Kerala-based startup Ajna and Brun Health from Delhi won the Global Impact Challenge (GIC), jointly organised by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and US-based Singularity university, atthe "grand finale" here today.
The two winning teams will get an opportunity to attend the 10-week long Incubation Programme of the SU, a press release said.
EasyKrishi (Karnataka), SunEmison Solar (Chhattisgarh), and SignNEXT Assistive Technology LLP (Kerala) were declared the top three performers behind the winners.
They were awarded certificates and cash prize of Rs 50,000 each.
The KSUM had selected 25 finalists belonging to different states from the applicants, who included 11 in healthcare, 8 in environment and 6 in education.
It targets primary health centres and maternity clinics by working on a mission to deploy 1,500 devices by 2019.
The aim of the GIC is to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the society, with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years.
The SU is a global community using exponential technologies to tackle the worlds biggest challenges.
Speaking on the occasion, KSUM CEO Saji Gopinath said the top six Kerala-based companies that pitched their ideas in the GIC can participate in the maiden Kerala Innovation Impact Challenge, to be held in September.
The winner will get Rs 80 lakh as prize money.
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