Govt of India recognises as Best AI Solution for Global Health

16 December 2023 | News

Qure's AI solution for Chest X-ray won the AI Game Changer Award under the Global Health Category during the GPAI 2023 Summit

Mumbai-based startup, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider for imaging technology, secured the first prize at the AI Gamechanger Awards held during the 2023 Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) Summit, held from 12th to 14th December in Delhi, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The summit, chaired by India, featured a shark-tank-like event showcasing pitches from various AI startups across sectors such as healthcare, agriculture, and gene mapping.

The AI Gamechanger Awards aimed to recognise innovation in the implementation of Artificial Intelligence across diverse sectors., as the winner in the Global Health category, shared the prize with Neodocs Healthcare, a provider of instant lab tests on smartphones.

Qure's winning solution, qXR software for Chest X-rays, offers AI-based chest X-ray interpretation instantaneously and can spot up to 30 lung abnormalities, including signs of pulmonary TB, lung nodules, and other ailments. By integrating qXR within the existing healthcare framework, the healthcare providers were able to amplify the accuracy and reach of TB screening using everyday chest X-rays.


The jury for the event consisted of leading experts from science, technology, and civil society, including S Krishnan, Secretary, MeitY, along with Additional MeitY Secretary, Abhishek Singh. Other jury members included Harshjit Sethi, Peak XV partner; Arpit Agarwal, Investment Partner, Blume Ventures, and Howard Lacuna, Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as well as tech evangelist Pankaj Thakkar and Anirudh Suri, India Internet Fund were also present. Kavitha Bhatia, Group Coordinator, Emerging Technologies was also a part of the judging panel. 

The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative that aims to bridge the gap between theory and practice on AI by supporting cutting-edge research and applied activities on AI-related priorities.

As the chair for the GPAI in 2024, India aims to foster a collaborative environment for AI entrepreneurs and innovators from diverse backgrounds. 



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