BioAsia 2015 declared the Healthcare Devthon in Hyderabad with a focus on idea validation, design and rapid prototyping of technologies and solutions relevant to the life sciences and healthcare sector. It will be held as four phases in the months of January and February.
BioAsia Healthcare Devthon is an initiative that will bring together healthcare experts, doctors, designers, engineers, technologists and developers together onto one platform to discover, design and rapidly prototype technologies and solutions relevant to the life sciences and healthcare fields.
The initiative to spur innovations in healthcare & life sciences through co-creation, aims at facilitating the development of products and services that address unmet needs and are positioned to be rapidly adopted by end-users.
To facilitate the development of products and services, the Devthon will bring in healthcare experts, data scientists, researchers, engineers on a single platform.
The event will be organized with the support of Hyderabad Software Exporters’ Association (HYSEA), the healthcare innovation cell, the union health and family welfare ministry, the Telangana government, D-Labs incubator (ISB), Apollo Research and Innovation, Kamineni Life Sciences, Technology Business Incubator@ BITSA Pilani Hyderabad and Hyderabad Hackers.
The event will address the challenges in healthcare sector and discover solutions that can create an impact on end consumers. The key highlight, areas of focus of the initiative, will be Digital Health and Healthcare IT, Medical Electronics and Devices and Rapid Diagnostics.
Meanwhile, the best prototypes selected by the experts during the event will be showcased at the annual international life sciences, BioAsia 2015, which is scheduled on February 2 to 4.
Amid, there are also awards worth Rs 2 lakh provided in the event. Out of four phases of Healthcare Devthon, which is scheduled to take place, three will be held in January.