I seek your support in a time we all must come together and act quickly to beat the coronavirus outbreak. I urge you to join in full force in the launch and spread of Innovate2BeatCOVID – a nationwide hunt for innovative solutions to healthcare challenges we stand to face with COVID-19 crisis. Marico Innovation Foundation and A.T.E. Chandra Foundation have come together to offer a grand prize. I, too, am making a pledge in my personal capacity, making the total grant value to INR 2.50 crores.
Marico Innovation Foundation is inviting med-tech entrepreneurs, corporates and innovators – in fact, any person – who can who can provide innovative solutions for two of the direst needs today in the country, namely low-cost ventilators / respiratory solutions and Personal Protective Equipment. As the pandemic progresses, the grand challenge may expand to other items of critical need in consultation with medical experts. All details are updated on our website. (https://www.maricoinnovationfoundation.org/innovate2beatcovid/)
Please do join this audacious endeavour!
I urge you to spread the word using WhatsApp and other social media among your network.
Please do share recommendations of innovators who must apply with Priya Kapadia (Priya.firstname.lastname@example.org) who heads Marico Innovation Foundation. Team MIF will reach out to them immediately and support them with the grant process.
Let’s attempt to reach even the most remote innovators who could be holding the solution to the problem we are facing as a country. I look forward to your support in these trying times.