VentureBlick Forges Strategic Alliance With T-Hub to Catalyze Internationalisation Of Indian Healthcare Innovators

National, 22nd March 2024To promote cross-border cooperation and advance revolutionary healthcare solutions, VentureBlick, a leading global platform for healthcare innovation, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with T-Hub, the top technology incubator and accelerator in India. The conference was held by VentureBlick and T-Hub to announce their shared goal towards the global expansion of Indian healthcare startups. The conference was held at T-Hub, Hyderabad in the presence of Dr. Kailash Jialdasani, Head of Operations – South Asia at VentureBlick, Chris Lee – Founder & CEO of VentureBlick, Wing Commander (Retd) Anthony Anish, COO of T-Hub and Sri Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Special Chief Secretary to Government of Telangana, Industries & Commerce (I&C) Department, & Information Technology, Electronics and Communications (ITE&C) Department, the esteemed chief guest present on the occasion.

The primary objective of this collaboration is to create an ecosystem that promotes innovation, knowledge exchange between countries, and distribution and marketing support for healthcare startups out of India.

Commenting on this development, Dr. Kailash Jialdasani, Head of Operations – South Asia at VentureBlick, said, “India imports 70-80% of its medical devices. We want to empower Indian entrepreneurs to create innovative healthcare technology not only for India but also for the world.”

VentureBlick was first established in Singapore and Korea and has fostered growth for startups in those markets. Having achieved notable success in Singapore and Korea, VentureBlick is now expanding into India with a network of over 2000 healthcare experts, advisors, innovators, investors, and distributors to curate solutions for Indian healthcare startups and their global expansion. Chris Lee, Founder and CEO of VentureBlick, with 30+ years’ experience in 10 countries on 3 continents across Pharma and MedTech, opined, “We are here to champion cross-border collaboration because innovative healthcare solutions know no borders. An idea born in India could revolutionise healthcare in Korea, China, or Europe. By forging stronger partnerships across borders and sectors, we uncover opportunities that move global healthcare innovation forward.” Chris has recently penned his biography, “The Asian Maverick”, chronicling his journey across the healthcare sector.

T-Hub boasts an extensive network of mentors and a track record of driving innovation. VentureBlick’s partnership with T-Hub aims to support Indian healthcare startups in their global expansion efforts. T-Hub’s proven framework, focused on the 6Ms and 2Ps, has nurtured over 2,000 startups and spearheaded 100+ innovation programs, underscoring its commitment to entrepreneurial success and collaboration

Healthcare startups in India can now avail all the intel offered by VentureBlick and T-Hub to propel their global growth. The diverse set of solutions like medical validation, clinical trials, market mapping, regulatory approvals, go-to-market strategies can enable their cross-border expansion.

On the overall partnership, Wg Cdr (Retd) Anthony Anish, COO of T-Hub, said, “At T-Hub, we are committed to nurturing groundbreaking solutions in healthcare technology. Through our partnership with VentureBlick, we aim to provide Indian startups with the necessary resources to stay at the frontier of cutting-edge technology and support to scale their innovations globally.”

VentureBlick is launching a health tech innovation platform called Discovery to bring together innovators, physicians, investors, distributors and industry experts to advance healthcare innovation and startups in the space. This will provide Indian innovators access to the global healthcare community.

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