IBM Smartcamp for Health Tech was organised in association with T-Hub and Manipal Hospitals
IBM in association with T-Hub and Manipal Hospitals, announced Oxyent Technologies as the winner of its IBM Smartcamp for Health Tech 2016 challenge, an exclusive programme aimed at identifying startups having cutting-edge innovations in the healthcare industry in India. UE Life Sciences and DailyRounds were second and third winners respectively. The event held recently was a great opportunity for the participating startups to present their solutions to a panel of VCs, angel investors, enterprise CIOs, IBM executives and key influencers in the healthcare domain. The winners were felicitated by BVR Mohan Reddy, Former Chairman of Nasscom at the event.
The event was aimed at identifying startups in the B2B and B2C space in India who are poised to redefine the healthcare industry through their technology innovations. The winners of IBM Smartcamp will be given access to IBM Cloud credits and can leverage the best of IBM technologies around Cognitive, Cloud, Analytics, Mobility, IoT and Infrastructure as a service. All participants will also get an opportunity to learn from IBM’s senior leadership and industry experts. After the great success of the IBM Smartcamp for Fin Tech challenge, the IBM Smartcamp for Health Tech invited startups which use innovative technology to scale their business and launch products to solve real world problems.
“The focus of IBM Smartcamp for Health Tech initiative was to provide the startups in healthcare an opportunity to showcase their products and get inputs first-hand from various stakeholders,” said Seema Kumar, Country Manager, Ecosystem Development, IBM India & SA.
The winners were chosen after multiple level of screenings and panel rounds by the jury members. The winners were judged on various parameters like innovative solution, features and demos, ability to scale, team behind the product, and the market size they are addressing with their solution.
EH News Bureau