During his company’s Investor Day in mid-November, General Electric (G.E.) CEO John L. Flannery outlined his plan for restructuring the industrial conglomerate, which has been a paragon of corporate virtue and discipline for the last 120 years.
A recent BioBreakfast event welcomed Marc Malandro, VP of operations for science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), back to the city of Pittsburgh. In his new role, Malandro is part of the CZI team supporting novel advances in the scientific research behind modern medicine.
For most of the last century, innovation in the medical device ecosystem has emerged from rich countries: the United States, Japan, Europe, and Australia. But today, a thriving ecosystem has developed across India, driven in part by unique needs in India and in part by the cross-fertilization of ideas, education, and capital from American sources. In this article, we look at three startups that are addressing India’s unique problems today, but may eventually bring their solutions to a global audience.
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