19 July 2022 | News
The multi-stakeholder programme will fund and accelerate GenNext deep tech innovations in Digital Health
Bengaluru-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), a Department of Biotechnology (DBT) supported- initiative, has launched a dedicated accelerator programme, India Digital Health Accelerator (IDHA). It will identify, fund and fast-track promising digital health start-ups which are working on path-breaking technologies to improve health and have a strong potential for growth and scalability.
IDHA brings on board several national and international public as well as private stakeholders to nurture emerging digital innovations in the health-tech domain with a larger aim of improving affordability, access, and quality of healthcare delivery at scale in India and other low, and middle-income countries across the globe.
Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, CEO and Director, C-CAMP said, "The IDHA programme will look toward enabling solutions that digitise screening, monitoring, and tele health for faster diagnosis, better patient surveillance and improved healthcare delivery for large populations not only in India but also beyond. Moreover, it will create a successful model for more such cross-border ecosystem collaborations to support next-generation deep-tech across the world."
MeitY Start-up Hub (MSH), through SAMRIDH scheme of MeitY and DigiLife Angel Fund, USA will participate in the pre-acceleration investment. CoE in IoT powered by NASSCOM will join as Technology Partner while Center for Digital Health at Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and PATH, an international non-profit in global health will act as Knowledge Partners in providing knowledge support in the domain of public health to the cohort start-ups.