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  1. 1. Stanford-India BiodesignRajiv Doshi, MDExecutive Director (US), Stanford-India BiodesignConsulting Assistant Professor of MedicineLecturer in Mechanical EngineeringStanford 1
  2. 2. Stanford-India Biodesign: Mission To develop leaders in medical technology innovation in India To create medical technologies for India To fuel growth of the Indian medical technology industry Educate. Collaborate. Innovate. 2
  3. 3. Stanford-India Biodesign Institutions All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Stanford University 3
  4. 4. Stanford-India Biodesign Sponsors Department of Biotechnology, Government of India Indo-US Science & Technology Forum Lemelson Foundation Stryker Corporation Orbees Medical Artiman Ventures 4
  5. 5. Key Objectives Ecosystem development Human resources development  “Training the trainers”  Training large numbers of engineers and physicians at India’s top institutions Building sites of medical technology excellence  Bridging academia and industry 5
  6. 6. Team (Stanford) Rajiv Doshi, MD – Executive Director, Stanford-India Biodesign (US) – Consulting Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University Anurag Mairal, PhD – Associate Director, Program Development, Stanford-India Biodesign Uday Kumar, MD – Associate Director, Curriculum, Stanford-India Biodesign Christine Kurihara – Associate Director, Operations, Stanford-India Biodesign Saloni Doshi – Strategic Advisor, Stanford-India Biodesign Paul Yock, MD – Director of Stanford Biodesign – Professor of Cardiology, Stanford University 6
  7. 7. Team (India) Balram Bhargava, MD – Executive Director, Stanford-India Biodesign (India) – Professor of Cardiology, AIIMS Alok Ray, PhD – Director, Stanford-India Biodesign (India) – Professor of Biomedical Engineering, IIT Delhi Sakti Srivastava, MD – Associate Director, Academic Outreach (US), Stanford-India Biodesign – Consulting Associate Professor of Surgery, Stanford University Sandeep Singh, MD – Associate Professor of Cardiology, AIIMS 7
  8. 8. About Stanford Biodesign Created in 2000 by cardiologist Paul Yock, MD to train leaders in medical technology innovation Series of initiatives to promote medical technology innovation and entrepreneurship – A fellowship program leading to VC backed companies – Direct and indirect affiliation with numerous courses • Engineering (Mechanical, chemical, electrical, industrial) • Business • Medicine • Law – National conferences to promote best practices in medical technology innovation Strong ties to industry, venture capital 8
  9. 9. Stanford Biodesign: One Course Leads to Many Others ME 394 Medical Device Design BIOE 70Q Medical-Device Innovation BIOE 374 Biodesign Innovation EE 202 Medical Electronics IMMUNOL 230 Introduction to Medicine ME 208 Patent Law and Strategy for Innovators and Entrepreneurs ME 382 Biomedical Device Design & Evaluation MED 217 Medico-Technological Frontiers of Digestive Diseases MED 276 Introduction to the Medical Technology Industry and Its Career MS&E 256 Technology Assessment and Regulation of Medical Devices NSUR 278 From Science to Business: Innovation in Neurological Disease NSUR 279 Concepts in Drug Device Combination Products 9
  10. 10. Biodesign Companies to Date 10
  11. 11. Initial Planning Meetings in Delhi:January 2007 11
  12. 12. Stanford-India Biodesign Offerings Stanford-India Biodesign Fellowships (Begun) India Biodesign Internships at AIIMS/IIT Delhi (Begun) Medical Device Innovation courses to be offered across India (2010) Core Stanford Biodesign innovation lectures to be offered online (Begun) Global student/faculty exchanges (Begun) National Indian Med Tech summit (Begun) Support of nationwide innovation contests (Begun) Creation of SIB Centers – 2008: First SIB Center in New Delhi (Begun) networking community (Begun) 12
  13. 13. Stanford-India Biodesign Fellowships 1-2 year fellowships housed at Stanford and New Delhi Interdisciplinary, team-based learning combining engineering, clinical and business trainees Intensive exposure to medical needs-finding within the Indian setting Teams invent, develop, patent and commercialize technologies Mentoring by world class faculty at Stanford, IIT Delhi and AIIMS Mentoring by “real world” industry experts and advisors in the US and India – Technology innovators, legal, venture capital 13
  14. 14. Fellowship Selection Process 300 worldwide applicants (Indian citizens) 17 Semi-finalists interviewed in New Delhi 8 Finalists interviewed at Stanford 5 Fellows selected 14
  15. 15. 2008 Fellows Nishith Chasmawala – Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic Srinivas Jaggu – Kirloskar, General Electric Jayant Karve – General Electric Amit Sharma – IIT Delhi Sandeep Singh, MD – Associate Professor of Cardiology, AIIMS New Fellows arrived January 2009 – Includes 2 Professors from IIT Madras, IIT Delhi 15
  16. 16. Fellowship Timeline 16
  17. 17. Post-Fellowship Activities  Track 1 – Start med tech company in India  Track 2 – Join multinational or other established med tech company – Pursue “intrapreneurial” activities  Track 3 – Return to academia – Teach Biodesign fundamentals in IndiaAll fellows are expected to remain in India and maintain a mentoring relationship with SIB 17
  18. 18. Indian Biodesign Internships at AIIMS/IIT Delhi  3-6 month concentrated exposure at AIIMS/IIT Delhi  Goal is to get (less complicated) products to market quickly  Teaching staff to include Fellows, Professors at AIIMS, IIT  Interns to include engineering students and engineers/business people from industry  Began October 2008 18
  19. 19. Medical Device Innovation Course at Multiple Indian Universities To be broadly deployed at top engineering institutions in India Based on similar Medical Device Design course at Stanford Customized for India Can accommodate ~30 undergraduate and graduate students Part didactic, part project (prototyping) Core lectures designed by Stanford-India Biodesign Projects led by practicing physicians – 3-4 students per team 19
  20. 20. First Annual Indian Med Tech Summit 20
  21. 21. First Stanford-India Biodesign Centre (AIIMS—New Delhi) 21
  22. 22. Support of National Med Tech Innovation Contest Through IIT Bombay 22
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  24. 24. Potential Benefit for India Greatly increased exposure to medical technology innovation at university level to significantly increase graduates with interests in medical technology careers Development of academic faculty capable of training dozens of future med tech leaders per year Development of industry leaders capable of leading entrepreneurial or “intrapreneurial” initiatives Development of New Delhi (and second location TBD) to serve as hubs of medical technology innovation Development of an ecosystem that is sorely lacking Matching of job applicants with employers Devices made expressly for the needs of Indians and others in developing countries 24
  25. 25. Getting Involved Advisors and mentors still needed Funding needed to scale program – Corporates – VCs – Foundations – Individuals If interested, please email me at We need the community’s help to achieve the greatest impact 25