Hackathon Locations

BANGALORE

NASSCOM 10,000 Start-Ups Warehouse
Lower Ground Floor, DD3, Diamond District ISRO Colony, Domlur

MUMBAI

WeSchool

Lakhamsi Nappu Road, Matunga East, Near Matunga Central Railway Station

HYDERABAD

T-HUB

IIIT-H Campus, Gachibowli

TEL AVIV

Google Campus

Electra Tower, 34th Floor,

98 Yigal Alon Street

 Sponsored challenge track:
 

Indian and Israeli teams will generate solutions to affordable healthcare challenges provided by Indian healthcare providers, corporates and NGOs. Several teams can address a challenge with different solutions. The winning teams will be offered cash prizes and follow up acceleration opportunities in India and in Israel.

Adaptation track :
 

Israeli companies that already have an existing medtech product and wish to target the Indian market will work in collaboration with Indian teams to adapt their product during the hackathon. 

Join us in this unique track connecting breakthrough technologies with Indian need-knowers and experts. 

 

 

 

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For three days in July (22-24th), innovators, entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals gathered in four locations in India and Israel to develop healthcare solutions for low and lower-middle income Indians.  Participants had face-to-face and online access to dozens of top industry mentors. Teams competed for cash prizes, mentoring packages, and placements in an Indian-Israeli healthcare accelerator to help them transform their ideas into successful ventures!

The Event

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The Opportunity

Israel is the 3rd most innovative country in the world and #1 country in the world for density of startups

Israel is the

hotbed of the world’s most disruptive technologies: instant messaging,

USB, voicemail,

firewalls.

India is the world leader in

frugal innovation

India’s consumer market will be

3.6 $ trillion by 2020

Israel has over 1,000 start-ups

in the healthcare sector.

Israel has

300 venture

capital funds representing $10 billion in investment capital

India is a 

2 trillion dollar ​

economy growing at

a rate of 8%

 per annum

India's healthcare sector will grow to 

$280 billion

by 2020

CONTACT

Hyderabad | T-Hub
Mumbai | WeSchool
Having questions about the event? Reach out to us! 
med4dev2016@gmail.com
Tel Aviv | Google Campus
Bangalore | 10,000 Start-Ups Warehouse

HACKATHON LOCATIONS

Advisors, Mentors & Judges

Vijay Simha
Vijay Simha

Founder One Breath

Soura Bhattacharyya
Soura Bhattacharyya

Co-founder & CEO Lattice Innovation

Dr Gita Arjun, FACOG
Dr Gita Arjun, FACOG

E V Kalyani Medical Foundation Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Vishal Marwah
Dr. Vishal Marwah

Founder & Physician Leader VISHWAS

Rohini Mukherjee
Rohini Mukherjee

Chief Policy Officer Naandi Foundation

Ravi Bhogu
Ravi Bhogu

Founder Monitra Healthcare

Vishal Pathik Gupta
Vishal Pathik Gupta

Lead Google Developers Group Bangalore

Abhinav
Abhinav

MD & CEO Cardea Labs & Cardea Biomedical Technologies

Dipika Prasad
Dipika Prasad

Manager Intellecap Innovations Lab

Chandana Kiran
Chandana Kiran

Associate Vice President Intellecap Innovations Lab

Priya Anant
Priya Anant

Co-Founder Life Circle Health Services Pvt. Ltd.

Avant Kumar
Avant Kumar

Founder Life Circle Health Services Pvt. Ltd.

Pr. Chaim Lotan
Pr. Chaim Lotan

Director The Heart Institute Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School

Vaibhav Chhabra
Vaibhav Chhabra

Founder Maker's Asylum

Payal Shah
Payal Shah

Early Stage Investments Lead Axilor

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Ganapathy Venugopal _CEO_Axilor Ventures_Image_edited

CEO Axilor Ventures

Satish Grampurohit
Satish Grampurohit

Associate VP and Head of Delivery - Insurance Europe Infosys

Arun Sathiyamoorthy
Arun Sathiyamoorthy

Associate Group Lead Medtronic Engineering and Innovation Center

Siraj Dhanani
Siraj Dhanani

Founder & CEO InnAccel

A. Vijayarajan
A. Vijayarajan

Founder & CTO InnAccel

Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi
Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi

Director, Clinical Innovation and Partnerships InnAccel

Ramakrishna Pappu
Ramakrishna Pappu

Business Associate InnAccel

Raj Agrawal
Raj Agrawal

Engineering Program Manager AI

Pooja Kadambi
Pooja Kadambi

Systems Design Engineer InnAccel

Nachiket Deval
Nachiket Deval

Co-Founder Coeo Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Nitesh Jangir
Nitesh Jangir

Co-Founder Coeo Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Sunil Parakh
Sunil Parakh

Managing Director Biosync Medica

Ananth Annaswamy
Ananth Annaswamy

Head of Shruti Program, Business model innovation Medtronic

Ravikiran Prabhakara
Ravikiran Prabhakara

Engineering Program Manager Medtronic

Ofir Mizrahi
Ofir Mizrahi

Head, Business Development A&G Partners Israel

Dev Bhattacharya
Dev Bhattacharya

Business Head, New Business Ventures Aditya Birla Group

Amit Mookim
Amit Mookim

Country Principal IMS Consulting Group

Lux Rao
Lux Rao

CTO - Technology Services Hewlett Packard Enterprise India

Dr. Aliza B. Inbal
Dr. Aliza B. Inbal

Founder & Director Pears Program for Global Innovation

Anat Bernstein Reich
Anat Bernstein Reich

Co-founder & Managing Partner A&G Partners Israel

Alfred Arambhan
Alfred Arambhan

Arambhan Group Founder, Chairman, Group Head

Deepak Natraj
Deepak Natraj

Aarin Capital Managing Director

India Advisory Board

Mentors & Judges

 
 
 
 

Partners

 
 

Challenges

CHALLENGE #6
Improving Access to Funding for Cancer Treatments*

Manipal Hospitals is seeking a technological-driven platform to help connect patients to funding sources for cancer treatment.

Challenge sponsored by Manipal Hospitals

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CHALLENGE #8
Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy for Patients in Remote Areas*  

Manipal Hospitals is seeking technological solutions for administering cancer drugs and managing chemotherapy side-effects during dose administration to patients in remote areas.

Challenge sponsored by Manipal Hospitals

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CHALLENGE #7
Psychological Counseling Platform for Cancer Patients* 

Manipal Hospitals is seeking a technology-driven solution to provide psychological counseling for cancer patients by connecting them to doctors and counselors in a simple and highly accessible manner.

Challenge sponsored by Manipal Hospitals

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CHALLENGE #3
Hearing Impairment Screening and Diagnosis for Rural Populations
Prize: US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh)  

Medtronic is seeking solutions for screening and diagnosis of hearing impairment disorders, which build upon and complement their existing ENTraview Ear Screening Kit.

Challenge sponsored by Medtronic

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CHALLENGE #4
Real-Time, Personal Monitoring Device for Pregnant Women in Remore Areas
Prize: US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh) 

NICE Foundation is looking for a low cost, portable, light, personal device, used by non-practitioners or the patients themselves in very remote areas to monitor wellbeing of mother and unborn child in real time. 

Challenge sponsored by NICE Foundation

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CHALLENGE #5
Smart Pills & Digestible
Prize: US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh)  

IMS Health is seeking a solution in remote monitoring (also known as telemonitoring) that can provide valuable feedback to healthcare providers on patients adherence to treatment. 

Challenge sponsored by IMS Health

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*Challenges 6, 7, 8 and 9 are not attached to any cash prize but qualify to all the other prizes (see details here)

CHALLENGE #1
Anaemia Diagnostic Test for Young Girls
Prize: US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh)

Naandi Foundation is seeking a non invasive, on-the-go, low-cost and scalable haemogram that provides on the spot diagnosis of anemia together with a compliance mechanism for the follow-up drugs. 

Challenge sponsored by Naandi Foundation

 

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CHALLENGE #2
Food Monitoring System for Infants 
Prize: US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh) 

Naandi Foundation is seeking a technological solution to monitor food and milk intake (quantity and frequency) among children 6 to 8 months old, as well as recommendations for adequate complementary feeding practices for mothers in order to prevent child malnutrition.

Challenge sponsored by Naandi Foundation

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CHALLENGE #9    NEW!!
Tracking Children's Immunization Against Preventable Diseases* 

Doctors For You is seeking a technology to provide digital, cloud-based children's vaccination track records to their beneficiaries and health centers in order to improve immunization coverage in the urban slums of Mumbai.

Challenge sponsored by Doctors For You

Read more

 
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Aliza Belman Inbal, Pears Program for Global Innovation_edited

Pears Program for Global Innovation

Hilly Hirt
Hilly Hirt

Pears Program for Global Innovation

Andi Gergely
Andi Gergely

Pears Program for Global Innovation

Efrat Rapoport
Efrat Rapoport

Pears Program for Global Innovation

Sarah Rozenberg
Sarah Rozenberg

Pears Program for Global Innovation

Dr.Uday Salunkhe
Dr.Uday Salunkhe

WeSchool

Pooja Arambhan
Pooja Arambhan

Arambhan Group

Chandana Pai
Chandana Pai

WeSchool

Prof. Anjali C. Kumar
Prof. Anjali C. Kumar

WeSchool

Roopa Aravindakshan
Roopa Aravindakshan

NASSCOM

Dhruv Sehra
Dhruv Sehra

NASSCOM

Dipti Nair
Dipti Nair

YourStory

Jay Krishnan
Jay Krishnan

T-Hub

Shruti Murugan
Shruti Murugan

T-Hub

Rama Iyer
Rama Iyer

T-Hub

Naveen Raju
Naveen Raju

TiE Mumbai

Subhendu Panigrahi
Subhendu Panigrahi

Venturesity

Rajat Shahi
Rajat Shahi

Founder & CEO HackMania Technology Pvt. Ltd.

Mohan Ram
Mohan Ram

India Partnerships Manager DigitalOcean

Organizers

 
 

Prizes

All teams participating in the hackathon, regardless of whether they win the cash prize, are eligible to win all the prizes offered post-hackathon 

For Indian Participants

For Israeli Participants

* Each challenge will have1 winning team chosen from all locations

Minimum US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh) cash prize for each sponsored challenge*
45-day mentoring package

Best teams will be matched with leading investors and mentors to continue the product development.

1 week acceleration in Tel Aviv from Sep 25 to Oct 2

4 Israeli entrepreneurs participating in the 45 day mentoring package will receive a 1 week, tailor made acceleration program in Tel-Aviv with leading innovation partners in Israel.

Win a spot in the Pears Challenge fellowship program

Win an opportunity to receive months of world-class mentorship and training, access to funding, media, connection to industry leaders and more.
Following the 45-day period, the most promising teams in the sponsored challenge track will receive the opportunity to join the prestigious Pears Challenge fellowship program.


More info here

Pitch for you next investment to India’s leading VCs

Win a seat at the table of the most influential investors in India. Companies in the adaptation track will recieve the opportunity to pitch their adapted products to Intellecap, Unitus and Menterra for an investment.


Meet the investors

 

Win a spot in India's leading accelerators

Win an opportunity to receive months of world-class mentorship and training, office space, access to funding, media, connection to industry leaders and more.
Following the 45-day period, the most promising teams in the sponsored challenge track will receive the opportunity to join  T-Hub's or Villgro's acceleration frameworks.


More info here

Pitch for you next investment to India’s leading VCs

Win a seat at the table of the most influential investors in India. Companies in the adaptation track will recieve the opportunity to pitch their adapted products to Intellecap, Unitus and Menterra for an investment.


Meet the investors

 

Trip to Tel-Aviv for a 1 week fully paid acceleration package (courtesy of Start-Up Nation Central)

4 Indian entrepreneurs participating in the 45 day mentoring package will receive a 1 week, tailor made acceleration program in Tel-Aviv, Israel - the world's innovation hub with more startups per capita than Silicon Valley.
The package includes: flight tickets, accommodation, participation in Tel-Aviv DLD Innovation Conference with an international delegation and a week of hands on product development and acceleration with leading innovation partners in Israel.

45-day mentoring package

Best teams will be matched with leading investors and mentors to continue the product development.

Minimum US$ 1,500 (Rs. 1 lakh) cash prize for each sponsored challenge*
 

Prizes, Sponsorship & In-Kind

With The Kind Support Of

The Tel Aviv Event is Hosted By:

Resources

In order to bridge knowledge gaps about Israeli innovation,  India's healthcare sector, or go-to-market strategy in emerging markets, we have created and curated for you a set of inspiring podcasts, virtual rural hospital tour in India, videos, articles and more!

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