A One-day Symposium focusing on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the biomedical devices and the certification of biomedical instruments was organized by BID-Hub at PGIMER. This unique multi-disciplinary event was attended by approximately 180 delegates from various medical and engineering institutes of North India along with the representatives from the medical 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.
The event was inaugurated by Prof. Jagat Ram, Director PGIMER, Chandigarh. Mr. RK Verma IAS, Principal, Secretary, DSTE, Punjab Govt., the ‘Guest of Honor’ at the symposium, shared his vision about how to extract maximum output through the various centre of excellence established in the region and the whole nation. He also shared the Punjab Govt. mission to make the region an innovations based technology Hub.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts coming from various top tier academic/research institutions and industry; Biomedical Instruments certification experts from the Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS) shared their experience at the event. The event concluded successfully with an interactive discussion with the presented delegates’ with a vote of thanks by Prof GD Puri.
As a part of ‘Make in India’ initiative, BID-Hub is working towards the development of novel biomedical instrument within its premises lead by Prof. GD Puri and Prof. Joseph. L. Mathew under the umbrella of PGIMER with the support of DST.