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Fresenius Kabi India On Expansion Spree

Fresenius Kabi India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany-based Fresenius Kabi, has decided to aggressively expand its operation both through organic and inorganic routes. The more than Rs 100-crore company, based in Pune, is a leading provider of plasma volume expanders and parenteral nutrition solutions...

Poly Medicure To Set Up New Facility In Haryana, Investing Rs 25 Crore

Poly Medicure Ltd, manufacturer and supplier of wide range of disposable medical and surgical devices, is planning to expand the reach by investing Rs 25 crore and setting up another facility at Ballabgarh in Haryana...

Omnicell Inc Buoyant About Expansions In India, Assessing Healthcare Sector

The $169 million, Omnicell Inc., a NASDAQ listed global major in healthcare technologies, has identified India for its offshore software initiatives in product development, testing and support. The company is assessing the India's healthcare sector for possible installations to improve patient care here...

Special Stents For Brain Clots Coming Soon To India

A new device is being launched in India that treat blockages in the brains caused by the Intracranial Atherosclerotic disease, which is a condition that caused strokes. The new device Wingspan Stent System is a stent specially designed by Boston Scientific SMART to open clogged arteries in the brain...

Metha Short Stem For Young Arthritis Patients

Bbraun India launched Metha Short Stem - new hip implant with modular neck option to reconstruct anatomical hip joint on August 19, 2007 at P D Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai...

Medical Equipment Companies Make A Beeline For India

In a bid to tap the booming healthcare market, global medical equipment manufacturers are now setting up plants in India. While companies such as Aloka Science and Humanity of Japan and Starkey of the US have recently set up their units, others like Philips Medical Equipment are scouting for partners...

Hindustan Syringes To Invest Rs 100 Cr

Disposable syringe manufacturer Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices (HMD) will invest up to Rs 100 crore in the next three years for expansion and expects the surge in demand for its products to fuel the top-line to around Rs 325 crore in the current fiscal...

New Law To Regulate Medical Devices Market

The government will bring in a new law to regulate the Rs 15,000-crore medical devices market in the country and curb dumping of substandard equipment here...

DSM Somos Stereolithography Resins Deliver Medical Industry Solutions

For those developing medical devices such as inhalers, intravenous fluid delivery pieces, syringes, surgical tools, diagnostic equipment and housings, rapid prototyping success has been found using another Somos resin that delivers a different set of material qualities. FineLine Prototyping, a stereolithography service bureau based in North Carolina, uses Somos NanoToolTto create extremely accurate high-detail parts that are also highly heat-resistant...

Conference on Medical Grade Polymers : Report

The recent AMI conference on Medical Grade Polymers (September 12-13, Philadelphia) attracted a cross-section of the medical device industry. There were a lot of mechanical engineers visiting to try to understand the materials that they have to work with and the materials suppliers were happy to provide the information...

DBT Invites Joint Proposals From Indian, German Scientists

In order to facilitate collaborations between Indian and German scientists, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) has invited proposals in the area of biotechnology under the national funding programme...

Programme To Develop Cost-Effective Medical Solutions Launched

To accelerate the pace of technology innovation in the country, government today launched a programme to develop cost-effective medical solutions. The programme, a collaborative venture of the Stanford-India Biodesign Programme and Department of Biotechnology, aims to create technology innovation and develop leaders in biomedical technology innovation and develop leaders in biomedical technology...

Cisco Systems Rides High As Hospitals Go More Hi-tech

Cisco has sold routers and switches to hospitals and insurance companies for years, but in 2005, it created a business segment focusing on healthcare. Since then, it has launched a wide range of equipment designed for hospitals...

Draft Medical Device Regulations Act for India

To consolidate laws related to medical devices and to establish the Medical Device Regulatory Authority of India for establishing and maintaining a national system of controls relating to quality , safety , efficacy and availability of medical devices that are used in India , whether produced in India or elsewhere and exported from India , an attempt is being made to implement a regulatory mechanism for medical devices in the country.

Polymed to buy US co for $20 million

DISPOSABLE medical device manufacturer Polymed is set to acquire an US based medical device company for around $18-20 million. It is learnt that the company is now in the final stages of negotiations and conducting the due diligence. The deal is expected to be finalized by October or early November.

Expro 68 participants from Columbia, Egypt, Tunisia Pakistan, India, Jordan and South Africa Seminar alongwith CBI Officials Ljenka Cuypers, Wiebe Vos, Cynthia Schenk and Consultants Leendert Santema, Arjan Hock and Fred Jansen

The Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries (CBI) is an agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. Since 1971, it has supported the export of non-traditional products and services to the EU. The aim of the CBI is to contribute to the economic independence of selected developing countries.