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Day – 1: Global Markets and Regulatory Pathways

 

09:00 – 10:00am   Registration

 

10:00 – 11:15am   Session–1:Inaugural

 

Setting the Scene by V Premnath (10min), Venture Center & Satya Prakash Dash (10min), PATH India

 

Special Talk (10 min):

Manish Diwan, Head – Strategy Partnership & Entrepreneurship Development at BIRAC, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

 

Inaugural Address (45 min):

Shekhar Mande, Secretary, Department of Industrial Research, Government of India &Director General, CSIR

 

11:15 – 11:45am   Tea & Networking

 

11:45 – 12:30pm   Session-2:MedTech Products: Global Opportunities and Market Entry Strategies

The session will provide insights on Global trends and opportunities in MedTech product market including the investors’ outlook. The session will also focus on regulations to enter markets in different geographies such as identification of authorized representatives, export partners, fees/ chargesand more.

Chair: Satya Prakash Dash, PATH India

Speakers:

Milind Antani, Nishith Desai Associates

Krishnakumar Sankaranarayan, PwC India

 

12:30 – 1:30pm    Session-3A:Understanding and Securing regulatory approvals

The session will cover regulatory perspectives of MedTech products including devices and in vitro diagnostics to understand relevant laws&acts with respect to methods & procedures ofmanufacturing, licensing, and import in in India and other geographies (such as the USA, EU & Africa).

Chair: Ravindra Ghooi, Scientia Clinical Services

Speakers:

Malathi Lakshmikumaran,Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys

Rubina Bose, CDSCO, India – West Zone

 

01:30 – 02:30pm   Lunch

 

 

02:30 – 03:30pm   Session-3B: Understanding and Securing regulatory approvals

The session will cover regulatory perspectives of MedTech products including devices and in vitro diagnostics to understand relevant laws&acts with respect to methods & procedures ofmanufacturing, licensing, and import  in India and other geographies (such as the USA, EU& Africa).

 

 

Chair: Ravindra Ghooi, Scientia Clinical Services

Speakers:

Mohammad Ameel, NHSRC, Government of India

Walter Obita, Kenya Healthcare Federation

 

03:30 – 04:00pm   Tea

 

04:00-05:30pm     Session-4: Fire Side Chat – Regulations & Going Global

The fire side chat will be a panel discussion. The panel will highlight insights and lessons from regulators and senior leaders of global healthcare organizations on strategies to expand in regulated global markets. The aim is toprovide perspectives and uncover commonalities with the Indian system along with identifying significant unique features of the different international markets.

To be followed by QnA.

Moderators: V Premnath, Venture Center& Satya Dash, PATH India

Panelists:

MalathiLakshmikumaran,Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys

Rubina Bose,CDSCO, India – West Zone

PVM Rao, IIT Delhi

Mohammad Ameel, NHSRC

Ravindra Ghooi, Scientia Clinical Services

 

06:00 – 08:00pm   Networking Dinner 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day – 2: Global Medical Products from India

 

09:00 – 09:30am   Registrations & Tea

 

09:30 – 10:00am   Recap & Setting the Scene for Day 2

                  V Premnath& Satya Dash

 

10:00 – 10:30am   2nd Day Inaugural Session

                 

Inaugural Address: Renu Swarup, Secretary Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

                 

(The growing Innovation Ecosystem for Medical Products in

                  India: Opportunities and New Initiatives)

 

10:30 – 11:45am   Session-5: Medical Product Innovations from India with Global Reach

                  The story of Indian MedTech products with global reach: Lessons from the art of the possible

 

Chair: Satya Dash, PATH India

                  Keynote Address: Chandrasekhar Nair, Bigtec

                  Keynote Address: Nandakumar S, Perfint

Invited Talk: Krishna Kumar R, Aurolabs

 

11:45 – 12:15pm   Tea & Networking 

 

12:15 – 02:00pm   Session-6: Public Health & Regulations – Perspective of Global Health Agencies

 

Global health agencies play a critical role in the value chain of healthcare especially in working with governments and other multilateral partners in deployment and delivery of products to reduce the burden of disease. Experts in this session will touch upon the learnings from deployment of products in different geographies.

                  Chair: Satya Dash, PATH India

                  Speakers

                  Suman Rijal, DNDi India

                  Anthony Okoth, PATH Kenya

                  Krishna Reddy, Access Health &Relisys

                  Satyabrata Routray, PATH India

 

02:00 – 02:30pm   Lunch

 

 

 

 

02:30-03:45pm     Session-7: Panel Discussion – Narratives of Global Navigation

The panel will cover lessons from global and Indian MedTech companies who successfully entered different regulated geographies – the dos &don’ts. It will share first-hand experiences of managing intricacies of interface with international regulatory bodies especially,in regulated markets as well as experiences with unregulated geographies. To be followed by QnA

            Moderator: Srikant Sastri, Crayon Data

 

            Speakers:

            Neena Sonavane, Philips India

            Suresh Kumar, GE Healthcare India

 

03:45- 04:15pm    Session-8: Recap &Valedictory

Closure and Vote of Thanks

Manisha Premnath, Venture Center

Satya Prakash Dash, PATH India

 

04:15 – 04:45pm   High Tea & Close

 

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