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The two Startups namely NIRAMAI Health Analytics and InnAccel Technologies have received the Global Women’s Health Tech Awards. These two startups have received support from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and BIRAC.
What are the Global Women’s Health Tech Awards?
Launched by: The Award was launched in August,2021 by World Bank and the Consumer Technology Association(CTA).
Aim: To recognize innovative startups that leverage tech to improve women’s health and safety in emerging markets.
Categories: The awards were given under three categories: reproductive health and pregnancy, general women’s and adolescent health, and women safety and security.
Why was the award given to startups NIRAMAI Health Analytics and InnAccel Technologies?
NIRAMAI Health Analytics: It has developed a software-based medical device that detects early-stage breast cancer in a simple and private way for women of all age groups, addressing a critical unmet need in cancer screening.
The solution developed is a low cost, accurate, automated, portable, contactless, radiation-free and painless cancer screening tool with no known side effects.
InnAccel Technologies Limited: It has developed a device named Fetal Lite. It is a next generation, AI-powered, fetal heart rate (FHR) monitor, based on fetal ECG signal extraction technology for mothers in labor or post 37 weeks of gestation.
Source: This post is based on the article “DBT-BIRAC supported start-ups InnAccel and NIRAMAI have received World Bank Group and the Consumer Technology Association’s Global Women’s HealthTech Awards” published in PIB on 13th January 2022.