Jayant Sitaram Karve
Founder, Director & CEO
Brief us about your educational background.
I have a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Government College of Engineering Pune and a Masters degree in Product Design from Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. I have successfully completed a Stanford India Biodesign Fellowship- a joint program between Stanford University (CA), All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and IIT Delhi, an Executive Management program at IIM Bangalore and a Science, Innovation and Policy Leadership Program at Saïd Business School, Oxford University(UK).
I have more than fifteen years of experience in industry in the domain of medical devices. I have been instrumental in driving various innovations in global markets as being a part of multinational medical device companies, national and international academia. Recently, I have led explorations in Gastroenterology/Endoscopy Procedures to identify unmet clinical needs and business opportunities for global markets at Boston Scientific. I have also explored opportunity for “A Mobile Rad system for the Indian market” as a part of GE Healthcare initiative "In India for India".
We are a multidisciplinary team, small but with over 100+ years of industry experience in implementing the new products, technologies and innovations to address clinical needs in local and global markets
Besides this, I have been an inventor and co-investigator for novel “CPR device for patients with Sudden Cardiac Arrest”. This project is a part of initiative “Affordable Healthcare for India”. It is funded by Wellcome Trust (UK) and is a joint collaboration between All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and Biotech Consortium India Ltd. My patented invention ‘OzynDTM’ has received award from British Medical Journal India- for Novel Technology Innovation. I have filed multiple patents (both granted and in process) globally and published clinical papers in international journals.
What are the various services you offer?
As a biomedical device start-up, we are more centered towards developing and commercializing solutions for unmet clinical needs in emerging and global markets. Presently, we are offering indigenous devices for pre-hospital and hospital critical care in
How do you ensure safety, quality & sustainability of your products?
We are an ISO 13485 compliant facility adhering to best of the quality process to serve our customers better. All our products adhere to local and international regulatory requirements. We have international collaborations as well. Besides this, we have our state-of the-art innovations lab which has in house prototyping capabilities, benchtop tests and early concept evaluation.
Tell us about the dexterous team. How well do you collaborate to meet ends?
We are a multidisciplinary team, small but with over 100+ years of industry experience in implementing the new products, innovations in local and global markets. We constantly strive to understand unmet clinical needs and build solutions to serve the patients, physicians and hospitals better. We invest significant time on understanding the requirements, innovating consistently and building value to the patients and patient care. We work very closely with the clinical experts, patients and hospitals.
What message do you have for the budding leaders in the pharma & life sciences segment?
Our vision is to be a role model in Medical Device Research & Development to provide affordable solutions to save lives. As the healthcare landscape is constantly evolving, we need to keep on understanding the unmet needs and build quality solutions which are market appropriate to address the same.
Jayant Sitaram Karve, Founder, Director & CEO, RCupe Lifesciences
An expert with over 15 years of industry experience in the domain of medical devices and automotive components, Jayant has been instrumental in driving various innovations in global markets