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CSIR scientists develop new technologies for asthma, diabetic foot

10 May 2011

BANGALORE: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has developed two novel technologies in the areas of asthma and diabetes. One is a  diagnostic tool for asthmatics and the other is a footwear for lowering the risk of diabetic foot complications. Both,  developed at the CSIR labs by medical professionals, are ready for commercialization.

“These are technologies of the future which industry could commercialize and venture capitalists can also invest in, stated Prof Samir K Brahmachari, Director General, Council of Scientific &  Industrial Research (CSIR) and secretary,  Department of Scientific &  Industrial Research.

“So far, India has been operating in the low technology and low risk business areas. But now, with scientific talent, including a qualified team of engineers and doctors together with basic science experts, the face of science and technology in the country has changed.  With the development of asthmatic diagnostic tool, which has proven to be 100 per cent accurate in patients together with the diabetic foot prevention device, we are providing affordable healthcare”, he added………

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May 11, 2011 at 5:39 am

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