Health

Visit to ‘Dial 108’ Project in Sangavi

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Background: On 24th of April, SIIP fellows visited head office of BVG-Maharashtra Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) “Dial 108” at Emergency Response Centre, Aundh. Four fellows and their manager interacted with Dr. Dnyaneshwar Shelke who is Chief Operations Officer at MEMS and his team at their office in Sangavi, Pune. MEMS is known for its 24X7 […]

Geriatrics

Legalogy of Marketing & Distribution Arrangements for Tech. Products

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Mr. Ashish Porwal is the Founder of HREEM LEGAL, a law firm focused on corporate and transactions practice. He is a practicing Advocate and a non-practicing Certified Investment Banker. Ashish is also a registered Insolvency Professional (registered with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India) and a member of the Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals […]

Geriatrics

Visit to Athashree Aastha

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Persons Interacted with: Dr. Rhayakar (Aastha) Mr. Yadav (Athashree) Date of Visit: 29th Mar, 2018 Description: A visit was organized to Astha and Athashree at Pashan, Pune on 28th Mar, 2017. Astha is a high end assisted living facility for seniors who are willing to live on their own, with high-end facilities provided to them […]

Geriatrics

Don’t do it Akela! – Co-Founders’ Guide by Srikant Sastri.

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Srikant Sastri is an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta with interests in current affairs, contemporary history, and economic development. He is a seasoned entrepreneur who spearheaded multiple ventures and exited two successful ventures. He provides strategic leadership as the co-founder of Crayon Data, the ambitious Singapore-headquartered start-up, which aims to build a global […]

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Visit to Tapas, Elderly Care.

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The fellows of SIIP III who are looking to identify problems under the broader theme of geriatric care visited an elder care home in Someshwarwadi, Pashan, on the 26th of March 2018, along with their manager. This facility is run by Ms. Prajakta Wadhavkar who is an activist and has been working for social causes […]

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Pune to Puri via Bhubaneswar…!

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“Journey is more beautiful than the destination reached!” It is indeed true for the beautiful journey called life! It was an awesome experience for all the SIIP fellows under BIRAC grant programme focused on “Geriatrics and health”. As a part of our immersion programme, our first workshop was organized by one of the partners; KIIT-TBI […]

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One day Campaign workshop on “Anti-Microbial Resistance”

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A one day campaign workshop on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) was organized by Venture Center, Pune on Saturday, 29th August 2015. This workshop aimed to bring together clinicians, social innovators and technologists to facilitate discussion on needs and intervention priorities in the broad field of antimicrobial resistance. This workshop was supported by DBT-BIRAC and the Social […]

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One Day Campaign Workshop on Medical Electronics

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20 June 2015: One day Medical Electronics Campaign Workshop | Outline | Report | Venture Center hosted the Medical Electronics workshop, with the aim of creating a platform to allow stakeholders from the electronics, healthcare industry and industrial design and government grant disbursement agencies to interact and network. Entrepreneurs both young and experienced were introduced […]

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Visit to Gaganbawada Taluka

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Among the twelve tehsils of Kolhapur district, Gaganba wada is a nature lover’s paradise. Home to Malabar pied hornbill Tehsil of Gaganbawada is 55 km from Kolhapur. The population of 32,545 (lowest in Kolhapur district) Gaganbawada is served by 1 rural hospital, 2 public health centres and 9 subcentres of which 4 are in Nivade and […]

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Visit to KEM Hospital Research Center, Vadu

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The SIIP team visited KEM Health and Research Center, located in Vadu (around 40 km from Pune). KEMHRC aims to extend healthcare to rural population through various means and collaborations. It is working in the field of health through various programs including: 1. Shirdi Sai Baba Rural Hospital, 2. Health and demographic surveillance system, 3. […]

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International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development

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Summary report on International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development The International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development was organised by TISS and DBS Foundation with the purview of discussing and assimilating ideas on facets of social entrepreneurship and their effects on sustainable development. The conference explored academic perspectives on social entrepreneurship; outlined […]

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Indo-UK joint workshop on Affordable Medical Diagnostics and Devices

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13 Feb 2015: Indo-UK Joint Workshop on “Affordable medical diagnostics and devices: From ideation to commercialization” | Outline | Report | A joint workshop was organised by Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pune, UK Science and Innovation Network and Association of British Scholars, Pune with the motivation of understanding various aspects of technology commercialization for medical devices. […]