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Thursday, October 25 • 12:00pm - 12:45pm
HealthTech Summit:- Docs Vs Geeks - What drives medical innovation.

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India is at the cusp of a medical innovation revolution. Growing population, rising income levels coupled with lifestyle changes and changing disease profiles call for high quality medtech to bridge the gap between demand and supply of healthcare, making India an extremely attractive market. What was so far perceived to be a import driven market is now being rapidly changed by a host of startups doing some cutting edge work in various areas. The industry is expected to grow by 5x to USD 50 Billion by 2025.
At this stage, it's important for us to understand what is driving this medtech innovation engine? Whilst the geeks invariable argue in favor of large talent pool and the multiplying effects of technological possibilities, the docs wonder if technological possibilities should super seed medical needs? So some of the questions we would like to ponder on in this 45 minutes panels discussion are:
a. Are the geeks spending enough time with docs to understand the medical needs?
b. Are docs and geeks co inventing?
c. How open are docs to adopt new, home grown technologies?
d. What are investors perceptions when it comes to high impact IP rich innovations with a long time to market period?
Come, watch docs and geeks battle it out at this one of a kind panel discussion at NPC 2018 on 25th October 2018 at Taj Vivanta, Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru.

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Soaib Grewal

Venture Partne, TLabs
Soaib Grewal is a Venture Partner at the venture investment arm of Times Internet, India's largest consumer internet company. At TIL he looks after early stage investments and additionally works closely with the portfolio and group companies on product and design strategy. His focus... Read More →
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Ajit Narayanan

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) & Founding Member, Novocura Tech Health Services (mfine)
An electronics engineer by education, Ajit has more than 20 years of expertise in creating products & building organizations across e-commerce, Consumer Internet, Mobile, Analytics, Integration and Platforms. He is an inventor on many patents in these domains and his current research... Read More →
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Dr.Shyam Vasudeva Rao

Founder and Director, RenalyX health systems Pvt. Ltd
Making healthcare affordable to the larger section of society through applied research and inclusive innovations.
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Dr.(Prof) U S Vishal Rao

Consultant - Head Neck Surgical Oncologist and Robotic Surgeon, HealthCare Global
Head Neck Surgical oncologist and robotic surgeon with an experience of over 13 years in Healthcare. Over the years, he has  actively contributed to extensive research in Oncology and have encompassed more than 50 national & international publications and various international journals... Read More →
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Milind Shah

Venture Partner, Healthcare at Unitus Ventures, Senior Advisor at BioConnexUS
Milind Shah is a senior executive with over 33 years' experience in diverse industries such as healthcare, specialty chemicals & adhesives, telecommunications and petrochemicals. This includes 18 years of country/regional leadership roles with strong competencies in growth strategy... Read More →

Thursday October 25, 2018 12:00pm - 12:45pm PDT
Hall Strategy 2 Taj Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru