“Embedded in Lupin is a formula for growth which fuels creativity, performance and innovation”
It was Dr. Desh Bandhu Gupta’s vision and passion which helped him grow a small dream into a large company with a global footprint.
The most advanced pharmaceutical product development
Developing new chemical entities for focused therapy areas
Producing quality medicines in areas of
Producing high quality affordable
and accessible biologics
Lupin's Generic Pharmaceutical Research team has demonstrated a stellar performance with a record number of ANDA filings in the US and other advanced markets from its global R&D hub in Pune, India. With the commissioning of the new R&D building at Pune, India, Lupin can now boast of one of the most advanced pharmaceutical product development & pilot plant facilities for oral, ophthalmic, dermatology and inhalation product development. This facility will be leading future innovations aimed at creating a highly differentiated global pipeline of complex generics.
Lupin’s generic pipeline is focused on identifying and developing high entry barrier products with complexities linked with the delivery system, device compatibility and clinical trial requirement.
Simultaneously, we continue to bolster our oral solids pipeline in view of upcoming patent expiration as well as market needs thereby providing a balanced mix to the pipeline.
The formulations research is supported by API Process Research Group. This includes 150 scientists assisted by an equal number of analytical chemists who specialize in the development of processes for the manufacturing of APIs including intermediates, the key starting material, chemicals and biological (fermentation).
Lupin's process research consists of chemical technologies, including chemical synthesis, semi-synthetic fermentation, enzymatic synthesis and high potent API development. Furthermore, it also champions the advanced research in solid-state particle technology and polymorphism.
Filed 37 ANDAs & 1 NDA (31 oral, 5 dermatology, 1 ophthalmic & 1 metered dose inhaler), including 3 confirmed FTF and 4 potential FTF products with the US FDA. Lupin received 34 ANDA approvals from US FDA during FY 2017. Cumulative ANDA filings with the US FDA now stand at 368 with 214 approvals received to date. Lupin now has a total of 45 FTF ANDAs which includes 23 exclusive FTF opportunities.
Filed 23 generic products in other advanced markets including EMEA (Europe, South Africa & Russia), APAC (Japan & Australia), Canada, Latin America & Mexico and received 16 approvals in these markets.
Filed 15 DMFs, taking the cumulative filings to 187. Additionally, filed 3 PEPFAR DMFs and 2 CEP filings.
Vinita Gupta is the CEO of Lupin Limited (Lupin) and Chairperson of Lupin Inc., (LI) and its US subsidiary, Lupin Pharmaceutical Inc. (LPI).
Vinita is a graduate in pharmacy from the University of Mumbai and earned an MBA degree at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Vinita has been instrumental in formulating and executing a strategy that has helped the company emerge as a global pharmaceutical powerhouse; amongst the most exciting growth stories in the pharmaceutical industry. Through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, she has led the company’s global expansion plans. In particular, she founded, led and established Lupin’s largest region, the United States.
Vinita has been regularly named by Forbes Asia in its Top 50 Power Business women listings for Asia Pacific. Vinita was also recognized by Business Today Hall of Fame – Most Powerful Women in Business in 2016 and was recently named Outstanding Business Woman Leader of the Year by CNBC India Business Leader Awards. She was the winner of the inaugural EY, U.S. 2012 Family Business Award of Excellence and EY Entrepreneur Of the Year® 2012 award winner for Health Services and Technology in Maryland. She is regarded as amongst the most influential Indian Business Women globally.
Vinita along with her brother Nilesh (Managing Director, Lupin Limited) were named Ernst & Young (EY) Entrepreneur of The Year 2015 and won the Forbes India Leadership Awards 2016, Entrepreneur of the Year.
In 2017 Vinita was appointed to the board of directors for Intrexon Corporation. She is also a member of the Global Advisory Board at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Mr. Nilesh Gupta is the MD of Lupin Limited and a member of the Board of Directors. Having joined Lupin in 1996, Mr. Gupta led Lupin’s research, supply chain, manufacturing, quality and regulatory operations, and took charge as the company’s Managing Director in 2013. He has not only been responsible for transforming Lupin’s research program and expanding the company’s manufacturing operations but has also been instrumental in formulating and executing the core strategy that has helped Lupin emerge as a global specialty pharmaceutical major.
Mr. Gupta, along with his sister Vinita Gupta, won the Entrepreneur of the Year award at Forbes India Leadership Awards in 2016 as well as Ernst & Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in India in 2015, also with his sister Vinita Gupta.
Mr. Gupta is a Chemical Engineer from the University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT) (now ICT), Mumbai, and a graduate with honours from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, where he specialized in healthcare, strategic management and finance.