IIT-H introduces CfHE Vagbhata chair professorship in medical devices & diagnostics

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Updated on May 4, 2022 12:54 IST

"The Center of Excellence, established in partnership with the Medical Devices Mission Secretariat, ICMR, has enabled IITH to be one of the Hubs for technological Excellence in Medical Devices in India," claims IIT Hyderabad.

Indian Institute of Technology - Hyderabad

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad has collaborated with Rajesh Mashruwala, TIBCO Software executive vice president and co-founder of CfHE to introduce the CfHE Vagbhata chair professorship in medical devices and diagnostics. The initiative has been taken to contribute toward the institute's work in the area of medical devices and diagnostics.

IIT-H to work on healthcare ideas

The institute in its official press note informed that under this collaboration, IIT Hyderabad, Mashruwala intends to work on healthcare ideas such as noninvasive diagnostics, point of care devices, and clinical trials of portable devices to enable healthcare delivery in rural and interior parts of India in medical devices and diagnostics.

"The Center of Excellence, established in partnership with the Medical Devices Mission Secretariat, ICMR, has enabled IITH to be one of the Hubs for technological Excellence in Medical Devices in India," claims IIT Hyderabad.

The Biomedical Engineering department of IIT Hyderabad undertakes focused programmes in medical devices, human resources development, and start-up promotion for indigenous development of medical devices and innovations, in line with the aim of government policies such as Aatma Nirbhar Bharat and Make in India.

Talking about the institutes contribution toward healthcare and research, IIT Hyderabad Director, BS Murty said, “We envision IITH to be one of the choicest destinations for faculty and students who would like to pursue their career goals. This Chair Professorship will be a golden opportunity for bringing eminent National and International faculty and industry leaders to collaborate with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at IITH with a focused vision to strengthen this area, develop new courses and programs, and attract new faculty, visiting faculty, international grants, etc.”

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