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Grand Health Innovation Challenge​ 2023

IIHMR Startups a unit of IIHMR Foundation, Jaipur is excited to announce its 3rd edition of Grand Health Innovation Challenge and invites entries for innovative ideas and technologies or products under any of the below categories.

Context of Grand Health Innovation Challenge

IIHMR Startups is committed towards supporting healthcare start-ups in becoming scalable and sustainable enterprises. As part of our efforts and looking at market needs it is more than necessary to create solutions and empower problem solvers. Also, there is a rising demand for healthcare and its allied services in India now. Under the Grand Health Innovation Challenge, we invite entities/individuals to share their innovative business solutions under selected categories


We invites entries for innovative ideas and technologies or products under any of the below categories.

Telehealth & Telemedicine

  • Detection
  • Diagnostics
  • Chronic Disease Management

Digital Therapeutics & New Business Models

  • Subscription-based Chronic Disease Management
  • Novel ideas to address Emerging Healthcare Issues
  • Back Office/Admin Tools

Wellness & Organic Products

  • Organic or Healthy Food
  • Wellness & Lifestyle
  • Alternative Medication
  • Health Education

Tech-led Innovations in Healthcare

  • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
  • AI/NLP
  • Blockchain

Medical Tourism Healthcare Analytics

  • Clinical Trial Tech/Site less Clinical Studies
  • Drug Discovery
  • Integrated Clinical Management with AI


  • Wearables
  • Medical Devices
  • Apps

Billing & Fintech

  • Insure tech – AI Driven Assistance
  • Patient Side Payment Solutions
  • Alternate Payments and Insurance Models


  • Applicant can be a student / UG/ PG/Ph.D scholar.
  • Idea should fall strictly under healthcare or allied category


Each team will need to register and prepare a short PowerPoint presentation.

Pitch Round

Post the initial screening, shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their ideas on the pitch day and will be evaluated by industry experts on Oct 4, 2023.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Proposed Solution
  • Feasibility of Idea
  • Degree of Innovation
  • Commercial Potential
  • Potential Impact
  • Skill & Expertise of Team


  • Cash rewards for winners
  • Selected Participants will get the opportunity to be part of the Pre-Incubation
  • Participation e-certificate to all those who qualify in the first round of screening
  • Exposure to investor pool and opportunity to raise funds for relevant ventures
  • Connect with leading corporates and institutions and providing opportunity for synergy and collaborations

*Conditions apply.

Important Dates Deadlines

Last Date to Register – September 25, 2023 – 23:59 Hrs
Intimation of Selection – September 29, 2023
Pitch Day – October 4, 2023
Declaration of Winners- October 5, 2023

Register Here

Preliminary Registration is free.

*Registration charges 500/- per team (to be paid if selected).

For Queries

Dr. Shubhangi Garg
Student Coordinator, IIHMR Startups, M: +918192840474
Dr. Akshita Singhal
Student Coordinator, IIHMR Startups M: +919588299607
Mr. Tanish Jain
Student Coordinator,IIHMR Startups
M: +919413367931