Events

CORCON 2022 – Exhibition participation

Date: 25th-26th November 2022

About: IIPH NIDHI TBI participated in 10th Annual National Conference of Consortium Against Rabies (One Health for Rabies Elimination) at the Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, 25-26th Nov 2022. Over 150+ delegates, 30+ speakers across the country shared their experiences & strategies for Rabies elimination during CARCON2022.

Webinar Series – Healthcare Startup Journey – An interactive session with Ms. Menka Gurnani, Cofounder Hidaa Lifescience LLP

Date: 21st November 2022

About: IIPH NIDHI TBI organized online webinar series – Healthcare Startup Journey. The first session with Ms. Menka Gurnani, cofounder Hidaa Lifescience LLP where Ms. Menka shared her experiences, challenges, growth and future plans.

Webinar Series – Healthcare Startup Journey – An interactive session with Dr. Karnav Patel, founder Salvo India

Date: 15th November 2022

About: IIPH NIDHI TBI organized online webinar series – Healthcare Startup Journey. The first session with Dr. Karnav Patel, founder Salvo India where Dr. Patel shared his experiences, challenges, growth and future plans.

Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) particiapants visit

Date: 8th November 2022

No. of participants: 15

About: IIPH NIDHI TBI  delighted to host participants from different countries under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme (ITEC) in association with EDII Ahmedabad.

Dr. Dileep Mavalankar, Director IIPHG and Dr. Mayank Patel, CEO, IIPH NIDHI TBI interacted with guest participants and gave a brief introduction of the TBI activities.  They also visited 3D printing labs and understand about prototyping facilities.

Interactive Session on “Healthcare Startup Incubation”  at GMERS Medical College, Vadnagar.

Date: 18th October 2022

About: Dr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted an interactive session on “Healthcare Startups Incubation” at GMERS Medical College, Vadnagar which has been attended by MBBS students.

Awareness Session  “Startups & Incubation” at GMERS Medical College Dharpur Patan.

Date: 11th October 2022

No. of participants: 300+

About: Dr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted an interactive session on” Startups & Incubation” at GMERS Medical College  Dharpur, Patan where he addressed 1st & 2nd year MBBS students. During his session he talked about how the healthcare student can take up entrepreneurship as career option, how the startup incubation ecosystem supports in this journey and what are govt. supports available.

Interactive Session on “Startups & Startups Ecosystem”  at GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Gotri Vadodara.

Date: 06th October 2022

No. of Participants – 200+

About: Dr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted an interactive session on “Healthtech Startups & Startup Incubation” at GMERS Medical College & Hospital, Gotri Vadodara which has been attended by all MBBS students. During his session he talked about how the medical student can take up entrepreneurship as career option, how the startup incubation ecosystem supports in this journey and what are govt. supports available.

Awareness Session “Healthcare Startups & Startup Incubation” at GMERS Medical College &Hospital , Himmatnagar.

Date: 27th September 2022

No. of participants: 200+

About: Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted an interactive session on”Healthcare Startups & Startup Incubation” at GMERS Medical College &Hospital , Himmatnagar where he addressed 1st & 2nd year MBBS students. During his session he talked about how the healthcare student can take up entrepreneurship as career option, how the startup incubation ecosystem supports in this journey and what are govt. supports available.

Dr. Karnav Patel, founder Salvo India also shared his entrepreneur success story with students.

Awareness Session on “Startups & Startups Ecosystem”  at M & J Institute Of Ophthalmology, Civil Hospital Ahmedabad.

Date: 15th September 2022

No. of Participants – 100

About: Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted an interactive session on “Startups & Startup Ecosystem” at M & J Institute Of Ophthalmology, Civil Hospital Ahmedabad which has been attended by all residents, SR, UGs and paramedical staff.

Mr. Sham Antoorkar &  Mr. Anand Parekh visited IIPH NIDHI TBI

Date: 14th September 2022

About: Mr. Anand Parekh, Ex- President – Textile Business, Reliance Industries Ltd. and Mr. Sham Antoorkar, CEO Indian Innovatix Ltd. visited IIPH NIDHI TBI and interacted with team. They also understand about the various incubated startups and their innovative products. They also visited IIPH NIDHI TBI’s 3D prototyping lab and got information about the prototype made in our labs. They also shown keen interest to get collaborated with IIPH NIDHI TBI and shown interest to mentor and help our incubated startups.

Awareness Session on Startup as a Career option for Dental Medical Students (UG & PG) at Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Ahmedabad

Date: 8th September 2022

No. of Participants: 60

About: Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted a session on Startup as a Career Option for UG & PG Dental Students at Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Civil Ahmedabad in presence of Dr. Girish Parmar, Dean college.

Mentor Session at Founder Institute

Date: 3rd August 2022

About: Dr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted an online mentoring session on “Revenue Generation and Unit Economics” along with other panel members at Founder Institute event.

Awareness Session on Current scenario of Healthcare Startup Ecosystem in India and Entrepreneurship as a career option for a healthcare students at new batch of MPH & MHA 2022 students

Date: 28th July 2022

About: Mr. Mayank Patel conducted a session on Current scenario of Healthcare Startup Ecosystem in India and Entrepreneurship as a career option for a healthcare students during the induction program of new MPH & MHA 2022 batch.

Also, one of the IIPHG NIDHI TBI incubated startup Salvo India’s founder Dr. Karnav Patel shared his journey as entrepreneur with students.

Visit of Ms. Tasneem Kalsekar from U.S. Consulate General

Date: 20th July 2022

About: Ms. Tasneem Kalsekar, Senior Cultural Affairs Advisor at U.S. Consulate General, Mumbai visited IIPH NIDHI TBI. She discussed and understand how IIPH NIDHI TBI working and supporting innovations in healthcare sector which can positively affects public health of the county. She also interacted with the NIDHI staff. She also interacted with Dr. Priya Dutta and understand about the Heat Action Plan executed by IIPHG in association with Govt. of Gujarat.

Guidance Session for 21st cycle of Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG Grant)

Date: 19th July 2022

About: Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay organized a guidance session on BIG (Biotechnology Ignition Grant) with IIPH NIDHI TBI for Public Health, Gandhinagar and other Ecosystem Partners.

The purpose of the program was to guide the application process for the BIG Grant majorly for technology innovations in Biotechnology and allied spaces. The BIG Grant is a Fund support by BIRAC, that helps with a fund upto Rs. 50 Lakh to establish and validate the Proof of Concept for Ideas/ Technology with Commercialization Potential. The program saw good participation from incubators, independent researchers, scientists, academicians, entrepreneurs, innovators from the Biotech and allied domain, through the ecosystem partners.

Participation at Biotech Startup Exhibition

Date: 9th – 10th June 2022

Participants: Healthtech startup founders, Incubators, Professionals, Govt. Officials

About:

IIPHG Technology Business Incubator participated at exhibition on the occasion of Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (@BIRAC)’s 10th Foundation day at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Around top 75 BIRAC funded Biotech and Healthtech startups exhibited their products along-with startup incubator focusing healthtech #startups. The event was inaugurated by our PM Shri Narendra Modiji.

Dr. Anil Shah, from Smart Village Movement NGO visits IIPH NIDHI TBI

Date: 1st April 2022

About: Dr. Anil Shah from Smart Village Movement visited IIPHG Technology Business Incubator . He discussed the startup incubations facilities available with us. He also showed a great interest to know about NIDHI TBI incubated startups and connecting with the smart solutions offered by #startups for making #publichealth better in #villages.

Webinar – Government Schemes for Startups

Date: 31st March 2022

Participants: Healthtech startup founders, Public health students, professionals

About:

IIPH NIDHI TBI hosted a webinar on Govt. Schemes for Startups where healthtech startup founders, Public health students, and professionals participated. The webinar speaker was Mr. Javid Shaikh, CEO BIC NIPER-A. Mr. Javid gave information about various state as well centre Govt. schemes focusing different sector startups i.e. DST India, DST Gujarat, Industry Commisionarate (IC) Gujarat, BIRAC, IT-ITeS Gujarat, SSIP Gujarar, NIDHI Schmes etc.

Prof Diwan (From K-Sweden) visits IIPH NIDHI TBI

Date: 31st March 2022

About: Prof. Vinod k Diwan, Department of Global Public Health, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden visited IIPH NIDHI TBI and discussed the incubated startups of the centre. He has long and extensive experience of research, training, and funding. He has functioned as principal investigator for a number of large European Union-funded projects.

A Session on “Step to Create a Startup” at L D Engg. College

Date: 26th March 2022

Participants: 75+ students of Automobile & Mechanical branch of Engineering

About:

Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted a session on “Step to Create a Startup” at L D Engg. College. 75+ students from Automobile & Mechanical Engg. branch attended the session.

A Session “Medical Professionals & Startup” during an event “Doctors as An Entrepreneur 2022” organized by Ahmedabad Medical Association (AMA)

Date: 13th March 2022

Participants: Doctors, Medical Professionals, Academicians of the Healthcare sector

About: Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPH NIDHI TBI conducted a session on Medical Professionals & Startup” during an event “Doctors as An Entrepreneur 2022” organized by Ahmedabad Medical Association (AMA). Mr. Patel discussed the startup ecosystem developed in recent years for healthcare professionals in the country. He also shared Govt. policies for encouragement and innovations in the medical field.

Visit – Salvo India (Incubatee)

Date: 8th March 2022

Participants: IIPH NIDHI TBI Staff & Salvo India founder

About:

IIPH NIDHI TBI team visited Salvo India Pvt. Ltd. – a recently incubated startup. The startup is a manufacturer of high-quality workwear for healthcare professionals. They follow the highest standards to provide the best products around the world. The stratup is manufacturing and online selling products like scrubs, nurse/staff uniforms, aprons, autoclavable surgical gowns, disposable gowns, hospital bedsheets/pillow cover, trolley cover and OT drapes etc with customization. To know more about the startup – www.salvoindia.com

Workshop – 3D Technology (Design & Printing) – 2

Date: 22nd & 23rd February 2022

About:

A workshop hosted by IIPHG NIDHI TBI in collaboration with Bio-Pharma Incubation Center – NIPER Ahmedabad on 22nd & 23rd February 2022  for NIPER-A students. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Dax Patel, Assistant Lab Technician IIPHG NIDHI TBI. 17 students attended the workshop. Sessions covered on Introduction to 3D printing technologies, Types of 3D printers, How FDM printer works, Slicing, Live Printing, Design Software introduction, SLA printer introduction, and Group Design Challenge during the workshop. All the participants were awarded E-Certificate of completion of the workshop along with a special 3D printed gift.

Guidance Session for 20th cycle of BIG Grant

Date: 4th February 2022

About: Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay organized a guidance session on BIG (Biotechnology Ignition Grant) with IIPH NIDHI TBI for Public Health, Gandhinagar and other Ecosystem Partners.

The purpose of the program was to guide the application process for the BIG Grant majorly for technology innovations in Biotechnology and allied spaces. The BIG Grant is a Fund support by BIRAC, that helps with a fund upto Rs. 50 Lakh to establish and validate the Proof of Concept for Ideas/ Technology with Commercialization Potential.

The program saw good participation from incubators, independent researchers, scientists, academicians, entrepreneurs, innovators from the Biotech and allied domain, through the ecosystem partners including IIPHG NIDHI TBI, Osmania TBI, ICAR, AIC CCMB, NRCMeat, Savli Technology and Business Incubator, ILS Bhubaneshwar, NIPER Ahmedabad.

Along with the session, the potential participants also received the opportunity for Q&A with the Panel Experts to strengthen their applications. IIPHG NIDHI TBI also extended handholding support in completing application and support for incubation, for all the participants.

Plenary Session at ACIES 2021, IIPHG

Date: 22nd December 2021

Participants: Publichealth startups, Professionals, Researchers, Students

About:

Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar organized ACIES 2021, which was the 4th Annual National Public Health Conclave with representation from academia, public health students, and experts. The flagship program is spread across 3 days between 21st and 23rd December at IIPHG Campus.

As a part of the Conclave, IIPHG TBI organized a plenary session with the title, “Startup Entrepreneurship for Health Professionals”, where the first part was a session on ‘Medical Professionals and Startup Entrepreneurship’ that talked about the scope of entrepreneurship in healthcare, available support system for entrepreneurs through the incubator, and the power of fundraising, delivered by Mr. Mayank Patel, CEO IIPHG NIDHI TBI.

The session was further followed by the founders/ founding members from startups including Dentnovation LLP, Hidaa Lifescience LLP and Hops Healthcare presenting their products/ services in their startup, their journey till here and the support they have leveraged through the IIPHG NIDHI TBI incubator. The session was quite interactive with a lot of startup enthusiasts tried to understand the different challenges at different stages of these ventures.

The intention of the programs was to be to promote and share the scope of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the field of Public Health.

Faculties from FDP on BioTechnopreneurship visit IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Date: 24th November 2021

Participants: Bioscience, pharma allied domain faculties from academic universities/institutes of Gujarat

About: As a part of a Faculty Development Program on BioTechnopreneurship sponsored by GSBTM, Govt. of Gujarat and facilitated by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad; 20 bioscience, pharma allied domain faculties from across Academic Institutions in Gujarat visited the IIPHG TBI premise to understand the best practices to promote entrepreneurship in their respective institutions by guiding students to take up Entrepreneurship Biotech or Healthcare and allied domains as a career.

Through an interactive presentation facilitated by Mr. Dhaval Kaku, Sector Specialist at IIPHG TBI shared regarding the aspects including the criteria for facilitating innovations, incentives for the innovators, programs designed to facilitate startups, creating unique support system elements for the startups, the startups that are currently being facilitated by the Incubation Centre majorly highlighting the Support System created at the Incubation Centre and the avenues where the institution support of IIPHG also being leveraged for research and regulations.

Further Dr. Deepak Saxena, PI at IIPHG TBI and Prof. at Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar shared about being the Regional Resource Centre for Health Technology Assessment for DHR – Govt of India, which is resourceful for startups in healthcare with Clinical Validation (Regulatory aspect) and roll out of any Health Technology Related Product through the support of Government along with the current programs and initiatives being supported along with facilitating research through unique biotech, life science labs at the institution.

The faculties then explored the Co-working space, Prototyping labs under the Incubation Centre along with understanding the min. machinery required by startups that are into a physical product, the facilities could act as a full-fledged launchpad for the innovators trying to develop their products and ancillary systems.

Workshop – 3D Technology (Design & Printing)

Date: 23rd October 2021

Participants: NIPER students, IIPHG students

About:

A one-day workshop hosted by IIPHG NIDHI TBI in collaboration with Bio-Pharma Incubation Center – NIPER Ahmedabad on 23rd Oct 2021 from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM for IIPHG and NIPER-A students. The workshop was conducted by Mr. Hariom Jani and Mr. Dax Patel, Assistant Lab Technician IIPHG NIDHI TBI. 16 students attended the workshop. Sessions covered on Introduction to 3D printing technologies, Types of 3D printers, How FDM printer works, Slicing, Live Printing, Design Software introduction, SLA printer introduction, and Group Design Challenge during the workshop. All the participants were awarded certificate of completion of the workshop along with a special 3D printed gift.

Visit to IIEC-IIT Gandhinagar

Date: 14th October 2021

Participants: IIPHG NIDHI TBI staff members

Partner: IIT Gandhinagar

About: Team IIPHG TBI visited IIT Gandhinagar Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (IIEC) which is a Technology business incubator and the Technology Research Park(TRP) located within IIT Gandhinagar that has a mission to Foster techno-entrepreneurship through innovative and creative thinking using an interdisciplinary approach.

Through interaction with the Management team including Mr. Nirmal Jha (Advisor, Industry Partnerships) and Anand Pandey (Asst. Manager, Commercialization), IIPHG came across the existing support system and facility access created for innovators and startups; both within the campus and external and associated commercial model for the sustenance of their incubation center.

The team happened to explore the Co-working space, Tinkering Lab, Prototyping Lab, TRP facility for Industry and Established Organisations, Center for Creative Learning to understand the existing policies to utilize the same, existing frequency of usage of the facilities, access restrictions, etc.

Both the Incubation Centres took a step ahead in joining hands and creating an open supportive environment for their startups.

Shri Sudhir Mankad IAS (retd), former Chief Secretary Government of Gujarat visited of IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Date: 11th October 2021

About:

Shri Sudhir Mankad IAS (retd), former Chief Secretary Government of Gujarat and an IAS from 1971 batch, served as Chair Person at IIPH and serves in Board of Directors at GIFT City, Gandhinagar. He visited the IIPHG NIDHI TBI today and the role of Incubator in supporting #startups in PublicHealth was shared with him. He had a quick glance at the startups supported by the incubator and appreciated their efforts towards creating commercial value and suggested changes for better industrial-customer adaptability of the products/services.
He also visited the FabLab facility and based on the output of SLA 3D printer he has envisioned a pain-free dental impression technology to be developed and deployed through the close association between IIPHG-TBI and the Dental Institutes in Gujarat.

Webinar: IPR Awareness Camp

Date: 28th June 2021

Participants: Students, Faculty members, Start-ups, Young innovators, and any other individual

Number of Participants: 125

Partner: IGNITE for Startups and Silver Oak University

Speaker: Mr. Dhruv Patel, Incubation Manager at IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: IGNITE for Start-ups an incubation centre of silver oak university were organized the webinar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in collaboration with the IIPHG NIDHI TBI on 28th June 2021. In this webinar participants were sensitized about varies types of Intellectual Property, law of IP, filing, and other essential information of IPR. More than 125 participants including students and faculty members from all across the Gujarat state were take part in this webinar to learn about the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Mr. Dhruv Patel were sensitized the participants with varies case studies of Patent, Design and Copyright to understand the better about the benefits and process of IP filing.

Startup Demo Day

Date: 18th June 2021

Participants: Healthtech Startups, Investor, Students of IIPHG, Doctors, Doctoral Students, Researchers, any other individuals

Number of Participants: 108

Organizer: IIPHG NIDHI TBI |Powered by: eChai.network

About: A virtual event hosted by IIPHG NIDHI TBI in association with eChai.network on 18th June, 2021at 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM on the topic of Startup Demo Day. The event was moderated by Mr. Jatin Choudhary (founder echai.network).

The event has 4 segments –

  1. Panel discussion among scale-up startups from healthtech sector. 4 startup founders joined the discussion and shared their journey.

* Sujay Santra, Founder, iKure

* Pooja Gupta, Co-Founder, PurpleDocs

* Kumar Sankaran, CEO, Leucine Rich Bio

* Saurabh Arora, Co-Founder, Plum

2. Opportunities with IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Dr. Kamlesh Patel, CEO NIDHI TBI presented IIPHG NIDHI TBI available facilities, activities, TBI collaborations. He also, briefly explained how TBI can be one stop solution for healthtech startups.

3. Fireside Chat with Startup Investor

Speaker: Bhadresh Khamar, Angel Investor and CEO, Kegan Advisory Firm, shared  his experience about how the healthtech startup sector of Gujarat grown in last 5-7 years. He also shared what investors actually looking at the time of investment in terms of different stages of startups.

4. Demo of incubated startups

4 incubated startups presented themselves in this session.

Digital Stethoscope (founder – Mr. Chintan), Non-invasive vitamin A deficiency detection device (Founder – Dr. Rajesh), Haemoglobin estimation by non-invasive method (Founder – Mr. Gunjan), Neuro-track3D (Founder – Dr. Bakul)

Webinar: Digital Fabrication for Medical Devices

Date: 31st May 2021

Participants: Startups of IIPHG and AIC GTU, Students, Researcher, Innovators

Number of Participants: 100

Partner: Atal Innovation Center – GTU (AIC GTU)

Speaker: Mr. Ahmad Ali, Assistant Technology Developer – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: A webinar was conducted by the IIPHG NIDHI TBI in collaboration with AIC (Atal Incubation Center) GTU on 31 st of May at 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Noon on the topic Digital Fabrication for Medical Devices. The knowledge support was given by in-house expert Ahmad Ali. He very well explained the role of digital Fabrication skills and technologies in making of medical device development and the interesting case studies especially in the field of healthcare were very insightful for upcoming and existing health-tech start-ups. The audience showed keen interest and asked a lot of quality questions which were addressed at the end of the session also Mr. Ahmad from IIPHG NIDHI TBI was interacted with participants on the prototype and product development of healthcare sector.

Webinar: Introduction to SSIP in ESCON 2021

Date: 7th May 2021

Participants: Students of IIPHG, Doctors, Doctoral Students, Researchers, any other individuals

Number of Participants: 135

Organizer: Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar |Partner: IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Speaker: Mr. Dhruv Patel, Incubation Manager – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: ESCON 2021 is designed to orient the participants towards globally practiced methods of systematic review and meta-analysis and equip them with the skills to undertake it independently. It is structured in a manner with an aim to foster the discussions and brainstorming among the resourced and skilled faculty and participants around the fundamental concepts of systematic reviews and meta-analysis. Mr. Dhruv Patel was represent the IIPHG NIDHI TBI and took a session on SSIP grant opportunities for students and innovators at IIPHG and other facilities/services available at NIDHI TBI.

Workshop: Use of Technology in outbreak Investigation and Data Validation Techniques

Date: 13th February 2021

Participants: Post Graduate students and Resident Doctor of Medical college

Number of Participants: 55

Partners: GCS Medical college, Hospital & Research Center

Speakers:

Dr. Deepak Saxena, Professor – IIPHG

Dr. Poonam Trivedi, Junior Epidemiologist – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Mr. Dhruv Patel, Incubation Manager – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: Workshop on “use of technology in outbreak investigation and data validation technique” was organized on 13th Feb 2021 with the collaboration with Community medicine department of GCS medical college. A total of 55 PG students from various medical colleges of Ahmedabad participated in the workshop. Delivered an expert knowledge on data validation technique, epidemiologist and Intellectual property rights was conducted in this workshop through an interactive session.

Webinar: Intellectual Property Rights – X Factor of Innovation

Date: 5th February 2021

Participants: Students and start-ups of Ganpat University, any other individual

Number of Participants: 125

Partners: Department of Social work, Ganpat University

Speaker: Mr. Dhruv Patel, Incubation Manager at IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: Department of Social work of Ganpat university were organized the webinar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in collaboration with the IIPHG NIDHI TBI on 5th February 2021. In this webinar participants were sensitized about varies types of Intellectual Property, law of IP, filing, and other essential information of IPR. Mr. Dhruv Patel were sensitized the participants with varies case studies of Patent, Design and Copyright to understand the better about the benefits and requirements of IP filing. The main objective of this webinar is to create the IP driven environment at institute and increase the number of IP filing.

Webinar: Guideline session on BIG 17th Call and 18th Call of BIRAC

Date: 18th Call – 29th January 2021, 17th Call – 20th August 2020

Participants: Start-ups, Innovators, BIG applicants, any individuals

Organizer: SINE, IIT Bombay | Associate Partner: IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Speakers:

18th BIG Call: Rahsmi Tambe Shukla, BIG Grantee – Founder of QAWaCH Bio Pvt Ltd

17th BIG Call: Bharadwaj KSS, BIG Recipient – Founder & CEO of Endimension technology

About: Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) was organised Guidance Session on BIG 17th Call and 18th Call for BIG Applicants in association with IIPHG TBI, BIG Associates, and other Ecosystem Partners. SINE announced BIRACs BIG 17th call and 18th call in the year of 2020 for the innovators as the largest early-stage biotech funding program in India with funding support up to INR 50 lakhs. SINE is one of the BIG Partners for executing and monitoring the Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) across all domains. IIPHG NIDHI TBI is one of the associate partners with SINE to create the awareness and ensure the high-end support to the innovators throughout the process of funding and

Webinar: IPR Awareness Camp

Date: 13th January 2021

Participants: Students, Start-ups, Young innovators, Faculty members and any other individual

Number of Participants: 150

Partners: IGNITE for Startups and Silver Oak University

Speaker: Mr. Dhruv Patel, Incubation Manager at IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: IGNITE for Start-ups an incubation centre of Silver oak university were organized the webinar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in collaboration with the IIPHG NIDHI TBI on 13th January 2021. In this webinar participants were sensitized about varies types of Intellectual Property, law of IP, filing, and other essential information of IPR. More than 300 participants including students and start-ups from all across the Gujarat state were take part in this webinar to learn about the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Mr. Dhruv Patel were sensitized the participants with varies case studies of Patent, Design and Copyright to understand the better about the benefits and requirements of IP filing.

Webinar: Public Health Entrepreneurship: Master class for next generation public health Innovators

Date: 5th November 2020

Participants: Students and start-ups of Ganpat University, any other individual

Number of Participants: 50

Partners: Faculty of Management Studies, Ganpat University

Speaker: Dr. Kamlesh Patel, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: Department of Management studies of Ganpat university were organized the webinar on Public Health entrepreneurship in collaboration with the IIPHG NIDHI TBI on 5th November 2020. In this webinar participants were sensitized about the real scenario and opportunities of entrepreneurship and start-ups in the public health sector. Dr. Kamlesh Patel was explained the varies case studies of successful start-ups in the public health and healthcare domain to feature the more interest among the young students and start-ups. Mr. Dhruv Patel was guide the varies facilities available at IIPHG NIDHI TBI to give a single stage platform of their ideas to innovation.

Workshop: Getting Started with 3D Printing

Date: 21st – 22nd October 2020

Participants: Students, Start-ups, Innovators, any individuals

Number of Participants: 70

Partners: Banaao – A Makers’ Playground

Speakers:

Mr. Prem Sagar, Founder of Banaao

Mr. Ahmad Ali, Assistant Technology Developer – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: IIPHG NIDHI TBI was organized the 2 days’ workshop on 3D Printing in collaboration with the Banaao – a Makers’ Playground on 21st & 22nd October 2020. In this webinar participants were sensitized with the basics of 3D Printing, History, and revolution of additive manufacturing techniques, varies types of 3D printer and their techniques on the first day. On the second day of workshop, participants were gained the practical exposer of SLA and FDM 3D printer with the software knowledge. Mr. Prem Sagar gave the knowledge with respect to the industry and market prospective along with them Mr. Ali was sensitized the participants with various software, tools, and hands-on experience on both the printers.

Webinar: Orientation to Entrepreneurship for Public Health Students

Date: 15th October 2020

Participants: Students of IIPHG

Number of Participants: 80

Speaker: Mr. Dhruv Patel, Incubation Manager at IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: IIPHG NIDHI TBI has been organized an online webinar for the students at Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG) to sensitize them about the Entrepreneurship and varies activities regarding to the innovation and start-ups. This webinar is conducted by the in-house expert from IIPHG NIDHI TBI to guide students on innovation, IPR, definition and benefits of start-up, etc. More than 150 students were participated to explore the field of Entrepreneurship.

Webinar: Demystifying Product Development

Date: 8th October 2020

Participants: Students, Start-ups, Young Innovators & Entrepreneurs, any individuals

Number of Participants: 75

Partners: CrAdLE, EDII – Ahmedabad and Design Alpha

Speakers: Dr. Suresh Nair

About: IIPHG-NIDHI TBI in collaboration with CrAdLE, EDII – Ahmedabad and Design Alpha was organized a webinar on Demystifying Product Development by Dr. Suresh Nair, CEO of Design Alpha on 8th October 2020 for the young entrepreneurs who usually misled through incomplete research and get stuck with ideas without developing the product and expecting a market. In this webinar, participants gain the knowledge of across all the Do’s and the Don’ts for the successful development of their product for an appreciable market.

Webinar: Prototyping Using Digital Fabrication Technology

Date: 9th September 2020

Participants: Cradle Start-ups, Students of IIPHG, Students of Engineering, Innovators

Number of Participants: 70

Partners: Department of Social work, Ganpat University

Speaker: Mr. Ahmad Ali, Assistant Technology Developer – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: CrAdle EDII Ahmedabad organised a webinar on sensitization and awareness of the digital Fabrication skills and tools required to start prototyping for any project. The session was taken by In-house Ahmad Ali in which specific development techniques and tools were shared by the participants to start converting their idea into product. Briefly all the Fablabs and the work around a Fablab was explained. The webinar attracted many start-ups and students.

WHO Webinar Series

Date: August – Oct 2020

1. COVID-19 in children

2. Clinical Management of COVID in pregnancy and newborn

3. Impact of Pandemic and lockdown on adolescent health and wellbeing

4. Promoting Healthy Ageing in COVID-19 era and beyond

5. Task sharing during COVID: Opportunity and its effect in health system

6. COVID-19 Pandemic – challenges and opportunities for adolescent health

7. Violence Against Older People in SEAR country

8. Promoting wellbeing of children and adolescents during the pandemic

9. Situation of availability on Medical abortion in the region and updates during Pandemic

10. Managing non-communicable diseases of older people during COVID-19 pandemic

11. Improving Access to abortion and post abortion service during COVID to save women’s life

To know more – WHO Webinar Series

Webinar: SARS CoV-2 infection: Clinical perspective of Pathologists and Microbiologists

Date: 14th August 2020

Participants: CrAdLE Start-ups, Students of IIPHG, Students of Engineering, Innovators

Number of Participants: 70

Partners: Department of Social work, Ganpat University

Speaker: Mr. Ahmad Ali, Assistant Technology Developer – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: The webinar is aimed to provide information on the clinical perspective of microbiologists and pathologists on SARS CoV-2 infection. Microbiological features including the molecular structure, immunology, vaccines, and diagnosis of SARS CoV-2 infection, and the role of pathologists in this pandemic COVID-19 with a focus on public health will be discussed with the well-recognized experts. Around 219 participants attended the same.

Webinar: Clinicopathological aspects of COVID-19

Date: 25th July 2020

Participants: Students, Doctors, PG Residents, Researchers, any individuals

Number of Participants: 340

Partners: Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar (IIPHG)

Speakers:

Dr. Nailesh Shah, MD – DCP

Dr. Bakul Dalal, MD FRCPC DABP – FACP – FASCP

Dr. D.N Lanjewar, MD – FICP

About: IIPHG-NIDHI TBI in collaboration with IIPHG was organized a webinar which aimed to provide information on COVID-19 Clinicopathological features including information and discussion on the Ferritin, haematological parameters, and the autopsy findings in COVID-19 cases by the well-recognized experts.

Webinar: How 3D Printing is impacting on Covid Crisis

Date: 7th May 2020

Participants: Students of Parul University, Faculties

Number of Participants: 70

Organizer: Parul University | Partners: IIPHG NIDHI TBI

Speaker: Mr. Ahmad Ali, Assistant Technology Developer – IIPHG NIDHI TBI

About: A webinar was organized by Parul University. Mr. Ahmad Ali, IIPHG-TBI shared the basics of 3D Printing followed by giving relevant examples and case studies of 3D printing in COVID Crisis and in various Healthcare sector. The session covered from the basics of 3D printing to the advance level of 3D printing application and how this technology has helped in the covid crisis. An acknowledgement certificate was also given by Parul University to the speakers.

Webinar: COVID-19 3D Printing Responses

Date: 1st May 2020

Participants: Students, Start-ups, Researchers, Innovators, any individuals

Number of Participants: 400

Partners: Novabeans

Speakers: Darshan Shah, BDE-Healthcare at Novabeans

About: A webinar was organized with joint efforts of IIPHG-TBI for Public Health and NOVABEANS Prototyping Labs, Ahmad Ali from IIPHG-TBI and Darshan Shah (BDE-HealthCare) from Novabeans provided the Knowledge Support for the same. Mr. Darshan Shah giving relevant examples and case studies of 3D printing in COVID Crisis and in various Healthcare sector. The session covered from the basics of 3D printing to the advance level of 3D printing application.

Webinar: Intellectual Property Rights for Healthcare

Date: 22nd April 2020

Participants: Students, Start-ups, Innovators, any individuals

Number of Participants: 130

Partners: AIC-GTU and ADASTRA IP Firm

Speakers: Mr. Rahul Bagga

About: A webinar was conceptualised with joint efforts of IIPHG-TBI for Public Health and AIC-Gujarat Technological University; while Adastra IP, New Delhi promised for providing Knowledge Support. Mr. Rahul Bagga, Director-Patent at Adastra IP has shared the basics of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and relevant examples of Healthcare sector. Rahul started the session about describing various aspects of IPR and requested participants to ask questions meanwhile. Participants has learned various points raised by Rahul and asked many questions in between the session.

Workshop: Igniting new Ideas with special emphasis on Biotechnology Ignition Grant BIRAC – BIG 16

Date: 3rd February 2020

Participants: Start-ups, BIG applicants, Research Scholars, Faculty members, any individuals

Number of Participants: 40

Partners: SINE, IIT Bombay

Speaker: Dr. Shraddha Chauhan, Incubation Manager at SINE-IITB

About: A session on Igniting New Ideas with special emphasis on Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) of BIRAC, DBT, GoI was organized on 03rd February 2020 at IIPHG-NIDHI-TBI with collaboration of Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT-Bombay. Dr. Shraddha Chauhan, Incubation Manager at SINE-IITB was presented the Technology driven entrepreneurship and Funding system available in the country for the start-ups. She pointed out the benefit of Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) scheme and broad areas of innovation which can be supported though BIG.

AICES-2020 – Innovations in Comprehensive Healthcare

Date: 08th January, 2020 to 10th January, 2020

Participants: Doctors, Startups, Innovators, Researchers, Faculty members, Students

No. of Participant: 340

IIPHG and NIDHI TBI jointly organized three days’ conference “ACIES 2020” Innovations in Comprehensive Heathcare was organized from 08th January, 2020 to 10th January, 2020 with representation from academia, public health students and experts. The conclave was graced by Dr. Mahendra Munjapara (Member of Parliament, Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare), Dr Sanjay Zodpey (Vice President, Academics, PHFI), Ms. Laxmi Bhavani (Chief, UNICEF, Gujarat), Dr Nitin Sumant Shah (Chairman, Heart Foundation).

ACIES-2020 is supported by Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Gujarat, Gujarat State Biotechnology Mission (GSBTM)-Dept. of Science & Technology-Govt. of Gujarat, UNICEF Gujarat, Nayra Energy, HOPS Healthcare, IIPHG-Nidhi-TBI, HTA-RRC, Heart Foundation and Research Institute (HFRI).

The conference was witnessed by participation of more than 340 participants ranging from eminent public health specialists, Academicians, delegates, Students, etc.