Dr. Bapu Gawade Founder and Managing Director PhD. Chemistry Institute of Chemical Technology MSc. Organic Chemistry Pune University

Founder and Managing Director

Dr. Bapu Ambadas Gawade

Awards & Recognition

  • Junior Research Fellow, CSIR-NMITLI, 2009
  • Special Meritorious Fellow, UGC (Green Technology Programme), 2010
  • Commonwealth Fellow, Govt. of Canada under INDO-CANADA Research and Cultural Exchange Programme, 2012
  • ABP News “Healthcare leadership Award”, 2018
  • “100 Most Impactful Healthcare Leaders Award”, World Health & Wellness Congress, 2019
  • UAA “Young Achiever Award” by UDCT Alumni Association, 2019

Current Position

  • Founder and Managing Director at Cleanchem Laboratories LLP
  • Member of Board of Studies (BOS), Chemistry, KBP College, Vashi, Univ. of Mumbai
  • Member of Board of Studies (BOS), Chemistry, Bajaj College of Science, Wardha, Univ.of Nagpur
  • Member of Research Committee (Industry Expert), B.N. Bandodkar College of Science, University of Mumbai.
  • Invited Speaker for various Conferences, Guest Lectures and Webinar

Dr. Bapu is having more than 13 years of research experience from Industries, Academia in National and International level. Under his dynamic leadership Cleanchem has achieved remarkable growth and became one of the most reliable brands in reference standards manufacturing in domestic as well as international Pharmaceutical market. Cleanchem is one of the fastest growing CRO in India. He is more focused in Business Strategy, Marketing and Business Development as well as R&D activities. He is a role model for Industry Academia collaborations and signed number of MOU’s with different institutions.

He is expertise in R&D, Novel Technology Development, Contract Research and Custom Synthesis, Process Development, Technology transfer to effective commercial Scale operations. He is well versed with Design and development of Novel Catalyst and Catalytic processes, Continuous processes, Catalytic Fixed bed reactors, High pressure reactions, Cryogenic reactions, Green Chemistry and Engineering, Advance Separation and Purification, Nano technology, Material science and Advanced Analytical Techniques. Active Professional Consultant to Chemical & Allied industries.

Co-founder & Director

Mr. Nitin S. Bondre

Mr. Nitin S. Bondre a pharmaceutical professional with a technical background, Has worked with organisation such as RPG Life Sciences Pvt Ltd, Aastrid Life Sciences Pvt Ltd & Wanbury Ltd for the past 14 years. He is specialised in the areas of Design, synthesis, purification and characterisation of API compounds. Synthesis of drug molecules, Process Development, Process Optimization and Scale up of the process up to production plant, quality, R&D, Compliance & regulatory affairs.

  • He has filed the number of patent & research paper in his research work, A process for the preparation of avanafil and its novel intermediates (W02015177807A1)

  • Filed patent of preparation Apremilast impurities (Application ID 201621013195)

  • Synthesis, Characterization, Identification and Quantification of Sertraline Hydrochloride Related Impurities (European journal of pharmaceutical and medical research October 14, 2016)

  • Stability-indicating related substances method of Apremilast by HPLC and synthesis and characterization of related impurities using Mass and NMR spectroscopy (International Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research February 28, 2017)

  • Synthesis of 2, 6-dihydroxy-3-phenyldiazenylpyridine and 6-amino-2-hydroxy-3-phenyldiazenylpyridine: an impurity in the process for phenazopyridine hydrochloride a genitor-urinary antiseptic drug (European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences November 26, 2016)

Mr. Nitin S. Bondre Co-founder & Director MSc. Organic Chemistry Pune University

Dr. Anil Gawade R&D Director PhD. Chemistry Institute of Chemical Technology M.Sc. Organic Chemistry Pune University

R&D Director

Dr. Anil Bhagchand Gawade

Awards & Recognitions

  • Special Meritorious Fellow, UGC (Green Technology Programme), 2012
  • Published 5 research papers in international peer-reviewed journals and granted 3 Indian patents.
  • Worked as a Research & Development Manager in The Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Company (2017-2019).

Professional competencies

  • Research Scientist in Resonance Specialities Ltd. (2016-2017)
  • Research Chemist in Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (2011-2012)

Papers and Patent

  • A process for synthesis of to 2,5-dimethylfuran by selective hydrogenolysis of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural at mild condition
    December 2019
    Patent: Indian Patent No. : 315869
    December 2019
    Patent: Indian Patent No. : 324453
  • Microwave assisted synthesis of 5-ethoxymethylfurfural in one pot from D-fructose by using deep eutectic solvent as catalyst under mild condition July 2018
    Biomass and Bioenergy 117
    DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.07.008
  • Catalytic Self-condensation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural over Modified Heteropolyacid
    November 2017
    Current Catalysis 6(3)
  • Selective synthesis of 2, 5-furandicarboxylic acid by oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural over MnFe 2 O 4 catalyst
    September 2017
    Catalysis Today 309
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2017.08.061
  • Biobased green process: Selective hydrogenation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) to 2, 5 dimethyl furan (DMF) under mild conditions using Pd-Cs2.5H0.5PW12O40/K-10 clay
    June 2016
    ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 4(8)
    DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00426
  • Magnetically separable sulfated zirconia as highly active acidic catalyst for selective synthesis of ethyl levulinate from furfuryl alcohol
    January 2016
    Green Chemistry 19(4)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02466A