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Medical Devices Sector Poised to Make Quantum Jump

Minister sees industry at US$14bn by 2022 The Indian medical technology industry would grow to US$14 billion by 2022 from the present level of US$1.4 billion, riding on the back of unprecedented digital initiatives and focus on manufacturing, particularly electronics equipment.

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Saphetor to provide its proprietary platform to India

Supratech to get DNA sequencing data technique.   Saphetor SA, the Swiss precision-medicine company dedicated to advancing personalized diagnostics, will provide its proprietary platform for analyzing next-generation DNA sequencing data to Supratech Micropath of Ahmedabad, a reference and diagnostic lab with significant experience in clinical

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Govt approves 39 hospital proposals.

NAM earmarks Rs.440 crore for medical facilities. The government has approved 39 hospitals, each of 50-bed, from 45 proposals received during 2016-17, said Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik in reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 28 July 2017.


25 hospitals approved in 2016-17

Govt grant provided to the State/UT Governments A total of 25 ‘50-bedded’ hospitals with an outlay of Rs.145 crore has been approved in the year 2016-17, the Rajya Sabha was told on 18 July 2017. Under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM), there

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TA invests in Ideal Cures

TA invests in Ideal Cures #TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, has completed an investment in India’s #Ideal Cures Private Limited, which has expansion plans in the healthcare sector.


Vyome gel for acne

Vyome gel for acne #Vyome Biosciences has announced on 7 Feb 2017 top-line data from its phase 1 clinical trial evaluating VB-1953, a topically administered gel designed to treat patients with moderate to severe acne.


Merck grant for ECHO

Merck grant for ECHO #The Merck Foundation has provided a grant of US$7 million over five years to help improve health in India and Vietnam.