Social Innovation Immersion Programme (SIIP)

The primary objective of SIIP is to create a pool of biotech "Social Innovators" who can identify needs & gaps within communities and then can help bridge the gaps either through an innovative product development or services. This programme will be operationalized with partners (academic technology centres, business incubators and related organisations) who will help provide a whole host of technical, business and marketing mentoring to the fellows.

Salient features:

  • 4 Fellows per batch
  • Foundational workshops
  • Clinical immersion
  • Rural immersion
  • Mentorship
  • Problem definitions/ Request for Innovation (RFI) documents
  • Realization and go-to-market strategy
  • Business planning or technology licensing

What would be the Outputs and Outcomes from this programme?

  • Providing opportunity and training to young, passionate innovators to pursue their ideas.
  • Patents, designs, knowhow
  • BIG applications & grantees
  • Start-ups or licensees