India-Stanford Joint Venture Launched To Create Medical Technology
India today launched a collaborative venture--Stanford-India Biodesign
Programme - with the US Science and Technology Ministry to create
medical technology innovation in India in partnership with Stanford
University by developing leaders in biomedical technology...
Plans Bill On Regulation Of Medical Devices
The Government is contemplating bringing a bill to regulate the
manufacture of medical devices in the country.
The Bill, which will be introduced in the winter session of
Parliament, is being given final touches by the Ministry of Health,
Minister of Science and Technology, Kapil Sibal, said today...
Scrapping Irks Medical Devices Industry
THE domestic medical devices industry fears that its exports would see
a negative growth this year, following the scrapping of the
brand-promotion scheme in this year's Exim Policy...
Needles Industry : In The Face Of Competition
The Chinese dragon has hit the Indian syringes and needles industry
hard in the post-WTO era, creating stiff competition for the industry
which is already reeling under strict quality control restrictions and
Philips Identifies India For Medical Equipment Biz
PHILIPS has identified India along with China and Japan to grow its
medical equipment business in the Asia Pacific region. The company
wants to grow this business in India with its next generation imaging
equipment to be rolled out in phases from its global portfolio...
Launches Pro-Safety IV Catheter To Help Health Workers
BD Medical, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading
global medical technology company, has launched the Venflon pro-safety
IV catheter with safety features against needlestick injury. The
product is launched in the wake of studies suggesting that over one
million needlestick injuries occur every year worldwide...
Technoplast To Set Up Medical Devices Unit In Baddi
The Mumbai-based Time Technoplast, a technology based company, is
setting a new manufacturing facility of disposable medical devices at
Thane near Baddi. It is investing Rs 35 crore and the commercial
production is expected to commerce from October 2007...
Biosciences Plans Foray Into 20 Countries
After ramping up parenterals capacity at its facility in Kheda, Marck
Biosciences plans to apply for registration to market its products in
South East Asia, North and South America, Europe and Australia...
Circuits To Buy Two Indian Medical Equipment Companies
Opto Circuits (India) Ltd. (OCI), a
leading medical equipment company, manufacturing medical diagnostics
and cardiac products, has signed share purchase agreements to acquire
two Indian medical equipment manufacturing companies, Devon
Innovations Pvt Ltd (Bangalore) and Ormed Medical Technology Ltd
Gujarat FDCA To Provide Status Of Applications Through Website
After completing computerized data management and licensing system
throughout the state recently, the Food and Drugs Control
Administration (FDCA) of Gujarat is now working on a software device
to provide required information for the industry on their various
Service Tax On
Contract Manufacturing In Excise Free States Likely Soon
Union Finance Ministry may impose a
service tax on contract manufacturers in excise free state zones, it
is learnt. The move to levy service tax on this group of companies in
the context of heavy losses of excise duty the government has been
incurring over the years in excise free zones...