Theme 15

Accelerating Healthcare Innovation

India today imports most of its medical devices which often is not affordable for majority of our population. In addition, there are many unique problems specific to the country and end-user requirements which are often not a priority of other nations wherefrom we import technology. There is a felt-need to accelerate the process by which inventions from Indian laboratories reach product stage and complete the innovation cycle.  It needs developing proper interface for scientists, engineers, physicians and healthcare industry to come together and make ‘Make-in-India’ happen in Healthcare domain.