Seminar on QBD : A One day seminar on “Quality by design – An Orbital shift in product development” was organized on 12th Feb 2015 by AIKTC -School of Pharmacy, New Panvel. The Event was inaugurated by the Chairman for Board of Institutions in Navi Mumbai, Anjuman-I-Islam , Mr. Burhan Harris. Dr. Abdul Razak Honnutagi, Director, AIKTC, welcomed the delegates. Dr Rajan Verma , Associate Director, Formulations, R &D Perrigo Laboratories , India Pvt Ltd delivered the Keynote address . The others speakers for the day were Dr Anubha Khale, Principal, H.K College of Pharmacy; Dr Parag Gide, Principal, L.H. Hiranandani College of Pharmacy and Mr. Bhagyesh Trivedi, Research Scientist, Glenmark Research Centre . The main aim of the seminar was to get the Participants acquainted with the fundamentals of QBD and the pivotal role of QBD in current product development with respect to industry and academic research. The other highlights of the seminar included governing guidelines for QBD , Design of Experiment with emphasis on designing, modeling, and analyzing the Response Surface Methodology, use of Factorial design in optimization of Formulation variables. The seminar was well attended by 43 delegates from different colleges and industries. Dr. Rajani Shettigar, Dean, AIKTC-SoP, proposed the Vote of Thanks.