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India To Emerge Leading Pharma Market Of The World

Indian pharmaceutical industry, which has grown at 1.5 to 1.6 times the growth of the economy over the past couple of years, is well positioned for sustainable growth and expansion. The industry has grown at a CAGR of 13 per cent from 200-2007 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16 per cent over 2007-2011, according to a Pharma Inc- a Continuing Success Story".....

SMEs Applying For CE Tag On Products May Get Govt Aid

The Centre, which is encouraging quality upgradation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) through a slew of incentives, plans to offer more sops to improve their product's ratings in the world market. The government is toying with the idea of providing monetary support to SMEs in getting CE (Conformite Europeene) certificates for their products, a move that is expected to boost exports to Europe.....

Asian Healthcare Sector To Beat US

The combined incremental demand for healthcare, in dollar terms, in five Asian countries - China, India, Japan, Korea and Singapore could exceed the US by 2015, led by rising income, increased medical tourism and ageing population in some of these countries, says Credit Suisse.....

IIM-A To Attract Healthcare Innovations

The Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), will offer a ‘Piramal Prize’ to encourage and support bold entrepreneurial ideas, which have a profound impact on access to higher standards of health for India’s rural and marginalised urban communities.....

Johnson & Johnson Eyes Larger Pie of Orthopaedic Market

In a bid to grow its presence in the Indian orthopaedic devices market, US healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is planning to roll out India-specific devices. These new products are designed in India to specifically meet the lifestyle needs of Indian people and will have competitive pricing, sources said. For starters, J&J has recently rolled out a India-specific knee implant christened ‘PFC Sigma RP-F Knee’.....

Pharma Industry Packaging Gets Innovative

Alu Alu is the new buzzword in pharma industry. The industry has hit upon an innovative packaging technique that not only keeps the products dry for a longer time, but also increased the shelf life of the product. An alu alu blister is a composite materials made out of Nylon, Aluminium and PVC. Nylon, is on the top, aluminium is in the middle and PVC is the bottom. All the three materials compressed to form a blister.....