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Pharma veterans discuss ideas for building successful companies at IIMPACT HEALTH 2021

The experts deliver learnings, takeaways and way forward for pharma industry

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The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad’s alumni-led Healthcare Special Interest Group and TiE Mumbai organised IIMPACT HEALTH 2021: Global Shifts, Disruptions & The Age of Unicorns – Scaling Healthcare Innovation in India conclave from 16th to 17th September, 2021. The conclave brought together thought leaders, VCs, successful Indian and global healthcare and healthtech entrepreneurs to decode what it takes to build a large and successful healthcare company in India, the institutions notified via a joint statement.

The statement informed that the welcome address was conferred by Amit Mookim, President, TiE Mumbai where he underlined some of the real-world challenges to be solved by healthcare entrepreneurs. He said, “The pandemic has stretched poor healthcare infrastructure, severely impacted mental health and has increased obesity risks. This has thus accelerated tech adoption, has fast-tracked innovation and re-prioritized public health spends.”

Further, in his inaugural address Professor Saral Mukherjee, Faculty, Production and Quantitative Methods Area, IIMA, and Dean (Alumni and Externa Relations) said, “Indian pharma is at the cusp of a once-in-a-lifetime disruption with drastic change in supply chain infrastructure, decline of small traders, increased differentiation, emergence of D2C brands, centrality of