Healthcare has become one of India’s largest sectors – both in terms of revenue and employment.The Indian healthcare sector is growing at a brisk pace due to its strengthening coverage, services and increasing expenditure by the public as well private players. It comprises hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment.
Startup Saturday is bringing to you yet another exciting and futuristic theme this April Edition, “Demystifying Healthcare Technology – Technical Innovation in Health-Tech”.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India has predicted that with increased digital adoption, the Indian healthcare market, which is worth around US$ 100 billion, will likely grow at a CAGR of 23 percent to US$ 280 billion by 2020. The healthcare market can increase to US$ 372 billion by 2022.
Government is emphasizing on the eHealth initiatives such as Mother & Child Tracking System (MCTS) & Facilitation Centre (MCTFC). The Healthcare Information Technology (IT) market is valued at US$ 1 billion currently and is expected to grow 1.5 times by 2020.Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is planning to spend more funds, over and above the current sanction of Rs 955 Crore (US$ 148.22 million), to tackle lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disease (CVD), hypertension, obesity and diabetes in India.
The Union Cabinet approved setting up of National Nutrition Mission (NNM) with a three year budget of Rs 9,046.17 Crore (US$ 1.40 billion) to monitor, supervise, fix targets and guide the nutrition-related interventions across the Ministries. The Government of India aims to increase the total health expenditure to 2.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2025 from the current 1.15 percent.
Speakers for the event:
Subhadeep Mondal: He is a cofounded Pregbuddy which is a smartly connected care platform for expecting mothers.PregBuddy selected in the 1st cohort of Google’s Solve for India program, 2018.
Geetha Manjunath: Co-founder and CEO of NIRAMAI which is called as “Non-Invasive Risk Assessment with Machine Intelligence. A Novel Breast Cancer Screening Solution which is Accurate, Portable & Privacy-Aware.
KL Mukesh: He is a Speaker and Investor. He was a CEO of Biosense, a medical engineering and design firm developing revolutionary diagnostics prior to which he founded, scaled and exited Akeso Healthcare, a provider of medical consultation and diagnostic services.
Agenda and speakers will be announced shortly.
Agenda includes the following:
1. Some successful entrepreneurs as keynote speakers
2. Pitches and Demos by early stage start-ups, followed by quick mentoring by successful entrepreneurs and Q&A with the audience.
3. Stalls and product Display for start-ups
4. Panel Discussion relevant to the theme of the day, interactive Q&A with panelists
5. Networking with peers and speakers and panellists
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Date: 14th April 2018
Time : 08:30 AM to 01:00 PM
3rd, 4th & 5th Floor, #175 & #176, Dollars Colony
Phase 4, JP Nagar, Bannerghatta Main Road,
Bangalore – 560076