The finalists will present their innovative solutions and ideas
Medix Global has announced the list of finalists that will be progressing to the final round of Medix Global’s Digital Health Innovation Challenge in India.
The five finalists have been selected from a diverse pool of over 110 applicants working on digital health solutions for enhancing accessibility and implementation of quality medical care, promoting health literacy, optimising costs, providing patient engagement, driving medical adherence and compliance and improving health outcomes benefitting stakeholders from across the health, insurance and pharma sectors.
The finalists will present their innovative solutions and ideas to the independent jury consisting of eminent business leaders, CEOs, renowned innovators, entrepreneurs and academics with the aim of raising funds, and gaining traction through strategic partnerships and relationships. The virtual event will be hosted on April 29, 2021.
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.
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.
Speaking on the occasion, Sigal Atzmon, Founder & CEO, Medix Global said, “These are disruptive times and the COVID-19 pandemic has put into focus the need state of making quality healthcare services affordable and accessible for everyone. Such an effort requires greater collaboration between the public and the private sector, between government, healthcare practitioners, providers, insurers and other players in the wider eco-system via innovative digital health solutions. Keeping this in mind, we launched the Medix Global Digital Health Innovation Challenge in India. The response we have received for the inaugural edition is positively overwhelming. After careful evaluation, we are pleased to announce the five teams of finalists and congratulate them for making it to the final round. Each of them will have an opportunity to engage with pioneers driving the global health transformation journey and a chance to impact how healthcare is delivered to and consumed by people across the world.”
The five teams that have been selected to compete in the finale of the Medix Global Digital Health Innovation Challenge are Wellthy Therapeutics, Fitterfly Healthtech, Metamagics (GridSense) – GridSenseHealth, State of Mind.ai – In 2020, Stamurai – Stamurai.
The final round of the inaugural edition of the Medix Global Digital Health Innovation Challenge will be streamed live online on April 29 2021.
Besides Sigal Atzmon, 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 at 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.