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Wednesday December 22, 2010

OPTRA SYSTEMS forms Scientific Advisory Board

OPTRA Systems, a leading lifescience and healthcare informatics company announced the formation of Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar will serve as Chairman of this board. Among other board members include, Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao, Director of Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology at Hyderabad, Dr. Manju Bansal, a Senior Professor at IISc Bangalore, holding the Astra Zeneca Chair and J.C.Bose fellowship of Department of Science and Technology and Dr. Raj Hirwani, Head of CSIR's Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP), that is involved in Patinformatics and value added IP services.

The Board will advise Optra Systems on scientific direction, provide strategic counsel on the rapidly changing health care landscape and offer guidance on a variety of scientific, technological and Intellectual Property creation.

Dr. Mashelkar said, "I am happy to lead the Scientific Advisory Board of OPTRA Systems. OPTRA Systems is rapidly attaining the status of a new age software company with a difference. Its rich client list is ever expanding. Its innovative business solutions for Life Science and Healthcare industry makes it stand apart. I am confident that OPTRA Systems will continue to climb the limitless ladder of excellence as this second decade of twenty first century, a century that is widely acknowledged as an Asian Century unfolds."

Abhijeet Gholap, Founder President and CEO, OPTRA Systems said, "We welcome these stalwarts to our Scientific Advisory Board. OPTRA Systems have differentiated itself in the global market as a Digital healthcare company combining Domain knowledge, Software Engineering, Quality Systems and Regulatory Compliances. Our innovative approaches have helped our customers to build the state of the art products by reducing time to market. Under guidance from our Advisory Board, we will continue to excel in coming years."

OPTRA Systems was recently awarded by Government of Maharashtra as recipient of Maharashtra IT award under R&D (Innovation) category. DELOITTE has identified OPTRA Systems as Fast 50 growing company for 2010.

OPTRA Systems has offices in Pune, India and California, USA. The company serves Medical Devices, Scientific Instruments as their software engineering partners specialized in design, development and regulatory compliances. OPTRA also serves Lifescience R&D market offering Informatics solutions for academic research institutions, biotech and pharmaceutical industries.


About Optra Systems:
OPTRA SYSTEMS is an ISO-certified global organization delivering customized Medical Device and Lab Automation, Life  Science R&D, Digital Pathology and Cloud & Mobility based solutions. With a strong domain expertise and a global-delivery  model, OPTRA SYSTEMS serves from start up to fortune 500 companies as well as top tier academic & research institutions. With its extensive past experience, Optra Systems can leverage its ready to use building blocks to assist its clients in reducing their project time and cost. Optra Systems works as an extended engineering arm either on time and material or turnkey  solutions basis. Widely recognized for our innovation, OPTRA SYSTEMS has been named by Deloitte as amongst 'Fast 50  Growing Companies' for the last 3 consecutive years.
Contact: Dr. Gauri Naik - Chief Scientific Officer.
Email: info@optrasystems.com

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