IIHMR, since inception has successfully produced highly skilled industry ready health professionals with managerial capabilities and innovative blend of mind through its well-crafted course curriculum and knowledge dissemination around emergent technologies and data analytics (DA), having high significance to modern healthcare systems.
IIHMR set up its Entrepreneurship cell in 2020 to promote this culture. Discussions were held on several occasions with Senior Management to initiate activities. We had an MOU with EDII to foster such an environment. Webinars were organized where our students also participated. To further provide a boost to such activities, we had another MOU with IIHMR Foundation housed in Jaipur that was created solely to support startups and incubators.
As per the directives from Ministry of Education (MoE) under Institution Innovation Council (IIC 5.0) initiatives, the Entrepreneurship cell was upgraded to Institute’s Innovation council and has been registered in year 2022. It has members represented by faculty, students and industrial consultants with specific roles and responsibilities. It is with an aim to provide a common platform to interact, besides nurture the budding entrepreneurs towards innovative avenues and various other opportunities in healthcare industry.
Vision: To evolve into a platform that brings together students, alumni, faculties, working healthcare professionals, industry experts, policy makers and investors towards innovation in healthcare and nurture a sustaining entrepreneurship culture in the country.
Mission: To contribute to the healthcare ecosystem by providing a focused education, training and mentorship to the participants that would ignite generation of new innovative ideas.
To support healthcare innovations that address healthcare needs of India and promote social equity and development.
Few of the IIC initiatives like entrepreneur talks, online sessions on design and innovative thinking with innovation in mind and start-up innovators interaction were organized during our placement drives so as to inspire and make our students understand the start-up culture.
Few of our Associations and innovation handholds with start-ups: Our association with industrial representatives and consultants has helped in establishing a centre for innovation with industrial collaborate like working with:
The student council of our innovation cell is actively participating in incubation centre establishment, with an objective to handhold budding entrepreneurs and start-ups specially from healthcare domain. Our effort is to establish a cohesive ecosystem to nurture new innovations in our institute. Therefore, our futuristic stride is to attract best talents and innovators by establishing an incubation centre. We are also planning to establish the social-media campaigns with an objective to help our students get best technology interface in our institute and make them understand its various utility in healthcare domain. Our course work includes industrial and field visits to facilitate knowledge and innovation to our students, as it drives a way to think innovative and creative, it also will align the students towards new implementations across the industry.
Discussion and meeting Rooms: For conducting of presentations and brain-storming sessions we have Media, Entrepreneurship, and Board rooms for the students and member of IIC council members.
Industrial Collaboration and experts empanelled: To support and guide students, we have exclusive collaborated with industrial consultants and experts from innovation and technology sector.