The 13th edition of BioAsia, Asia's largest Biotechnology and Life-sciences forum conducted the Startup Showcase program on the concluding day of the 3 day event.
Jay Krishnan CEO T- Hub spoke about Entrepreneurship, the need to support and encourage startups in India and the initiatives at T-Hub. T-Hub - the largest incubator in the country announced the launch of its first accelerator in the area of Health Tech. To be named as - T-Hub Health Tech Innovation Accelerator, is in partnership with Merck and Microsoft Ventures.
The accelerator will comprise of: A structured and steady execution plan, A growth plan based on experimentation and metrics and A well prioritized product plan. The startups operating from the accelerator will further receive mentorship from domain experts and will be connected to a platform to receive investment from institutional ventures.
Dr. Premanandini Satgunam of LVPEI was awarded The BioAsia 2016 Innovation Award. She also received a grant of Rs 60,000; at BioAsia 2016 Startup Showcase program.
The panelists during the startup showcase included: Nobel Laureate Prof. Ada Yonath, Weismann Institute, Israel, Mr. Vipin Antony, Mr. Suresh Challa President TiE Hyderabad, Mr. Shakthi Nagappan CEO BioAsia and Mr. Ramesh Loganathan, VP Products & MD Progress India and President HYSEA.