1st 3D ICU Ventilator Launched
Trivitron, in association with Hamilton
Medical AG, a Swiss manufacturer of 'intelligent ventilators' launched
Hamilton G5, world's first 3D ICU ventilator in India. The new
Hamilton G5 ICU ventilator is focused on improved user interface and
high patient safety.
To Revolutionize Healthcare In Korea
Korea's ubiquitous healthcare system has
the potential to provide cheaper and smarter ways to manage and care
for patients suffering from age-related chronic diseases. In the
ubiquitous healthcare system (U-Healthcare System), sensor devices for
measuring a bio signal or environment information communicate with the
mobile system for collecting bio signals and environment information
by wireless personal area network.
Jubilant Organosys Bags Golden Peacock Global Award 2007
Jubilant Organosys has bagged the coveted
Golden Peacock Global Award (2006-07) for "Excellence in Corporate
Governance". The award is given by the World Council for Corporate
Governance, UK, annually, to companies that have demonstrated
benchmark standards of corporate governance. More
than 120 entries were received from 24 countries around the world.
'Destiny'- a New Digital Aid For Indian Market By Starkey
US-based global hearing solutions company,
Starkey, would enter the Indian market with its digital hearing aid
called 'Destiny' by November this year. The aid is specifically
targeted at children.
New Contour TS Blood Glucose Monitor Launched
It eliminates miscoding errors which could
put people with diabetes at clinical risk
Bayer Diabetes Care, a division of Bayer HealthCare LLC and a member
of the Bayer Group, recently introduced the new Contour TS blood
glucose monitoring system in Mumbai. Bayer's Contour TS offers people
with diabetes an accurate meter option with innovative ‘no coding’
technology, which provides reliable blood glucose test results and
eliminates miscoding errors that could put people with diabetes at
Launches Insulin Pump
It is safe, simple, convenient, and
optimises blood glucose levels
Roche Diagnostics Ltd recently introduced Accu-Chek Spirit, the new
insulin pump in the market. Accu-Chek Spirit is launched for the first
time in India and is available across six metros namely, Chennai,
Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Hyderabad.
(Asia) Fund, ePlanet To Invest US$ 11 Mn In Trivitron
Trivitron, India's leading medical
technology company, has announced a significant investment of US$ 11
million, by a wholly owned subsidiary of the HSBC Asian Ventures Fund
2 Limited advised by HSBC Private Equity (Asia) Limited and ePlanet, a
global venture capital and private equity firm.
Fresenius Group Net Profit Up By 28%
Fresenius Group, a health care group with
international operations, providing products and services for
dialysis, hospital and outpatient medical care, has posted strong
growth of 27.9 per cent in net profit during the first nine months
ended September 2007 to Euro 298 million from Euro 233 million in the
similar period of last year. The group's sales increased by 7 per cent
to Euro 8,390 million from Euro 7,843 million. EBDIT margins improved
to 17.7 per cent from 17.2 per cent. Earning per share were Euro 1.92,
representing an increase of 26 per cent.
Lilly To Collaborate In Vitro Diagnostics For Cancer Treatment
GE Global, Research, the General Electric
Company’s centralized research and development organization, and GE
Healthcare have entered into a three-year collaborative research
agreement with Eli Lilly and Company to discover and develop advances
in vitro predict cancer treatment response to targeted therapies.
Metropolis To Start Operations In US, Thailand With Investment In JV,
The Mumbai based leading diagnostic chain,
Metropolis, is expanding its international operations into the US and
Thailand markets. The company is investing Rs 5 crore in a joint
venture in the US and Rs 10 crore for an acquisition in Thailand.
Metropolis expected to start it's business operations in these
countries by mid of November 2007.
Transasia Bio-Medicals Signs An Agreement With Grifols
Transasia Bio-Medical Ltd. has signed an
agreement with Grifols, Spain to exclusively distribute its range of
instruments and reagents in the field of transfusion medicine in the
Indian market. Through this partnership with Grifols, Spain, Transasia
Bio-Medical will now offer a complete portfolio of products in the
transfusion medicine space in the Indian market.
Healthcare's Dexa Scan To Speed Up Bone Mineral Density Testing In
GE Healthcare's advanced bone mineral
density scan system, Dexa Scan, is expected to provide easy and simple
diagnosis to the patients in the far flung regions of the country.
Dexa scan is based on "fan-beam" X-ray bone densitometer technology
fitted in a mobile van. It operates on Dual-Energy X-ray
Absorbtiometry and is used to measure and calculate bone, fat and
India Launches AcrySof® Restor® Lens
ALCON India, recently launched AcrySof®
Restor® lens, which is unique technological innovation that can
provide quality vision throughout the entire visual spectrum.
Healthcare To Augment Engg. Head Count By 10%
Healthcare and life sciences solutions
provider GE Healthcare is gearing up for an annual increase of an
average 10 percent in head count for engineers in India. The move
follows company’s expansion plans in research and development.
Pharma Machinery Makers Go For Overseas Tie-Ups For Growth
The pharmaceutical machinery manufacturing
industry in the country, with more than 600 players of various sizes,
is all set for a major boom with several domestic players prefer to
either set up a joint venture company or enter technical collaboration
with overseas firms.
Advanced Polymers Launches Biomaterials For Use in Implantable Medical
Solvay Advanced Polymers announced at the
recently concluded K-Show the launch of its Solviva™ family of
biomaterials offered for use in implantable medical devices. As per
the Company sources, no other supplier has more polymers available for
use in implantable applications than Solvay Advanced Polymers with its
Solviva line of biomaterials...