T-Hub, India’s pioneering innovation ecosystem, announced its partnership with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog to foster innovation and entrepreneurship across the healthcare sectors. As a part of this partnership, T-Hub is running a three month cohort-based program AIC T-Hub Foundation, exclusively for the deep tech startups creating new-age solutions in the field of life sciences and healthcare.
The program was officially launched virtually in the presence of Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, IT and Industries, Telangana; Dr Chintan Vaishnav, Mission Director, AIM; Ravi Narayan, CEO, T-Hub and Chief Innovation Officer, Telangana; Sashi Reddi, Founder and Managing Partner, SRI Capital.
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, IT and Industries, Telangana said, “Telangana has been at the forefront of promoting the usage and development of new-age technologies. The state acknowledges the significant contribution T-Hub has made to the creation of a thriving innovation ecosystem. With T-Hub’s partnership with Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), we are further advancing and supporting cutting edge technology in the healthcare and life science sectors. A key goal of the program is to provide access to elite resources and experts to startups. This will immensely help the founders with assistance in refining their business plans, market insights, and commercialisation strategies.”
Ravi Narayan, CEO, T-Hub said, “The future of healthcare is largely dependent on technological innovation to ensure superior accuracy in diagnosis and treatment. To achieve exactly that drive for innovation, we have partnered work with Atal Innovation Mission for the T-Hub AIC program. The program is tailor-made to benefit HealthTech startups at an early stage and help them get a direction to commercialise their products by making it market-ready at the global level.”
Sashi Reddi, Founder and Managing Partner, SRI Capital said, “Covid has shown us the significant shortcomings of our current healthcare system. While some of these challenges can be addressed with more government funding, many of these challenges can only be addressed with innovation. Organisations like T-Hub with its AIC program are a key catalyst to work with founders and startups to help them leverage their innovation to bring high quality healthcare to every corner of India.”