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Trivitron urges cut in import duty & excise duty on HbA1c diagnostic kit to improve diabetes care
19 Nov,2016

Trivitron Healthcare, a medical device company, has urged the Union government to reduce custom duty on advanced diabetes diagnostic tool, HbA1c test kit, from 30 per cent to 10 per cent ...
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Exports our Primary Focus on Financial Chronicle
18 Nov,2016

Trivitron Healthcare was founded in 1997 by GSK Velu, a first generation entrepreneur who built a company on the premise of delivering cost-effective medical technology solutions and services ...
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HbA1c Test More Effective in Diabetes Check
17 Nov,2016

Nearly five million people have type 2 diabetes (diabetes mellitus) are suffering from. In India, the number of people developing the disease is higher than rest of the world.
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Trivitron to enter into cardiac devices vertical
14 Nov,2016

Chennai-based medical device manufacturer Trivitron Healthcare will enter into cardiac devices vertical and is looking to acquire companies that specialise in this segment.
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Newborn Screening: Is it an ignored necessity in India?
01 Nov,2016

Newborn screening is a paediatric screening service provided to newly born children to assess the possibility of genetic disorders in the area of "Inborn Errors of Metabolism" and while it is predominant...
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Trivitron, Shimadzu Corp join hands for newborn screening
07 Sep,2016

New Delhi, Sep 6 (PTI) Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcares arm Labsystems Diagnostics has entered into an alliance with Japan-based Shimadzu Corporation for clinical diagnostics in the area of newborn screening.
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Trivitron, Shimadzu Corp join hands for newborn screening
07 Sep,2016

Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare's arm Labsystems Diagnostics has entered into an alliance with Japan-based Shimadzu Corporation for clinical diagnostics in the area of newborn screening.
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Trivitron buys 60% stake in Turkish firm for 5 mn euros
11 Jul,2016

New Delhi, Jul 11 (PTI) Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare has acquired 60 per cent stake in Turkish firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis Tic Ltd Sti for 5 million euros (around Rs 37 crore).
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Trivitron Healthcare acquires major stake in Turkish healthcare firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri
11 Jul,2016

Trivitron Healthcare, one of India's largest medical technology companies of Indian origin has announced the acquisition of 60 per cent stake in Turkish healthcare firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis. Tic. Ltd Sti. The remaining 40 per cent stake in the In-Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) device manufacturing firm will be held by the promoters.
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Trivitron Healthcare buys majority stake in Bome Sanayi
11 Jul,2016

CHENNAI: Chennai-based medical device maker Trivitron Healthcare on Monday said it has bought 60% stake in Turkish healthcare firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis Tic Ltd Sti for 5 million euros (Rs 37.10 crore).
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Trivitron buys 60% stake in Turkish firm for 5 mn euros
11 Jul,2016

Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare has acquired 60 per cent stake in Turkish firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis Tic Ltd Sti for 5 million euros (around Rs 37 crore).
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Trivitron buys 60% stake in Turkish firm for 5 mn euros
11 Jul,2016

Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare has acquired 60 per cent stake in Turkish firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis Tic Ltd Sti for 5 million euros (around Rs 37 crore).
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Trivitron buys 60 per cent stake in Turkish firm for 5 million euros
11 Jul,2016

NEW DELHI: Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare has acquired 60 per cent stake in Turkish firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis Tic Ltd Sti for 5 million euros (around Rs 37 crore).
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Trivitron buys 60% in Turkish firm for €5 m
11 Jul,2016

Chennai-based Trivitron Healthcare, a medical technology company, has acquired 60 per cent stake in Turkish healthcare firm Bome Sanayi Urunleri Dis. Tic. Ltd, which has revenue of around 50 crore.
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Importance of Newborn Screening
23 Jun,2016

Newborn Screening is a preventive pediatric screening service provided to all newly born children to assess the possibility of genetic disorders in the area of “Inborn Errors of Metabolism”.These errors or disorders could lead to permanent neurological, cognitive, tactile, and physical damage in the child.
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Kiran Medical Systems views India on par with global markets in use of basic radiation protection products
17 May,2016

Kiran Medical Systems, a division of Trivitron Healthcare, a market leader in radiation protective products in the country, sees that India is on par with global markets in use of basic radiation protection aprons during procedures involving X-rays, etc.
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Trivitron bags medical equipment company of the year award at Assocham Medcon 2016
11 Mar,2016

Trivitron Healthcare has bagged the medical equipment company of the year for 2016 awarded by Assocham. This award was given away by Union minister of state for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.
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GSK Velu Sets Up 2 Funds Worth $175M Targeting the Healthcare Sector
08 Mar,2016

GSK Velu, Trivitron healthcare founder and entrepreneur, has reportedly set up two investment funds for startups dealing in the healthcare section, consumer led companies and enterprise technology.
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GSK Velu sets up two funds worth $175 million
07 Mar,2016

Armed with cash after selling his stake in diagnostic chain Metropolis Healthcare, serial entrepreneur GSK Velu has set up two investment vehicles - $100 million venture capital fund Stakeboat Capital and a family office with a corpus of $75 million.
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Dr. GSK Velu Sets Up Two Funds Worth $175 MN
07 Mar,2016

Trivitron healthcare founder and Healthcare entrepreneur, GSK Velu, has set up two investment vehicles to invest in healthcare services, consumer- led companies and enterprise technology, reports ET.
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Trivitron seeks partners for x-ray unit
04 Mar,2016

Trivitron Healthcare, a medical device manufacturing company, is scouting for technology collaborators for its new X-ray making unit, according to a top company official.
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Medical Devices Industry Pins Hopes on Regulatory Body, Import Duty Cut
01 Mar,2016

As the medical equipment industry in India is dependent on imports, manufacturers hope that the Budget would encourage indigenous production by bringing in a dedicated regulatory body and reducing customs duty on raw materials.
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8 things that start-ups expect from Budget 2016
29 Feb,2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's most visible campaign to boost jobs and investments has been his Start-up India and Stand-Up India plan, to encourage entrepreneurs to start new firms that disrupt traditional businesses, generate jobs and build the economy. Start-up entrepreneurs expect Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to mirror the sentiment of Modi in his Budget presentation on Monday, which would help start-ups thrive and give a leg up to the economy.
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Trivitron launches Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory
27 Feb,2016

Trivitron Group has launched Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory, an Indo Finnish joint collaboration; at Trivitron Medical Technology Park which is a 25 acres Medical Technology Park in SIPCOT Industrial Estate Chennai ?to house multiple factories manufacturing variety of Medical Devices and Equipment under one campus.
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Medical devices sector needs incentives to enhance innovation
26 Feb,2016

It will be enriching to see the government present a growth oriented budget this year. We wish for a policy review to encourage production and R&D of medical devices in India.
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Budget 2016: Healthcare wants what it wanted last year but didn't get
23 Feb,2016

After a disappointing last budget when the government offered few reasons to cheer for the healthcare sector, the industry is hoping for a major course correction this year.
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Medical devices industry pins hopes on regulatory body, import duty cut
23 Feb,2016

As the medical equipment industry in India is dependent on imports, manufacturers hope that the Budget would encourage indigenous production by bringing in a dedicated regulatory body and reducing customs duty on raw materials.
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Trivitron Healthcare to bring down import content
19 Feb,2016

Trivitron Healthcare, a medical device manufacturing company, will start producing newborn screening kits from its Sriperumbudur unit in the next two months, said a top official.
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Trivitron Chennai unit to make kits to screen newborns
18 Feb,2016

Chennai-based Trivitron Healthcare, a medical equipment manufacturer, has launched a new medical facility in the city for manufacturing kits to screen new-borns.
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Trivitron group to focus on Asian markets for newborn screening products
18 Feb,2016

Chennai-based Trivitron Healthcare, a medical equipment manufacturer, has launched a new medical facility in the city for manufacturing kits to screen new-borns.
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Trivitron group to focus on Asian markets for newborn screening products
18 Feb,2016

Chennai-based Trivitron Healthcare, a medical equipment manufacturer, has launched a new medical facility in the city for manufacturing kits to screen new-borns.
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Trivitron group launches Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory in Trivitron Medical Technology Park at Chennai, under "Make in India" Policy
18 Feb,2016

Capable of producing Biochemistry/ Hematology/ Point of Care Diagnostics/ Immunoassay Mass Spectrometry Diagnostics Kits and Quality Control sera first time in India.
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Trivitron group to focus on Asian markets for newborn screening products
18 Feb,2016

City-based medical devices Trivitron Healthcare will look at domestic as well as Asian markets for its newborn screening products, said a top group official.
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Trivitron group to focus on Asian markets for newborn screening products
18 Feb,2016

City-based medical devices Trivitron Healthcare will look at domestic as well as Asian markets for its newborn screening products, said a top group official
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New PE fund on the anvil for healthcare, financial services sectors
18 Feb,2016

A $150 million private equity (PE) fund focussed on healthcare and financial services sector will soon be launched as the process of getting the professionals on-board is on, said a top investor.
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New PE fund on the anvil for healthcare, financial services sectors
18 Feb,2016

A $150 million private equity (PE) fund focussed on healthcare and financial services sector will soon be launched as the process of getting the professionals on-board is on, said a top investor.
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New PE fund on the anvil for healthcare, financial services sectors
17 Feb,2016

A $150 million private equity (PE) fund focussed on healthcare and financial services sector will soon be launched as the process of getting the professionals on-board is on, said a top investor.
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Rs 500-crore Trivitron plant inaugurated
16 Feb,2016

Medical devices company Trivitron Group has inaugurated its Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory, an Indo-Finnish joint collaboration, at Trivitron Medical Technology Park near Chennai.
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Trivitron group launches Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory at Chennai
16 Feb,2016

Trivitron Group recently launched Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory, an Indo Finnish joint collaboration, at Trivitron Medical Technology Park, a medical technology park in SIPCOT Industrial Estate Chennai ?to house multiple factories manufacturing variety of medical devices and equipment under one campus.
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Trivitron launches Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory to house variety of medical devices & equipment under one campus
16 Feb,2016

Trivitron Group, one of the largest medical devices company of Indian origin with eight functional state of the art manufacturing facilities in line with Make in India has recently launched Labsystems Diagnostics Labsystems Diagnostics IVD Factory, an Indo finnish joint collaboration; at Trivitron Medical Technology Park which is a 25 acres medical technology park in SIPCOT Industrial Estate Chennai ?to house multiple factories manufacturing variety of medical devices and equipment under one campus.
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Budget 2016: What the healthcare needs to cross USD 160 bn mark in 2016
16 Feb,2016

The big demand from Budget 2016 is simple: spend more on healthcare. One suggestion to this end is that the government should take a leaf out of the Singapore government's book and create a universal healthcare insurance scheme.
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Trivitron Healthcare Pvt Ltd. - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2015 Updates and Comparative Analysis Report
5 Feb,2016

Trivitron Healthcare Pvt Ltd. (Trivitron) is a medical technology company that provides solutions to healthcare providers. The company operates through product segments such as Critical Care and Life Support Solutions, Imaging Sciences, Lab Diagnostics and Newborn Screening. Its critical care and life support solutions segment offers dialysis machine, ventilators, defibrillators, ECG monitors, infusion devices and OT lights.
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For a brighter tomorrow
23 Dec,2015

Neonatal screening is a concept that is least heard about, but it can save a person and the family from all hassles that come with the detection of a fatal condition later on in life
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Trivitron patents NeoMass AAAC kit for Newborn Screening to detect 50 inborn disorders ~ First kit in the world to offer the broadest panel
14 Dec,2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest and most trusted company in Medical Technology Space of Indian Origin has launched NeoMass AAAC Kit (CE Approved) for expanded panel of Newborn Screening in India.
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Trivitron patents NeoMass AAAC kit for Newborn Screening to detect 50 inborn disorders
14 Dec,2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest and most trusted company in Medical Technology Space of Indian Origin has launched NeoMass AAAC Kit (CE Approved) for expanded panel of Newborn Screening in India.
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Trivitron introduces NeoMass AAAC kit for newborn screening to detect 50 inborn disorders
14 Dec,2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest and most trusted company in medical technology space of Indian origin has launched NeoMass AAAC kit (CE approved) for expanded panel of newborn screening in India.
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Trivitron's Velu eyes medical tech funding
08 Nov,2015

After exiting from Metropolis, first-generation entrepreneur G.S.K. Velu has set up a corpus of Rs.500 crore to invest in healthcare services, medical technology and growth capital for private firms.
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Velu readies Rs 500cr early-stage fund
26 Oct,2015

Storied healthcare entrepreneur G S K Velu is starting a family office with an initial corpus of Rs 500 crore for early-stage and growth capital investments. The yet-to-be-named proprietary investment management
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Trivitron Healthcare wins 'Asia's dream employer award
06 Oct,2015

Trivitron Healthcare, India's largest medical technology company received an award for 'Asia's dream employer award' in the HR category. The award ceremony was organized by World HRD Congress at on October 6, 2015.
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September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month
22 Sep,2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest and most trusted medical technology company of Indian origin has launched a new campaign #Protectyourbaby to bring awareness about Newborn Screening in India.
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Trivitron Healthcare bags Make in India award
20 Aug,2015

Trivitron Healthcare received the Make in India award for excellence in the medical device manufacturing category. The award ceremony was organized by Krazy Mantra IT Pvt. Ltd at Mahatama Mandir, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat, on August 18, 2015. The award was given by Cabinet Minister Kalraj Mishra.
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BTL Baatein: Amit Arora, Trivitron Healthcare. Powered by VISCOMM
13 Aug,2015

Aiming at creating a better future for newborn babies in the country by providing corrective diagnosis at birth, Trivitron healthcare has come up with a new test - Neonatal IRT which will be included in their existing newborn screening kit for India This test helps to detect disorders which may harm the newborn in later stages of life.
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Trivitron's new Neonatal IRT aims for better diagnosis of birth ailments
22 July, 2015

Aiming at creating a better future for newborn babies in the country by providing corrective diagnosis at birth, Trivitron healthcare has come up with a new test - Neonatal IRT which will be included in their existing newborn screening kit for India This test helps to detect disorders which may harm the newborn in later stages of life.
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Trivitron Healthcare Launches Two New Tests in the Newborn Screening Panel
18 July, 2015

Trivitron healthcare, India's largest medical technology company of Indian origin has added two new products in the Newborn Screening kit for India. With this launch, they aim to create better future for newborn babies in the country by providing corrective diagnosis at birth. The two new tests are Neonatal IRT and Neonatal Toxoplasma gondii IgM that detect disorders which may harm the newborn in later stages of life.
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Trivitron Healthcare launches two new tests
17 July, 2015

Trivitron healthcare has added two new products in the Newborn Screening kit. With this launch, they aim to create better future for newborn babies in the country by providing corrective diagnosis at birth. The two new tests are Neonatal IRT and Neonatal Toxoplasma gondii IgM that detect disorders which may harm the newborn in later stages of life.
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Trivitron Healthcare launches two new tests in newborn screening panel
17 July, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare has added two new products in the newborn screening kit for India. The objective is to create better future for newborn babies in the country by providing corrective diagnosis at birth. The two new tests are Neonatal IRT and Neonatal Toxoplasma gondii IgM that detect disorders which may harm the newborn in later stages of life.
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Left To Their Own Devices
July, 2015

The setting could not have been more perfect. At the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) summit in Davos in January this year, a small Indian firm, Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices (HMD), found itself centre stage after Switzerland-based NGO, Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI), announced a partnership with it for its injection safety campaign.
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Trivitron Healthcare launches smallest Swiss make 5PDA Hematology Analyzer
June 26, 2015

New Delhi, June 25, 2015 - Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company of Indian origin has launched the smallest Swizz make 5PDA Hematology Analyzer (Mythic 22 OT & Mythic 22 AL). The launch of the products took place in collaboration with Orphée Medical of Switzerland for exclusive marketing & distribution by Trivitron recently in Chennai.
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Trivitron unveils smallest Swiss make 5PDA haematology analyser used by pathologists
June 26, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare has launched the smallest Swizz make 5PDA haematology analyser, Mythic 22 OT & Mythic 22 AL. The company has collaborated with Orphée Medical, Switzerland for exclusive marketing and distribution. This is one of a kind product in the haematology segment that is smallest, more accurate, economical and has very low maintenance.
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Smallest 5PDA Haematology Analyser by Trivitron Healthcare
June 25, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare has launched one of the smallest Swizz make 5PDA Haematology Analysers (Mythic 22 OT & Mythic 22 AL). The launch of the products took place in collaboration with Orphée Medical of Switzerland for exclusive marketing and distribution by Trivitron recently in Chennai. This is one of a kind product in the haematology segment that is smallest, more accurate, economical and has very low maintenance.
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Trivitron Healthcare launches smallest Swiss make 5PDA Hematology Analyzer
June 25, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company of Indian origin has launched the smallest Swizz make 5PDA Hematology Analyzer (Mythic 22 OT & Mythic 22 AL). The launch of the products took place in collaboration with Orphée Medical of Switzerland for exclusive marketing & distribution by Trivitron recently in Chennai.
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Digital Imaging - Gaining Impetus
June 2015

The current trends in medical imaging are largely driven by the digital revolution and indicate shift towards a more individualized, proactive focus on patients' needs, with an emphasis on patient convenience and data security.
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Technological Advancements in Radiation Protection
June 2015

Future holds the promise of new generation imaging technology that may completely eliminate the use ionising radiation, says Satyaki Banerjee, Director - International Operations, Trivitron Healthcare Group of Companies
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The Changing Landscape of MDx
June 2015

A genetic screening test is a promising area for future expansion of in vitro molecular diagnostic market, says Nitin Sawant, General Manager - Diagnostic, Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
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First world's discarded medical devices flood Indian markets
March 26, 2015

Complaints are coming in from the developing world about medical devices being 'dumped' or 'sold at inflated prices' by first-world countries and trading companies.
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First world's discarded medical devices flood Indian markets
March 26, 2015

China led the pack, instituting a probe last year, against western and Japanese medical device makers for selling dialysis kits at exorbitant prices in comparison to indigenous versions. Recently , Uganda and Nigeria complained about poorly-calibrated, old machines being dumped in their hospitals in the name of donation.
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Trivitron Healthcare wins 'Best Healthcare Manufacturing Company of the Year' in 5th edition of Medgate India Healthcare Award
March 25, 2015

National, March 2015 - Trivitron Healthcare, India's biggest medical technology company participated in 5th edition of Medgate India Healthcare award and won Best Healthcare Manufacturing Company of the Year 2015. This award function was held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi at the opening function of Medical Fair India 2015.
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We may look at an IPO in two years: GSK Velu, MD of Trivitron Healthcare
March 23, 2015

Chennai-based Trivitron Healthcare Pvt Ltd is one of the biggest home-grown medical equipment manufacturers in India. It has eight facilities in the country and manufactures products like ultrasound equipment, analogue and digital X-ray machines, ECG machines and patient...
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Who'll cure these diagnostic labs?
March 20, 2015

Scans and other diagnostic tests are becoming prohibitively expensive because almost 85% of the equipment used is imported. The multi-crore diagnostics industry in India is dependent on imports, estimated to be worth `27,000 crore a year, while the medical technology product and devices market is valued at `35,000 crore.
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Indian Medical Devices Sector Disappointed with No Steps Taken in this Budget
March 06, 2015

The Budget of 2015 made no provisions for the import intensive medical devices industry to encourage the 'Make in India' philosophy. The Budget only addressed the macro issues that were bothering the industry. GSK Velu, Trivitron Group of Companies Founder and Managing Director stated that there has been no change in the budget announcement for medical devices sector for the coming fiscal year which is an integral part of the healthcare sector.
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Budget Reaction from Dr. GSK Velu on the healthcare sector
March 05, 2015

Founder and Managing Director, Trivitron Group of Companies (the largest medical technology company of Indian origin), Co Founder and Vice Chairman, Metropolis Healthcare (second largest chain of medical laboratories in the country)
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Trivitron Healthcare Wins ABP News, HR & Leadership Awards
March 05, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare Private Limited was presented the Best Talent Management Strategy Award at the ABP Presents HR & Leadership Awards. The awards took place in Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
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Trivitron Healthcare wins HR & Leadership awards for best talent management strategy
March 04, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., India's biggest medical technology company, was presented the Best Talent Management Strategy Award at the 'ABP Presents HR & Leadership Awards'. The awards took place at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
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Trivitron wins Best Talent Management award
March 04, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., India's biggest medical technology company were presented the Best Talent Management Strategy Award at the "ABP Presents HR & Leadership Awards". The awards took place some days back in Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
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What these Healthcare Starlets Expect from the Budget
March 04, 2015

Considering the mandate the BJP received, it becomes imperative for the new government to deliver on its promises. The expectations are high from the new regime as the saffron poster-boy has taken charge of the country at a very challenging time.
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Union Budget 2015: No major steps for medical devices sector, says industry
March 04, 2015

NEW DELHI: The budget has not initiated any major steps for the import-dependent medical devices sector to give a fillip to the Centre's 'Make in India' campaign, though it has addressed several macro issues facing the sector as a whole, the industry has said.
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India fails to tackle medtech issues in budget
March 04, 2015

India's budget proposal does not include any specific moves to address the country's import-reliant medical-device sector, although it has tackled various larger issues affecting the entire health care industry, said GSK Velu, founder and managing director of Trivitron Group of Companies. Stakeholders were expecting tax breaks for new Indian medtech companies
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Union Budget 2015: No major steps for medical devices sector, says industry
March 04, 2015

NEW DELHI: The budget has not initiated any major steps for the import-dependent medical devices sector to give a fillip to the Centre's 'Make in India' campaign, though it has addressed several macro issues facing the sector as a whole, the industry has said.
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Budget reaction from various sectors
March 04, 2015

The most notable part of the budget announcements on the healthcare sector is of course on the health insurance front. We have seen people lose their savings, become indebted and bankrupt to meet healthcare exigencies in the family and we as healthcare providers strongly believe that penetration of health insurance should increase in India. In this direction, increasing of the tax exemption for health insurance is a welcome measure.
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No major steps for medical devices sector in Budget: Industry
March 04, 2015

New Delhi, Mar 1 (PTI) The budget has not initiated anymajor steps for the import-dependent medical devices sector togive a fillip to the Centre's 'Make in India' campaign, thoughit has addressed several macro issues facing the sector as awhole, the industry has said.
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Indian Budget Fails to Wow Pharma, MedTech Industries
March 04, 2015

The Japanese health ministry will temporarily ban Novartis from manufacturing or selling prescription products over the alleged manipulation of clinical trial data and concealment of side effects. Authorities will start the 15-day suspension on 5 March 2015.
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Medical device industry finds budget 2015-16 tough for innovation and R&D
March 03, 2015

Budget 2015-16 has nothing much in store for innovation and research & development in medical devices sector, which otherwise would have given momentum to 'Make In India' programme in this segment.
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Captains of healthcare sector hail Union budget
March 02, 2015

The captains of the healthcare sector have overall hailed the Union budget for the year 2015-16 presented by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on February 28 in Parliament. "Indeed a breath taking effort by finance minister Arun Jaitley. It envelops every section of society and commits to initiate social security network for all. There are measures for global competitiveness and "Make in India' - a reality," commented Dr. Habil Khorakiwala, chairman, Wockhardt Ltd.
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Health experts hope for higher allocation
March 01, 2015

There are many expectations the healthcare sector has from the Union Budget 2015, but the foremost one is an increase in the allocation."At present, the health budget is less than one per cent of the GDP. I hope it will be somewhere near 2 per cent this year," said Prathap C. Reddy, founder and chairman, Apollo Group of Hospitals.
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Health experts hope for higher allocation
Feb 28, 2015

There are many expectations the healthcare sector has from the Union Budget 2015, but the foremost one is an increase in the allocation. "At present, the health budget is less than one per cent of the GDP. I hope it will be somewhere near 2 per cent this year," said Prathap C. Reddy, founder and chairman, Apollo Group of Hospitals.
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Overall budget for healthcare should go up, say experts
Feb 26, 2015

New Delhi: India needs to focus more on its healthcare budget provisions. Currently, only one per cent of its total GDP (gross domestic product) is allocated to healthcare, which makes India among the lowest in the world when it comes to public spending on healthcare. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be presenting his first Union Budget for the year 2015-2016 on Feb 28. Healthcare experts are expecting the best.
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Indian Drug Agency To Start Regulating Medical Devices
Feb 20, 2015

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) in India announced its plan to add medical devices to its regulatory jurisdiction, if its proposed legislative amendment passes. The move is expected to boost local manufacturing and India's stake in the global medical device market.
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Insurance push, sops for device makers, PPPs in healthcare industry Budget wish-list
Feb 20, 2015

The healthcare industry is looking forward to a push for widespread health insurance, tax sops for local medical equipment, higher deduction for medical expenses while calculating income tax and further deepening public private partnership (PPP) to boost growth the sector in the upcoming Union Budget.
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The Market of Medical Devices is estimated at over 35, 000 crore rupees and there is a huge manufacturing potential for Import Substitution - Dr. Velu - Founder and Managing Director, Trivitron Group of Companies
Feb 13, 2015

This year, while the Honorable Prime Minister is keen to have a 'Make in India' Policy and has announced 100 % FDI for Medical Devices, unfortunately, the ground level changes are required for making India Import independent in around 10 years from now.
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Patriot at Heart
Feb 12, 2015

This man dreams of making India a self-sufficient nation in terms of medical technology and quality healthcare. His vision, determination and futuristic approach has made it possible for the tens of thousands of Indians to access medical technology, diagnostic services, eye care, dental care and dialysis services which otherwise were unaffordable.
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RBI formalizes automatic 100% FDI in medical devices sector
Feb 03 2015

Mumbai: Medical device manufacturers in India will be able to bring in foreign direct investment (FDI) up to 100% through the automatic route, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Monday, formalizing a government decision taken in this regard in January.
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Trivitron forms joint venture with Italy's IMD
Feb 03 2015

Medical technology company Trivitron Healthcare has formed a joint venture with IMD group of Italy. The joint venture between Trivitron's 100 per cent subsidiary Kiran Medical Systems and IMD Xray will design
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Trivitron Healthcare enters strategic joint venture with IMD Generators, Italy
January 28, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company of Indian origin in line with "Make In India" has announced a joint venture with the IMD group, Italy.
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Trivitron Healthcare enters into strategic new partnership with IMD Generators - Italy at Arab Health 2015
January 28, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company from India, has entered into a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with IMD Generators - Italy at this year's edition of Arab Health
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Trivitron Healthcare enters into strategic new partnership with IMD Generators - Italy at Arab Health 2015
January 27, 2015

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company from India, has entered into a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with IMD Generators - Italy at this year's edition of Arab Health. Read more...

Mohammed opens Arab Health Exhibition
January 27, 2015,

DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday inaugurated the Arab Health Exhibition at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
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Trivitron healthcare enters into strategic new partnership with IMD generators - Italy at Arab health 2015
January 26, 2015, Web-release.info

Trivitron Healthcare, the largest Medical Technology Company from India, has entered into a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with IMD Generators - Italy at this year's edition of Arab Health, the world's largest Medical Technology fair.
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Medical devices: The struggle to thrive in India
January 23, 2015

For first-generation entrepreneur GSK Velu, making and selling medical devices would have been difficult if he was operating only in India.But, Trivitron has a global outlook, with a limited view on India, says founder Velu.
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Full FDI not enough for medical devices sector: Experts
New Delhi, December 31, 2014, DHNS:

The recent Cabinet decision to allow 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in medical devices may not be enough to kick-start their production, as most companies focus on "trading and distribution", and require more sops to make India a manufacturing hub.
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Year End Quote and Vision 2015 from Trivitron Group of Companies - Dr. GSK Velu, Founder And Managing Director, Trivitron Group of Companies.
Bangalore, December 24, 2014.

"Atlast Medical Devices Industry got the attention it deserved from the new Government in India. Even in the "Make In India" Conference Arranged by DIPP (Dept of Industrial Promotion and Policies) on Dec 29th with Prime Minister's Concluding Remarks, Medical Devices Got Some Attention.
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The Medical Technology giant conferred this honour for delivering quality healthcare technology to the masses
Bangalore, December 24, 2014.

Trivitron Healthcare, India's largest Medical Technology Company, has received the much coveted India Health & Wellness Awards 2014 under Health & Wellness Technology category.
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More than 98% of babies born in India are exposed to risk of Congenital Hypothyroidism: ICMR
December 09, 2014.

In a recently released study by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Congenital Hypothyroidism affects 1 in 1172 newborn babies in India. This figure is highly alarming when compared to worldwide statistics of 1 in 3,800 newborn babies.
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Trivitron eyes turnover of Rs 1,000 crore by 2015
November 24, 2014.

Indian medical devices manufacturer Trivitron Healthcare, which is competing with multinationals like GE and Philips, is eyeing a turnover of Rs 1,000 crore next year. The company had earlier hoped it would tap this target this fiscal, but could not because of deviations in the business strategy.
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Trivitron's new facility to begin operations this fiscal
November 19, 2014.

Trivitron Healthcare, a private equity-backed medical technology firm, is planning to start pilot production in its third manufacturing facility at the Medical Technology Park here, by the end of this year.
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Cygnus Medicare Secures Funding From Fidelity Growth Partners
October 20, 2014.

To fuel its expansion plans into tier II -III towns across India, @Cygnus_Medicare which owns, manages and operates multi specialty hospital, has raised INR 600 Mn led by Fidelity Growth Partners and its existing investor Somerset Indus Capital.
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Trivitron inks three MOUs in Finland to manufacture diagnostic platform at its Chennai facility
October 17, 2014.

Trivitron Healthcare's Labsystems Diagnostics OY, has inked three memorandum of understanding with the University of Turku and Indian Translational Health Science Technology Institute (THSTI). The Indo-Finland initiative will be first of its kind in developing an affordable medical point of care diagnostics device for use in India and other developing countries.
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Cygnus Medicare raises Rs60 crore from Fidelity, current investors
October 17, 2014.

New Delhi: Cygnus Medicare Pvt. Ltd, which runs hospitals in tier-2 cities, has raised Rs60 crore (around $9.76 million) from Fidelity Growth Partners and its current investor Somerset Capital, according to a person aware of the development.
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Trivitron to develop low-cost diagnostic devises with Turku University, THSTI
October 16, 2014.

Mumbai: Chennai-based medical devices maker Trivitron Healthcare group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Turku and Indian Translational Health Science Technology Institute (THSTI) on Thursday to develop an affordable medical point of care diagnostics device for use in India and other developing countries.
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Trivitron Healthcare signs three MOUs with Pranab Mukherjee to Make in India
October 16, 2014.

Labsystems Diagnostics OY, a Trivitron Healthcare Enterprise has signed a MOU today at Helsinki in the presence of Hon. President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee along with The University of Turku, and Indian Translational Health Science Technology Institute (THSTI).
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Trivitron signs 3 MoUs with Finnish firms, institutions
October 16, 2014.

After acquiring Finnish company Labsystems Diagnostics, Trivitron Healthcare is seeking cooperation with universities and medical technology firms in Finland for education, training, research & development, and has signed three MoUs.
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Trivitron Healthcare acquires Kiran Medical Systems
October 13, 2014.

New Delhi: Indian medical technology company Trivitron Healthcare has acquired Mumbai-based imaging accessories manufacturer Kiran Medical Systems, and Imaging Products (India) Pvt. Ltd (IPI) for an undisclosed amount.
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Trivitron Healthcare launches India's first ever Cost Effective New Born Screening Programme
September 29, 2014.

Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., India's biggest medical technology company, announced the launch of a cost effective New Born Screening Programme in India. Trivitron Healthcare is pioneering this service in India using Labsystem Diagnostic, (A Trivitron Enterprise) products & solutions by Hitech Diagnostic Centre.
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Health Hub: Newborn screening launched
September 27, 2014.

The earlier a problem is diagnosed, the easier it is to treat it - this is what every doctor will tell you.
Though when it comes to checking babies just as they're born, not much is being done at present, says G.S.K. Velu, managing director, Trivitron Healthcare...
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Trivitron Healthcare Aims At Rs 700 Cr Revenues In Fy'15
September 4, 2014.

Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare is aiming for over 25 per cent increase in revenues to Rs 700 crore in the current financial year. The company is banking on its usual manufacturing operations and joint ventures to drive the growth ...
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Trivitron aims at Rs700Cr revenues in FY15
VCCircle, September 4, 2014.

The PE-backed firm had sales of Rs 550 crore in FY14. Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare is aiming for over 25 per cent increase in revenues to Rs 700 crore in the current financial year...
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Trivitron Healthcare aims at Rs 700 cr revenues in FY'15.
Press Trust of India, New Delhi - September 4, 2014.

Medical technology firm Trivitron Healthcare is aiming for over 25 per cent increase in revenues to Rs 700 crore in the current financial year. The company is banking on its usual manufacturing operations and joint ventures to drive the growth apart from the acquisitions...
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Govt drafting National Health Policy to meet rising demand for sustainable healthcare across country: Health secretary. Our Bureau, Mumbai - Wednesday, September 03, 2014.
The government is in the process of drafting a National Health Policy to meet the rising demand for sustainable healthcare across the country, Union health secretary Lov Verma stated. He was speaking at the two-day 'FICCI Heal 2014' conference in Delhi being organised by FICCI on the theme 'Innovation Enabling Access'...
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FICCI Heal 2014 Inaugurated with the Theme "Innovation Enabling Access".
(Apollo Hospitals), New Delhi - September 03, 2014.

Apollo Hospitals, the pioneer of integrated healthcare delivery in India, along with the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) inaugurated an annual healthcare conference FICCI Heal 2014 (http://www.ficci-heal.com/), with the theme "Innovation Enabling Access". The conference was held on 1st - 2nd September 2014 and focused on various opportunities and challenges... Read more...

Med-tech industry sees need to do away with Schedule M 111 Rule 76 and enforce a dedicated medical device regulation. Nandita Vijay, Bengaluru - Monday, August 04, 2014.
Medical technology industry is of the view that the Union government should on top priority enforce a dedicated medical device regulation. It should now take immediate steps to amend the Drugs & Cosmetics Act Schedule M 111 Rule 76 move away from the current regulation separating medical devices from drugs considering patient safety and efficacy... Read more...

High taxes hit medical devices DC CORRESPONDENT | July 10, 2014.
Hyderabad: Will the new Central budget look into healthcare costs which have increased by 30 to 40 per cent as the devices used for treating diseases are imported from abroad? This is the question being raised in medical circles as the treatment for heart diseases, gastro-intestinal diseases, liver and transplants require devices that are imported from abroad. The medical device market is tipped to be worth Rs 30,000 crore, and is bound to increase due to the rising healthcare costs.... Read more...

Will Budget help local medical device makers? Rema Nagarajan, TNN | Jul 9, 2014.
Given the government's stated commitment to encouraging manufacturing, it would be interesting to see whether its first Budget addresses an obvious anomaly in how medical devices are taxed. As things stand, the system is skewed heavily in favour of companies that import devices rather than those that manufacture locally. Not surprisingly, about 80% of the medical devices market consists of imported devices, which have added substantially to the cost of healthcare and, hence, to what patients have to shell out... Read more...

The Unconventional Entrepreneur, Health Biz - February 2014

The Parallel Entrepreneur, Forbes India - June 2013


Health Marvel, Special Feature-Chennai
Frontline, Aug 10, 2012.


Making Medical Equipment : G.S.K.Velu is a dapper young man, radiating confidence. He is the managing director of Trivitron Healthcare, headquartered in chennai. “Trivitron which began as a small distribution company, has today grown to become a Rs. 500 crore enterprise. It is the largest medical technology company of Indian origin. We have multiple products. Our focus areas are cardiology, imaging and diagnostics,” he said. Its focus is also on Critical Life Support Solutions (CLSS) and ophthalmology. Trivitron distributes medical technology products such as CT scanners, MRI scanner and digital X-ray machines, digital mammography, bone densitometers and manufactures Ultrasound machines, ECG machines, Color Dopplers, Operating Theatre equipment, X-ray machines and accessories, radiation protection apparel, and so on at its technology park located in Sriperumbudur, and Poonamallee (both near Chennai), Pune and Mumbai. “Initially, we started as a 100 percent distribution company. In past few years, we have taken a lot of initiatives to manufacture medical equipment. One third of our revenue comes from our manufacturing initiatives,” Velu said.

Velu founded Trivitron in 1997 and co-founded Metropolis in 1999. Today,Metropolis has more than 100 laboratories across India, West Asia and Africa. He established Maxivision, Chennai which, he says, has grown to become one of the top five eye care chains in India. A joint venture between Apollo Hospitals and Trivitron healthcare has led to the establishment of WHITE Dental Spa, a chain of dental care centers.

Although Trivitron is both distributor and manufacturer of medical technology products, it focusses more on manufacturing and innovation now, Velu said. Almost 90 percent of the medical technology products, right from the simple glucometer, malaria kits, tuberculosis kits to high end machines were imported by India. Velu said: “My vision is to provide access and affordability in medical technology. We want to do that by mergers and acquisitions, and also through our initiatives and joint venture. We, therefore, set up the medical technology park at Sriperumbudur.”

The Poonamallee unit has a division for CLSS where it manufactures products needed for intensive care units, opeating rooms and modular operating theatres. Out of Trivitron’s current turnover of Rs.500 crore a year, its own manufactured products account for Rs. 150 to Rs. 200 crore.

Manufacture medical equipment locally.Payal G
Times of India, Nagpur, July 20, 2012

India may be advancing as a favoured destination for medical tourism. However, one industry which can make the medical service even more affordable is not being nurtured the way it should be is that of manufacturing of medical equipment indigenously. The country is the capital of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, glucometers, ECG machines, patient monitor and stress test systems are still imported.

This step will not only help reduce the huge import of sophisticated instruments but also bring in more people  from foreign countries, benefitting the nation economically. Every year, we import materials worth Rs. 25000 crore. This shows that we have not realized the importance of having manufacturing units in our own country. China, for example, has several incentives for companies which set up manufacturing units, sometimes even legally binding them to have such units on their soil. We are well developed in terms of applied sciences like pharmaceuticals, information technology, bio technology, mechanical engineering and electronics, which will only help us grow well towards this direction.” Said Dr.Velu, Founder and managing director, Trivitron Group of Companies. “If we have local manufacturing of the equipment we need, the cost of medical services could be brought down by 30-35%. “ added Dr.Velu who is also heading manufacturing subcomittee of CII MLED division. Even today, the industry is governed by Drugs and Cosmetics Act. If a separate department was to oversee the working of the industry and we take aggressive initiatives towards its development we could have a big industry in the next ten years,” he said.

Trivitron to set up institute for training paramedical staff, doctors. Sushma N
Hindu Business Line, June 20, 2012

Medical equipment maker Trivitron Healthcare will set up an institute to train para medical staff and doctors to use sophisticated medical devices. “With rural health the problem is more of skill than access or affordability of quality equipment, and the company is doing this to fill the gap” said Dr.GSK Velu, Founder, Trivitron Group of Companies.

Several doctors and paramedical staff are not qualified to use medical equipment, so they learn on the job at hospitals and this brings a risk of error, he pointed out.

The Trivitron Skill Development Institute for Medical Technology will be set up initially in Chennai, Bangalore and Pune, and the company will over time, open centers across the country. “we will have skill labs where doctors can come and practice the procedures,” Dr.Velu said.

The institute will conduct 3 month, 6 month and 1 year courses on using medical equipment and conducting basic procedures. It will, for instance, conduct a ‘renal care physical course’ after which a doctor will be skilled enough to man a dialysis unit, said Dr.Velu.

The company is in talks with several universities to work on this project, and is considering roping in the National Skill Development Corporation as well, Dr.Velu said. Trivitron healhtcare will float a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for this and it will be run by a different management team.

Pap Smear turns over a leaf
Times of India, May 11, 2012

One out of every four cervical cancer patients in the world are Indians medical experts feels the need for more effective diagnostic technology. Evolution of science is changing the face of earth in leaps and bounds, where yesterday’s advancement is becoming obsolete. Epidemic diseases have cure today, diagnosis of life threatening diseases like Cervical cancer has progressed with the advancement of technology. Studies show that more than 90% of the women  are diagnosed with cervical cancer are having Human Papillomavirus (HPV). However Pap smear is more than 60 years old and this technique is found to have limitations. This includes, more ‘false negative’ rate which can then progress and when detected can cause more costly medical interventions.Thin Prep is significantly more effective than conventional Pap smear for the detection of epithelial Lesions.While HPV does not mean a woman will contract cervical cancer but it is important to be aware of HPV and its links with cervical cancer, which constitutes to infect 6.2 million each year .More than 25% are found in India. The Thin Prep test can also be used to screen for HPV. The Thin Prep system uses liquid based technology to address preparation and screening errors, which account for the majority of the Pap smear inaccuracies. Benefits of Thin prep over conventional :
Decrease in sampling error – In conventional pap testing - a) Cells not collected properly , b) Cells are not transferred on slide completely , c) Cells are not preserved completely leading to drying artefacts. All these are avoided in Thin Prep Pap test thereby causing Higher cell yield – as more than 80% cells are discarded in conventional technique.
Decrease in transportation errors – Slide Breakage is avoided , mislabelling is minimised.
Decrease in screening errors – false negative rate is minimised. Diagnostic accuracy is far more than the conventional.
Decrease in interpretative errors – Due to excellent fixation of cells , interpretation is made very easy leading to decrease in repeat pap smear testing. No ambiguous reports.
Decrease in inadequacy / unsatisfactory rate.
Decrease in limiting factors like blood mucous , inflammation etc.
Additional testing of HPV is possible in same vial. No need to collect another sample thereby decrease patient trauma.
Glandular disease detection rate is superior.


My big fight: When Trivitron Healthcare left its main supplier, lost people & nearly went bankrupt
ET Bureau Mar 8, 2012

When Trivitron Healthcare left its main supplier, lost people & nearly went bankrupt
Summary: GSK Velu, MD, describes his battle: In 1997, I left Ciba Corning (later renamed Chiron) Diagnostics as director for South and South East Asia operations, determined to start my own venture. The same year, I started two companies, Trivitron Medical Systems and Trivitron Diagnostics in Chennai with 20 lakh rupees of my savings. Chiron had been taken over by Bayer by then, and we started off by distributing Bayer's medical devices in South India. The company was doing well and in 1999, I started another company: a chain of pathology labs called Metropolis. However, 2000 was a very tough year for us. Since we were only distributing Bayer products, we were being dictated to… Read more..

Medical Device Firms Seek Duty on Foreign Cos
Deccan Chronicle, 20th Feb, 2012
The medical device industry wants the Union Government to frame policies and regulations that will encourage the manufacturers. It also wants the Centre to remove anomalies in import duty on finished goods and raw materials. G. S. K. Velu, Convener, Healthcare Council, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare, has stated that the taxes levied on an imported finished product are only 9.6 per cent. The import duty on raw material, however, is around 24 per cent. These policies and regulations favour traders more than any manufacturer…
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Limited angel fund availability comes as a major hurdle for entrepreneurial ventures by the young
Financial Express, 20th Feb 2012


Dr. GSK Velu is a first generation entrepreneur and the founder and managing director of the Trivitron Group of Companies and co-founder & vice-chairman, Metropolis Healthcare. Established in 1997, Trivitron is now among the largest Indian MNCs in the medical technology space with group revenues close to Rs. 400 crore, and aims to be a Rs. 500 crore company by FY12. Dr. Velu shared the need of making India a nation of wealth-creating entrepreneurs and his own journey as an entrepreneur…
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Medical Device firms seek duty on foreign cos
Asian Age, Feb 20th, 2012

With less than a month to the Union Budget, Indian medical device manufacturers want the government to encourage local manufacturing by imposing duties on the import of foreign medical devices. “The Indian medical device market is estimated at `32,000 crore, of which, 80 per cent is imported. India has become the dumping ground for foreign manufacturers,” said Dr G.S.K. Velu, the managing director of Trivitron Healthcare. Since medical devices are critical for patient care, Indian hospitals preferred equipment from foreign companies. “The situation has changed as the domestic equipment is now comparable to foreign ones.” Dr Velu wants the government to levy duties on the foreign makers to force them to set up manufacturing facilities to India. “In India, the government has not yet recognized us as an industry. There is neither a proper regulatory system nor incentive for to manufacture in India,” Dr Velu said, pointing out that China has successfully promoted its local manufacturers in this space. 

Times Ascent, Kolkata, 8th Feb 2012

Ready to Onboard? If you are bored of induction, fret not as a new exercise is being introduced to acquaint new hires with the company policies, culture…. Read more..

Need for  Makeover

Business India, August 21st 2011
A complete makeover of the medical technology industry can be India’s fresh channel to foster innovation, create millions of jobs, and add a new source for foreign capital investment
A healthcare institution comprises professionals, drugs, and infrastructure. Through indigenous development, the pharmaceutical industry has ensure affordable drugs and Rs. 80,000 crore is the outlay for infrastructure. Constitution 40 percent of an institution’s CAPEX, expensive medical devices are denting the pockets of millions today. With the absence of indigenous development, the current healthcare environment is unsustainable going forward.
Although healthcare is a priority sector, a clear roadmap is almost deficient. Accessibility, quality, and affordability of healthcare define the top needs of the population that is still struggling to overcome poverty. Cost is the vital factor that can be deterent even if millions get access to healthcare someday ….Read more

Passion, Risk-Taking Key to Starting Biz
Economic Times, Sep 2011

India’s success is market-led whereas in China it is state-induced. Private entrepreneurs, like India’s freedom fighters, will make the country independent and drive its growth, said Trivitron group MD and Medfort Hospitals’ Chairman, Dr GSK Velu.
Interacting with management students at an ET in Campus event organised under the theme, ‘India growth story & entrepreneurship’ at MOP Vaishnav College for women in Chennai on Monday, he said India, which is now the world’s 11th largest economy, is set to emerge as the third-largest economy by 2030. The country of 1.2 billion people will require a number of private entrepreneurs to create jobs. “Today, capital is not a limiting factor to start a venture. Nor one needs to be rich or hail from a business family to become an entrepreneur. You should only nurture a dream and have the desire to drive it. You can succeed,” he said.

Sharing his business journey, Dr Velu said the first venture is the difficult part. When he was just 21, he found a niche opportunity in medical technology and started Trivitron in 1997. It grew to become the largest medical technology firm of Indian origin with Rs 500 crore and employing over 1,000 people. He hasalso established Trivitron MedicalTechnology Park near Chennai.Later, he became a co-founder of Metropolis,a leading diagnostic lab chain.Recently, Medfort Hospitals was merged with Maxivision of Hyderabad as a part of the plan to open more diabetes and eyecare centres.

Responding to questions from MBAstudents on becoming entrepreneurs, hesaid the top criterion is passion. Thenthey should identify a unique idea orfield and stay focused on it. The next stepwould be to acquire domain knowledge.To succeed, one should have the abilityto build a team and hold it together bymotivating and inspiring team members.He also advised those wanting tostart a enture to do an MBA to know thetheoretical side of doing business. Onrisk taking, he cautioned, “Take whatyou can absorb. Risk cannot kill yourcompany.” College vice-principal Dr LalithaBalakrishnan outlined the initiativesof the department of managementstudies to promote entrepreneurship.

Equipped to Succeed
Times of India, Kolkata-
Aprarjitha Gupta

“We build strong relationships with our customers. At times they become our partners. It’s a relationship of time.”
His first job was with a medical equipment distribution agency called Instruments and Machines Inc in Chennai as an application specialist. Velu’s boss Ravindran was so impressed with his work that he floated another company called Allied Healthcare, with Velu as a partner in 1989.

At the age of 21, Velu turned entrepreneur. Soon Allied Healthcare which was a general medical devices distribution company, started doing better than IMI, say Velu. Trivitron combined Velu’s accumulated savings of Rs. 25 lakh and his years of experience of medical equipment technology. Today, Trivitron has a revenue of around Rs. 500 crore. …Read more

Trivitron Medical to attract Rs. 250 Crore
Business Standard, 25th Jan 2010


Ten international medical equipment manufacturers are planning to invest around Rs 250 crore in the Trivitron Medical Technology Park at Sriperumbudur.
Dr.GSK Velu, Managing Director, Trivitron Group of Companies which has developed the 23.5 acre park at SIPCOT industrial Park at Irungattukottai, said his group would invest around Rs 150 crore and the rest would be invested by other manufacturers spread over three years.… Read more

Breast Cancer and  Digitilsation.


One in 20 women in urban centers and one in 50 women in rural areas are diagnosed with cancer in India every year. A mammographic examination may make the difference between life and death for a woman as its success in detecting breast cancer early on has been established. …Read more
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