Competing against nine other teams during CAMTech-X: Final Demo Day, Team RespirAid of Bengaluru, India won $15K USD/10 Lakh rupees and six months of acceleration support for the progress they have made designing an affordable alternative to current manual/hand-held ventilation devices. RespirAid works with existing ventilation bags to ensure safer and more effective care for India’s urban poor. Click here to see Team RespirAid’s Demo Day presentation.
CAMTech also congratulates the first and second runner-ups for their continued participation and progress innovating since March 2017:
Over 500 engineers, clinicians, entrepreneurs, designers and public health innovators from across India, Africa and the United States participated in the CAMTech-X: Jugaadathon. CAMTech, Lattice Innovations and GE Healthcare congratulate each team for their dedication to improving healthcare access for India’s urban poor.
CAMTech-X Final Demo Day, held June 17, 2017 in New Delhi, brought together 10 teams from the CAMTech-X: Jugaadathon, India’s largest healthcare hack-a-thon that took place in March 2017 in five cities across the country. The winning teams representing the best innovations from each hack-a-thon received mentorship through the CAMTech team and network and traveled to New Delhi. In partnership with Lattice Innovations and GE Healthcare, teams presented their innovations to investors, corporate partners, healthcare organizations and other stakeholders. Click here to read more.
From maternal and newborn health to air pollution, access to clean water, diabetes and decentralized healthcare systems, participants pitched over 250 clinical challenges and formed 92 teams. Below are the five winning teams from each CAMTech-X: Jugaadathon location:
Each of these teams received mentorship through the CAMTech team and network and had an opportunity to travel to New Delhi on June 17, 2017 to present their innovations to investors, corporate partners, healthcare organization and other stakeholders.
A general overview of the Demo Day Agenda:
Saturday, 17 June 2017
|10:00 - 11:00 AM||Registration|
|11:00 - 11:40 AM||Welcoming Remarks|
|11:40 - 12:00 PM||Introductory Session
|12:00 - 12:30 PM||Introduction to CAMTech Ambassadors
|12:30 - 13:30 PM||Lunch + Technology Showcase
|13:30 - 16:00 PM||Team Presentations|
|16:00 - 17:00 PM||Judge Deliberation + Tea
|17:00 - 18:00 PM||Award Ceremony
A general overview of the hack-a-thon weekend activities:
Saturday, 11 March 2017
|9:00 AM||CAMTech welcome address
|9:30 AM||Introduction to hack-a-thon
|9:40 AM||Hacking 101
|10:00 AM||Problem pitches|
|11:30 AM||Hacking begins
|2:30 PM||Hack shop opens
|9:00 PM||Hacker shop closes|
|12:00 AM||Team registration closes
Teams may continue hacking overnight
Sunday, 12 March 2017
|8:30 AM||Mentors return
|9:00 AM||Mandatory practice pitches begin|
|9:30 AM||Hacker shop opens
|1:00||Mandatory practice pitches end|
|1:00||Hacker shop closes|
|2:30 PM||Final presentations, judges introduced|
|5:30 PM||Judges deliberation|
|5:30 PM||Participant feedback session|
|6:30 PM||Awards and closing remarks|
The first place winners from each site ($500 award, including travel) received automatic entry into the finals in New Delhi on June 17, 2017. Team RespirAid, the winning team of the June 17th Delhi event, received 15 Lakh rupees.
All remaining teams from the five sites had an opportunity to apply for a 100-day post-Jugaadathon award, where up to 5 teams were selected to travel to Delhi and received $250 USD toward their travel to compete in Final Demo Day on June 17, 2017.
Below are helpful articles, reports and statistics about urban poverty in India.
National Urban Health Mission “Thrust Areas” for States –National Health Mission – Gov. of India
Challenges Faced by India’s Urban Poor – World Economic Forum
Urban Poverty in India, Slamming the Slums – Poverties.org