Dr.Jitendra Sharma

Email - executivedirector@kiht.in

Managing Director & CEO of AP Med Tech Zone

Executive Director of Kalam Institute of Health Technology

Executive Chairman of Medi-valley & Bio-valley

Dr Jitender Sharma is the Managing Director & CEO- AP Med Tech Zone, Executive Director- Kalam Institute of Health Technology and Executive Chairman- Medivalley & Biovalley. He is also the Chairman- Indian Biomedical Skill Council Advisor (Health). He also headed the health technology department at NHSRC under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, and the advisor - health & medical technology to Government of Andhra Pradesh. His vision to create India's first medical device park has increased nations healthcare industrial footprint, created employment while a giving the big boost to import substitution for the country. His motto of inclusive health technology access led to industry and academia to extend their range and reach, gain synergies between dispersed groups, and increase research efficiency and effectiveness for holistic ecosystem for promotion of the medical technology & better diffusion.

Editorial Board Members

Dr. Shakti Kumar Gupta
Email - shakti810505@gmail.com

Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),jammu.

He is a Medical Superintendent, Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences and headed the department of hospital administration, AIIMS New Delhi. He mentored more than 100s postgraduate and PHD students and conducted more than 200 research studies and had published enumerable research papers and books in healthcare administration. He is instrumental in developing and standardizing hospital administration curriculum and is a director of healthcare executive management development programme for senior healthcare executives. His thrust on patient safety, best procurement practices for hospitals, national ambulance code and many more initiatives has revolutionized the hospital administration academics and hospital operations approaches. Dr. Gupta is founder and president of research foundation of hospital and healthcare administration and editor of international journal. His visionary thoughts of creating leaders in hospital administration and inculcating research bent among them led the establishment of strong foundation for healthcare administrators.
Dr. Shashi Bala Singh
Email - drshashisingh@gmail.com

Director of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Hyderabad

Dr. Shashi Bala Singh is the director of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER)-Hyderabad. She is a Distinguished Scientist and served as Director General, Life Sciences (DG LS) in Defence Research and Development Organization and Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi. A person with strong will, she has the distinction of serving as the Director of Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh. She is an alumnus of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) where she obtained her Ph.D. degree in Human Physiology. Dr Singh has been successful in commercialization and transfer of several of her technologies to the industries and has supervised Ph.D. students in Physiology and Life Sciences. She also holds editorship of many journals including Journal of Biomedicine (Physiology section) and Annals of Neurosciences. She has 27 patents and published three books, 27 book chapters and more than 170 research papers in national and international journals of repute. She strongly recommends the environment congenial for synergizing Academics, R & D, Technology, and Industry, through training and exposure.
Mr. Rajiv Nath
Email - forumcoordinator@aimedindia.com

Managing Director of Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd.

President of All India Syringes & Needles Mfg. Association (AISNMA)

Founder and Forum Coordinator at the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED).

Mr. Rajiv Nath is the Managing Director of Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd. He is also the President of All India Syringes & Needles Mfg. Association (AISNMA) and the Founder and Forum Coordinator at the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED). Mr. Nath has traveled to more than 52 countries across the globe and expressed his visionary thoughts on health care in various meetings organized by WHO/ UNICEF/ ICASA/SIGN. He is also an active member of expert committee and task force for Medical Devices Regulation in India. He strongly believes that wider dissemination of information from academia to Industry and vice versa is instrumental for industry-focused applied research impacting policy, regulations, training, funding for R&D and above all would promote global harmonization with respect to the Medical Device Industry.
Dr. M Sainath
Email - sainath@icfaiuniversity.in

Dean of Curriculum, Faculty and Entrepreneurship Development for ICFAI Group pan India,

President of Institution’s Innovation Council (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India initiative), IFHE, Hyderabad.

DR Manikonda Sainath, Dean of Curriculum, Faculty and Entrepreneurship Development for ICFAI Group pan India, leading in academia, Research and Entrepreneurial endeavors for last 25 years. He is also the President of Institution’s Innovation Council (Ministry of Education, Govt. of India initiative), IFHE, Hyderabad. He is leveraging Institution - to - Institution collaborations to establish Incubators in ICFAI Institutions. He has mentored researcher in Classical Electrodynamics, Condensed Matter Physics, Nuclear Physics, Spectroscopy and Instrumentation, Basic Electronics. He is doctorate in Nuclear Physics, and instrumental in developing India’s first mini-orange electron transporter for offline studies in nuclear spectroscopy. He is also required to plan faculty development programs which will help them to grow professionally and align themselves with the changing teaching and research pedagogies. He has Established an Incubator in campus TIIC (Telangana Innovation and Incubation Center) with the collaboration of TITA. He is responsible for building a dedicated research center at Mahaveer Institute of Science and Technology (MIST). His unique skill of combination in Experimental as well as Theoretical aspects of every problem solution makes him a distinct leader in academia, entrepreneurship, and Research field. He strongly believes that developing a culture and mindset for research, entrepreneurship and innovations must begin in universities and at student councils within the campus. He believes that developing a right mindset in student is the seed for future innovators and entrepreneurs who would seek opportunities in day-to-day challenges and thus defines genius who sees ordinary thing in different way.
Dr. Veena Kohli
Email - veena.kohli@vanguarddiagnostics.com

President, Association of Diagnostics Manufacturers of India (ADMI) and CEO

Founder of Vanguard Diagnostics

Developer and Manufacturer of in vitro diagnostics reagents.

Veena Kohli is President - Association of Diagnostics Manufacturers of India (ADMI) and CEO, Founder of Vanguard Diagnostics- a developer and manufacturer of In Vitro Diagnostics Reagents. She is a Leader in Medical Diagnostics; with over 30 years of experience across Domestic & Global Business Management and had the opportunity to develop rare skill and expertise encompassing the entire value chain of Product & Business, starting from R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Product Management and Technical Services. She grew the Diagnostics business in India by 322% in three years through organic and inorganic endeavors. Ms. Kohli believes that the countries across the globe has a treasure trove of the technologies which is locked in the research labs of institutions and these must be available to the industry for commercialization.
Mr. Himanshu Baid
Email - himanshu@polymedicure.com

Managing Director at Poly Medi Cure Limited (POLYMED)

Chairman of CII, Medical Technology Division, and a Governing Council member Nat Health.

Himanshu Baid is Managing Director at Poly Medicure Limited (POLYMED) and Chairman of CII, Medical Technology Division, and a Governing Council member NatHealth. He strongly believes that technologies are truly STATE–OF–THE –ART but business model need to be STATE–OF–THE–HEART. POLYMED have 5 manufacturing facilities in India (3 facilities in Faridabad and 1 each in Jaipur and Haridwar), 3 facilities overseas (One facility in Italy-wholly owned subsidiary, One facility in China – wholly owned subsidiary and One joint venture in Egypt). He advocates Innovations, quality standards, products, everything flows forth from passion and compassion for saving lives and building a healthier and a happier society to touch lives in a meaningful way.
Dr. Renu John
Email - renujohn@iith.ac.in

Professor and Head of Department of Biomedical Engineering

Board member of Centre of Health Entrepreneurship (CHE), IIT Hyderabad

DR. Renu John is a Professor and Head Dept. of Biomedical Engineering and Head and Board member of Center for Health Entrepreneurship (CfHE) IIT Hyderabad. His objective is to catalyze healthcare innovation with a focus on affordable solutions to address healthcare needs of India. His expertise is in Physics (Optics), Biomedical Optics, NIR imaging, low coherence microscopy, Biomedical sensors, nano biosensing, elastography and served as Research Associate at the Fitzpatrick Center for Photonics, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA and at Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. He has more than 100 publications and guiding postgraduates and PhD students. He strongly believes that if Industry, academy and defence labs forces come together they can create affordable solutions invented locally but would impact globally as crisis solutions.
Mr. Satyaki Banerjee
Email - satyaki.banerjee@kiranxray.com

MedTech innovation & improvisation leader

A sworn MedTech innovation & improvisation leader spanning 25 years, Mr Satyaki has been driving change management in MedTech development through patient centric affordable and accessible care. His unique approach to MedTech innovation stems from his multidisciplinary professional background comprising science, information technology, business management, drug design and patents management. He has implemented various high volume and high value turnkey project in Medical Imaging Technology in India. At present, He is leading Medical Imaging Trivitron Healthcare, one of the global leaders in medical Imaging Technology. His unique approach in scale up strategies and in innovations has helped, pool of Medtech researchers and academicians in utilizing the industry platform to transform their idea/concept into imaging products for masses in health technology ecosystem. His strong belief in the world of healing, hope and humanity transforming the sense of health technology from just a provision of care to technology for humanity.
Mr. Dilip Kumar CH
Email - ceo@biovalley-amtz.in

CEO of Bio valley Incubation Council, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ)

I am a biomedical technologist and specialize in application of technology and innovations in Medical Devices and manufacturing sector. Having started career at Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY), Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, my experience includes at The World Bank for Uttar Pradesh Health Systems Strengthening Project (UPHSSP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB), NUHM, Ayushman Bharat- HWC Project. From 2017 till now I am part of Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) which is World’s first Integrated Medical Device Manufacturing Ecosystem and Kalam Institute of Technology (KIHT) - a Govt. of India funded technology policy institute under which I assisted Bureau of Indian Standards for formulation of 559 Medical Devices Standards and specifications for Government-e-Market Place (GeM), Govt. of India. Presently leading the team as CEO of BioValley Incubation Council which is Incubation arm of AMTZ supported under Dept. of Bio Technology, Govt. of India. Also adjunct technical expert for Chairman, Technical Committee of Product Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Medical Devices, Dept. of Pharma, Govt. of India. Hold a degree in Masters by Research (MRes) in Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Scotland and trained at reputed institution like National Institute of Technology Raipur including an overall 15 years of experience in Medical Devices Sector.
Mr.Anuj Mubayi
Email - amubayi@ilstu.edu

Distinguished Fellow, Center for Collaborative Studies in Mathematical Biology, Illinois State University. Infectious Disease Tech Lead, The Public health Company, Goleta

Dr.Anuj Mubayi, Ph.D. is a Health Decision Analyst and Mathematical Modeler with an extensive background in academic research and in the healthcare industry.  Dr. Mubayi currently holds many positions. As an Associate Director for one of the leaders in the field of medical sciences, Precision Medicine Group, he leads a highly qualified team of applied mathematicians, data analysts, and health economists at its advance modeling unit of PRECISIONheor. He has over a decade of experience teaching mathematics and holds faculty teaching positions at Illinois State University and Arizona State University.  In addition, he holds Scientific Research positions at the Global Pervasive Computational Epidemiology project and at the Viral Infection Propagation be Through Air-Travel (VIPRA) project.  Dr. Mubayi is also a Section Editor and Communication Editor for the international journal Letters in Biomathematics. Dr. Mubayi is an expert in mathematical modeling and computational methods with a speciality in ecological modeling and dynamics of neglected tropical diseases in human populations.  His work has been published in many peer-reviewed journals including but not limited to, Royal Society Open Science, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Collective Dynamics, Mathematical Biosciences, Journal of Transport & Health, PLoS ONE, Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease, Emerging Themes in Epidemiology, Tropical Medicine & International Health, Acta Tropica, The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene, Infectious Disease Modelling, and Mathematical biosciences and engineering: MBE. Dr. Mubayi’s work has also been featured on NPR.
Mrs. Swati
Email - swatiswati954@gmail.com

Founder CEO of Anant Biomedical Ltd., United Kingdom

Mrs. Swati Founder CEO of Anant Biomedical Ltd., United Kingdom Mrs. Swati is a Biomedical engineer having attended the Doctor of Philosophy programme in Biomechanical Engineering from Heriot Watt University, Scotland and holds a degree in Masters in Biomedical engineering (MSc) from University of Dundee in Scotland, United Kingdom. She has worked for reputed institutions in the healthcare sector like National Health Service (NHS), UK and National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC), India. She possesses an overall academic and professional experience of 16 years in the field of Medical Devices and is specialised in Biomedical Engineering Operations, including complex medical products R&D, tests and developing standard operating procedures. Her area of expertise also includes extensive experience in operations, supply chain, product life cycle and project management of medical devices. She is a recipient of the highly prestigious Heriot Watt Scholarship Award, UK for Ph.D. programme, Young Entrepreneurs Scheme Award and Heriot Watt National Women in Engineering Award, UK. Her work experience also includes working as a Product specialist for an internationally recognised Biomedical manufacturing company called Divlabs India. As part of the Healthcare Technology Division Team of NHSRC, she has contributed to the “Make in India” goal by preparing a technical report on “Establishment and Operationalisation of Electrical and Electronic Medical Devices Testing Laboratory” in India. Her other publication on “Biomedical Equipment Management and Maintenance Program” aims to assist in delivering quality healthcare in India. Swati is currently leading the Company Anant Biomedical Ltd. in United Kingdom as the CEO. She holds a firm belief that by blending the power of modern technology with locally invented medical devices and amalgamating academia and industry, healthcare solutions can be provided impacting the global healthcare system in a positive way.
Dr.Shirshendu Mukherjee
Email - drishti.birac@gmail.com

Mission Director, Grand Challenges India BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council)

Dr. Shirshendu Mukherjee, trained as a Medical Microbiologist brings around 3 decades of experience in academic institutes, Pharma companies and decade long experience in national, international philanthropic and Government funding agencies and has been instrumental in supporting the innovation ecosystem in India and beyond. Dr. Mukherjee is currently the Mission Director of the Grand Challenges India, the flagship program of the partnership between the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust. This platform supports initiatives that could dramatically change the health and development landscape in India. He also heads the Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Transfer (TT) and Communications Division in BIRAC. Dr. Mukherjee also leads the NBM (National Biopharma Mission) a joint initiative of World Bank- Department of Biotechnology (DBT)..He also heads Mission Covid Suraksha which spearheaded the covid vaccine development a initiative of Government of India. Dr. Mukherjee holds Ph.D. in Microbiology, Law graduate, leadership course form Said Business school university of Oxford and Global Health Leadership course from London School of Health & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Dr Mukherjee is also a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP) certified by the Alliance of Technology Transfer Professionals (ATTP) and is an Honorary Scientific Advisor to the Indian Patent Office. Dr Mukherjee is also the Country Ambassador in India for the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (RSTMH). He is also the General Secretary of the Society for Technology Management professionals (STEM). Address: Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) 1st Floor ,MTNL Building ,9 , CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 (Next to Scope Complex, Infront of Gate no. 13, JLN Stadium)
Dr. Amit Dang
Email - amit.d@marksmanhealthcare.com

Founder and CEO - MarksMan Healthcare Communications

Dr. Amit Dang did his MBBS and MD Pharmacology (gold medalist) from Goa Medical College and was the recipient of Baba Saheb Ambedkar Award for being the university topper. He started off his career as an entrepreneur and has been working in the pharmaceutical space for over a decade now. He is the Founder & CEO of MarksMan Healthcare Communications, a data science company providing HEOR, Real World Evidence, Medical Affairs, Medical Devices and Data Analytics services. He is also the founder and CEO of Dexium technologies, which has launched two mobile applications - KYT Adhere, an AI based prescription digital therapeutics platform to improve patient adherence and OncoWitz, an oncologists engagement platform. He is the course director of MarksMan Academy of Health Sciences, which has launched an online Certification Programme in Fundamentals of Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR). He is the convener of Indian Medical Affairs Summit (INMAS) and Indian Patient Access Summit (iPAS). He served as the President of ISPOR-Mumbai chapter for 6 consecutive years in the past. He has over 50 publications to his credit in various national and international journals.