“AiMeD is an Umbrella Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices covering all types of Medical Devices including Consumables, Disposables, Equipments, Instruments, Electronics, Diagnostics and Implants. With a Primary Membership of over 300 Manufacturers and additionally of over 200 Associate Members representing the interest of over 700 Manufacturers of Medical Devices to address the manufacturer’s problems.
The aim behind forming AiMeD is allow the Indian Government to access a single point of contact and provide various services to the manufacturers like Advocacy on policy issues, Information services, Regulations for Medical Devices, Education and Training, services, Testing Assistance and guidance for Quality Certification (ISO, CE, GMP), Lobbying for funding for R&D from the Government, encourage innovations from member units, Improve clinician and patient access to the modern, innovative and reliable Medical Device technologies through organizing and supporting Meeting, Seminars, Symposia, Exhibitions and Demonstrations and also, to promote global harmonization and respect for the Indian Device Industry.
AiMeD ensures convergence at a one common platform, when needed, for ensuring overall growth of Indian Medical Devices Industry and further address the needs of all members of the Medical Device Industry irrespective of their affiliation or their company size. It also helps in wider dissemination of information to each player of the industry. AiMeD has been horizontally divided into common groupings like – R&D and Product Development, Legal & Tax Issues, Export Related Issues, Medical Device Regulatory Issues common to all vertical groups of different families of product lines with Zonal Representations.”
IMDRRG - AiMeD has initiated the formation of the IMDRRG (Indian Medical Device Regulatory Review Group) it is an open informal forum – broad based consisting of Regulators, the Regulated Industry, the conformity assessment quality system auditing bodies like SGS/TUV/Intertek/UL/DNV/BSI, Testing Facilities and other Stake Holders – Consultants/Doctors/Nurses/Patients to review proposed regulations on ongoing basis and ensure that these are aligned to the GHTF (Global Harmonization Task Force) Guidelines - AI-MED wishes to collaborate with the Government. Currently we have over 300 individuals and organization representatives receiving e-mails with opportunity to use this forum for informal and candid e-mail exchange as well as pass on information to members of their organizations.
UdaiMeD - UdaiMed is a Forum of User – Developer – Academia – Industry – Medical Device Development interface with the Govt. It is a forum to make on-campus research more aligned to Medical Device Industry’s needs and catalyze ‘Make-in-India’ program. We have created this Forum for strengthening Industry-Institute Partnerships. This Forum will aim to address what kind of R&D or Product Development support do Indian Manufacturers need and what other Stakeholders seek from each other ?