Companies That Innovate
HuWel has developed the Quantiplus COVID-19 detection kit. It has RT-PCR capabilities and has CDSCO and ICMR clearance for manufacturing and commercialisation. This is a diagnostic technology and is incubated at the Atal Incubation Centre. It can be used by all ICMR approved private and public sector health care units. The estimated price per test is INR 800.
MyLab Pune is the only Indian manufacturer and developer of a PCR based diagnostic test. The approval has been granted by ICMR as well as CDSCO. This is a diagnostic technology and is incubated at the Venture Centre (NCL) in Pune. It can be used by all ICMR approved government and private labs. The current manufacturing capacity is 25,000 kits a day (25 Lakh tests per day). The estimated price per test is INR 1,200.
This is an invasive mechanical ventilator capable of operating in a pressure controlled mode. Affordable, reliable and power efficient, this modular invasive ventilator can operate on both medical air and ambient air. The ventilator has an IOT enabled design which allows multiple ventilators to be controlled remotely, making Nocca V110 a much safer and easy to manage option for the doctors. This supportive technology can be used by all hospitals.
‘Ozyn-D’is an indigenously developed, novel Intraosseous(IO) device for pre-hospital and hospital critical care and used for resuscitation of adult and paediatric patients. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at AIIMS, C-Camp, IIT Kanpur and IIM Ahmedabad. This device can be used by emergency departments and responders, hospitals, ambulances, military paramedics, nursing staff and physicians. The company can manufacture 10,000 devices per month. The estimated price per unit is INR 1,500.
Video Laryngoscope is used for intubating patients for ventilation. This supportive technology is incubated at IKP EDEN in Bengaluru. It can be used in all hospitals (emergency rooms, operation theatres and ICUs). 30-40 units can be manufactured in a day.
This early stage automatic rescurator support system uses ambu bag automation for early stage patients and their fast recovery. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at IIT Bombay. This device is an alternative solution for ventilators in all hospitals. Combat Robotics plans to scale manufacturing up to 1000 units in the first month.
Kerala Startup Mission's Fab Labs are working on developing Mechanical ventilators which will act as breathing aid devices for bedridden patients that can be locally manufactured at scale in Kerala. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at Kerala Startup Mission Technopark. These ventilators can be used in all hospitals and rural PHCs. The estimated price per unit is INR 15,000.
ARS (Advanced Reprocessing System) is a revolutionary device, with patented technology, which safely reprocesses medical devices essential in the treatment of patients affected by COVID-19 and ensures doctor & patient safety. It is a fully automated system and with no human intervention, it reduces hospital acquired Infection. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at IIT Kanpur and can be used in all hospitals. Incredible Devices can manufacture 4 units monthly. The estimated price ranges between INR 4.5 Lakhs- INR 9.5 Lakhs.
Emvólio is a portable, battery-operated medical-grade refrigeration system that ensures last-mile transport of COVID-19 specimen, vaccines, etc. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at Manipal (Incubated) & Venture Centre. It can be used by district hospitals, sample collection centres and testing facilities. The estimated price per unit is INR 36,000.
JaipurBelt is an assistive device that protects medical staff from fatigue and back stress caused by long working hours. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at Venture Centre in Pune. This belt can be used by nursing staff, patient attendants, doctors and other hospital workers. Newndra Innovations has the capacity to scale manufacturing up to 10,000 per month. The estimated price per unit is INR 5,000.
ATOM ECG is a medical grade 12 lead ECG on mobile phone. Users can record the ECG of the patient and send it to doctors instantly for recommendations. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at GINSERV in Bengaluru. This device can be used in hostpitals, care centres, health centres and make shift hospitals. Cardea Labs has the capacity to scale manufacturing up to 1000 devices in 3 months. The estimated price per unit is INR 49,990.
Garuda designs, builds and customizes Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Garuda has incorporated DAAS (Drone As A Service) model in an app platform. This is a preventive technology. The device can be used to santize public spaces and high rise buildings and to monitor and manage crowded areas. The estimated price of using this device is INR 25,000 per day.
aruda designs, builds and customizes Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Garuda has incorporated DAAS (Drone As A Service) model in an app platform. This is a preventive technology. The device can be used to santize public spaces and high rise buildings and to monitor and manage crowded areas. The estimated price of using this device is INR 25,000 per day.
- INR 8,000 per camera per year on premise
- INR 4,000 per camera per month on cloud
- INR 1,70,500 per FDS hardware
Karkhana.io manufactures Aerosol Boxes and Face Shields. The Aerosol box protects from splatter during intubation of patients and the reusable face shield provides full face coverage. This are preventive technologies. Karkhana.io is incubated at iCreate in Ahmedabad and can be used by all frontline health workers in private and government hospitals. The manufacturing capacity can be scaled up to 200 units per day for aerosol boxes and 6000 units per day for face shields. The estimated price per unit is INR 3,400 for an aerosol box and INR 128 for a face shield.
This portable UV disinfectant box with customized auto-switching mechanism can sterilize any microbes adhered to surfaces including COVID 19. The mechanism also ensures zero exposure to human beings. This preventive technology is incubated at iCreate in Ahmedabad and can be used at all hospitals, municipalities, public areas and households. Redcarbon Techno Hub can manufacture 1000 units per day. The estimated price per unit is INR 1,500.
This is a personal protective helmet with an N-95 grade filtration system equipped with 4 layer HEPA Nano fibre fabric for the inlet and outlet system for air circulation. it has battery-powered fans throughout the helmet and can be used up to 12 hours with the batteries. It also has a cooling element for hot and humid working environment. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Kanpur and can be used by healthcare professionals, scientists and staff working in contaminated areas. Currently, 1000 units of this helmet can be manufactured in a day. The estimated price per unit is INR 5,000.
This self sanitizing glove is made of two layers: inner layer is made of TPU that posses antimicrobial properties and outer layer is made of nylon. This is connected to the sanitizer container. This is a preventive technology and is Incubated at IIT Kanpur and can be used by healthcare professionals, scientists and staff working in contaminated areas. The manufacturing capacity can be scaled up to 5000 units per day. The estimated price per unit is INR 2,100.
MAX produces Personal Protective Equipment through state of the art 3D printers and Drones that can help in law enforcement and sanitization. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at MaDeIT Innovation Foundation Technology Business Incubator in Chennai. These products can be used in hospitals, municipalities, police stations and public spaces. MAX can manufacture 30 face shields (PPEs) per day and has 2 drones for surveillance. The estimated price per unit for face shields is INR 200, for 2-4 hours of drone surveillance is INR 5000 and for 3D mapping INR 50,000.
These drones help to prevent the spread of the disease. The models include:
- Thermal scanner drone that can be used for disinfectant spraying with 20kg payload
- Medical Essential delivery drone with 3kg payload
- Surveillance drone with loudspeaker capabilities
All drones can work for 8 hours/15-20 km. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at T-Works in Hyderabad. These drones can be used at law enforcement offices, municipal corporations, hospitals and relief camps. Marut Drones can manufacture up to 50 drones. The estimated price per unit is:
- INR 9 Lakhs for Thermal Scanning Drone
- INR 3.5 Lakhs for Surveillance Drone
- INR 8 Lakhs for Disinfectant Drone
Shudh Setu is a full human body sanitizing tunnel. It is a covered walkway where the disinfectant will be sprayed for 8-10 seconds against bacterium, virus or fungus. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Delhi. This tunnel can be placed in malls, railway stations, airports, hospitals and other crowded areas. Estylo can manufacture 200 units in 10 days. The estimated price per unit is INR 1.65 Lakhs.
The Smart Sanitiser dispenses 1 ml of sanitizer automatically in the person’s hands when placed under the dispenser. This also gives an accurate body temp of the user to detect any suspected corona infected person. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at B-Nest Smart City Development Corporation in Bhopal. It can be used in hospitals, offices and public spaces. SNA Sistec can produce 2,500 units a day. The estimated price per unit is INR 1,800.
These drones are used to spray disinfectants at high-risk hotspots of COVID-19. The camera mounted on the drone is used for crowd monitoring and control. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at Society for Innovation & Development in Bengaluru. These drones can be used in municipalities and law enforcement offices. General Aeronautics can manufacture 6 units per month. The estimated price per day is INR 20,000 for spraying and INR 15,000 for crowd control.
Equipped with HEPA filter, GermiBan is a chemical free UV-C based mass disinfectant and sterilization device for hospital-based infections and quarantine rooms. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at AIC-ALEAP in Hyderabad. This device can be used in all warehouses, hospitals and quarantine facilities. NeoInventronix can produce up to 100 units a month. The estimated price per unit is INR 75,000.
Aubotz is making intelligent robots for better floor cleaning with more coverage. The product, Peppermint Autonomous Scrubber Dryer, can scrub dry up to 10-12,000 sq. ft. in one hour without the need for any operator. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Delhi. It can be used to sanitize public spaces like hospitals, airports, railway stations, etc. Aubotz Labs has the capacity to manufacture 15 robots a month. The estimated price per unit is INR 1 per sq ft per month.
Truenat™ Beta CoV is a chip-based Real Time RT PCR test for the semi quantitative detection of Beta Corona virus (Sarbeco) RNA in human oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal swab specimen. This is a diagnostic technology. This technology can be used even at resource limited settings like PHCs and CHCs , without the need for a BSL-2 facility. The estimated price per test is INR 1,200 (including swabs, viral lysis media, cartridge, reagents and Truenat Beta Cov 2 PCR Chip).
It offers patients the opportunity to consult doctors and other healthcare providers with full HD Video Conference facility in all platforms. It also offers remote diagnosis of the patient's vital info.This is a supportive technology and is incubated at Kerala Startup Mission in Kerala. The potential end users fo this technology include hospitals, clinics, patients, etc. This technology is currently ready and set to launch and is currently free to use.
With this COVID-19 Management System, organizations can respond virtually to the COVID-19 pandemic and protect, educate and care for citizens in the community in a quick and effective manner. This comprehensive solution not only helps in containing the virus but also proactively empowers both citizens and care providers to minimize the spread of the virus through targeted strategies and education. One of the key areas of focus has been the deployment of telemedicine. Features available in Innovaccer’s COVID-19 Management System include -
1. Hosting a patient self-assessment tool on your member-facing portal, leveraging bulk messaging features to drive your member outreach.
2. Providing quick assessment outcomes to your members and next steps.
3. Delivering curated educational content to improve personal health management and curtail the pandemic.
4. Stratifying your population into high, medium and low-risk cohorts, Leveraging contact tracing and location tracing to prevent the spread of infection.
5. Enabling Telemedicine Networks on your member-facing website.
6. Helping doctors triage better and use telemedicine to follow-up and monitor their populations.
This is a supportive technology and can be used by state governments, administrators, doctors, nurses, patients and citizens. Innovaccer Inc. currently has a dedicated team of 250+ software engineers at the back end, with a quick turnaround time of 24-48 hours for deployment. It is currently free to use the service for the first 3 months, post which nominal logistical charges will be applied.
Project StepOne powers state helpline numbers through a scalable network of existing cloud telephony, queuing systems and a network of doctors on call. Data generated from the IVR also provides valuable input to state administration on how and where to mobilize healthcare resources. It can be used by all the citizens. Trrough this technology, 5,00,000 calls can be made everyday. The estimate price per call is INR 50 paise.
The robot can dispense food and medical supplies, converse with the patients as well as initiate video conferencing between patients and the human caregiver from remote location. The robot can disinfect the used items during the return journey to home station. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at Maker Village in Kochi. This technology can be deployed at hospitals, nursing homes, elderly care centres and laboratories. Currently, Asimov Robotics can manufacture 1 unit a day. The estimated price per unit is INR 3,00,000 for the government.
The splitter is uniquely designed for managing two patients with different ventilatory needs (differential pressure splitting), while also preventing cross-contamination between paired patients. Simple splitters / multiplexers are increasingly being used in countries such as USA, Spain and Italy - this is an improved design and doubles the effective ventilator capacity while decreasing some of the risks of simple splitters. This is a supportive technology and it can be used across all hospitals in the country. Ethereal Medicines can manufacture 5,000 splitters a day. The estimated price per unit is INR 1,000.
Cloudphysician, using its tele-ICU platform, RADAR, provides ICU expertise to hospitals that do not have 24/7 access to ICU specialist doctors. This is a supportive technology and is incubated at Cisco LaunchPad Cohort 5 in Bangalore. This technology can be used by all small and medium sized hospitals and hospitals looking to expand their capacity with limited access to personnel resources. Cloudphysician currently serves 157 beds across 17 hospitals. It has the capacity to take on an additional 200 beds and in three months, scale up to 500 beds.
A state of the art remote healthcare delivery platform that enables patient monitoring and consultations from home, clinic or ICUs. The ICU monitoring capabilities allow for remote visits by doctors to the ICU. This is a supportive technology that is incubated at Cisco LaunchPad in Bangalore. This technology can be used by the government, citizens, doctors, nurses, hospitals and municipalities. Teslon Technology can manufacture 50 ICU carts per 10 days. The estimated price per ICU cart is INR 9 lakhs.
The technology is a remote ICU monitoring solution using IoT, cloud, and AI technologies with large scale deployment capabilities, auto-triaging and sorting of patients based on acuity, specific workflows for COVID19 and automatic reports and alerts (SMS, WhatsApp, Email). It is a supportive technology and is incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell in Chennai. This technology can be used by all hospitals and ICUs. The software license for government hospitals is free of charge and for private institutions INR 400 per bed per day. However, the price for hardware and LAN, wifi and server setup is on actuals.
The manual work of nurses can be minimized. This technology reduces the redundancy of form filling on paper and uploading online. The app can also send direct notifications/ updates to doctors and patients. This is a supportive technology is incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell. This technology can be used by all nurses and doctors in hospitals and district health administrators. The estimated price per hospital per month INR 50,000 (5,000 COVID patients).
The surgical respiratory masks have both filtration efficiency on par with N-95 masks, and breathability. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at Trivandrum. The potential end-users for these masks are all hospitals, Covid-19 isolation wards, clinics etc. 2,000 units can be manufactured in day. The estimated price per unit is INR 100.
The producct is a 4 layered mask with a multi layered filters which can hold respiratory droplets and aerosols without any leakage, making sure that there are no transmission through leaked droplets. It is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell in Chennai. These masks can be used by all hospitals, medical support staff, municipalities and individuals. Air Ok Technologies can manufacture 14,000 masks a day. The estimated price per unit is INR 40.
Tio2 Nanoparticles utilise water vapour from the atmosphere and sunlight to generate OH radicals that kill viruses. Disinfectants work in same way but they work one time while this solution keeps the surface clean for months. Navork Innovations has 2 patents pending for bringing Tio2 nanoparticles on fabric surface and on any surface as disinfectant. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Bombay . It can be used in all hospitals and municipalities. The price for the fabric is INR 500 per metre and for the disinfectant solution is INR 80 per litre.
The intubation case will minimize the risks doctors undergo when intubating their patients, improving their safety prospects. It is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell in Chennai. This technology can be used by all hospitals where patients need critical ventilator support. Currently, Fabheads can manufacture 60 units per week. The estimated price per unit is INR 3,000.
Protective face covering via the face shield will reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19 for frontline workers. It is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell in Chennai. Currently, Fabheads is manufacturing 50 units per day, but it can scale up to 5,000 units per day. The estimated price per unit is INR 60.
Sanitizers can be sprayed automatically with minimal contact, reducing the contagion risk. It is a preventive technology and is incubated at IIT Madras Incubation Cell in Madras. It can be used by all hospitals, commercial spaces, corporate facilities and public places. Earthfokus Earthwise manufactures 15 units per day. The estimated price per unit is INR 10,000.
AmpEZ is a real time COVID 19 test and is based on a novel nucleic acid amplification technology i.e. Isothermal amplification. AmpEZ makes testing ultra rapid, sensitive, specific and cost effective. This is a diagnostic technology and incubated at C-Camp and STBI in Gujarat. This test can be used at all testing labs, institues, hospitals and health set ups. The estimated price per unit is INR 1,200.
This is an automated Chest X-ray interpretation device using Artificial Intelligence to detect COVID-19. qXR is CE Certified and can interpret chest X-rays in less than a minute. This technology can detect findings such as ground glass opacities and consolidation indicative of COVID-19. This is a diagnostic technology and can be used at hospitals, municipalities and public health care facilities. The estimated price per scan is INR 70 (min. 2,00,000 scans).
OshoCorp Global has created a portable multi-feed oxygen supply ventilator (PMOSV-4) that could provide oxygen through existing venti masks with hospitals using a single-cylinder during emergencies. This is a cost-effective oxygen supply solution. This is a support technology and is suitable for use at hospitals, clinics and temporary medical facilities. The estimated price per ventilator for 4 persons is INR 2.5 lakhs.
Stasis is an FDA-cleared remote patient monitoring system that allows clinicians to see 6 continuous vital signs (heart rate, blood oxygen, electrocardiogram, respiratory rate, blood pressure, temperature) of their patients from anywhere for continuous cardiac and respiratory monitoring. This is a support technology and can be used at public and private hospitals and nursing homes. The manufacturing capacity can be scaled from 50 units per week to 500 units per week as required. The estimated price per bed is INR 1,40,000.
This is a Non-Invasive & Non-contact Integratable Remote Health Monitoring Platform (tracking respiration rate, heart rate, body temperature rise) with a centralised quarantine database and video/audio features that can facilitate monitoring of 5 lakh patients continuously. It can be integrated with existing IoT consumer devices and can convert a phone into a remote monitoring solution. This is a support technology and is incubated at SOSV Accelerator, Oracle Accelerator and Lumos Health Accelerator. This technology can be used by the entire population including providers and patients, isolation wards, quarantine centres and COVID patients. Riot Solutions currently manufactures 10,000 units per month and can scale up to 1,00,000 units per month. The estimated price is INR 300 per unit per day on rent and INR 15,0000-INR 19,999 per unit on purchase.
Briota’s SpiroPRO™ is India’s first CDSCO approved handheld digital spirometer powered with ML based on demographics data specially collected from Indian patients. Briota has now repositioned its Respiratory Disease Management system into COVID-19 Early Warning (VIEW) system to monitor, stratify and manage High Risk Comorbid Patients in COVID-19 scenario. This is a support technology and can be used by all municipalities for home monitoring COVID patients. Briota Technologies can manufacture up to 10,000 units per week. The estimated price per patient is INR 15,000.
RespirAID developed by Biodesign Innovation Labs is an automated respiratory assist device that provides Intermittent Positive Pressure Ventilation. This is a support technology and is incubated at IKP Knowledge Park in Bangalore. This device can be used at all tier 2 and 3 government hospitals, private hospitals, ICUs, emergency care units and by ambulance service providers, anaesthesiologists and paramedics. Biodesign Innovation Labs is currently manufacturing 1,000-5,000 ventilators in collaboration with Remidio and other partners. The estimated price per unit is INR 90,000.
NT-Mask provides contact less access to collect COVID-19 nasal and oral samples from infection suspected individuals or infection confirmed patients. It is suitable for all clinical settings such as OPD, IPD, Operative room and mass screening at public places. This is a preventive technology and is incubated at KIIT-TBI in Bhubaneshwar. It can be used at all hospitals and municipalities. Comofi Medtech is currently manufacturing 2,000 masks per day and can scale up to 6,000 masks per day. The estimated price per unit is INR 90.