Congratulations to the Winners!
Please note that all of the participants will be receiving their certificate shortly and will be contacted by the HUB for Prize distribution etc.
January 18, 2020; 09:00 am onward at Lecture Theatre, Advanced Cardiac Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh
Biomedical Instruments and Devices Hub- A Center for Innovation, Design, and Clinical Validation established at PGIMER, Chandigarh is hosting a National Conference on “Promotion of Biomedical Sciences Among the Young” on the 18th of January 2020 at PGIMER, Chandigarh. The results of ongoing innovation contest “BIOMEDICATHON,” an idea based competition inviting novel and innovative ideas from the young minds, will be announced on the day. Chief Guest Prof. Jagat Ram, Hon’ble Director PGIMER, Chandigarh and Dr. Anita Aggarwal, Scientist “E,” Department of Science and Technology DST, Govt. of India, will inaugurate the Conference and Biomedicathon2020. The event will accompany over 200 School/Collage Students, Researcher Scholars, and Faculty Professionals from all around the country. Awards will be distributed under different groups. A logo competition result will be announced on the day.
The idea for the innovation contest BIOMEDICATHON was to encourage young minds to think scientifically and promote research among the young.
The registrations to the conference are free and can be done by filling the google form (link below) or by scanning the QR-Code using your smartphone.
Glimpse of second BID workshop at PGIMER, CHANDIGARH, INDIA: 31st May 2019
The second BID Hub workshop was organized with a theme: Role of Biomedical Incubators/Hub in Bringing Innovation to the Healthcare System. This unique multi-disciplinary workshop was attended by approximately 150 delegates from various medical and engineering institutes of North India along with the representatives from the medical instruments industry.
Prof GD Puri, Chairman, BID Hub welcomed the delegates and elaborated on the objectives of this event. He stressed that this Hub is going to provide a common platform for engineering as well as medical scientists to develop indigenous and affordable technology for the benefit of Indian health care problems. He informed that 10 projects for developing various biomedical instruments have already started and the initial experience is very encouraging.
Prof Jagat Ram, Director, PGIMER, Chief Guest launched the web portal www.biomedhubpgichd.com of Biomedical Hub &elaborated that this workshop is going to serve as a great platform for doctors, engineers and industry personnel to exchange their ideas and give them a practical shape in the form of affordable devices that will be of tremendous help in patient care.
Prof Arun Kumar Grover, Former Vice Chancellor, Punjab University, Chandigarh; the dignitary guest for the event applauded the initiative of developing the Biomedical Hub in the region. He also discussed the potential role of CRIKC institutions in making such an initiative a great success.
Dr Girish Sahni, Former Director General CSIR, Govt. of India motivated the budding innovators with his interactive talks about his journey of a successful biologist and innovator and he stressed the need of such innovative hubs in the country. He said that innovation is indeed a challenge and India is well poised to achieve success in the development of biomedical devices if all the stakeholders like industry, doctors, Engineers, and technicians come together at a single platform to do the much-needed brainstorming.
Prof Joseph Mathew elaborated the various quality control steps involved in the functioning of the BID Hub so that high-quality projects are supported by DST. He informed that the Hub is going to select and support innovative ideas on biomedical instruments and devices by providing guidance and support in designing, development, testing and clinical validation.
About 10 different presentations on various innovative ideas for prospective technical & financial support from PGI, CSIO, Panjab University, Panjab Engineering College, MMD University, IIT Mandi, and by industry experts were made during this event. Prof Sanjeev Puri talked about the role of ‘Punjab University as a Technology Enabler’.During the deliberations, important topics like patent issues as well as policy matters pertaining to innovation, designing, clinical validation and marketing were discussed. Mr Saurabh Arora, a registered Indian Patent Agent, delivered an informative lecture on “How to Protect Your Intellectual Creation”.Dr Shyama Nagarajan talked about the role of biomedical incubators in bringing innovations to the market whereas Dr Amitabh Dutta discussed the ‘Ethical Considerations of Introducing New Technology/Innovations’. The event concluded with an interactive discussion with the presented delegates’ with a vote of thanks by Prof GD Puri.
We welcome all the Invited Guests and delegates coming from around the country to PGIMER for this one-day event. The workshop is to be inaugurated by Prof. Jagat Ram, Director PGIMER. We have the honor of having Dr. Girish Sahni (Former Director General, CSIR-Govt. of India) as a keynote speaker who will be sharing his experience of being one of the most successful innovators of his field of work. We wish for great learning & development for the budding innovators through this event. We are privileged to have you all present here.
Please register yourself in case you have not completed the free-registration process.
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Biomedical HUB based at PGIMER is conducting a one day workshop on the coming 31st May 2019 with an aim to provide technical assistance as well as a funding opportunity to potential innovations coming from various govt/pvt institutions and includes multi-disciplinary innovators ranging from PhD Scholar to Scientists to Doctors among others.
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Glimpse of first BID workshop at PGIMER, CHANDIGARH, INDIA