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Chief Executive Officer
 

Mr Divyachakshu Pandya ( D L Pandya ) :

CEO & Editor , MEDICAL PLASTICS DATA SERVICE ( www.medicalplasticsindia.com ) and

MEDISOURCEASIA.COM ( www.medisourceasia.com )

Also CEO, Pandya & Associates, ( www.pandya-associates.com ) ( Engineering & Management Consultants , Medical Devices & Plastics Industry )

Email : dlpandya@gmail.com



Mr. D L Pandya

Mr D L Pandya ( Pandya Divyachakshu Laxmanbhai , born 1952 ) is a Chemical Engineer ( BE ) with specialisation in petroleum refining and petrochemicals and has completed post graduate courses in Industrial Engineering and Materials Management.

Having worked with industries as well as a Government Organization assisting new industries by providing techno-commercial consultancy services, Mr Pandya promoted an industry for manufacturing components for medical devices and then expanded into providing Market Research as well as technical and management consultancy services for Medical Device / Medical Disposables & Implants / Medical Plastics industries since more than 35 years . ( www.pandya-associates.com )

As CEO and Editor, he has been publishing a bimonthly magazine,”MEDICAL PLASTICS DATA SERVICE” since last 29 years and two medical technology internet portals , ( www.medicalplasticsindia.com and www.medisourceasia.com )

Organizing Conferences and Technology Show Exhibitions For Medical Devices / Medical Plastics Industry (www.imdiconferences.com ) annually since last 16 years as a platform for Knowledge Sharing, Brain Storming & Networking For Indian Medical Devices / Medical Plastics Industry. The only event of its type promoting “Make-In-India” mission and participated by about 400 delegates from Industry, Government, Research Institutes and about 100 students and faculty from academic institutes.

Award : Received Award for “Outstanding Contribution For Image Building of Plastics “ at “Plasticon Awards 2018” by PLASTINDIA FOUNDATION.

He has traveled extensively to various countries including USA, UK, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Singapore, China, Bangkok, Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Sarjah and also some countries in Africa for various assignments related to Medical Devices / Medical Disposables & Implants as well as Medical Plastics industry.

Technical Publications Related to Plastics and Medical Technology Industry:

  • He has compiled and Edited following Books :

     

    - Biomedical Technology: Tips and Techniques (With forward from Dr R A
      Mashelkar )

    - Investment Opportunities In Engineering Plastics

    - International Directory of Plastics Technology and Machinery

    - Saket International Directory of Plastics Technology and Machinery

    - Saket Plastics Hand Book (With Process Technologies And Machinery)

     

  • Contributed number of articles in the reputed publications for Pharma / Medical Devices / Plastics Industry.

  • Lectures & Presentations in various National & International Academic and Industry Forums including IPI, CII, Ahmedabad Management Association, BITS – Pilani , GTU and number of Universities and various techno-commercial conferences / webinars

Mentoring Start-Ups Supported By Following Organizations

  • GVFL : Mentor to a Small Scale Manufacturing Unit appointed by Gujarat Venture Finance Ltd. ( GVFL )

  • EDII : Mentor to Participants of Biotechnopreuner Program of Entrepreneurship Development Institute Of India ( EDII ) supported by Gujarat Biotechnology Mission

  • Atal Incubation Centre : Participants of Atal Incubation Centre – Gujarat Technology Institute

  • JSS STEP Business Incubator : Mentor / Resource Person For Start-up companies

Academic Activities / Industry – Institute Linkages :

  • Member – Board Of Studies , faculty as well as examiner for Plastics Engineering and Biomedical Engineering courses.

  • Visiting faculty, EDII , for Biotechnopreuner Program , Centre For Entrepreneurship Development ( CED )

  • Organized Industry Training Programs For Faculty Of Biomedical Engineering Courses

  • Organizing since 2011 annual “SUSHRUTA INNOVATION AWARD” – A Paper and Poster Presentation Competition For Innovative Medical Devices Ideas, for students and young professionals of Life Science Industry.( Details @ www.biomedsociety.com )

  • Carried out various Industry – Institute Linkage Programs for Engineering Students focused on Medical Applications Of Plastics / Polymers.

Other Major Current and Past Professional Activities :

  • Providing Market Research, Techno-Economic Consultancy as well as Product And Market Development Services To New and Existing Medical Plastic / Devices Industries

  • Consultant To United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) for Cluster Development Programme for Medical Plastics Devices/Disposables Industry Cluster in Gujarat State.

  • Co-ordinator In India for The Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries ( CBI, www.cbi.eu ) , an agency of the national Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • Consultant to Foundation Of MSME Clusters ( www.msmefoundation.org ) including “Programme on Innovation Clusters” initiated by Department Of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India.

  • Invited as expert for R&D projects related to Biomedical Engineering by Department of Science and Technology ( DST ) and CSIR, Government of India.

  • Was associated in preparing pre-feasibility reports for proposed Medical Device / Life Science Industry Parks for two locations ( Gujarat in India and Saudi Arabia )

  • Exhibited in about 40 to 50 National and International Trade Exhibitions for plastics as well as medical technology industries / Hospitals in last 30 years with an objective to reach respective sectors to the visitors from industry, trade and hospitals.

  • Conceptualized, Designed and Managed Theme Pavilions on “Plastics For Healthcare And Life science Applications “ for major Industry Trade Shows like “Plastindia” ( Delhi & Ahmedabad ) , “Plexpo” ( Ahmedabad ) , “Plastivision India” ( Mumbai ), “Plastivision Arabia” ( Sarjah , UAE ), T-Plas ( Bangkok, Thailand ) etc.

  • Industry Conference / Exhibition Coordinator : for “Saket Projects Ltd” for organising Technical Conferences and Exhibitions in various industry sectors for about 8 years and co-ordinated about 35 to 40 major events.

  • Professional Representations: Authorised Representative in India for Companies from Europe for products related to medical plastics / devices industry.

His Professional & Other Affiliations include :

  • Industry Associations : Association Of Indian Medical Device Industry ( AIMED )

  • Life Member and Exe. committee member, Indian Plastics Institute, Gujarat Chapter , Member , Society Of Plastic Engineers ( USA ) / Gujarat State Plastics Manufacturers Association ( GSPMA ) / All India Plastics Manufacturers Association ( AIPMA )/ Gujarat Chamber Of Commerce & Industry ( GCCI ) National Biomedical Engineering Society

  • Professional Organizations, Life Member : Ahmedabad Management Association; Indian Plastics Institute ( IPI ) , Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Indian Institute Of Chemical Engineers; Society For Biomaterials And Artificial Organs, National Biomedical Engineering Society , Association Of British Scholars ( ABS )

  • Social Organizations : YMCA International , ISKCON

  • Member Of the Industry Advisory Committee for “Indo-German Tool Room “, Ahmedabad.

Team Of Associate Consultants

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pandya & Associates

B/4, Mandir Apartments, Opp. P & T Colony, Jodhpur Char Rasta,

Ahmedabad - 380 015, Gujarat, India

Mobile : 00 91 (0) 9825457563; Phone: +91 079-26754867

E-mail: dlpandya@gmail.com; medicalplastics@gmail.com; info@medicalplasticsindia.com