Yale: Business Accelerator Project with India to Promote Innovative Health Solutions
Five early stage startups building innovative solutions in healthcare were named the first particpants in the Sustainable Health Initiative, a business accelerator between the Yale Institute for Global Health and The CoWrks Foundry and RMZ Foundation in India.
The announcement was made in June at a launch event in Bangalore, which brought together healthcare entrepreneurs, policy experts, and investors to create a community with a shared focus on ushering innovative and scalable solutions to the Indian healthcare sector.
The selected companies will receive $70,000 in seed capital and mentorship from Yale, and will benefit from a network of Indian industry experts and structured sessions to help startups evolve into a sustainable build their business. our of more than 250 applicants, the selected startups are:
Khushi-TB: Using Khushi Baby’s digital health record technology, which has helped improve child health in rural India, Khushi-TB will focus on treatment and case management of tuberculosis in urban centers.
MetaMagics: Software that reads radiology reports generates a summary of findings for the doctor to concisely read and act on in a clinical setting.
JioVio Healthcare: A wearable device for pregnant women tracks and transmits vital information to healthcare professionals, enabling them to monitor high-risk conditions or other potential unidentified complications.
Naps and Nibbles: India’s first child wellness application for mobile phones provides structured programs for post-birth health issues, including sleep, breastfeeding, and nutrition.
Onward Assist: Onward Assist is a tool to assist and inform clinical decision-making related to breast and cervical cancer diagnosis and treatment.