ISHOW India: April 5, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 winners!

2018 Finalists

Vinayak Nandalike
Vinayak Nandalike
Sparsh

Sparsh is a multi-parameter, portable, hand-held medical device that helps clinicians screen diabetic patients for symptoms of peripheral neuropathy.

Sanskriti Dawle
Sanskriti Dawle
Annie

Annie, by Thinkerbell Labs, is an audio-tactile device that enables Braille self-learning and classroom teaching for the visually impaired.

Balaji Teegala
Balaji Teegala
Brün CG

Brün CG is providing state-of-the-art fetal monitoring technology at a user acceptable price point. Along with the mobile application, it allows for recording, collecting, and sharing of fetal data with clinicians for timely interventions in the remotest of locations.

Manoj Sanker
Manoj Sanker
Nemocare Protect

Nemocare Protect is a highly accurate, affordable, and smart wearable that is worn on the baby's foot. It measures the vital parameters and wirelessly relays it over the cloud to a central monitor.

Katie Taylor
Katie Taylor
Khethworks

Khethworks makes solar-powered irrigation systems that are perfectly fit for small-plot farmers in east India, where shallow groundwater is accessible.

Pratap Thapa
Pratap Thapa
Integrated Turbine Pump

The Integrated Turbine Pump utilizes minimal head difference in flowing water sources, such as rivers or irrigation canals, to pump water without requiring any fuel or electricity. It does not involve any operating expenses nor does it emit any polluting greenhouse gases.

Subhash Narayanan
Subhash Narayanan
Sascan

Sascan has developed a hand-held, multimodal imaging device that looks at changes in tissue fluorescence, absorption, and scattering of light to screen and detect oral cancers.

Tarun Bothra
Tarun Bothra
Saathi

Saathi has developed a 100% biodegradable sanitary pad made from banana fiber, which is one of the most absorbent natural fibers and abundant in India. These all-natural pads do not contain bleach or chemicals to minimize skin irritation and release of toxins into the environment upon disposal.

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Meet our India Judges

Ritu Verma, Ph.D
Ritu Verma, Ph.D
Physicist & Investor
- Ankur Capital

Co-founder and managing partner. Investment/ operational expertise across various sectors, previously with Philips and Unilever. MBA from INSEAD, Ph.D. in Physics, author of 4 patents.

Carol Dahl
Carol Dahl
Executive Director
- Lemelson Foundation

With a background in discovery sciences, innovation programs, and global health and development, Dr. Dahl leads the Foundation’s work to use the power of invention to improve lives. 

Ratul Narain
Ratul Narain
Bempu Health
- Founder

Improving health outcomes in resource-poor areas of the world through appropriately designed technologies.

Harsh Vyas
Harsh Vyas
Engineering for Change - Agriculture Research Fellow - INDIA
- Product Design Engineer

Product Design Engineer at ITT Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., Mechanical Engineer, Member of ASME, and enthusiast local and global volunteer pursuing the path of making an impact by contributing to the community.

Satish Gokhale
Satish Gokhale
Design Directions
- Head of Product Design

Alumn of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. More than twenty-five years of design experience in product design.

Maggie Flanagan
Maggie Flanagan
Program Officer
- Lemelson Foundation

Maggie is an experienced entrepreneur and adviser to startups focused on supporting market-based solutions to environmental and social problems.

Ajay Muttreja
Ajay Muttreja
Strategy Advisor & Mentor
- Retired as CEO & Board Member of Tecnova

Strategic advisor and mentor to 75+ Indian government bodies & foreign organizations, incubators, accelerators, innovation centers, angel investors, venture capital funds, educational institutions, and many startups. 

Sandhya Kedlaya
Sandhya Kedlaya
Henkel
- Communications & Branding

Corporate Communications and Branding Executive passionate about social impact and engaging stakeholders.

Arun Venkatesan
Arun Venkatesan
Product Realization Expert
- Various

Passionate about product development with focus on user experience, social impact, cost innovation and extreme affordability.

Vivas Kumar
Vivas Kumar
Tesla
- Battery Engineer

Battery Engineering, Supply Chain, and Commercial Partnership Development at Tesla. Past EWB-USA Board Member.

Dr. Gopichand Katragadda
Dr. Gopichand Katragadda
Founder & CEO
- Myelin Foundry

Dr. Gopichand Katragadda is the Founder and CEO of Myelin Foundry, an AI company with a vision to transform human experiences and outcomes in healthcare and media & entertainment.  He is also an Independent Director of Bosch India Limited.

Allison Garza
Allison Garza
Intrapreneur & NPI Program Manager
- GE Healthcare

Passionate about developing healthcare technologies that increase access to care. Founding member of Gaussline, a GEHC startup focused on using AI to disrupt the MRI diagnostic imaging space.

Deepak Raj K
Deepak Raj K
Founder, Director of Osteo3d & df3d
- Entrepreneur

Builder of teams, software, products & systems. 

Guruprasad Rao
Guruprasad Rao
Director & Mentor Leadership Team
- Imaginarium India Pvt. Ltd.

Current focus on 3D printing for healthcare, building Imaginarium Academy, and technology mentoriting.  Accomplished industrial designer with eight patents and 100+ design registrations. 

James Creel
James Creel
Senior Program Manager
- ASME

As ISHOW Lead, James has been a strong proponent of social innovations, lean startups, hardware, research, and entrepreneurship since 2011.  

Radhika Mundra
Radhika Mundra
Environmental Design Engineer
- Larsen and Tubro Constructions

Worked as a Water Research Fellow for E4C and enthusiastic about the social innovation sector for water treatment and conservation.

Prizes

Money
Up to $50,000 Seed Grant
Expertise
Access to Industry Experts
Equipment
3D Printer
Networks
ISHOW Community Engagement - over 2500 fellow hardware entrepreneurs

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