West – MedTech

West is a leading global manufacturer in the design and production of technologically advanced, high-quality, integrated containment and delivery systems for injectable medicines. We are focused on three core actions that we believe are important to our continued success: Execute, Innovate and Grow. Through in-depth knowledge and insight, West supplies solutions and scientific ability to address many of the industry’s toughest challenges. The West scientific affairs and R&D (Research & Development) teams strive to innovate and evolve products to improve the experience for patients and healthcare providers. As the company looks into the future, the team continues to analyse market trends so that this strategy can evolve to meet patients’ treatment advances.

With this vision, the MedTech Research Center of Excellence has been set up at Technology Innovation Foundation of IIT Palakkad(TECHIN) in collaboration with West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. The primary objective of setting up this MedTech Research CoE is to identify and promote upcoming medical research and technology-based start-ups and nurture emerging ideas into reality with the vision of developing a robust health technology ecosystem, thereby reaching out to the people in need. The CoE would enable us to share our domain expertise with the emerging entrepreneurs in the MedTech space.

T he healthcare ecosystem is rapidly shifting towards innovative care delivery models such as virtual, remote, and alternate care. With this effective collaboration, the MedTech Research COE aims to provide the identified startups with the advice, direction, resources, and funding needed to start bringing their product visions to life. This program would also focus on collaborating with leading medical colleges, hospitals, and research centers to make this initiative more focused on patients' health and well- being needs.

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