Apply for Saamarthya 2.O, Growth Incubation Program


Aarambh 2.O

Pre-Incubation Programme

The value of an idea lies in the using of it – Thomas Edison, GE

Aarambh will be a programme for 3 months, designed especially to support Healthcare entrepreneurs/aspiring entrepreneurs or innovators who have unique ideas but are unable to Implement or have no clarity on implementing the idea. This programme will cover all the relevant aspects which are necessary to understand, implement and scale the idea in the Healthcare Sector.

During this period, innovators or aspiring entrepreneurs will get support in establishing their idea recognising business opportunity, and customer validation.

Healthcare and Allied Categories can be

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

  • 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


  • Any student, alumni of IIHMR University, entrepreneur, or ideation stage startup can apply
  • Idea/ Product submission should be unique and fall strictly under the healthcare or allied categories
  • Entrepreneurs/Innovators having a prototype or PoC will get the preference

Program Fee

Program Fee/ Seriousness Fee will be INR 15000


  • Selected stratups will be moved to the IIHMR Startups regular Incubation Programme after completion of Pre-Incubation Programme
  • Access to startup support services like Zoho for Startups and AWS Credits
  • Mentoring support from industry experts and experienced personnel of IIHMR Startups
  • Certificates to participants
  • Access to connect with industry experts
  • Chance to receive a grant to develop the idea/product
  • Access to knowledge pool, event information, grant and seed support-related information

Program Activity




Call for Applications


Last Date to Apply – January 10, 2024


1st round of Screening


Intimation for Final Round
to Participant


Onboarding Announcement


Program Commencement


B-Plan Pitches and Graduation


Intimation of Selection 

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