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Health Ministry Revives Steps To Table Pending Bill On Medical Devices In Monsoon Session

The Health Ministry has initiated steps to push the long pending bill on medical devices with the consent of the States and hopes to table it in the Parliament during the monsoon session...

India-Canada To Foster Joint R&D Projects In Biotech, Health Research, Medical Devices

Under the Canada-India agreement for scientific and technological cooperation, India and Canada will soon foster joint research and development (R&D) projects in areas of biotechnology, health research, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and nanotechnology as it applies to these sectors...

DBT Invites Proposal To Develop Affordable Healthcare Technologies From R&D Cos

The DBT has invited proposals from R&D companies in the country to develop affordable healthcare technologies and products having translational attributes and cornmercialization capability, especially in the thematic areas of diagnostics for infectious disease and allergy, biomedical devices, vaccines, etc...

Report Surveys India’s Shifting Medtech Market Dynamics

A new report on India’s medtech market from PwC offers some interesting perspectives on growth opportunities and marketplace dynamics. The consultancy surveyed executives from medtech companies with operations in India representing US$1.3 billion in revenue (roughly 40% of the Indian market). Although the focus of the report is on how multinationals can remain competitive in this burgeoning sector, it also offers some observations of value to the domestic manufacturing base...

China's Packaging Industry Luring Indian Companies

Indian Pharma Industry Keen On Innovative Packaging

CHINA'S packaging industry is a key market for India to access quality good at lower costs. Novel concepts and cost efficiency are driving many of the Indian companies to the Dragon Land.

At the Interphex China 2012 concurrently held with API Spring and PharmChina events at Hefei, there was a dedicated zone for global pharma packaging majors from the Republic of China. There was a beeline of customers from Indian pharma companies to look at the new products....

TI India Wolverine allows design of feature-rich medical devices

Texas Instruments (TI) India is working on feature-rich and programmable devices that will help customization at a fast pace. Its Wolverine platform is the latest in low power which combines FRAM (ferroelectric random access memory), a new universal memory type with a new 130 nanometer ultra-low leakage (ULL) process technology and advanced MSP430 DNA...

Pharmexcil To Sign MoU With Japanese Industry Association Soon For Furthering Export Trade

The Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India (Pharmexcil) is planning to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Japanese pharma industry association with an aim to further improve India’s export trade relations with the Japanese pharma industry...

Lilavati Introduces Bio-prosthetic Heart Valve

Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai has introduced fourth generation most expensive bio-prosthetic heart valve, “Trifecta Valve” in Mumbai. This new technology is now available in India which can save your heart and can give you an increased life span of 20 years and more...