Innovation Opportunities

MAHE ( Manipal Academy of Higher Education ) has always encouraged students to think and innovate beyond. 

There are various organisations like Idea Cafe , MUTBI ( Manipal University Technology Business Incubator ) , MIT Innovation Center and Manipal Government of Karnataka Bioincubator . Interested students from KMC Manipal can collaborate with students of other colleges within the Manipal University and come up with startups based on their unique research ideas. 

Idea Cafe –  It encourages interdisciplinary teams to meet, network and brainstorm complex problems. Regular weekly evening seminar series are arranged for innovators and entrepreneurs to gather and share their ideas and challenges. Collaborative teams formed during ideation are provided with co-working space at Excelerate in the Innovation Center. Removed from the hustle and bustle of hostel life, here, students from different MAHE institutions develop and test their ideas to turn them into viable projects. At the Makerspace, innovators are provided with wide range of tools and equipment like 3D printer, Laser cutting machine to develop prototype. Training seminars are regularly conducted and most commonly used materials are provided at free of cost to MAHE students. 

Please refer the following page to get all the details regarding innovation opportunities in Manipal regarding MUTBI and other incubation opportunities

Some of the startups which have been started by healthcare students are : 

1. Developing Intelligent Vision care solutions for effective public health delivery to meet eye care needs.

2. Design and development of sensor based insole for early detection of abnormal plantar pressure distribution in type 2 Diabetes Mellitus peripheral neuropathy.

3. Development of an Automated Rehabilitation device for Oral Cancer Patients.

4. Providing voice for the voiceless-An Artificial Larynx for voice restoration in post-operative throat cancer patients.

For more information please contact 

Arun Shanbhag 

Chief Innovation Officer 

Email ID : [email protected]