Newsletter September 2021

Welcome to Newsletter of CIE at IIIT Hyderabad, We are a technology incubator with over 13+ years of rich experience in seeding, nurturing and growing deep-tech startups in emerging segments like med tech, tech4social, visual informatics, data engineering, machine learning, language technologies, gaming and robotics. CIE IIITH, with a research led innovation as its primary mandate, focuses on amplifying technology and IP by creating research collaboration and co-creation models for startups to work with research groups at IIITH. . CIE IIITH has been an ecosystem enabler fostering communities that create and scale emerging technology solutions, innovations and startups.
Dr.Chintan Vaishnav, Mission Director of Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog visited IIITH on 27th September 2021 and Joint Secretary of MEITY, Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, visited on 29th September 2021. 

Prof. Ramesh Lognathan, COO of CIE IIITH and team shared about the various initiatives happening at deeptech incubator, medtech incubator, social incubator,  Smartcity Living Lab and Technology Transfer Offices of IIITH. 

Few startups have interacted with the delegation and shared their work.

IIIT-H has received  a great support from NITI Aayog and MIETY for setting up the social incubator AIC IIIT-H and for a several initiatives like Smart City Living Lab, Miety Startup Hub TIDE 2.0, Bahubhashak and much more. 

We express our gratitude for supporting us and visiting us.
Dr. Chintan Vaishnav, MD, Atal Innovation Mission in picture along with CIE IIITH team and startup founders. 27th September 2021
Shri Bhuvnesh Kumar, Joint Secretary of MIETY in picture along with Prof. Ramesh Loganathan of IIITH and Startup founders. 29th September 2021
3 Women led startups from CIE IIITH were felicitated by Hyderabad Customs and GST office as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav intitiatives.

Ramya Bachala, Prachi Deo and Dr. Swati Choudhary founders of startups PALL Healthcare, Nayi Disha and Physiopop received women entrepreneur awards from senior officials of Hyderabad Customs and GST.

Startups received great recognition for their works in solving key societal problems.

With ,PALL -a mobile app for palliative patients and their families  ,quality healthcare  will be available right at their doorstep.

Nayi Disha is a young initiative in Hyderabad which has established itself as a rich source of information and guidance for families of children with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Physiopop is bringing deeptech and physiotherapy together for making high precision joint rehabilitation accessible to everyone.
Our incubatee startup Marut Drones won TSS social Enterprise Global Award

MARUT Drones won TSS social Enterprise Global Award at the world's biggest TiE Sustainability Summit 2021 organized by TiE, Hyderabad & Sponsored by Adani Group. It was a proud moment to accept the award before 25,000+ global entrepreneurs from 50+ countries.

Check out them here:
SKANRAY team visited CIE IIITH and interacted with healthcare/medtech startups at the incubator.

24th September 2021

Mr. Sandesh Prabhu, Director, Medical Imaging and Head of R&D programs and Mr. Bala Subramanian, Executive Director of SKANRAY visited and interacted with startups at OJAS medetch bioNEST of CIE IIITH. 

Skanray has a global presence in manufacturing and R&D and is a globally certified Medical Equipment Manufacturer (Retail/OEM) from India in the field of Diagnostic Medicine and Critical Healthcare.
CIE IIITH hosted Headstart's No Agenda meeting Networking Meetup of Hyderabad

25th September 2021

The no agenda networking meet up had participation of  corporate leaders, investors, startups and other ecosystem leaders and discussion around ways to support and collaborate with each other to build momentum back in the early-stage startup ecosystem. 

T Health café session on how to pitch your startup to investors.

28th September 2021

Mr. Lakshmikant- VC, Ex- Finance Consultant, SRI Capital shared insights on best practices for pitching startup to investors.

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ISB team visited CIE IIITH

29th September 2021

Prof. Bhagwan Chowdhary & Saumya Kumar from leadership team of I-Venture, ISB visited CIE-IIITH to discuss and explore synergies between both Incubators.

Team visited makers lab, VR AR lab and medtech labs at the incubator.
OJAS session on "Overview on Ethical requirements for MEDTECH in India"

30th September 2021

Mr. Rakesh Dadhania, Director, Quinary Clinical Research Pvt Ltd and Mr. Sudhir Patel, Director, Quinary Clinical Research Pvt Ltd speaking at the OJAS session on overview of ethical requirements for medtech in India organised by OJAS Medtech BioNEST. Session is moderated by Vikas Shau, Sr nalyst at CIE IIITH.

Around 25 people participated in the session.

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Tea Talks, AMA Session with Successful Serial Tech Entrepreneurs and Founders of Inception Ops

8th October 2021

CIE IIITH hosted a Tea Talks, AMA session with Bhaskar Sunkara who was founding CTO of Appdynamics which got acquired by CISCO for 3.4 Billion USD,  Rajiv Shivane who was co-founder of Qontext which got acquired by Autodesk. 

15+ startup founders participated in the event

Session was followed by Pizza friday and networking.
Startup Idea /Opportunity Validation Bootcamp by CIE IIITH 
9th &10th october 2021

Two days of curated sessions and hands-on exercises to validate startup ideas.

5 Startups participated in 23rd edition of Idea / Opportunity Validation Bootcamp Hosted by CIE IIIT Hyderabad.

Thanks to our mentors Radhika Meenakshi, Umesh Thota, PavanReddy, Sandip Poddar.

Do you also have a startup idea on back of your mind?, Stay tuned and join our next edition of bootcamps.
This column features newly incubated startups in the month
Oroglee Solutions Private Limited - Making dental insurance a reality in India
Elite Seva -  a one-stop online portal that enhances the life of people by providing all house-related services in one place.
DeepFacts Private Limited - An innovative, portable, Multi Parameter Patient Monitor, which aims to bring every patient more closer to their doctors with the help of technology.
CIE IIITH Learning has curated courses from domain experts and startup founders,  Each course has embedded video links, Quick Reads and Reading Materials. We hope these will help you accelerate your startup journey. Click Here to Know More

The top picks for the month are listed below
AI in HealthCare
In this course we will discuss how to spot opportunities for AI in healthcare and the importance of bringing in AI technologies in all things healthcare. AI in healthcare by analysing a case study. Building a dataset, analysing a data set and using AI to build a solution for a business problem. 
Startup Opportunities in AI and Emerging Technologies.

In this course, we will discuss identifying emerging technologies and how to sell emerging technologies  to your client  while building value around your product. We will discuss how the NLP domain helps you have a dialogue with your product and how to identify your market segment via different domains.

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SHOOT UP - POC to FIRST Customer in 90 days

A 3-month program for MVP stage startups to review strategy, tweak GTM & expand

Click here to know more and Apply

1 year fellowship to build entrepreneurial careers in Healthcare Sector.

Click here to know more and Apply
IIIT-Hyderabad tech balm for rural healthcare lying in sickbed

Understaffed, overworked and undertrained workers, unavailability of medication and lack of referral facilities have been identified as the main deficiencies in India’s rural healthcare system at an IIITH roundtable on ‘Technology to address the last mile in healthcare.’

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IIIT-Hyderabad, NIMS join hands to digitise glass slides

Paving way for digital pathology, the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H) has installed a digital scanner at Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) that would digitise glass slides having tissue samples.

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In Hyderabad, a Living Lab that lives, and learns, smart cities daily

The Smart City Living Lab on the Hyderabad’s International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H) campus is actually a real-world simulation of a Smart City covering all infrastructure spread of the 66-acre area and its 5,000-odd residents.

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