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India’s Healthcare Market: Startup, Venture Capital, and Synergies With New England

March 5, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am

$40 – $55

India’s $2 trillion economy is now the third largest in purchasing power and its GDP just crossed France and the U.K. Today India is transforming under a government focused on innovation and creating an ecosystem that supports healthcare startups. The needs of the country require innovation that can reach the masses. Efforts are afoot creating incubators, providing funding, reducing bureaucracy and increasing training.

As hubs for innovation in healthcare technology there is significant potential for synergy between India and New England. Two India biotech CEOs with Boston roots share their experience with the India startup and VC market.

Come join this timely, lively, keynote presentation and blue-ribbon panel discussion. Ask questions and contribute your insights during the audience interactive segment. Identify potential new cross border businesses opportunities.

Keynote Speaker:

Vishwaprasad Alva, Founder and Managing Director for Skanray Technologies

Mr. Alva founded Skanray in 2007 as a med tech company in Mysore, India. Since its inception Skanray has acquired companies in India and Italy and is rapidly growing organically and inorganically.

Special Introduction by

Shalabh Chandra, CEO and Founder, Gyan Business Advisors

Mr. Chandra is former SVP and GM for Analogic’s Global Ultrasound Business. And, before that he was CEO and President of Analogic Asia and lived in Shanghai for 6 years


Gunjan Bagla, Managing Director, Amritt Inc. 

Amritt advises med tech companies on their India engagement strategy. Gunjan has co-authored several articles about India for the Harvard Business Review.

Ameeta Soni, Digital Health Expert and Consultant

Ameeta drives revenues and profits for digital health and technology companies by developing and executing business strategies, launching new products, generating demand, and forming strategic partnerships.


Mallik Sundaram, Ph.D, MBA, President and CEO, MitraBiotech

Mallik is the founder of MitraBiotech that was started in his apartment in Chennai India and is currently located in Woburn, MA. He is also the scientific co-founder of Momenta and adjunct faculty at MIT.

Cliff Emmons, Founder, Founder, Accelerated Healthcare Innovations, LLC

Cliff currently focuses on fostering healthcare innovation in the Boston-Cambridge ecosystems. Cliff has created, built and transformed R&D organizations in US, China and India for Covidien and Medtronic.

Jay Krishnan, CEO, T-Hub Hyderabad, India

Jay Krishnan is the Chief Executive Officer of T- Hub, India’s largest startup Incubator & Corporate innovation Program. Jay is also the Managing partner of T- Fund, T-Hub’s accelerator VC fund.

Who should attend:

CEOs, CMO, CTO, CFO, clinicians, technologists, investors and business experts seeking a better understanding of Indian healthcare and med tech market, and synergies with businesses and technologies in New England area.


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