IIT Hyderabad offers fellowship for healthcare entrepreneurs

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Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad’s Center for Healthcare Entrepreneurship (CHE) is offering a one-year, fully-paid fellowship training programme.

This is a world-class programme for aspiring healthcare entrepreneurs and currently one of India’s most competitive and coveted fellowships. The full-time in-residence fellowship and training will be strongly hands-on, the CHE said in a statement.

The fellowship is designed as a simulated entrepreneurial journey with clinical immersion, needs, analysis and design, ideation, business model development and culminates in the pitch to investors. In designing solutions, fellows avail the deep technological expertise of over 100 research labs at IIT Hyderabad.

The fellowship has been conceptualised, administered and mentored by a global team from India and the US, including entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley, academics from Stanford University, biomedical industry professionals, and some of India’s well-known healthcare NGOs.

This fellowship comes with a stipend of Rs 50,000 per month, and is open to applicants from all backgrounds ranging from doctors, management graduates, engineers, designers, the statement said.

The final number of fellows will vary depending on the quality of applicants. The first batch of fellows will pass out by end of summer 2017.

Candidates can apply online at http://bit.do/che2017, on or before April 15. Shortlisted candidates have to appear for interview over video link from May 1 onwards. Selected candidates will be appearing for final interview in person during last week of May, the statement added.

–IANS

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