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Event Recap

CAMTech-X: Jugaadathon 

March 11-12, 2017


On March 11-12, hundreds of global health innovators from across India gathered in New Delhi, Manipal, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Bhubaneswar for CAMTech-X: Jugaadathon to help expand healthcare access for India's urban poor. The event marked the first time that CAMTech, in partnership with Lattice Innovations and with sponsorship support from GE Healthcare, took its successful model of medtech hack-a-thons and exponentially expanded its reach and impact across India. 

From maternal and newborn health to air pollution, access to clean water, diabetes, and decentralized healthcare systems, participants pitched over 250 clinical challenges and formed 92 teams. Click here to check out the winners, highlights from the event, and learn more about CAMTech-X: Final Demo Day and the Post-Jugaadathon 100-Day Competition!

First Mile Challenge


Finalist update!


Following an extensive review from CAMTech's expert Technology Review Committee, we've narrowed down a list of First Mile Innovation Challenge finalists! Choosing from an amazing group of innovations from over 15 countries, we will soon be announcing which organization will win $25k and acceleration  support from CAMTech and GE


Next CAMTech Webinar!
Market Strategy Insight w/ Optum's Fusion Accelerator
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 12 -1 PM EST

Join us to hear from Ed Boudrot, Vice President of Product Strategy at Optum and the founder of Fusion, a product and experience accelerator that focuses on consumer & provider experiences that decrease time to market by 75 percent. Ed will share the tools and frameworks that inspire strategic thinking and will help take your market strategy to the next level. 

New on the blog


CAMTech's Inspiring Innovators


Dr. Sumona Karjee Mishra, a recent CAMTech-X Jugaadathon winner and passionate advocate for gender equality and visibility in the global medtech space, talks to CAMTech about what it takes to succeed as a female innovator and entrepreneur in the medtech space. Read more here!

Share your story on the blog! We're looking for global health innovators and experts to talk about their journey in the medtech innovation space. Interested in being interviewed? Contact Amy Wachler to be part of the Ask the Innovator/Expert Q&A series!

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