovation

    Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited

  • Dr. Anuj Mittal
    Vice President R&D

    PI Industries Ltd., India

  • Dr. R. Rajagopal
    President & COO

    KnowGenix, India

  • Mr. Ravi Raghavan

    Chemical Weekly

  • Mr. Nitesh Mehta
    Co-founder & Director

    Green ChemisTree Foundation, India

  • Dr. Jeff Eaves
    Dr. Jeff Eaves
    General Manager

    Circa Sustainable Chemicals Ltd., University of York

  • Dr. Karim Cassimjee
    Dr. Karim Cassimjee
    Co-founder and CEO

    EnginZyme AB

  • Dr. Ashok Menon
    Dr. Ashok Menon
    Global Technology Leader. Life Cycle Assessment

    SABIC Research & Technology Pvt. Ltd.

  • Prof. Anil Kumar
    Prof. Anil Kumar
    Department of Chemistry, Center for excellence in Nanoelectronics

    Professor at IIT Bombay

  • Prof. Vijay Kirpalani
    Prof. Vijay Kirpalani
    President Flow Chemistry Society-India

    Pi-Process Intensification Exp. LLP

    Chief Executive Officer

    Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Company Ltd (DMCC)

  • Sandip Darji
    Sandip Darji
    chemical engineer

    Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Dr. Bettina Rechenberg
    Dr. Bettina Rechenberg
    Sustainable Production and Products, Waste management

    German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt)

  • Manjinder Singh Phull
    Manjinder Singh Phull
    Unit-Head, API-R&D, CIPLA-Ltd.

    Chairman : Flow Chemistry Society

  • Prof. Julien Hitce
    Prof. Julien Hitce
    PhD, Research Scientist at L'Oreal

  • Dr. Julia Rowe
    Dr. Julia Rowe
    Group Sustainability Manager

    Johnson Matthey plc

  • Dr. Michael Puls
    Dr. Michael Puls
    VP Business Development

    Jevoxx technologies GmbH

  • Mr. Surendra Bhatia
    Dr. Surendra Bhatia
    Director, Sapec Agro India

    Co.: Sapec Agro SA.

Convention & Ecosystem

Thursday, October 5, 2017 9:00 hrs. to 17:30 hrs.
Emerald Ballroom, 1st floor

9i Themes: Ignition, Inspiration & Initiation

Senior management corporate leaders and chief decision makers of Chemical Industry (Pharma API Agro, Dyes & Pigments, Fine & Specialty Chemicals manufacturing sectors); Senior Government representatives. Policy makers / influencers,
Expected Attendees: 200


IGCW-2017 Symposium Day I, Thursday, 5th Oct. 2017

FridayOctober 6, 2017.Emerald Ballroom, 1st floor

9:00 hrs, to 13.00 hrs.
9-i Themes: Identification Invention & Innovation

13:00 hrs. to 17.00 hrs.
9-i Themes: Implementation, Industrialisation & Impact

Chief Scientific / Sustainability Innovation / Technology / Operations Officers, Heads R&D, Production, Plant & Operations, Academia & Research Scient ists, etc
Expected Attendees: 200


IGCW-2017 Symposium Day II, Thursday, 6th Oct. 2017

Timing: 9:30 to 18:00 hrs.
Venue: Emerald Hall, 1st Floor, Ramada Powai Hotel & Convention Centre, Mumbai

IGCW-2017 Symposium DAY II, 6th Oct. 2017, Friday
Theme Speaker Title
9:30-10:00 Keynote Speaker Prof. Ashwini Kumar Nangia, Director National Chemical Laboratories - (CSIR-NCL) Ashwini Kumar Nangia
10:00-10:30 Identification Mr. Nitesh Mehta, Co-founder & Director, Green ChemisTree Foundation, India Identifying Challenging Chemistries in India – Priority for our R&D Nitesh Mehta
Dr. Surendra Bhatia, Director, Sapec Agro India
Co.: Sapec Agro SA.
Identifying Challenging Chemistries in India – Priority for our R&D Nitesh Mehta
10:30-11:00 Invention Prof. Chao Jun Li, Professor (E.B. Eddy Chair), Canada Research Chair (Tier I)
in Green/Organic Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, McGill, Canada
Exploration of new reactivities towards future chemical sustainability Chao Jun Li
11:00-11:30 Tea - Coffee break
11:30-12:00 Invention Mr. Mark Dorfman, Biomimicry 3.8 Principal, Biomimicry 3.8, USA From Biomimetic Idea to Prototype: Key Factors for Success Mark Dorfman
12:00-12:30 Innovation Dr. Pascal Metiver, R&I Science and Technology Director, Solvay, Belgium Embedding sustainability within research & innovation Pascal Metiver
12:30-13:00 Innovation Dr. Sandeep Mohanty, Director - Process Innovation, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., India Radical approach to simplicity in process design Sandeep Mohanty
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break & Visit to IGCW EXPO
14:00-14:30 Implementation Dr. Ashok Menon, Global Technology Leader, Life Cycle Assessment, Corporate Sustainability Division, SABIC India Pvt. Ltd. Business value of Life Cycle assessment Ashok Menon
14:30-15:00 Implementation Dr. P.L. Srinivas, Head, API R&D at Cipla Ltd., India Green for good – every step counts (Journey to Implementation of Green Chemistry Principles) Srinivas
15:00-15:30 Industrialization Prof. C. Oliver Kappe, Kappe, Institute of Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria The Use of Continuous Flow Technology for the Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
15:30-16:00 Tea Break & visit to IGCW EXPO
16:00-16:30 Impact Dr. Anuj Mittal, VP R&D, PI Industries Ltd., India Process Control: key to achieve, remove, reduce and recycle
16:30-17:00 Impact Mr. Ravi Raghavan, Editor, Chemical Weekly, India future of chemical industry – Impact of green chemistry and engineering Ravi Raghavan
17:00-17:15 Acknowledgement & Conclusion

Day 1 - Thursday, October 5, 2017 18.30 hrs. to 21:30 hrs.
Emerald Ballroom, 1st floor

SERB-IGCW Award Launch Felicitation followed by Dinner

Participants of IGCW Symposium, Invited guests, Senior Government officials, distinguished scientists, experts from Academia and Research Institutes.
Expected Attendees: 200



Day I & II-October 5 & 6,2017
Day I: 11:00 hrs. to 19:30 hrs.
Day II:09:30 hrs. to 17:00 hrs.
Crystal Ballroom - Il & Ill & Pre-function area, Grd. floor

Exhibition by over 40 companies, institutes, offering GC&E solutionstechnologies, tools and services.

Open to all
Expected Attendees: 500+

Register for Free to Visit EXPO


Day 1 - ThursdayOctober 5, 2017
11:30 hrs. to 17:00 hrs. Sapphire Ballroom, 1st floor

Role of State Pollution Control Boards in Green Chemistry Implementation for Pollution prevention

Member Secretaries, Chief Environment Engineers, senior representatives of State Pollution Control Boards.
Expected Attendees: 40



Day 1 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
11:30 hrs. to 17.30 hrs Crystal Ballroom -1

Conference on Flow-Chemistry.

Chief representatives from management, R & D, R & T, Production, Operations, Plant & EHS.
Expected attendees: 80-100



Day 1 - Thursday, October 5,
2017 11:30 hrs. to 17.30 hrs.
Seminar Hall, 1st floor

GC & E Emerging Tools and Technologies

Chief representatives from R & D, R & T, Production, Operations, Plant & EHS.
Expected Attendees: 50 - 60



Day II-October 6,2017
9:30hrs to17:30hrs.Crystal Ballroom

Interactive Workshop on using
Solvent & Reagent selection guide & G C & E tools.

Chief representatives from R & D, R & T,
Production, Operations, Plant & EHS.
Expected attendees: 80-100



Day II, October 6, 2017 09:00 hrs. to 17:30 hrs. .
Sapphire Ballroom, 1st floor

9:30-11:00 hrs: Green processes
11:30-13:00 hrs: Green Catalysts.
14:00-15:30 hrs.: Green Solvents
16:00-1730 hrs: Green Engineering

Each Seminar is expected to be attended by 70 to 80 manage and senior representatives from R & D and Production
Expected attendees: 70 - 80



Green processes Agenda

Time Speaker Title
Session Chairperson - Prof. S S Bhagwat, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Institute of Chemical Technology(ICT), India
9.30-10.00 Prof. S S Bhagwat, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Institute of Chemical Technology(ICT), India Title Awaited Prof. S S Bhagwat
10.00-10.30 Mr. Hemant Joglekar, Associate Vice President Resin Sales Ion Exchange (I) Ltd. Purification and recycle / reuse of process streams Mr. Hemant Joglekar
10.30-11.00 Mrs. Ashwini Gunnal-Kothe – R&D Manager Recycle@SourceTM Solutions for ‘greener’ processes Mrs. Ashwini Gunnal-Kothe
Ms. Megha Shanbhag – Business Development Manager Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India The Chemical Industry Under the 4th Industrial Revolution – Sustainable, Digital and Citizens One Ms. Megha Shanbhag

Green solvent Agenda

Time Speaker Title
Session Chairperson -Dr. C. Nandi, V.P.-R & D at NOCIL Ltd.
14.0-14.30 Dr. Jeff Eaves, Circa Sustainable Chemicals, UK Developing value added products from waste cellulose: 'Cyrene - from laboratory curiosity to major commercial opportunity in renewable chemicals' Dr. Jeff Eaves
14.30-14.50 G. Ram Prasad, GM-Technical Sales, S.Amit Speciality Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., India & Jun Oka, ZEON Corporation, Japan New Ether Process Solvent : Cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) for green Chemistry & Process Innovation Mr. Hemant Joglekar
14.50-15.10 Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava, ‎GM corporate R & D at Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., India. Opportunities for Bio-Based Green Solvents Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava
15.10-15.30 Dr. C. Nandi, V.P.-R & D at NOCIL Ltd Water as a Solvent for Chemical Transformations Dr. C. Nandi

Green Catalysts Agenda

Advanced Enzyms
Time Speaker Title
Session Chairperson -Dr. Bhalachandra M. Bhanage, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, India
11.30-12.00 Dr. Michael Puls , VP Business Development, evoxx technologies GmbH, Germany & Advanced Enzyme Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India Enzyme Technology for Efficient Processes in Chemical Manufacturing Dr. Michael Puls
12.00-12.20 Saravanan Jothi, Associate Scientific Manager, IOSYNTH Labs Pvt. Ltd., India Case studies on Industrial Biocatalysis Saravanan Jothi
12.20-12.40 Mr. Tanmay Godiawala, GM, REAXA Ltd. (S-Amit Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.) India Greener Catalysts – Encapsulated metal catalysts to Achieve Easier, Faster and Cleaner Hydrogenation and Coupling Reaction Processes Mr. Tanmay Godiawala
12.40-13.00 Dr. Bhalchandra M. Bhanage, Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, India Sustainable Catalysts – for fixation of carbon-di-oxide and Sustainable Catalysts for the fixation of Carbon Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide as C-1 sources to synthesize the Value Added Chemicals Dr. Bhalchandra

Green Engineering Agenda

Time Speaker Title
16.00-16.30 Dr. M. G. Palekar, CTO, STEP Solutions Pvt. Ltd., India Process Intensification with Downflow Gas Contactor Reactor Dr. Michael Puls
16.30-17.00 Mr. Sandip Bose, Head of operation excellence, Sun API Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India Green Engineering in Pharma Industry Mr. Sandip Bose
17.00-17.30 Mr. R N Mohanty, President – Technology, Pidilite industries india Green Engineering in Specialty Chemical Industry Mr. R N Mohanty

Day II, October 6, 2017 11:30 hrs. to 16:00 hrs.
Seminar Hall, 1st floor

Partnering with CSIR Labs for accelerating Green Chemistry Research & Implementation

CSIR Principal Scientists, Head of Research departments, senior decision makers, R & D chiefs, etc .
Expected attendees: 50-60



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