Research and Development

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Division

The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) / Drug Intermediates Research and Development Department at Mumbai is supported by well equipped units located at Panoli (Ankleshwar). The major activities of the division include:


  • Chemical Research:
  • Process development/improvements to make products competitive and profitable in the long run by giving major emphasis on:
    • Alternative cost effective routes
    • Non-infringing processes
    • Increasing plant friendliness
    • Green chemistry
    • Novel polymorphs/Derivatives


  • Analytical Research
    • Method development
    • Method validation
    • Impurity profiling of API's


  • New Drug Discovery/Development
  • Realizing the importance of discovering New Chemical Entities (NCE's) in the hunt of proprietary position in the current IP regime, Vaikunth Chemicals is actively engaged in the segment by collaborating with various research organizations and premier institutes in India.