New Delhi, 23rd February 2018: Niramai Health Analytix was announced as the winner of Aegis Graham Bell Award 2017 in “Data Science” category for their innovation in AI-based Breast Cancer Screening Solution. Aegis Graham Bell Award, honoring the best innovations in the ICT domain in India based on the novelty, market potential and social impact of the solution. Niramai Health Analytix was applauded for their innovation in Data Science at the 8th edition of Aegis Graham Bell Award at NDMC Convention Center, New Delhi.
Aegis Graham Bell has been promoting innovations and entrepreneurship in Telecom, Data Science, Smart City Solution, Cyber Security, Digital India, Cloud and Mobility. AGBA has been rewarding those who made outstanding contribution in these fields since 7 years with a vision to foster and stimulate innovators, for India to become a nucleus of innovations.
Niramai Health Analytix presented a unique innovation to solve one of the biggest problems in women health today. They have developed a low cost, portable, privacy-aware breast cancer screening solution for early detection. Their sophisticated, innovative artificial intelligence algorithms have resulted in four granted US patents and six more pending grant.
Dr Geetha Manjunath, CEO and Founder of NIRAMAI Health Analytix, said “We are very pleased to receive this recognition of Aegis Graham Bell Award. It gives us additional validation of the novelty and usefulness of our AI-based solution to detect early stage breast cancer”. Talking about the low survival rates from breast cancer in India, Dr Geetha said, “Our solution has the potential to save many lives as it addresses all the issues that hinder early detection of cancer”. NIRAMAI solution works for women of all age groups and is non-contact, radiation-free and completely privacy aware. This enables many more women to comfortably undergo the test without anyone seeing them or touching them during the test. Over 1700 patients have been screened using NIRAMAI technology with high levels of accuracy.
About Niramai Health Analytix:
NIRAMAI is a health-tech startup that is using data science to help diagnose critical diseases. They have recently developed a non-contact privacy-aware Breast Cancer Screening solution to detect early stage malignancy in women of all age groups. Niramai’s cloud-hosted solution is based on a novel technology called Thermalytix®, which uses their patented machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms over high resolution thermal images. For more information please visit: http://www.niramai.com
The Aegis Graham Bell Award is one of the largest innovation award for the ICT domain in India. The Aegis School of Business, Data Science, Cyber Security and Telecommunication has established the Aegis Graham Bell Award as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Alexander Graham Bell. This Award is intended to promote innovation, entrepreneurship in the field of Telecom, Social, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, and Security to provide recognition for outstanding contributions by the innovators. The Award is organized with support of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), and Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCOE), Convergence India and Deloitte as a knowledge partner.
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Shweta Chavan | Corporate Communication | Aegis Graham Bell Awards | 8433969263 | [email protected]