New Delhi: Pluss Advanced Technologies, a venture funded company by Tata Capital Innovations Fund, has received Rs 50 lakh grant under the Millennium Alliance Programme by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The grant will be utilised in building capacity amongst Indian hospitals and neonatal care units to tackle Neonatal deaths in India using MiraCradle, an Indian invention to treat newborn babies born with birth asphyxia.
MiraCradle, a neonate cooler (a patent pending), is a CE certified device which is available in over 130 private hospitals in India. It was designed and developed in partnership with Christian Medical College, Vellore which undertook all clinical trials required for product approvals.
Till date, over 5000 new born babies have been treated using this device, giving them the right to live.