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Medical device innovation relies on close collaboration between doctors, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs. The BETIC teams at IIT Bombay, COE Pune and VNIT Nagpur work closely with several partner organizations including medical institutes, engineering colleges, industry vendors and business incubators.

Clinician/Industry partner engagement:

In case you have any unmet clinical need or problem statement which can be further developed into a medical device please submit the details here.


Clinicians play a critical role by identifying unmet needs, providing feedback on devices under development, and human clinical studies for validating device performance and safety. Several expert clinicians in partner institutes and other hospitals are collaborating with BETIC innovators. 

Medical Institutes

  • Grant Govt. Medical College & JJ Hospital, Mumbai     (Dr. Prashant Howal)

  • Haffkine Institute of Training, Research & Testing, Mumbai (Dr. Nishigandha Naik)

  • MGM Institute of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai           (Dr. Rajani Mullerpatan)

  • B.J. Medical College & Sassoon Hospital, Pune            (Dr. Dasmit Singh)

  • Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha     (Dr. Punit Fulzele)

  • B.K.L. Walwalkar Rural Hospital, Dervan, Chiplun         (Dr. Suvarna Patil)


Other Hospitals

  • P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mahim (Dr. Manish Agarwal)

  • B. J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Parel (Dr. Alaric Aroojis, Dr. Rujuta Mehta)

  • Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Mumbai (Dr. Sudheer Ambekar)


BETIC cells in engineering institutes enable identifying committed researchers and potential innovators among students and alumni, as well as reaching out to doctors in local hospitals, industry vendors and other partners. 

  • KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, Mumbai               (Dr. Ramesh Lekurwale)

  • MIT Art, Design & Technology University, Pune             (Dr. Renu Vyas)

  • Symbiosis International University, Lavale, Pune          (Dr. Nishant Tikekar)

  • G.H. Raisoni College of Engineering, Nagpur               (Dr. Vibha Bora)


Industry partners help in protecting intellectual property rights, advanced prototyping, pilot batch manufacturing, and device testing in accordance with prevailing standards. 

  • INK IDEE – IPR firm (Mr. Chirag Tanna)

  • Imaginarium – pilot batch manufacturing                        (Dr. Guruprasad Rao)

  • IDEMI – electronics testing 


Innovators working with BETIC can incubate their start-up companies in any business incubator to commercialize their products. The team maintains a close working relationship with a few incubators. 

  • SINE Business Incubator, IIT Bombay, Mumbai            (Ms. Poyni Bhat)

  • Venture Centre, NCL Innovations Park, Pune                 (Dr. V. Premnath)

  • C-CAMP, NCBS Campus, Bengaluru                                (Dr. Taslimarif)