Flexicast: A Breathable, Washable And Customized Cast For Immobilization Of Fractured Limb

Orthopaedic fractures are very common; globally fracture rate is 170 million fractures per year and approx. 30 million of them occur in india per year. the flexicast innovation relates to the field of orthopaedic casting system for immobilizing and supporting fractured body part. typically, most broken bones of limbs, such as arms and legs and minor skeletal injuries such as sprains, joint dislocations are immobilized with cast for support during the healing process.

Med-Tech Innovation for Make-in-India to meet the needs of people

New Delhi: A Press Conference was organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India on 12th Jan, 2016 from 12.00 noon at the CSIR science center, New Delhi. Hon’ble Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Hon’ble Minister for State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Mr. Y. S. Chowdary presided over the Press Conference and shared details on new affordable products developed which are of societal and public health relevance. Dr. VijayRaghavan, Secretary, DBT, and other senior DBT officials were present at the event.

Meet 30 Winning Innovators of India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2016

The India Innovation Growth Programme is a joint initiative by various partners to accelerate innovative Indian technologies into the global markets. The partners are the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India; Lockheed Martin Corporation; Indo-US Science & Technology Forum, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Stanford Graduate School of Business and the IC² Institute at the University of Texas. Commercialization agreements are inked by the winners of the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme every year that aims at getting new technology from the laboratory to the marketplace.