16 March 2022 | News
The second India R&D Centre in Pune will initially employ 170 engineers
Boston Scientific Corporation has launched a state-of-the-art R&D Centre in Pune, its second in India, with the aim of capitalizing on the country’s R&D expertise and providing diverse opportunities for engineers and innovators in the country.
The new facility was inaugurated by Dr Vinod K. Paul, physician scientist and serving Member of NITI Aayog.
Boston Scientific, a US-based medical device company and a leading innovator of less invasive medical solutions, established its first India R&D Centre in Gurgaon in 2014. The Centre has since contributed to more than 100 patent filings and innovation ideas.
The second India R&D Centre in Pune will initially employ 170 engineers, bringing the total number of Boston Scientific’s R&D employees in India to more than 300. The new Centre is spread across 45000 square feet and equipped with an array of sophisticated medical equipment and simulators to further facilitate the R&D process and build more R&D capacity.
Speaking at the inauguration, Ralph Cardinal, Vice President R&D Boston Scientific APAC said, “Globally, Boston Scientific invests over $1 billion in R&D every year and we are pleased to further include India with the opening of this second R&D Centre in Pune.”
The new R&D Centre will provide expertise to all of the company’s diverse therapy areas, namely Interventional Cardiology, Peripheral Interventions, Cardiac Rhythm Management, Endoscopy, Neuromodulation, and Urology and Pelvic Health.