Andhra Med Tech Zone Gets Formal
Registration To Set Up Asia’s First Dedicated Medical Devices Park
Andhra Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) - company
established under government of Andhra Pradesh has finally received
formal registration which will kick start establishing Asia’s first
dedicated medical device park in an area of 226 acres at Visakhapatnam
in Andhra Pradesh...
Gujarat Govt Allocates Land For Setting
Up Medical Device Park At Sanand
Subsequent to Union minister of chemicals
and fertilisers Ananth Kumar announcement for setting up medical
devices and pharma parks in Gujarat, Gujarat government has finally
identified and allocated the land for the same at Sanand near
Industry Wants ICMED Certification
Mandatory For All Medical Devices Marketed In India
Experts have urged the Centre to make
Indian Certification of Medical Devices Scheme (ICMED), country’s
first indigenously developed quality assurance system for medical
devices mandatory for all medical devices marketed in the country.
This was proposed in recently concluded meeting called to draft
(separate) rules for medical devices with the top government officials
with special focus on drafting regulatory framework for granting
manufacturing licenses for medical devices...
India And Japan To Seek Regulatory
Collaboration For Medical Products
The Japan has extended support to
Government of India for Indian regulators’ skill enhancement through
its Asia Training Centre.
India and Japan are looking to accelerate
collaboration for medical products through increased collaboration
between the regulators of the two countries. Against this background,
the first ever joint symposium between India and Japan to facilitate
regulatory collaboration for medical products was organised by FICCI
from May 18-19, 2016 in New Delhi.
Separate Rules To Spur Medical Devices
In lines with the prime ministers ‘Make in
India Campaign’, the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP)
has identified medical devices as one among the top five sectors
having good investment potential in the domestic as well as export
market. The government has approached the industry, to gauge the
market dynamics and understand their demands and challenges.
Centre To Notify Revised Schedule M III
For Medical Devices By June End
Following strong representation from the
medical devices industry, the Centre has agreed to align Schedule MIII
with IS/ISO 13485 by delinking it from Schedule M for Pharma. The
revised Schedule MIII will be notified by end of this month and is
expected to attract huge investments into R&D which will enable India
to emerge as a world class manufacturing hub for medical devices...