Meril Life
Medical Devices
Vapi, Gujarat

Overall Rank: 47
Category: Medical Devices
Category Rank: 8


  • Top HealthTech Company of 2023


Founded in 2006, Meril is an India-based, global medical device company that is dedicated to the innovation, design and development of novel, clinically relevant and state-of-the-art devices. As a leading healthcare solutions company, our fundamental aim is to champion the alleviation of human suffering and improve quality of life. To enable this, they are committed to R&D, innovation in manufacturing medical technology, scientific communication, and contemporary distribution avenues.

Meril was established by the Bilakhia Group, to improve the quality of human life through innovative and advanced healthcare solutions. As a medical device manufacturer, they strive to improve the inventiveness in healthcare so that people’s lives are enriched. They continually seek excellence in providing answers to some of medicine’s toughest questions.

Meril manufactures medical solutions in the form of vascular intervention devices, orthopaedic supplements, in-vitro diagnostics, endo-surgery and ENT products. It is their core commitment to ensuring the delivery of advanced healthcare solutions. Their inclination towards research and development is reflected in their diverse offerings. They ensure that they adhere to the best quality of standards in manufacturing, scientific communication and distribution to deliver path-breaking healthcare products to the world.


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Key Products

Vascular Intervention Medical Devices

Meril Vascular Intervention has developed new concepts in engineering employing novel designs with a cleverly iterated diverse portfolio including devices ranging from drug eluting stents , bioresorbable scaffold, balloon catheter, peripheral vascular and transcatheter aortic valves replacement system ( TAVR ).

Orthopedic Implants

At Meril, they have a guiding principle that the Physician-Patient-Product interaction is of utmost importance. Based on this foundation, their implants are designed in collaboration with world-renowned surgeons, in world-class manufacturing facilities to offer cutting-edge technology with unique intellectual property, backed by decades of research. Through their association with Maxx Ortho Inc, they are now focused on providing quality healthcare through high-end orthopedic implants and trusted services to their customers across the world.

Diagnostic Equipments & Instruments

Meril’s scientific expertise and economical solutions offer greater peace of mind among healthcare professionals, such as State-of-art Diagnostics, Domain Expertise, Commitment to Quality, Delivering value, Focus on service, Robust (Global) footprint and Global recognition.

ENT Medical Devices

Meril’s ENT division is a developing, dynamic business unit with a presence in more than 50 countries. Their offerings currently focus on Rhinology and Throat. Meril ENT provides minimal invasive technology for the treatment of chronic sinusitis.

Key Executives

Dipesh Thakar, Chief Information Officer

Dipesh Thakar began his professional career 24 years ago. Today, he is the Chief Information Officer of Meril Life.

Thakar first got his start in 1998 as a senior IT engineer at G-Tech Solutions. From there, he went on to Brics Securities, before eventually rising to head of information security & digital transformation at Waaree Group, his most recent position prior to joining Meril Life.

Thakar graduated from Education Indian School of Management & Studies with an MBA in human resources management and services.

Customer insights

“We AVEXA PATH LABS SILVASSA believe in patient care & recovery is our top priority and so we understand the critical importance of timely and accurate Diagnostics. We maintain the highest quality standards and accordingly require our healthcare suppliers and partners to hold and maintain such levels in achieving our objectives and priorities. We look forward to more such high performance and quality products from Meril.” – Avexa Path Silvassa


“Meril’s in house manufactured fully automated Biochemistry Analyzer meets the quality criteria laid by NABL. The values of external normal & pathological controls obtained give us confidence about the performance of Merilyzer & the system packs we have been using. We look forward to more such high performance and quality products from Meril.” – Lifecare Diagnostics


“Hereby would like to declare that we are using Meril’s in-house manufactured AriQuant Biochemistry reagents – system pack for fully automated Biochemistry analyzer, EM 360 instrument since two years. The system pack reagents we are using in our hospital laboratory meets th Q.C. criteria of both internal third party QC (BIORAD Level-1, Level-2) and extern Q.C. sample of Chemistry-Il under EQAS program of C.M.C. Vellore satisfactorily.” – Dr. Rakesh Rohit MD – Tinplate Hospital


“Looking at the technicalities of this expandable valve, you can clearly see that it isn’t like an ordinary valve. From the number of cells to the resistance and compression, it is unique. The advancement of Myval expandable valve makes us say wow!” – Dr. Alain Cribier, Interventional Cardiologist, Director of cardiology at University of Rouen’s Charles Nicolle hospital


“Meril believes in ethicality and focuses on uplifting human lives without any hidden propagandas. They have a strong culture and are going the Atma Nirbhar way.” – Dr. Ashwin B Mehta, Interventional Cardiologist


“TAVR Summit 2 organized by Meril Life science is a great platform to exchange and share ideas on technology & techniques which will give better outcomes to patients suffering from aortic stenosis.” – Dr. Ravinder Singh Rao, Interventional Cardiologist, Director- TAVI & Structural Heart Disease, Eternal Hospital Jaipur