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Thursday, January 20, 2011

PWC Medical Technology Innovation Scorecard

PwC’s Medical Technology Innovation Scorecard: The race for global leadership assesses nine countries’ capacity and capability for medical technology innovation: Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, United Kingdom, United States. 
On a scale of 1 to 9, USA tops the list with score of 7.1, followed by Germany (5.4), UK(5.4), France (5.0), Japan (4.8), Israel (4.6), China (3.4) , Brazil (2.7) and India (2.7). India scores poorly on Innovative resources , Innovative output, Technology in market. India has 700 medical device companies as against 4,000 in China, India has 137 researchers per million of population while as China (only next to USA) has 1070 researchers per million.
We have a long way to catch up with China.

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