AI-MED is an Umbrella Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices covering all types of Medical Devices including consumables, disposables, equipments instruments and diagnostics. With a Primary Membership of over 300 Manufacturers and additionally of over 200 Associate Members representing the interest of over 700 Manufacturers of Medical Devices to address the manufacturer’s problems. (www.aimedindia.com)
The aim behind forming AI-MED is allow the Indian Government to access a single point of contact and provide various services to the manufacturers like Advocacy on policy issues, Information services, Regulations for medical devices, Education and Training, services, Testing Assistance and guidance for Quality Certification (ISO, CE, GMP), Lobbying for funding for R&D from the Government, encourage innovations from member units, Improve clinician and patient access to the modern, innovative and reliable Medical Device technologies through organizing Meeting, Seminars, Symposia, Exhibitions and Demonstrations and also, to promote global harmonization and respect for the Indian Device Industry
AI-MED ensures convergence at a one common platform, when needed, for ensuring overall growth of Indian Medical Devices Industry and further address the needs of all members of the Medical Device Industry irrespective of their affiliation or their company size. It also helps in wider dissemination of information to each player of the industry. AI-MED has been horizontally divided into common groupings like – R&D and Product Development, Legal & Tax Issues, Export Related Issues, Medical Device Regulatory Issues common to all vertical groups of different families of Product lines with Zonal Representations.