- When a landmine reportedly left an Indian Army soldier bleeding during the 2016 surgical strikes while still within the other side’s shooting range, his fellow personnel immediately tended to his injuries with a haemostat known to seal wounds within three minutes.
- Developed by Bengaluru-based startup Axio Biosolutions, the haemostat, Axiostat, is helping soldiers of the Indian Army, as well as those around the world, tend to their injured peers and address a major cause of preventable death: Blood loss as a result of trauma.
- While it’s the not first haemostat in the world, it is the first wound-dressing product from India to receive the US Food & Drug Administration’s nod for US sales, and by far the cheapest in the world.
- states that they intend to develop “affordable, high-impact medical products that can solve unmet healthcare needs of emerging markets
This Bengaluru-based startup is helping save India's soldiers on the frontlines
3 March 2019 12:24 AM GMT
Axio Biosolutions, which produces a cheap haemostat, is the first Indian company to receive US FDA clearance for a wound dressing.