Gliders India to support medtech & health tech startups at IIT Kanpur

28 March 2024 | News

Aims to leverage cutting-edge technologies to address critical healthcare challenges in India

The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K), has signed a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agreement with Gliders India, a leading defence Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), to drive innovation in the healthcare sector.

Under this CSR collaboration, Gliders India will provide financial assistance and mentorship to startups incubated at SIIC working on advanced medical technologies, digital health solutions, telemedicine applications, and healthcare infrastructure innovations.

The partnership aims to leverage IIT Kanpur's technological prowess combined with Gliders India Limited's industry expertise to develop impactful solutions addressing critical healthcare challenges in India.

Gliders India will connect startups with domain experts, industry resources, and market networks, thereby accelerating their growth and commercialisation journeys. The PSU's strategic support will enable these startups to navigate the complex healthcare landscape effectively. 

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) exchange ceremony at the Gliders India Headquarters witnessed participation from key representatives of both organisations, including Piyush Mishra, CFO/COO; and Animesh Mishra, Head Defence from SIIC, IIT Kanpur; and Sunil Date, Director of Operations & HR; Surendra Dhapodkar, Director of Finance; S.K. Singh, General Manager/Op & HR; and B.L. Meena, Jt GM/HR & PV from Gliders India. 


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