India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation centre provides upto 1 year incubation support (physical or virtual) to the onboarded startups.
The platform act as a growth catalyst for startups by supporting rapid scale-up and enabling impact in the healthcare ecosystem.
India-Sweden Innovation centre nurtures the startup’s onboarded with the centre through guidance from mentors, who are healthcare experts and business leaders.
We enable networking opportunities, investor connects, solutions showcase and also a provide a doorway to international markets.
Premium plug and play co-working space is developed at AIIMS Jodhpur for entrepreneurs to collaborate and network with other entrepreneurs and industry leaders. A satellite incubation centre at Bangalore is also available for startups.
Guidance and knowledge though a deep network of mentors who work closely with startups to support in their growth.
Fuel international expansion and collaboration by acting as a gateway to connect to the international markets through a wide network of partners.
Provides a platform to connect to the investors to showcase your innovations and attract investments.
Connect and learn by showcasing your innovation to distinguished industry leaders, policy makers and healthcare providers through conferences and digital showcase.
Startups onboarded on the India – Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre platform will get access to the state-of-the-art incubation centre located within AIIMS Jodhpur campus.
This incubation centre is a modern co-working space with plug and play workstations, internet facility, meeting rooms with video-conferencing capability and other necessary infrastructure.
Startups will also get access to the laboratories and equipment that are available with the collaborators.
Additionally, startups will also get access to a satellite incubation centre in Bangalore.
Platform provides an environment to clinically validate your products at prestigious institutions like AIIMS Jodhpur and other private hospitals along with providing expert guidance and mentorship from doctors at the campus From the last cohort multiple start-ups are actively working with the doctors at AIIMS Jodhpur in enhancing their solutions and testing their products in the live patient environment.
Please note all the clinical validation requests needs to be approved by ethical committee at the respective hospital.
We provide start-ups with a “Start-up kit” which includes cloud credits from Amazon, banking services from Kotak Mahindra Bank among others.
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As a shortlisted startup, you get USD 5,000 in AWS Activate Cloud Credits valid for 2 years and 1 year of AWS Business Support (up to USD 1,500).
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As a shortlisted startup, you get a bank account with facilities such as cross border trade services, online payments & collections services, treasury services, investment services, corporate finance and employee services.
Shortlisted start-ups get access to laboratory facilities, instrumentations and equipment’s.
Cognitive Neurophysiology, Autonomic function of testing labs,
Laboratories with capability to detect viral antibody, viral infection, anaerobic bacteria etc
State-of-the art 3D printers
State of the art forensic labs with capability to do forensic anthropology, odontology
Key capabilities of the lab include Computerized tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ultrasonography etc,
Equipped with advanced instruments for molecular biology, immunology, clinical chemistry and endocrinology
Innovation challenge is a mechanism to identify and onboard startups into the India-Sweden Healthcare innovation centre.
Innovation challenge is open to startups and entrepreneurs who are solving healthcare challenges in India
Med-Tech | Digital Tools/ Platforms | Point of Care Devices | Home Healthcare | Tele-Medicine |Internet of Things | Artificial Intelligence | Machine Learning | Patient Awareness | Disease Prevention | Early Diagnosis |Treatment | Disease Management | Patient Follow-up | Education & Digital Learning
The pandemic of Covid-19 has disrupted healthcare delivery in India and across the globe. Healthcare systems worldwide are presently under tremendous pressure as they are coping up with the pandemic. Patient behaviour towards servicing their healthcare needs is also changing rapidly and this will compel healthcare providers to adopt new ways of working in order to sustain healthcare delivery and prompt the development of innovative solutions to address this need. Through this challenge we would want to identify solutions which increases the efficiencies in healthcare delivery across multiple therapies
|Problem Statement||Details of the Statement|
Point of care devices/ technologies to enable early detection and management of CKD
1.A reliable POCT device to determine UACR for early detection of CKD
2.Requirement of POCT platform to detect CKD, lipid and HBA1c, preferably in a single platform
Increasing medication efficiency and patient adherence for respiratory patients
1.An audio device that can fit into a MDI inhaler to provide step-by-step guidance to the patient how to use the inhaler properly to increase medication efficacy and monitor adherence
Solutions to assess the quality standard of the drug molecules
1.An in vitro model to assess the efficacy of different anti platelet agents
2.To determine the presence of API content and API excipients and impurities of different anti platelet and anti-diabetic agents
3.Tools to check and monitor the compliance of medication to patients
Solutions for early and accurate identification of Heart failure
1.Easy and accurate identification of HF in clinic – a tool which can get Ejection Fraction or similar markers to establish HF
2.Non-invasive pressure monitoring solutions for early detection of heart failure
Digital tools & next gen sequencing solutions to enable affordable and accessible diagnosis of cancer
1.Her2 low testing using digital pathology and AI
2.An AI based predictive model of blood cancer for early diagnosis and determine progress
3.A next generation sequencing solution to reduce test cost of gene panel substantially to make the cancer biomarker tests more accesible and affordable
4.An online/digital tool based on IWCLL criteria & IPI index to identify right CLL patient who may require treatment or stratify as "wait & watch" categories
5.An artificial intelligence based tool to predict when to initiate treatment for CLL patients based on input of lymphocyte count and other defined physical symptoms
- quantum of fatigue
- Magnitude of night sweat
- weight loss in recent past
- presence of low grade fever
6.Any x ray based software which can identify early sign of pneumonitis/ILD so patient can be appropriately managed upfront since ILD is common in case of targeted therapy in lung cancer
Tools and technologies to enable improved cancer patient care and adherence to the treatments
1.A method where cancer patient can compare his/her previous scan vs current scan and have RECIST assessment for software which will be useful for quick assessment
2.A portable ECG monitoring device which can share the data of a patient from home to clinicians in real time for CLL patients
Solutions within Digital Health Records
1.Electronic health records management e.g. for heart rate, height, weight - Linked with AI
Block chain/ new age technology enabled patient registries with Genetic counseling to identify and manage high risk Cancer patients
1.Genetic counselling platform to identify high risk patients (start with breast the scale it for ovarian and prostate)
2.Creating blockchain based patient registries or longitudinal health records with an only incremental change in the HCPs behaviour or without disrupting an HCP’s existing behaviour (leading to easier uptake) – with a focus on Cancer and Rare Diseases?
Innovative solutions to enable increased awarness and education about the disease to patients to enable better patient outcomes
1.Digital platform with large database of GP/CP (with consent) to support outreach programs related to disease awareness and education
2.Solutions to monitor the complete patient journey - Pre-diagnosis, diagnosis and post Diagnosis
3.Platforms to hand hold the patient in their journey for HCP consultation, diagnosis (Embedding new data driven strategies into standard care), medicine delivery, maintaining wellbeing through counselling
4.Interactive AI based Diagnostic, Disease information and Referral solution, referring to CoE / right specialist at City / State / Country / Global level based on patient socio-economic profile
5.Virtual Patient Navigation System to handhold the patient and navigate through various healthcare systems providing holistic support to patients.
6.A digital portal to connect Indian patients with global clinicians to get an expert opinion for different diseases
7.End-end Solutions to increase patient accessibility to the ongoing healthcare schemes in the country
Enabling access to innovative tools to HCPs for better patient treatment
1.Trusted technology solution to enable Physicians to practice Guideline directed Medical therapy
2.Integrating current EHRs through technology to enable answering specific questions from RWE (through ai based/ML enabled user friendly analytics, presentation and publications)
3.Technology app for HCPs to minimize drug-drug interactions and correct the dose of the drugs
4.Technology solutions to connect family physicians to teritiary care institutions
Access of drugs/ biopharamaceutical solutions
1.Enabling access of drugs like biopharamaceutical solutions through new and efficient cold chain solutions
Validate your products at AIIMS Jodhpur along with availing physical incubation at AIIMS Jodhpur/ NASSCOM Bangalore)
Mentorship through AIIMS Jodhpur, AIIMS Delhi, Business Sweden and Knowledge Partners such as AstraZeneca
Connect to sources of funds including investors (angels, VCs) and strategic partners
Enable expansion to international markets by connecting with relevant stakeholders
Visibility through pitching slot at Centre’s workshops and conferences, to the top executives of India, Sweden and other countries, along with government agencies
Be showcased as a part of the showroom with other innovative products and solutions, around a patient journey
If you are a Swedish start-up interested in applying to the innovation challenge, please click here >>
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31st October 2022
15th November 2022
30th November 2022
All the startups will go-through a 3 step evaluation process and will be evaluated on Product/ Solution Uniqueness, Feasibility/ Maturity of Solution, Match to program’s goal, Scalability/ Affordability, Interest and passion of founders
All the applications will be screened on completeness and relevance to problem statement
Face-face evaluation will be conducted with screened start-ups with an expert panel
Shortlisted start-ups would go through a final round of evaluation through one-to-one pitch sessions
We are supported by a network of mentors with rich and diverse experience who work closely with the start-ups to support them in their growth by sharing their valuable knowledge, and by connecting them with opportunities in the industry.
Our mentors will support start-ups with guidance and knowledge on a wide range of areas including but not limited to business strategy, global market access, deal analysis, product development, regulatory, accounting, financial and technology. Through this platform you could connect with mentors with expertise in these areas along with some of the flagship mentors who will provide their guidance in networking, product development and scale-up.
India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre helps the startups onboarded with the centre to connect with the private Venture capitalists and angel networks to raise funds.
10+ VCs are onboarded with the centre and the platform will help you in connecting you with more VCs based on requirement.