IIT-Hyderabad incubated startups hold promise

By Author  |  Published: 1st Aug 2018  10:18 pm

Hyderabad: The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-Hyd) incubated startups have developed healthcare technologies to save infants lives and help bed-bound individuals. The Heamac Healthcare Private Ltd has developed a product to help infants suffering from physiological jaundice whereas Kvayat Medical has come up with a product on faecal management system to assist bed-bound individuals.

The second batch of fellows graduating from Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship (CfHE), IIT-Hyd have formed two startups and they pitched their ideas before a jury during Second Graduation Pitch Day held on Wednesday.

Both startups were involved in lengthy clinical immersions over several months at leading hospitals to assess the unmet needs in the medical fraternity.

Lauding the startups and the technologies developed by them, prof UB Desai, Director, IIT Hyderabad said, “The Institute is proud to incubate startups that are coming up with products which will have a huge impact on the society. We are sure their ideas will have a lot of traction with Indian healthcare community.”