Company NewsJune 29, 2020

Dassault Systemes’ The World After: From Things to Life – Unleashing the Innovation potential in Life Sciences in India

When we forayed into the Life Sciences industry, we did it with…
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Samson KHAOU, Executive Vice President, Asia Pacific, Dassault Systemes and Deepak NG, Managing Director, India, Dassault Systemes commenced the event with a captivating welcome note that encompassed the future roadmap of the company in Life Sciences and its aim to be the catalyst of technology led innovation in this industry. The note focused on the potential of Startups and SMEs to drive this innovation and the manifestation of Virtual Twin experience of human body for improved healthcare. 

His Excellency Emmanuel LENAIN, Ambassador of France to India, who was one of the guest speakers at the event, spoke about the need for better collaboration between Government, civil societies, universities and the role of science to fight the current global crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic. He further iterated about the close partnership and synergy between the two countries, India and France, and mentioned about the French Government’s initiative to invest 200 million Euros in India through the Agence Française de Développement (AFD). The investment is aimed to improve the accessibility of basic healthcare services for the people of India.

Oure keynote guest speaker, Kiran MAZUMDAR-SHAW, Executive Chairperson, BIOCON, spoke about the challenges and opportunities for Indian pharmaceutical industry, in the post COVID-19 world. She asserted the capability of the industry to become a global hub by ramping up indigenous testing, developing ventilators and playing a pivotal role in getting Covid-19 vaccination to everyone in the world. Her detailed speech is capture here

 

This was followed by a rich and engaging discussion between Claire BIOT, Vice President, Life Sciences, Dassault Systèmes and Renuka SRINIVASAN, Sales Operations Excellence Expert, SIMULIA, Dassault Systèmes, about the role and importance of Virtual Universes for Modeling and Simulation in the Life Sciences. They provided a brief overview about Dassault Systemes’ reach within the global Life Sciences and Healthcare industry, key investments and insights about market opportunity. They also showcased successful customer stories of IASO, GC Pharma and B. Braun.

and watch the key highlights of the event here 

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