SmartX Health, 2022

116 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4
116 Registered Allowed team size: 1 - 4

This campaign is over.

Problem Statement & Concept Submission
starts on:
Aug 27, 2022, 02:00 AM UTC (UTC)
ends on:
Aug 28, 2022, 08:00 PM UTC (UTC)
Solution Submission
starts on:
Sep 03, 2022, 02:30 AM UTC (UTC)
ends on:
Sep 04, 2022, 02:45 AM UTC (UTC)



Here is the product canvas & progress indicator by Mahendra Hotte for your reference. We are excited to see what you do with it!

  1. Click here for product canvas
  2. Click here for progress indicator

Open to students and project staff of IISc only

Reimagine the future of geriatrics, health & safety for MSME and healthcare sectors.

It’s an opportunity to turn your ideas into reality!


  • A Siemens Research and Innovation Ecosystem Initiative for India.
  • “SmartX for Health” Hackathon will be conducted at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM), Indian Institute Of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
  • Foster curiosity and technical vigor amongst participants at IISc for developing technology solutions pertaining to health, safety and sustainability in the MSME & healthcare industries.


Key Dates & Timelines

Hackathon phase 1: Activities will include visit to hospitals, elderly care centers and MSMEs to observe and identify problems and opportunities. This is a 24hr hackathon activity and teams must assemble at CPDM hall across the following dates and timelines.

Hackathon phase 2: Activities will include ideation, prototyping and pitch to Jury. This is a 24hr hackathon activity and teams must assemble at CPDM Hall across the following dates and timelines.

What's in it for you?

There is a lot in store for winners of the hackathon

  • Attractive monetary awards for top three winners
  • Opportunity for top ten teams to develop their idea into proof of concept (PoC) in a 45 day post-hackathon challenge at IISc's CPDM (
  • Opportunity for top six teams to turn their PoC into a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in a 90-day challenge at IISc’s CPDMED TBI
  • Funding for the top 6 MVPs to be further incubated at IISc's CPDM
  • Great opportunity to translate your idea into a startup in the next one year!

Register now as a participant!

What happens after the hackathon?

  • A great opportunity to turn your idea into a startup!
  • The establishment facilitates innovation and entrepreneurship for realization of their ideas through to commercialization.


Geriatrics: Explore and develop solutions for geriatric health, safety and mobility

• Healthy aging: community solutions and measures for healthy and safe aging
• Transport and mobility solutions: for greater independence of the aged or disabled
• Smart applications and wearables: for preventive measures, monitoring, and remote assistance at home/work
• Cognitive disabilities: solutions for early detection and easy management of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia and other areas of cognitive decline

Workplace Health and Safety in the MSME sector

• Prevention of health hazards
• Addressing workplace contamination & ensuring social distancing
• Predictive maintenance for accident prevention
• Sustainable waste management

Health and Sustainability in the healthcare sector

• Pollution control
• Overcrowding
• Medical/bio waste recycling & disposal
• Health and safety of sanitation & healthcare workers

Prizes INR 1,00,000 in prizes

Main Prizes
1st Place
INR 50,000
2nd Place
INR 30,000
3rd Place
INR 20,000

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