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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 Ahmedabad...

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 Sector Soon

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...