AMTZ to host India’s first institute dedicated to medical devices

Published on: February 23, 2017

Achieving yet another milestone, the Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone Limited has announced that India’s first institute dedicated to medical devices technologies will be established in the ultra modern medical equipment manufacturing and testing hub in Visakhapatnam.

Named after former Indian President and world-renowned space scientist Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the Kalam Institute of Health Technology will be established with Government of India’s support, Dr Jitendar Sharma, CEO & Director AMTZ and Advisor Health & Medical Technology, Andhra Pradesh, told Elets News Network on Thursday.

“Yet another milestone achieved. India’s first institute in the name of Dr Kalam dedicated to medical devices registered at AMTZ with Government of India’s committed support. The Kalam Institute of Health Technology takes birth on 23rd February 2017,” he said.

AMTZ has received applications from some of the largest companies in the world to set their shops there.

The park will provide for all capital intensive scientific facilities required by most medical device manufacturers and state-of-the-art 180-200 independent manufacturing units, with varying sizes of 0.25 acre, 0.5 acre and one acre.

AMTZ would offer facilities like component testing centre, electro-magnetic interference laboratory, medical grade low vacuum molding, cabinet molding, injection molding centres, 3D designing and printing for medical grade products, sterilisation and toxicity testing centre, radiation testing centre, gamma irradiation facility, papid prototyping centre, warehousing and regulator’s office.