JMI: Jamia student’s Health-tech start-up selected for Incubation Programme
Md. Aquib Jawed, student of JMI has launched a unified healthcare start-up “Healthcracy” amid the pandemic. Healthcracy is an Artificial Intelligence based integrated health care platform for various type of facility that is utilizing blockchain technology.Aquib, a student of Post graduate diploma in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Design Thinking programme of JMI and Founder of the start-up, said, “Our Vision is to Reduce time and health expenses while enhancing the feasibility of access and quality of healthcare services in the fast-paced life through cutting-edge research, healthcare innovation, and creating a robust healthcare repository management.”
Healthcracy has been selected for the Incubation at the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi and J C Bose University of Science & Technology, YMCA, Faridabad. Between these two, The team decided to opt for Incubation at NIFT (NFDI). The start-up by the Jamia student will be pre- incubated for a period of three months under the Home and Spaces incubator. Earlier one of the start-ups by a student of Post graduate diploma in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Design Thinking was selected by the IIM Bangalore for the mentoring.Healthcracy has been found eligible and invited to participate in India-Sweden healthcare innovation challenge to reimagine the healthcare delivery in India & abroad through a start-up India Policy.
The India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre is a tripartite collaboration between the Swedish Trade Commissioner’s Office, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi (AIIMS Delhi) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur (AIIMS Jodhpur), with active participation from ICMR, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare – India, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs – Sweden, Start-up India, AstraZeneca and Nasscom.
The India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre acts as a growth catalyst for start-ups through clinical validation, cross country mentorship, networking, funding access and international expansion.Prof Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Director of Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship that has mentored the start-up, wished a good luck to the founder and the team who are working on this start-up and said “We have gone through a tough phase due to pandemic and it is very proud moment that our students are contributing in the health sector during the time of need.” And added such a contribution will be path breaking in the industry and very helpful in day to day life of a common man. He further added the university administration under the leadership of Vice Chancellor, Prof. Najma Akhtar, has been encouraging students to go for start-ups and entrepreneurship.