Wipro GE Healthcare to Invest INR 8000 Cr in Manufacturing, R&D

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Wipro GE Healthcare, a leading global medical technology, pharmaceutical diagnostics, and digital solutions innovator, today announced an investment of over INR8000 Crores in manufacturing output & local R&D over next 5 years. Poised for exponential growth, MedTech, the Sunrise Sector is thriving with the hospital industry in India, accounting for 80% of the total healthcare market and witnessing strong investor demand locally and globally.  

This strategic investment bolsters Wipro GE Healthcare’s local manufacturing footprint to address the growing domestic and international market and will build supply chain resiliency for the organization.  As a part of this investment, the Wipro GE Healthcare ‘Made in India’ PET CT Discovery IQ will be exported to 15 countries. Additionally, the ‘Made in India’ Revolution Aspire CT, Revolution ACT and MR breast coils will be manufactured ‘In India for the World’.  

Azim Premji, Chairman, Wipro GE Healthcare, Chairman, Wipro Enterprises and Chairman Azim Premji Foundation, said, “India is riding the resurgent growth in the healthcare industry and rapidly expanding MedTech sector. With ‘Make in India’, we are witnessing an exponential expansion of manufacturing footprint in the country, strengthening  India’s capability as the MedTech hub of the world. Wipro GE Healthcare has been committed to this localization journey for over three decades and this strategic investment is  testament to our vision for this sector.”

Peter J. Arduini, President and CEO, GE HealthCare said, “India is a high potential, high priority market for GE HealthCare globally. In fact, we are among the first MedTech companies to ‘Make in India - for India and the World’. We will continue to invest in expanding India’s domestic capabilities and its global footprint in MedTech manufacturing and R&D. Today’s announcement is aligned with our strategic vision to deliver precision innovation globally and accelerate India’s position as ‘MedTech innovation and manufacturing hub for India and for world markets.”

Chaitanya Sarawate, Managing Director, Wipro GE Healthcare and President & CEO, GE HealthCare South Asia said, “Innovating in India and Making in India - for India and for the World, has always been a priority for us, evident in our trajectory and investments over past three decades. We have fostered a strong innovation track"


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