Flipkart enters the healthcare sector through the acquisition of SastaSundar
Flipkart, one of India’s leading e-commerce platforms, has signed definitive agreements to purchase a majority stake in the online pharmacy startup SastaSundar.
The Kolkota-based startup works with over 490 pharmacies to deliver health products across the country. It also uses AI and data analytics to provide advisory services through its platform.
The Walmart-backed e-commerce site plans to name its newly acquired health care company Flipkart Health + upon completion of the transaction, a News report said.
“With the growing awareness and focus on health sharpened by the pandemic, there is a great opportunity and demand for affordable health and add-ons,” said Ravi Iyer, SVP and Head of Corporate Development at Flipkart. “The synergies between Flipkart Group and SatsaSundar.com, combined with our commitment to prioritizing our customers’ needs, will help us grow and transform online healthcare in India,” he added.
One of SastaSundar’s founders, BL Mittal, also commented, “Through this partnership with Flipkart, we see the opportunity to continue to grow and reach a larger consumer base by leveraging complementary technologies and logistics infrastructure.”
The Australian life science company Trajan is buying a German manufacturer of laboratory automation
The ASX-listed life science company Trajan has acquired the private business and real estate from Axel Semrau, developer of laboratory automation software in Germany.
It bought Axel Semrau, manufacturer of chromatography and mass spectrometry systems, for 14.75 million euros (16.5 million US dollars) and his real estate business Semrau Immobilien for 2.25 million euros (2.5 million US dollars).
According to Trajan CEO and Managing Director Stephen Tomisich, both companies have been partners for several years. Trajan’s automated workflows, which are based on Axel Semrau’s intelligent sequencing software platform CHRONOS, are proof of this existing collaboration.
“In line with Trajan’s goal of simplifying and automating complex analytical workflows, we intend to continue investing in CHRONOS,” said Tomisich in a press release.
Andreas Bruchmann, Managing Director of Axel Semrau, commented on the takeover: “We have known Trajan for some time and have found that our goals and values match. We also see the intention to continuously invest to drive the growth of our business and our capabilities. “”.
HP Malaysia introduces its latest technical support products for healthcare and other businesses
HP Malaysia unveiled its latest Engage products that help companies in a variety of industries, including healthcare, optimize their operations.
HP Engage Go 10 ”is an extremely rugged and compact tablet that reduces typographical errors and simplifies data access or the registration process. The portable device can be installed at the bedside or in an ambulance and can be used for patient data management or as a pharmacy sales system.
The HP Engage Flex Mini is now a platform that can be adapted for any industrial application from medical lasers to surgical robots. HP mentioned that it has been used as an OEM controller for medical devices, clinical instruments, patient self-check-in kiosks, and automated pharmacy systems, among other things.
“The Engage portfolio combines sleek designs with built-in device or mobile device options, and offers the advanced capabilities required to perform a wide variety of operations [various] Company, “said Alex Tan, managing director of HP Malaysia.