Vortex ICT 2018

Vortex is India’s largest ChemFest combining a wide array of fields such as Chemical Engineering, Polymers and Coatings, Dyes, Oils, Foods, Pharmacy, and PharmaTechnology, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences, Business, Management, and fun general events. Vortex is unique in its scope and ideas.

Considering the stalwarts and leaders from industry and academia, representatives of industries and the brightest students from across a plethora of disciplines, Vortex expects a footfall of 7000 people.


SCHEMCON, Students’ Chemical Engineering Congress, is an annual event organized by the Students’ Chapter of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) under one of its Regional Centers. It provides a platform for the Chemical Engineering Students to interact, learn and gain exposure to the expanding arena of Chemical Engineering. SCHEMCON-2018 is the 14th Annual Session of this mega event being organized jointly by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai and the Mumbai Regional Centre, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. The theme of the SCHEMCON 2018 will be Green and Sustainable Chemical Engineering. Being organized in one of most premier institutes in Chemical Engineering, SCHEMCON will be unique in its scope and ideas, considering the participation of stalwarts and leaders from industry and academia, representatives of industries and the brightest students from across a plethora of disciplines. The event is expected to bring together about 800 students all over India and network them with key leaders both from industry and academia.


In the past three years, Vortex themes have been centred on ‘hot’ topics. With quality jugaad in Frugal Innovention, a call for applications towards sustainability in SiSTEM and promoting industrial automation in Quadrigy, Vortex 6.0 brings you its theme – PRITHWEE.

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Our Events

Knowledge without application is futile In order to put your technical knowledge to test, Vortex 2k19 brings to you the Prodigy series of events. Put on your thinking caps and get ready for some real brainstorming, explore your creative abilities by participating in a plethora of innovative events. We have a series of Events lined up for you encompassing all principles like engineering/chemistry,...
The Pharma series of events is the category of Vortex events which are based on key areas of Pharmacy such as Pharmaceuticals, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical laws and regulations and also drugstore management. Showing tremendous growth since its inception, Vortex is the home of some of the largest student organised pharmacy based competitions in India. These serve to provide a platform for young...
Vortex 2k19 brings to you fun-filled “General” series of events which appeal to anyone and everyone. We have a pool of exciting events which will test your management skills, entrepreneurship skills, devising advertising strategies, solving crime mysteries on the go, and much more. These events will invoke the manager, entrepreneur and the stockbroker in you and improve your communication,...

Sponsors 2018

Gharda Chemicals
Alkyl Amines
Maharashtra Times
Chemical Weekly
Royal Society of Chemistry