Sivaprasad Patnam explored new opportunity in the field of Analytical technologies
- Post By : Kumar Jeetendra
- Source: Microbioz India
- Date: 05 Feb,2020
When we get what we have been dreaming and working for! we are successful.
Microbioz India, performed an interview with Sivaprasad Patnam, CEO, Analytical Technologies Limited, a leading manufacturer, supplier and exporter of Analytical, Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Biotechnology, Biomedical, Clinical Diagnostics and Material Science & General Laboratory Instrumentation, here I am sharing you a few lines of interview with him.
Question: How would you define “success” for someone in your chosen career?
Sivaprasad Patnam, CEO, Analytical Technologies Limited
Answer: When we get what we have been dreaming and working for ! we are successful. Like we had been dreaming to establish our Indian brand against the foreign multinationals like waters, shimadzu and Agilent, we are happy to share we are successful after decades of struggle, now many customers in India are accepting our products rejecting others.
Question: Sir, what do you consider the most important contribution of your academic experiences have made to Analytical Technologies Limited? What was your role?
Answer:Academic qualifications help you achieve your goals much easily compared to the one who’s not qualified , but what’s important is the passion , dedication , commitment more than the qualifications and certificates. As fas as our company ATL is concerned all the requisites like academic and passion, dedication, commitment helped. My personal role was to find solutions to make India self-sufficient and to provide import substitutes in highly innovative Analytical and scientific technologies space through our companies and brands like ATL and Multiple Labs.
Question: Sir sometimes it’s just not possible to get everything on your to-do list done. Tell me about a time your responsibilities got a little overwhelming. What did you do?
Answer: To get the things done , what we need is the leadership and bring the momentum in the team to achieve the common goals set by the company.
Question: Please tell me about a project that forced you to be innovative and creative.
Answer: The most challenging project was the Lab setup project we did for BSTI ( Bangladesh Standards Testing Lab), owned by the Bangladesh government where we set up standards testing labs for Food Safety, Water Testing, Chemicals Testing, Cement and bricks testing , and precision metals testing. This project made our teams more robust and forced to find solutions through innovation.
Question: Can you please let us know 3 things you like and 3 things you dislike about your current position.
Answer: I like our products, brands and team members.
government not taking initiatives to boost our analytical and medical technologies space, though we made series of representations through our IAMIMA (Indian Analytical and Medical Instruments Manufacturers Association), where am heading.
Foreign manufacturers dumping the rejected and used systems too Indian market as they get 100% advance through L/Cs.
Customers still thinking only foreign brands can work
Question: Sir, what are Your 3 Biggest Accomplishments in your career.?
Answer: 1. Successfully establish our Analytical brand globally in the Chromatography space where HPLC, GC, IC, GPC against the big boys WATERS, AGILENT AND SHIMDAZU.
Happy to be founder of MULTIPLELABS, a lab setup/ Turnkeys solutions brand across the globe and successfully completed projects for industries life science, healthcare, railways, mining, forensic science food safety worth several million USD.
Happy to be founder of ANALYTICAL FOUNDATION, and the president of IAMIMA (Indian Analytical and Medical Instruments
Manufacturers Association), a trust as a part of CSR activities.
Question: How would you like to define role of Analytical Technologies product and services for better quality control and production in Bio-Pharmaceutical and Analytical Industry.
Answer: Innovation is possible only by research in lab and scaling to pilot and production of the natural extractions, synthesized products and
API’s. We provide Preparative Chromatography Purification Systems for lab, pilot and production scale for BioPharma.
For analytical industry we have been striving to be synonymous for our name Analytical Technologies, offering all kinds of technologies for analysis and research focussed into various groups Chromatography, Spectroscopy, Biotechnology Clinical Diagnostics, Material SCIENCES AND General Lab equipments