May 2013 Transferlife, a bedsheet technology developed by SIB interns, has been licensed to MGM Associates, a major supplier for ambulances for government and private hospitals to include in every emergency kit.
April 2013 Abhinav Ramani, our 2013 Global Fellow, has been awarded a Whitaker International Summer Fellowship to study in India.
March 2013 Ayesha Chaudhary, Chinmay Deodhar, Darshan Nayak and Nitin Sisodia (all SIB Fellows) were named Top 20 Innovators under 35 in India by MIT's Tech Review.
January 2013 Congratulations to our SIB fellows from 2012 who won first prize in the IT Kharagpur Empresario B Plan competition for BioScoop, their liver biopsy device.
October 2012 Congratulations to the Interns from SIB who this year received a J&J COSAT grant for their product that addresses hand hygeine in clinical settings.
September 2012 Nish Chasmawala and Amit Sharma, founders of Consure Medical, have received an award from the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum Endowment Fund for "A novel way to manage fecal incontinence in non-ambulatory patients." The prize is shared with Lunar.
August 2012 Congratulations to our SIB alums, Nish Chasmawala and Amit Sharma for receiving investment from the Indian Innovation Fund, Indian Angel Network and India Venture Partners for their newly funded startup, Consure Medical. The company started out of the SIB fellowship.
May 2012 SIB Project from the 3rd year Fellows received a Center for Innovation in Global Health seed grant. The project, “Newborn hearing screening in the developing world – toward implementation of a novel device and innovative model of service delivery”, has been awarded $50,000.
April 2012 Two teams from the Stanford-India Biodesign program got into the final round for the United States - India Science and Technology Endowment Fund grants. These grants, up to $500k each, must include participants from both the US and India.
January 2011 Balram Bhargava, Executive Director of SIB in India, received an award of the Indian Science Congress Association at the 98th Indian Science Congress. He was one of 26 persons receiving an award, recipients of which included five Nobel Laureates.
August, 2010 The 2008 SIB Fellows, Nish Chasmawala and Amit Sharma, have started a company: ConSure Medical, which was recently recognized as one of the Top 75 startups in India to bet on by DARE magazine.
March 2010 Nish Chasmawala, 2008 SIB Fellow, was chosen as an India TR35 recipient by MIT. These are the top 35 innovators under 35 in India. Read more about the awards.
Srinivas Jaggu, 2008 Stanford-India Biodesign Fellow, was seleced as a 2009 TED India Fellow.
The Jaipur Knee, designed by students in Tom Andriacchi's class and sponsored by Biodesign, has been selected as one of Time Magazine's Top 50 Inventions for 2009. Congratulations to the students: Ayo Roberts, Joel Sadler, Angelo Szychowski, Eric Thorsell and Ellis Garai (2009 Biodesign Fellow).
Times of India features 'Bright Ideas that Work' and highlights an invention from Stanford-India Biodesign: IntraOz.
The Stanford-India Biodesign project, IntraOz, takes first place in the India Innovation Pioneers Challenge 2009.