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About the MedTech Mitra Portal


Recently, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched the MedTech Mitra portal.


Facts for Prelims

About the MedTech Mitra Portal:


  • The MedTech Mitra portal serves as an online platform designed to support medtech innovators in various aspects, including clinical evaluation, regulatory facilitation, and the adoption of new products.


  • The portal is a collaborative effort led by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).
  • Operational guidance is provided by NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission.

Key Components:

  • The platform, complemented by recent medical devices policy implementations and the production-linked incentive scheme, is poised to enhance the medical devices sector.
  • It aims to boost domestic manufacturing, aligning with broader national goals.


  • These initiatives collectively foster the development of affordable, high-quality MedTech devices and diagnostics.
  • Import dependence in the sector is expected to significantly decrease.
  • The platform streamlines the innovation process, supporting research and development for emerging startups.

End-to-End Guidance:

  • The MedTech Mitra portal provides comprehensive guidance to startups, ensuring a seamless journey from idea conceptualization to product development.
  • It facilitates bridging gaps in animal and clinical trials.

Collaboration and Partnership:

  • The platform encourages partnerships among engineers, scientists, and clinicians, addressing a historical lack of collaboration in the sector.

February 2024