The collaboration between industry and academia will accelerate the conversion of research into a real product that meets regulatory compliances
Johari Digital Healthcare Ltd (JDHL) launched the Johari Centre of Excellence (CoE) at the Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur Technology Park. The collaboration is a step towards making India self-reliant in the manufacturing of medical devices.
Prof Santanu Chaudhury, Director, IIT Jodhpur, Prof Sampat Raj Vadera, Deputy Director, IIT Jodhpur, Mr Satyendra Johari, CEO & Founder and Nisha Johari, Co-Founders, Johari Digital Healthcare, and other dignitaries were present during the launch.
Satyendra Johari, CEO & Founder, Johari Digital (JDHL), said, “This collaboration is a win-win situation for both JDHL and IIT Jodhpur. It will enable core research into innovations for world-class product development in the country. Commercialisation with complete quality control needs a lot of effort in research and development. Johari Digital can play an important role to bridge this gap.”
With the healthcare market embracing contemporary technologies of Artificial intelligence and data-based remote healthcare, this Centre of Excellence at IIT Jodhpur will establish vital synergy between academia and industry for advanced healthcare technologies. It will be a unique opportunity to develop accessible, affordable, and quality healthcare devices at a higher pace and scale to meet the global demand.
Prof Chaudhury said, “The Centre of Excellence will lead to the development of products which have originated from India, the entire IP as well as the manufacturing capability will also be with India. For a new IIT like IIT Jodhpur, this alliance with a global player like Johari in Jodhpur has huge value. This will nucleate a medtech industrial ecosystem in the country.”