News 2011

Friday January 28, 2011

Ideas are very important and employees should be encouraged to create intellectual wealth - Dr. R. A. Mashelkar

Addressing Scientific Advisory Board meeting at Pune's OPTRA Systems,
Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar
, Chairman of the board emphasized the need of Innovation and R&D. He said, "Ideas are very important and employees should be encouraged to create intellectual wealth of the companies. OPTRA Systems by virtue of its mission and vision, has a great potential. It's a rare combination of technology, domain and regulatory expertise that is fuelling exponential growth. I must say, OPTRA's growth till date is astonishing. But I believe that you all can grow to much bigger height, if you teach your employees to innovate. Responsibility of innovation should be beyond the founders and senior executives. It should reach to each and every employee. I am glad that various initiatives are taken by OPTRA founders and I am always there to support them".

Abhijeet Gholap, Founder President and CEO, OPTRA Systems said, "OPTRA is seen as reliable destination of Medical Devices and Lab Automation software solutions for the leading fortune 1000 companies globally. OPTRA is not a mere software programming shop. We offer complete solution, right from Software product Design to Regulatory clearances. Extensive libraries and building blocks developed by OPTRA over 300 man years, have resulted into reducing time to market for our customers."

Gauri Naik, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer said, "Our partnerships with leading academic research institutes and biotech companies globally have helped us develop various scientific solutions to expedite drug discovery and development by introducing objective analysis of data. This has resulted into efficient Translational Medicine initiatives globally".

Dr. Ch. Mohan Rao, Director of Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology and member of OPTRA Scientific Advisory Board said, "OPTRA's mobile platform expertise for Healthcare should be leveraged for rural areas in India. Eye disorder screening solution by OPTRA using iPHONE and Blackberry type devices will be boon to the patients in India."

Dr. Manju Bansal of IISC Bangalore said, "Systems Biology is an upcoming field. I am pleased to see that OPTRA has worked on developing solutions for Systems Biology already. This truly represents the leadership that OPTRA is gaining in Medical Informatics space."

Dr. Raj Hirwani, Head of URDIP, emphasized the need for protecting Intellectual Property globally while OPTRA is gearing up for next level of Innovative approaches in this niche space of Digital Healthcareomen-friendly policies.

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.

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