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How Covid-19 gave a push to domestic med tech manufacturing industry

From PPEs to ventilators to face shields, manufacturers have invested money to ramp up production and deliver during this crisis

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Coronavirus | India's manufacturing sector | health care sector

Sohini Das Vinay Umarji & Samreen Ahmad  |  Mumbai/Ahmedabad/Bengaluru 

Vadodara-based Sure Safety used to make space suits for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). In fact, it had developed India's first indigenous space suit in 2015. As the Covid-19 pandemic hit India, it has now come up with a re-usable PPE kit.

Nishith Dand, Managing Director and founder of Sure Safety said that the waste generated from PPEs can pose a great risk and they have used a new 'air-pass' system to prepare new kits and also done a pilot with a hospital in Vadodara. It would start delivering to other hospitals soon. Apart from the new re-usable PPEs, Sure ...

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First Published: Sun, May 10 2020. 12:35 IST
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