ImageClaris Lifesciences, an Ahmedabad-based global lifesciences company, has received the IDMA Quality Excellence 2008 Award in the category of formulation units for annual turnover more than Rs. 100 crore.

This award recognition makes Claris Lifesciences ("Clarion" – state of the art manufacturing facility) one of the few pharma companies to have won the IDMA award for the third time. The company had earlier received this award in the year 2003 & 2004.

IDMA Quality Excellence Awards were instituted in 1984 for the purpose of appreciation and promotion of excellence and product quality among IDMA members awarded on a turnover basis.

Commenting on this development Sushil Handa, Founder, Claris Lifesciences Ltd. said "This award recognizes our efforts at "Clarion" to regularly adhere to high quality benchmarks set by the association. This award is for the people at Claris, who work diligently to deliver their best. We, at Claris, have and will continue to enhance our capabilities in saving life's most precious resource – Human Lives"

Claris is an international lifesciences company with global footprint across 76 countries, operating in the critical care segment, with special focus high end injectables, including sterile parenteral preparations, life saving medicines and other hospital products for the treatment of critical illnesses and diseases.