Social Alpha Quest for Healthcare Innovation
Social Alpha and Tata Trusts-PATH Impact Lab is launching India’s first and most ambitious nationwide search for innovators and entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector. The Social Alpha Quest for Healthcare aims to foster innovation and entrepreneurship to solve key healthcare challenges, eliminate disparities and achieve health equity in India.
The program will primarily focus on adoption and scaling of innovative products in order to accelerate development, positively impact public health outcomes and achieve global product standards. This will be achieved through funding to conduct clinical validation studies along with intensive mentoring support in business models, regulation, global technologies and market dynamics. The selected startups will be supported by Tata Trusts-PATH Impact Lab and their network of mentors for a period of up to 15 months.
Who can Apply?
- Startups in need of support for clinical testing, capital for clinical validation, product testing, mentoring and any other strategic support
- Innovations related to Point -of -Care devices & diagnostics in areas of infectious and noncommunicable diseases
- Products that have crossed Proof-of-Concept
PROCESSES AND TIMELINES
JUlY 19th 2018
Call for applications
The applicant will be required to submit an online application following registration on complete web-Link.Only the applications submitted online will be accepted for further evaluation. No e-mail or hard copy application will be entertained.
AUGUST 23rd 2018
Window for submission of application closes.
SEPTEMBER 01st WEEK 2018
All applications will be screened for eligibility checks and appropriateness for further evaluation of the application.
OCTOBER 10th 2018
Communication to short-listed applicants for in-person presentation.
OCTOBER 04th WEEK 2018
Shortlisted applicants to conduct their final presentation and pitch to an expert panel.
OCTOBER 31st 2018
List of selected start-ups will be announced.