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B Ravi


B. Ravi is an Institute Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, where he heads the Biomedical Engineering & Technology Innovation Centre. This was started in 2014 with support from Government to develop affordable medical devices and train the next generation of healthcare innovators. Within a short time, BETIC has grown into a network of centers attracting both engineering and medical professionals. These collaborative teams have developed and filed patents for many medical devices for diagnosis, surgery and rehabilitation. Some of these have been licensed to startup companies, local industry or NGOs, and have already touched many lives.