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Health 2.0 India


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Health 2.0 has introduced over 750 technology companies to the world stage, hosted more than 25,000 attendees at our conferences and code-a-thons, awarded over $9,000,000 in prizes through our developer challenge program, and inspired the formation of over 110 new chapters in cities on six continents.

The 4th Annual India Conference will include live product demos, speakers, and more – not to mention the best networking opportunities in healthcare today. Health 2.0 is the place to see cutting edge innovations that’s transforming health and health care today, plus the best minds share their insights on compelling panel discussions.

The Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) aims to foster a vibrant ecosystem for the creation and growth of enterprises.The center seeks to contribute, both to the advancement of knowledge and the practice of entrepreneurship.

The overarching objectives of the Centre are:

  • To create and disseminate research-based knowledge in the area of innovation and entrepreneurship that influences education, practice and policy for the emerging markets.
  • To utilize the knowledge and expertise to engage with business, government and society, and to contribute and promote entrepreneurial approaches to address socio-economic challenges of emerging markets.
  • To support entrepreneurial creation and growth aspirations in key sectors including technology commercialization in collaboration with internal and external partners.

The Max Institute of Healthcare Management will play a key role in the development of the health sector in India and other emerging countries. Building on the vehicles of education, research and analysis, the Institute will provide thought leadership within the industry, bring together public and private entities to effectively meet healthcare needs, and provide a platform for innovation and transformation efforts nationally and globally.



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3rd Smart Cities India Expo

3rd Smart Cities India Expo

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Smart Cities India expo

Developing citizen friendly and economically viable cities is an urban initiative by the Government of India. Cities are engines of economic growth, and it is anticipated that 40% of India’s population will live in cities by 2030. With the rapid rise in the proportion of people living in urban areas, there is an increasing requirement for sustainable cities. Hence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mission of Smart Cities is intended to transform the lives and living conditions of the citizens of the country. Recognizing smart cities as an important platform to drive progressive change, the 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 expo will be supported by 4 other co-located expos to create “One Mega Event”.

Key elements of 3rd Smart Cities India 2017 expo

Smart Water and Waste Management

  • As per a 2011 study of 1,405 cities by the ministry, only 50 per cent of urban areas have water supply connections, the average per capital supply of water is only half of the 135 lpcd benchmark, water is supplied on an average for only three hours as opposed to the ideal of 24 hours
  • Waste disposal and sewage treatment plants are missing in most Indian cities
  • 30 per cent of the households have no toilets, the coverage of the sewage network is merely 12 per cent while the treatment of sewage is even lower at 3 per cent
  • Solid waste management services cover only 35 per cent of the households while less than ten per cent of the waste is disposed scientifically
  • Most of the untreated sewage is discharged into rivers, ponds or lakes, which is the main source of municipal water

Smart Environment

  • According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) study, Delhi has surpassed Beijing and is currently the most polluted city in the world. This puts its people at a dangerous risk of respiratory diseases.
  • India, as a country, releases the fourth largest amount of CO2 emissions
  • 627,000 die every year of particulate air pollution
  • Use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides and the push for genetically modified crops have affected land fertility
  • Native forests in India are disappearing at a rate of up to 2.7 percent per year

Smart Urban Planning

  • Between 2010 and 2050 India is expected to add about 500 million to its 2011 urban population of 377 million
  • The government has launched Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) to develop 2,500 of the 6 lakh (0.6 million) villages across the nation
  • Government plans to develop 200 low-cost airports in Tier-II and Tier-III towns across the country
  • The amusement park industry estimated to reach INR 4,000 crore (US$ 645million) by 2020
  • India plans to build pedestrian skywalks, walkways, cycle tracks, etc. in cities

Smart Buildings

  • India is expected to emerge as the world’s 3rd largest construction market by 2020 by adding 11.5 million homes every year
  • Honeywell Survey states that 2,000 buildings in India need to invest more in “Smart Building Technologies”. Airports and hotels score the highest, schools and residential buildings the lowest
  • Automation technologies to play a key role in the efficient operations of buildings. The industry estimates the Indian building automation and control systems market to grow three fold in revenue terms by 2019
  • Smart monitoring, cross-device compatibility, voice commands, wireless connectivity, lighting enabled by motion sensors are a few features of smart homes
  • More than 3,124 green building projects, with a footprint of over 2.75 billion sq. ft. registered with the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), of which 617 green building projects are certified and functional

Smart IT and Communications

  • India’s share of the global IT industry at 7 percent is largely owing to exports
  • India, the fourth largest base for young businesses in the world, with 3,000 tech start-ups, is estimated to be 11,500 by 2020 (Nasscom and Zinnov Management Consulting Pvt Ltd.)
  • India is the world’s second-largest tele-communications market with over 990+ million subscribers
  • Government of India targets Internet of things (IOT) industry at US$ 15 billion by 2020
  • Indian business process management (BPM) market is expected to reach US$ 50 billion by 2020
  • Sensors market in India is one of the fastest growing in Asia-Pacific, and expected to grow at a CAGR of over 20 percent between 2015-20

Smart Security and Safety

  • Building security into smart cities isn’t just crucial from a citizen safety perspective but also for safeguarding national integrity
  • According to 6Wresearch, a research and consulting firm, the India video Surveillance market is projected to grow at a compounded annual growth of over 13 percent between 2016 and 2022.
  • The Indian electronic security market to reach US$ 2.31 billion by 2018
  • India’s homeland security market is expected to be worth US$ 16 billion by 2018
  • India’s fire and safety equipment market is expected to reach US$ 4.3 billion by the end of 2017

Smart Grid

  • Smart grids is the answer to shortage of power, power theft, access to electricity in rural areas, power loss in the grid, inefficient power consumption, poor reliability, etc.
  • India’s energy demand is expected to increase 3 times in the coming 10 years, out of which 2/3rd would be carried by the grid
  • In the XIIth plan, the Government has proposed to invest around USD 86.4 billion to upgrade the present electricity system
  • Smart grids will significantly reduce the environmental impact of the whole electricity supply system
  • 14 smart grid pilot projects to be implemented by state-owned distribution utilities in India

Clean Energy

  • The Indian power sector is expected to attract investment of US$ 250 billion by 2019 across diverse areas of the energy sector
  • India has an installed capacity of 267 Gigawatt (GW) as of March 2015, dominated by fossil fuels: the additional electricity demand creates a large opportunity for renewable energy sources
  • India’s target to install 100 GW solar power capacity by 2022 could make it one of the largest solar power markets in the world, creating 10 lakhs (1 million) jobs
  • India to spend US$ 21.6 billion over the next 10 years on smart grid infrastructure
  • Investment of around INR 25,300 crore (US$ 4 billion) to roll out a new metering system and upgrade distribution networks in the country

Government Initiatives

  • Government has just launched 14 projects of Pune’s Smart City Plan. This marks the beginning of implementation of urban development plans based on five year action plans formulated after detailed analysis of infrastructure gaps in over 500 cities included in Smart City Mission and AMRUT, accounting for about 70% of country’s urban population
  • Plan to build 60 million homes – 40 million in rural areas, and 20 million in urban areas under the “Housing for All” by 2022. INR 22,407 crore (US$ 3.61 billion) allocated for FY 2015-16
  • Increase of forest cover; better monitoring and controlling of industrial pollution; 2000 environmental approvals were granted in two years for unlocking an investment of Rs 10 lakh crore with a potential of generating 10 lakh jobs
  • It is estimated that India will invest INR 550 billion (US$ 8.8 billion) in the private security industry by 2016
  • Government has approved the National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM) an institutional mechanism for planning, monitoring and implementation of policies and programs related to smart grid activities. The total outlay for NSGM activities for 12th Plan is Rs 980 crore with a budgetary support of Rs 338 crore
  • About 400 million people in India lack access to electricity: the government has promised electricity for every household by 2019

Exhibitor Profile

  • Sustainable environment: Air, land and water pollution controls
  • Potable water: Domestic and commercial usage
  • Sanitation: Toilets for all
  • Energy: 24×7 clean energy; solar energy; energy storage; smart grids
  • Mobility: Two; three and four wheel vehicles: EVs / HEVs / Fuel cells / Hydrogen / Alternative fuels, etc.
  • Connected / Autonomous vehicles
  • Urban mobility and public transport: bus / rail / metro / mono rail, etc.
  • Traffic control rooms
  • Smart parking
  • Digital India: IT and Communications
  • e-Governance: G2C / G2B /G2G
  • Green buildings: Energy, water and material efficiency; water harvesting; recycling and waste reduction; improved indoor air quality; etc.
  • Urban planning: City planners / architects / buildings / skywalks / walkways / cycle tracks / BRTs / parks / play-grounds / hospitals / educational institutions / street lighting, etc.
  • Smart buildings: Energy saving; water harvesting; recycling (water and waste); IT & Communications; HVAC; automation; connected devices; smart lighting; smart appliances; elevators; fire & safety; etc.
  • Safety, security and surveillance
  • Disaster management
  • Smart health: Health for all
  • Smart education: Skilling India
  • Make in India: Smart manufacturing
  • Plan and build new smart cities
  • Retrofit existing cities
  • Heritage cities
  • Smart aerotropolis; military enclaves; ports; railway stations; etc.
  • Geographical information systems (GIS)
  • Sensors
  • Semiconductors
  • Special economic zones (SEZ’s); industrial parks; IT parks; townships; etc.
  • Mayors conclave
  • Smart villages
  • Smart Cities India Awards


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IoT Indian Expo

Internet of Things India Expo

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Internet of Things India Expo

The event is a B-2-B interface amongst industry stakeholders, and aims to provide a global showcase for cutting edge technologies, R&D and applications by creating an unparalleled business ambience.

Conference Programme Outline

Day 1: 08 February 2017

1000-1100 hrs    Opening Ceremony

1100-1130 hrs    Networking break

1130-1300 hrs    Conference Inaugural Session: Theme: “Digital India”

1300-1400 hrs    Lunch

Time      Hall C: Internet of Things

1400-1530 hrs    From PoC to Monetization – new business models and revenue generating streams

1500-1600 hrs    Policy formulation on IoT-An urgent necessity at this stage

1600-1615 hrs    Networking break

1615-1715 hrs    Funding IoT Startups: Success and Challenges

Day 2: 09 February 2017

Time      Hall C: Internet of Things

1000-1100 hrs    From Unconnected Products to Connected Everything – How IoT is Transforming Business for Enterprises

1100-1115 hrs    Networking break

1115-1215 hrs    Moving Big Data to Fast Data and advanced analytics for accelerating IoT Growth

1215-1315 hrs    IoT at the Edge: Sensors & Technologies

1315-1400 hrs    Lunch

1400-1530 hrs    Industry 4.0: the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies

1530-1600 hrs    Impact of IoT on Lifestyle: Smart Homes

1600-1615 hrs    Networking break

1615-1715 hrs    Connected Healthcare: Moving from Illness to Wellness

Day 3: 10 February 2017

Time      Hall C: Internet of Things

1000-1130 hrs    Session: Impact of IoT on Lifestyle: Smart Homes

1130-1145 hrs    Networking break

1145-1315 hrs    Session: IoT trends in connected Transport

1315-1400 hrs    Lunch and Visit to Exhibition



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