Hyderabad: BioAsia, Asia’s largest Biotechnology and Life-sciences forum and the annual flagship event of the Government of Telangana concluded after 3-days of insightful deliberations by global leaders of Life Sciences and healthcare.
The 16th edition of the event also saw the highest ever participation of 2,400 delegates and visitors from Healthcare, Biotech, Pharma, Life-Sciences, IT, Academia and Startups representing over 50 countries. Over 100 high profile speakers and more than 700 Corporates participated in this edition. A record number of 1,700 partnering meetings in the history of BioAsia were conducted on the sidelines of this edition leading to key strategic collaborations.
In the startup stage event, BioAsia 2019 recognized selected startups from the healthcare industry for their innovative work in the sector. An eminent jury chose 76 startups from close to 300 applications from India and abroad, out of which the top 5 were showcased which received a cash prize of INR 25,000 each.
Top 5 Startups:
Caredose (Mr Kinshuk Kocher) – Tracks the medicine doses and helps in taking the medicine at the right time
Spectral Insights (Mr Nishant Jain) – A compact scanner
Dozee (Mr Pritish Gupta) – Monitors the sleep, heartbeat, respiration and notification on mobile
Aura – Ekistics Solutions (Dr Srikant Mohapatra) – Breakthrough medical technology designed by Ekistics, offers replacement and reconstruction of damaged and diseased valves avoiding artificial prostheses
Azooka Life Sciences (Mr Alex D Paul) – Helps in testing of DNA faster