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The Startup Incubation and Innovation Center (SIIC) of IIT Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh has announced a 45-day open challenge competition to develop indigenous oxygen concentrator and plant among the Trihaimam in need of oxygen amid Corona epidemic in the country. Under this, suggestions and proposals have been sought for the development of plants related to MSMEs and startups. Units with selected proposals will be encouraged to develop equipment at the IIT Incubation Center.
According to the information, the objective of IIT Kanpur is to increase the oxygen supply during this epidemic by accelerating the development of the above equipment. The project has been named Mission India 2. Prof. Incharge Prof. of SIIC of the institute who is leading the construction challenge task force. Amitabh Bandopadhyay, TIE Delhi NCR President Shrikant Shastri and SIIC’s Head of Strategic Initiatives Rahul Patel has called on MSME manufacturers and startups.
Urge to apply
When IIT Kanpur Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur requested the eligible entrepreneurs to apply for this challenge regarding the 45-day open challenge competition to develop oxygen concentrator and plant. With this, he said that IIT Kanpur is ready to serve the nation at the time of urgent need. When the first wave of Covid-19 arrived in India, SIIC incubate companies stepped in to give Swas N95 mask.
With this, the Covid-19 and Noccarc V310 ICUs have become household names with ventilators. Both products are locally developed, demonstrating India’s capability globally to meet global standards. At the time of the second wave, IIT Kanpur and SIIC have decided to support more indigenous innovators, this time to address the oxygen crisis in the country. I urge all eligible entrepreneurs to participate in Mission India 2. Prof. Bandyopadhyay stated that “SIIC and IIT Kanpur have a history of preparing and delivering quality to suit the needs of the country. We did this with the Noccarc ventilator. We will do it again with Mission India 2. We urge young innovators to show a large amount of support in times of India’s need. The challenge comes at an emergency and the responsibility to deliver the product is not limited to a single manufacturer.
Bandyopadhyay informed that online applications are live at https: //www.bharato2.in/ and any qualified Indian SME manufacturer can apply to participate. This initiative will help bridge the availability gap for oxygen concentrators and oxygen plants, thereby reducing the pressure on the system of hospitals to serve citizens and save precious lives. This is an important step towards saving the lives of all Indians and becoming a power house for affordable, quality healthcare, developed and manufactured equipment.
With the increasing number of Kovid-19 cases, Mission India has come up with a strong strategy to innovate the manufacturing and supply chain for O2 Oxygen Concentrators and Plant, benefiting local indigenous talent. All aspiring MSME manufacturers Is invited to apply to serve the nation in times of dire need towards manufacturing quality health care equipment manufactured in India.
Has announced a 45-day open challenge competition to develop indigenous oxygen concentrator and plant.
Increase steps towards solving the crisis
Srikanth Shastri said that “Entrepreneurs usually get away with a big idea without acknowledging whether this problem will be solved which is so big. With Mission India O2, SIIC IIT Kanpur is currently in the country. Is making strides towards solving the major crisis. We believe that the team will build an identity to serve the nation through their joint entrepreneurial experience and vision.