Grand Health Innovation Challenge

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CIIE, IIHMR University, Jaipur is excited to announce its Grand Health Innovation Challenge and invites entries for innovative ideas and technologies or products under any of the below categories-

Context of Grand Health Innovation Challenge

CIIE at IIHMR University Jaipur is committed towards supporting healthcare start-ups in becoming a scalable and sustainable enterprises. As part of our efforts and looking at pandemic it is more than necessary to create solutions and empower problem solvers. Also, there is a rising demand for healthcare and its allied services in India now. Under the Grand Health Innovation Challenge, we invite entities/individuals to share their innovative business solutions under selected categories.


  • Applicant can be a student / entrepreneur / entity
  • Applicant can have an idea at the Concept, Prototype, MVP, or PoC stage for submission.
  • Idea/ product submission should fall strictly under health care or allied categories.
  • Anyone can submit the idea. Idea must be innovative and fall under the theme.


  • Telehealth & Telemedicine
    • Detection
    • Diagnostics
    • Chronic Disease Management
  • Digital Therapeutics & New Business Models
    • Subscription-based Chronic Disease Management
    • Novel ideas to address Emerging Healthcare Issues
    • Back Office/Admin Tools
  • Tech-led Innovations in Healthcare
    • Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality
    • AI/NLP
    • Blockchain
  • Healthcare Analytics
    • Clinical Trial Tech/Site less Clinical Studies
    • Drug Discovery
    • Integrated Clinical Management with AI
  • mHealth
    • Wearables
    • Medical Devices
    • Apps
  • Billing & Fintech
    • Insure tech – AI Driven Assistance
    • Patient Side Payment Solutions
    • Alternate Payments and Insurance Models
  • Wellness & Organic Products
    • Organic or Healthy Food
    • Wellness & Lifestyle
    • Alternative Medication
    • Health Education
  • Medical Tourism


Each team will need to register and prepare a short PowerPoint presentation (not more than 6 slides) outlining their Business Idea and a 2-minute video ‘Elevator Pitch’.

Pitch Round

Post the initial screening, shortlisted applicants will be invited to present their ideas on the pitch day and will be evaluated by industry experts on July 24, 2021

Evaluation Criteria

  • Relevance of Problem Statement
  • Proposed Solution
  • Feasibility of Idea
  • Degree of Innovation
  • Commercial Potential
  • Potential Impact
  • Skill & Expertise of Team


  • Top 10 selected ideas will also get rebate of 20 % for PG Diploma in Health Entrepreneurship
  • Participation e-certificate to all those who qualify in the first round of screening.
  • One year long expert mentoring towards grooming selected ideas into a market-ready product.
  • Rigorous capacity building training and venture creation as well as development support.
  • Exposure to investor pool and opportunity to raise funds for relevant ventures.
  • Connect with leading corporates and institutions and providing opportunity for synergy and collaborations.

*Conditions apply.

Important Date & Deadlines

Last Date to Register July 17, 2021 – 23:59 Hrs.
Intimation of Selection July 20, 2021
Pitch Day July 24, 2021
Declaration of Winners July 28, 2021

For queries related to Grand Health Innovation Challenge Contact

Dr. Sheenu Jain
Associate Professor

Dr. Pallavi Choudhary Agarwalla
Assistant Professor
Head Business Incubation