Royal Philips marks the fifth anniversary of its Healthcare Innovation Center (HIC) in Pune. The facility plays an essential role in Philips' commitment to develop and produce meaningful products and solutions that help improve healthcare for people all over the world. In 2016, the facility launched Intuis – a cost-efficient cathlab as well as Philips e-alert which is a proactive, sensor-based solution for virtually monitoring the health of imaging systems.
In the coming years, Philips HIC plans to increase the output from its factory in Chakan and will also look to widen its R&D activities, in order to bring further healthcare solutions for India and for the world, from its manufacturing base and the R&D center in Pune.
The state-of-the-art facility integrates R&D, sourcing, testing, assembly, and manufacturing under one roof. The products manufactured at HIC are for general radiology, cardiovascular, as well as orthopedic surgery segments. Since its inception in 2012, HIC has launched seven global products: Mobile Diagnost Opta, Allura FC, AlluraCentron, BV Vectra, Primary Diagnost, Philips e-alert, and Intuis. The center also manufactures imaging equipment for minimally invasive treatment of life-threatening cardiovascular ailments.