Tuesday, October 19, 2021

5 finalists for Medix Global’s Digital Health Innovation Challenge India announced – Express Healthcare

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To compete for funding, strategic partnerships in the finale on April 29

Wellthy Therapeutics, Fitterfly Healthtech,  Metamagics (GridSense), State of Mind.a, and Stamura are the five finalists who will progress to the final round of the Medix Global’s Digital Health Innovation Challenge in India on April 29, when they will present their solutions and ideas to the independent jury with the aim of raising funds, and gaining traction through strategic partnerships and relationships.

Selected from a diverse pool of over 110 applicants, the jury will further evaluate the teams for their potential to increase accessibility to care, reduce unwarranted healthcare variations and advance sustainability of the Indian healthcare ecosystem and the ability to make a real difference in people’s lives, as per a media handout.

The winning team will receive a monetary prize of $10,000 and further potential funding, strategic collaborations to help scale the venture, locally and outside of India. The three runners-up will also receive three months of mentorship by Medix Global’s expert team.

Besides Sigal Atzmon, Founder & CEO, Medix Global s, the jury members include Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group & Past President, FICCI; Shrijeet Mishra, Chief Innovation Officer and Head Group Services, Aditya Birla Group; Padmaja Ruparel, President, Indian Angel Network; Naveen Tahilyani, CEO, Tata-AIA Life; Sanjeev Malhotra, CEO, Centre of Excellence for IoT and AI, NASSCOM; Rajit Mehta, CEO, Antara Senior Living; Rohit Bhayana, Managing Partner, Lumis Partners; Ajay Nanavati, Chairman, Quantum Advisors; Adv. Anat Bernstein- Reich, Managing Director, A & G Partners; Dr Yaron Daniely, Partner and Head of aMoon Alpha, aMoon Ventures; Prof Mukul Gupta, Marketing Professor and Prof David Zeltser, Medical Director, Medix Global.

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