Indegene launches India's First Pharmaceutical Services–Focused Learning & Development Employee Academy

Bangalore, 24 June 2013: Indegene (www.indegene.com), a scientific partner to global pharmaceutical and health care organizations, announces the launch of its learning and development academy—iAcademy.

As the global pharmaceutical industry continues to transform, it has become evident that the relentless pressures on R&D productivity, sales and marketing effectiveness, operational rigor, and compliance will continue to drive reorganization and innovation initiatives. As the industry continues to evolve, the demand for specialized, scalable, and reliable vendor partnerships is expected only to rise.

Manish Gupta, CEO said "We foresee these transformational changes as important opportunities for Indegene, and for our employees in their learning and growth. iAcademy provides a sophisticated and predictable system for training and developing employees across all functional and domain areas that tie very closely with real changes in the marketplace. The primary benefactor of this initiative will be our clients who will continue to gain access to our highly specialized and multi-skilled talent pool as they continue to traverse this changing global landscape."

About iAcademy

iAcademy is built on an integrated curriculum of interactive courses that are linked with the current positions employees hold in the organization (entry-level, team leaders, middle management, senior management); and functionally across content/medical writing, research, analytics, clinical sciences, regulatory & safety, scientific multimedia, multi-channel marketing, technology, and medical affairs. Mr. Gupta added, "iAcademy incorporates L&D best practices, including proprietary technology and instructional systems design (ISD), making this probably the most sophisticated and relevant pharmaceutical services learning and development employee academy in the Asia-Pacific region." Through the integration of formal and collaborative learning, Indegene is strengthening the core and functional capabilities of its employees and helping clients leverage highly scalable centers of excellence (CoE).