The Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) is to start an Inter-Institutional Inclusive Innovation Centre (I4C) 31 January onwards. I4C will serve a platform for visionary avant-gardists, Industrial houses, technocrats, policy and decision makers, scientists as well as financers to converse about innovations.
The relevancy of ‘Health’ in this scheme occupies 30% of the total segment.Platform in health sector will be launched by MUHS, as informed by Arun Jamkar, Vice-Chancellor of MUHS.
Jamkar added that new innovations and ideas will come from the needs of public and those ideas will be materialized in I4C. For the same, an infrastructure will be constructed to provide the amenities in all main cities of Maharashtra, besides networking in cities all across the state.
All the laboratories in the state are not utilized to their full facility hence the scheme would incorporate the use of all those laboratories, which shall alsobenefit by safeguarding intellectual property rights since the innovations and ideas of people would be recognized through networking and interaction.
Through this scheme and launch of I4C platform, all the chief innovations which are beneficial for the society and aimed at the bottom of the pyramid will be acknowledged, especially in the fields of health, IT, energy, water, engineering and environment.
The funds are also to be provided for the same.