IIT Kanpur Hosts TechTalk To Find Indigenous Solution For Vascular Anaesthesiology & Cardiac Care

The most appreciated initiative of SIIC IIT Kanpur catalyzing need-based innovation and product development supported by Capri Global 

Dr. SubinSukesan delivered the 3rd talk of the season 2 of the TechTalk series on ‘Domains identified for troubleshooting in Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Anaesthesiology, Cardiac Critical Care & Intervention Regenerative Pain Therapies’.

Dr. SubinSukesan is an Additional Professor in the Dept of Anaesthesiology, PAIN Clinic & Intervention services at S.C.T.I.M.S.T., Trivandrum (an Institute of National Importance, Govt. of India).

TechTalk series is the regular event organized by Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) IIT Kanpur with generous support from the Capri Global through its CSR initiative with an aim to bring key problems faced in the various industries among the students and researchers at IIT Kanpur. A product development support upto INR 2 Lakhs is also provided for the selected solutions proposed by the innovators through TechTalks.

Last year, SIIC IIT Kanpur started ‘Tech Talk’ as an initiative towards bridging the existing gap between industry experts (Technology buyer and user) and engineers (technology innovator). Tech Talk is a talk series event organized every month at IIT Kanpur where experts from industry and public administration are invited to highlight some of the key problems faced in the industry that can be solved with engineering, design and technology intervention.

Dr. Subin talked about the pantheon of problems that are afflicting healthcare in Cardio-Thoracic Vascular Anaesthesiology, Cardia Critical Care & Intervention Regenerative Pain Therapies’ in the country.

He talked about the need of troubleshooting required using the Robotics in Cardiac Case scenarios, minimally invasive procedures Broncho/Thoraco/Lapro/Arthro-scopies, Ultrasonographic imaging Trans-Thoracic/Oesophageal, Intravascular Access & OT Tables, and Regenerative Pain Therapies Knee Joint Offloading Orthosis. He also emphasized that we require innovative and indigenized solutions to make affordable and accessible Instruments.

“Engineering and design students and faculty members from IIT Kanpur should come forward to build solutions to these problems and avail this opportunity to build great healthcare startups. I also appreciate Capri Global for supporting this innovative program from SIIC. We need more corporates supporting such initiatives.” opined Dr. SubinSukesan.

The event received enthusiastic participation by the students, faculty members and startup community, not only from IIT Kanpur but from outside as well. Some very interesting and thought-provoking ideas were discussed such as the role of physics in understanding the cardiac health, and its challenges, etc.

“Knowing what problems to solve is the 1st step towards building the right kind of solutions. TechTalk is our way of bringing the validated problem statements to IIT Kanpur which helps in the pursuit of new startups and innovations by our students and faculty members,” says Prof. AmitabhaBandyopadhyay, Professor In-charge, Innovation and Incubation, IIT Kanpur.

About Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC), IIT Kanpur

Established in the year 2000, Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) is one of the oldest technology business incubators with many success stories under its belt such as Curadev Biopharma, Weather-Risk Advisory, GeoKno, E-spin Nanotech, Aarav Unmanned Systems, Phool, and Nocca Robotics.

With a portfolio of 140 startups that have raised hundreds of crores and generated more than 3000 jobs, SIIC has one of the most vibrant ecosystems in the country that helps the tech innovators to convert their ideas into products.

SIIC’s leadership includes Prof. AmitabhaBandyopadhyay, Professor-in-charge, Incubation & Innovation, IIT Kanpur and Dr. Nikhil Agarwal, CEO, Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (FIRST). SIIC’s high-calibre executive team comprises of members with entrepreneurial experience, corporate and management experience as well as research in science and engineering domains.

Through SIIC’s government and corporate partners, it support entrepreneurs & innovators in more than 15 funding schemes ranging from fellowships upto 50,000 per month to scaleup support upto 1 Cr.

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