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6 BIOContent BioSpectrum | November 2017 | www.biospectrumindia.com COVER DESIGN BY: Neha Metha COVERSTORY ......................................................................................................................................................... 23 MEDICAL DEVICES RULES, 2017 OPENS UP ENORMOUS OPPORTUNITIES The new Medical Devices Rules, 2017 seek to remove regulatory bottlenecks to make in India, facilitate ease of doing business while ensuring availability of better medical devices for patient care and safety. The rules will also regulate a much larger set of medical devices under a framework customized for medical devices. The stakeholders are hoping that the system will be industry friendly and will indeed create an ecosystem that will enable to boost medical technology innovation and manufacturing in the country. 32 30 Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) Recommendations BIOTALK Diagnostic industry looks for ‘Make in India’ dosage Viral Gandhi Chairman, Voxtur Bio Ltd. BIOANALYSIS 34 Make in India’ - a major boon to medical technology industry Dr GSK Velu Chairman & Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Group of Companies 39 “Private sector, government need to work together to make healthcare accessible in rural India” Harish Pillai COO, Indus Health Plus 36 China’s maiden billion-dollar takeover of an Indian pharma giant