Dr Nidhi Sapkal is Professor at Gurunanak College of Pharmacy and Principal Research Co-ordinator at Zim Laboratories. She started her career 21 years ago as an academic. At Zim, she is actively contributing to R&D involving novel products and process technologies. She leads various activities related to new product development involving thin film technology including project management, intellectual property, clinical and regulatory. Dr Sapkal has about 25 research papers and 20 patent applications to her credit, and has delivered many lectures at international conferences.