The Eco1 Rocket Stove, by Himalayan Rocket Stove, is a clean burning, high efficiency combustion for heating and cooking in the Himalayas and beyond. It reduces the demand for wood, thus addressing the deforestation in the Himalayas and the burden of fuel collection.
TALLSHORTREE Pvt. Ltd. introduces India’s first low cost non-invasive hemoglobin tester, B-Hue. B-Hue has foreign competitors, but they are too expensive for the rural individuals, small clinics, and primary health care centers. B-Hue aims to eliminate the pain of pricking at low cost.
Taal Digital Stethoscope, created by MUSE Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd., is a small, handheld device that uses cutting edge technology to produce clear, noise-free body sounds. Their app enables users to visualize, record, analyse and share these results; and their innovative cloud platform gives users diagnostic suggestions and enables specialist referral.
Unnati, created by Resham Sutra Pvt. Ltd., is a solar powered machine for reeling Tassar silk yarn. Tassar silk cocoons grow in forest areas of East India. As these are some of the remotest and poorest parts of the country, the people there have extremely poor access to electricity. Unnati increases efficiency in reeling silk and improves quality of life, especially for rural women.
Eight out of ten cardiovascular patients die because of unaffordable healthcare and the Catheter Reprocessing System saves lives by reducing the cost (up to 99% cheaper) thus increasing accessibility of treatment for patients in low-resource settings.
RAAV Techlabs is developing non-invasive quality analysis instrumentation and analytics for agricultural applications. Their solutions are accurate detectors of nutrition and adulteration for fruits, vegetables, grains, milk and milk products in a portable hand held factor or in form of a conveyer belt adding value to all stages of the supply chain and thereby reducing food wastage.
Empathy Design Labs has developed KRIYA, which is a wearable and non-invasive screening patch for rapid pregnancy monitoring by expecting parents and clinical obstetricians. Early alerts and timely actions can save the lives of millions of babies who are stillborn due to delays in reaching care providers. As a non-invasive IOT device, it alerts parents 24-hours prior to a pregnancy turning into a stillbirth.
Saarthi is a hand-held device for visually impaired developed by team Torchit. It can be used to maneuver around obstacles they encounter in their surroundings on a day-to-day basis. Highly accurate sensors are attached to the device in order to perceive obstacles and provide feedback in the form of a buzzing sound and vibrating sensations. A powerful battery and microcontroller were used to make it more efficient and long-lasting.
Alumn of National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad. More than twenty-five years of design experience in product design.
As ISHOW Lead, James has been a strong proponent of social innovations, lean startups, hardware, research, and entrepreneurship since 2011.
Battery Engineering, Supply Chain, and Commercial Partnership Development at Tesla. Past EWB-USA Board Member.
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.
Maggie is an experienced entrepreneur and adviser to startups focused on supporting market-based solutions to environmental and social problems.
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.
Improving health outcomes in resource-poor areas of the world through appropriately designed technologies.
Current focus on 3D printing for healthcare, building Imaginarium Academy, and technology mentoriting. Accomplished industrial designer with eight patents and 100+ design registrations.
Passionate about product development with focus on user experience, social impact, cost innovation and extreme affordability.
Corporate Communications and Branding Executive passionate about social impact and engaging stakeholders.
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.
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.