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T-Govt, MedTech Connect join hands to launch Project Tej ; inks MoU

Hyderabad, Feb 19 (UNI) In order to provide a platform for the aspiring entrepreneurs to test their innovative ideas in the field of medical technologies, the Telangana government and MedTechConnect, a platform founded by Cyient and Xynteo’s India2022 coalition have joined hands together to launch a new initiative called Project Tej.

Telangana State’s Research and Innovation Circle of Hyderabad (RICH) and MedTechConnect have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in an endeavour to accelerate and support the indigenous innovations in medical technologies, on the last day of BioAsia 2020, Asia’s largest Biotechnology and Life-sciences forum here on Wednesday.

Through this Project Tej, medical technology innovators and device manufacturers can validate the usability of their devices in public health settings and gain access to public health channels.

Project Tej testbeds will complement Telangana state’s infrastructure projects, which include the Telangana MedTech Park and ensure that the staste becomes a favorable destination for MedTech investments.

“Telangana state is now synonymous with innovation and technology.

With this initiative, we want to use the expertise available in the state to ensure ground-breaking medical technologies can deliver quality healthcare for all,” said Mr Ajit Rangnekar, Director General, RICH on the occasion.

“Implementation of Project Tej will help provide real-world access for companies to test and commercialize their technologies. We hope this creates an encouraging environment for local start-ups to bring their products to the market,” said Dr. BVR Mohan Reddy, Executive Chairman, Cyient.

These testbeds will give MedTech innovators access to real-world clinical settings for faster validation of innovative, affordable technologies and also provide access to industrial networks and markets.

The primary focus of the Project Tej is to - launch testbeds for large scale clinical validation, usability assessment, and business model evaluation in real-world clinical settings for late-stage medical technologies; Provide structured mentoring from the industry on design, manufacturing, and commercial access and Facilitate market access to validated technologies in public and private healthcare channels.

Project Tej, a program managed by MedTechConnect, has the support of more than 25 institutions across India.

“Innovations are usually born out of necessity, and MedTech innovations can solve some of our most challenging healthcare issues. We need collaboration to drive these innovations to market and we invite support from Telangana state’s medical and technological fraternity to ensure the success of this endeavor,” Subhashini Chandran, Managing Director, Xynteo India said.
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