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Inventing Medical Devices A Perspective from India

Author Name: Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi , Ramakrishna Pappu | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details

In this book, the authors share their experiences, anecdotes, insights, and failures while inventing and commercializing medical devices in India. The objective is to give entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, and clinicians a realistic expectation of the time, money, coordination and teamwork required to develop and launch a medical device in India.

The book includes a special ‘How-I-Do-It’ section and detailed appendices that form a reference and resource handbook to guide budding entrepreneurs. This book also includes a new “Advice from the Experts” section, which shares the key advice to young innovators from 23 industry experts.

The book is a recommended read for all healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, and students who want to be successful in the medical device innovation space.

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Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi , Ramakrishna Pappu

Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi is an ENT surgeon, Biodesign expert (SIB Fellow 2012 - Alum), MBA (NIBM), MIT Technology Review’s 35 under 35 innovator (2016), actor and stand-up comedian. He is a seasoned medical device innovator (over 18 devices) and an expert in identifying and analyzing unmet clinical needs for quick development of affordable, high-quality medical devices.

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Ramakrishna Pappu is a founding member of the InnAccel team and brings a unique business perspective to MedTech innovation. He is a market research and financial modeling expert and co-invented VAPCare (first in the world Critical Care product) and has conducted several Biodesign Fellowship programs.

Dr. Rohan D’Souza is a clinician who graduated from St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, following which he worked in Pharma, as a Medical Advisor at Pfizer and in MedTech at InnAccel, as part of the AIM Fellowship with the Lemelson Foundation.

Ravi Jangir is a Product Designer by profession and has a varied experience in designing & engineering consumer & medical products. He is an expert in design & ethnographic research, user experience, human factors & ergonomics. He is currently at InnAccel, as a part of the AIM Fellowship with Lemelson Foundation.



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