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Saamarthya 2.O

A Growth Incubation Program
IIHMR Startups (A unit of IIHMR Foundation)

IIHMR Startups has launched Saamarthya 2.O, 2nd cohort of a 4-month growth incubation program for startups in the post-MVP or revenue-generating stage.

This program will be a program for 4 months and can be extended up to 6 months for high-potential startups if they require additional mentoring support. This program is specifically for early-stage entrepreneurs or post-MVP stage startups of the health sector who have started generating some revenue and looking to scale up their venture.

The program is dedicated to supporting early-stage healthcare startups to gain traction, attain deep healthcare and business knowledge, and provide a supportive network. The program will aim to nurture innovative and scalable solutions having the capacity to solve pressing issues making them investable and sustainable. 



  • Any startup working in the Healthcare and wellness segment, can apply.
  • Startup should be a registered entity, whether Private. Ltd., Partnership, or LLP.
  • The startup should solve a critical national/social problem in an innovative, transformational way that seeks to bring social/commercial value.
  • The Startup Should be in the post-MVP stage or revenue-generating stage.

Why to Apply

  • Get a chance to receive grant/ funding support to scale your venture.
  • Access to Pilot/ Market survey opportunity with Partners for your new initiatives.
  • Access to Investor Connect and Intense mentoring from a diverse pool of Industry experts.
  • Access to startup support services worth USD 20000, AWS, Digital Ocean, Zoho, Razorpay, Qapita, Arthayan, Freshworks, Vakilsearch and many more.
  • Access to infrastructure support and Co-working space of IIHMR Startup.
  • Business development support
  • Access to Business Acceleration Workshops
  • Assistance in core business operations
  • Access to Networking and Partnership opportunities
  • Assistance in getting IPR

Focus Areas for the Program

Telehealth & Telemedicine

  • Detection
  • Diagnostics
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Clinical Trial Tech/Site less Clinical Studies
  • Drug Discovery
  • Integrated Clinical Management with AI

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


  • Wearables
  • Medical Devices
  • Apps

Billing & Fintech

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

Call for Applications

March 04, 2024

Last Date for Registration

March 30, 2024

Virtual Presentation & discussion

April 05, 2024

Incubation Program commences

April 15, 2024

Program concludes

August 15, 2024

Business Acceleration Workshops

 Inaugural Session(Complete coverage & Peer learning)


Business Model
  • Value Proposition Canvas &Business Model Canvas
  • Storytelling & art of pitching
Clinical Trials and Certifications
  • A session on clinical trials and certification required in the Healthcare industry (* optional)
Marketing and Legal
  • Go to Market Strategy and Customary Discovery in Healthcare – Problem-Solution Fit
  • Brand Positioning & Content Marketing for B2B & B2C startups
  • Digital Marketing & UI / UX
  • IPR & Legal Aspects of Healthcare Business
  • Building a scalable sales model in the Healthcare segment
  • Talent Management & ESOP Policy
Finance/ Investments
  • Pitch perfect
  • Financial Model & Unit Economics
  • Understanding Valuation, Deal Structuring, Termsheet & SHA

*Investor connects for Investment ready startups in the whole duration
*One to one Mentor connect will be provided to startups after each workshop for detailed discussion according to their venture.
*Frequent pitch nights or pitch-perfect sessions will be conducted in last two months to make startups pitch ready for investment.
*Context setting will be done before the module starts.

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