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IN People ON 24 Nov, 2016
IncubateIND - 30 Hours Hackathon, took place on 19th and 20th November at EMPI B-School, Satbari, Chattarpur, New Delhi. It was a successful event as it gathered more than 120 skilled doctors, engineers, coders, designers, and business & marketing professionals to disrupt the health and medical industries. The program was organised by IncubateIND's founders Samkit Sharma and Punit Jain, in association with bwdisrupt.com.
Both co-founders of IncubateIND, Samkit & Punit, along with their friends have now completed the second edition of IncubateIND Health Hackathon, 2016.
This event was held for innovators passionate about disrupting health care with progressive ideas, creative thinking, and active doing. A total of 20 teams participated in the program and each team comprised of 2 to 5 members. The participants got just 30 hours to hack, and in that period they were expected to come up with their innovative product.
The team of judges included Puneet Kanodia, COO, Ricoh & leading Project Management Office & Healthcare Vertical; Simi Anderson, Newcastle upon Tyne, the United Kingdom, Medical Devices & Hitendra Gosain, CEO, CreateValue. Sayantan Dasgupta from Jarvis Accelerator was also evaluating the pitched ideas. JA was the accelerator partner for this event.
Also, there was a team of mentors who were guiding all the participants and discussing the most important issues in health tech sector. The mentors are as follows- Sanjaya Kumar Saxena, Consultant, Information Technology and Services; Varun Chandra, Product Ideator, Regional Director- Founder Institute & Founder, ColdFusion Venture Partners; Kartik Arora, Product Expert, Deskera & Himanshu Goyal, Country Manager Sales, Computer Services Industry, IBM.
IncubateIND's celebrity judges announced the names of top three teams at the end of the competition. The winners were the following teams: Guardian Support M therapy, and Respect Square.
A team called Guardian Support System had won the first prize of rupees 25K. Also, they got an opportunity of free co-working space of 30 days from Workly, the co-working partner for the event. The members of the winner team are as follows: Divyangana & Digvijay Singh Baidwan.
The team M Therapy became the first runner-up and won the second prize of rupees 15K. The members of the team are as follows: Mohd. Faiz & Vatsal Bajpai.
Team Respect Square became the 2nd runner-up and got a prize of Rs 10K. Also, the team got an opportunity of free co-working space of 7 days from Workly. The members of the team are as follows: Piyush Aggarwal & Shubham Sirohi.
That's all, people!