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Our focus is to foster and stimulate health and health-based innovators, aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups.


IIHMR Startups helps startups drive innovation from the inside and out.

IIHMR Startups is a unit of IIHMR Foundation that aims at fostering entrepreneurship through its unique and specifically designed Incubation Programmes for Healthcare Startups. Our focus is to foster and stimulate health and health-based innovators, aspiring entrepreneurs, and early-stage start-ups.  We are a health based incubator designed to support startups in healthcare which includes ideation, early stage as well as growth startups in India and beyond. We provide support and mentoring to mission driven founders.


The vision of IIHMR Startups is to be one of the Asia’s leading health incubators nurturing health startups and health-based innovations.


The mission of the IIHMR Startups would be to offer linkages and act as an effective interface with the industry to foster, promote, and sustain commercialization of multi sectoral businesses in the Institute for mutual benefits. This incubation centre would offer infrastructure, industry networking, as well as mentorship to the prospective incubatees.


  • To support, promote, collaborate, undertake and handhold the multisectoral startups, innovators, and entrepreneurs, especially in the health sector but not limited to, public health, health care, health technology, diagnostics, medical device equipment, accessories and consumables, medicines, health and wellness, fitness, nutrition, and allied areas and to provide technical, advisory, knowledge and infrastructure support across various stages of incubation and acceleration.
  • To develop ideas, innovations, know-how and technologies whether patentable or otherwise, to support and promote startups, innovators and entrepreneurs for the same by attracting and inviting funding from various sources in India or from abroad namely VC funds, Equity, HNI investment, Mutual funds, Government Grants, CSR funds, philanthropies and donations.
  • To support, promote and strengthen health care innovations and entrepreneurship to raise standards of health of the people and create enhanced awareness and knowledge of communities and their engagement Mentors to be added

IIHMR University

The genesis of IIHMR University dates to October 5, 1984, when the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) was established. IIHMR University has been established and incorporated as a postgraduate research university by the Government of Rajasthan vide the IIHMR University, Jaipur Act, 2014 (Act No. 3, of 2014). IIHMR University is UGC recognized, NAAC accredited, and ranked 73 NIRF 2021 (Management). IIHMR University is dedicated to the improvement in standards of health through better management of health care and related programmes. It seeks to accomplish this through management research, education, training, consultation, and networking in a national and global perspective.

IIHMR University offers MBA (Hospital and Health Management), MBA (Pharmaceutical Management), MBA (Development Management), Master of Public Health (in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, USA), Executive Education, and Ph.D. programmes. IIHMR University has collaborations with international and prestigious universities including Johns Hopkins University, USA, Manchester University, UK, Curtin University, Australia for student exchange, faculty exchange, and joint research programmes.

IIHMR Foundation

Our focus is to foster and stimulate health and health-based innovators, aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups. IIHMR Foundation has been set up with the aim to serve the society and community at large. The Foundation aim to significantly contribute towards its vision of inclusive and healthy India. Moving well beyond its business activities, the IIHMR Foundation will contribute to a positive societal impact through diverse community engagement initiatives. One of the wings of IIHMR Foundation aims at fostering entrepreneurship through its incubation center IIHMR Startups. IHMR Startups will be a unique Health Incubator supporting startups from Health and allied sectors.

It’s not a question of whether healthcare startups need to innovate or not. The key question is: How? Across the industry, healthcare startups are seeking innovation in their business models, their technology, their processes, and their people to address key challenges and accelerate organizational growth. The future of healthcare belongs to the innovators. We’ll help you get there.