What is Challenge Fund?
The present call intends to prioritize the following two challenges:
- An online referral system from Community clinic to tertiary care Hospital.
- Medical Appointment System using ICT to reduce patient waiting time for improved quality of care.
Can I participate individually in this challenge fund?
No, as per rules a Team has to participate.
Who will bear the prototype development cost?
a2i is awarding the money for the development of prototype.
If I meet the challenge exactly when will I be awarded?
After completing the full-selection process, the winner shall be contacted by a2i.
Is a mentor or adviser for a team mandatory?
Yes, a mentor or advisor to the Team is mandatory, and he/she will be a member of the team.
Will there be any certificates for all members of team?
Yes, Individual members of the awarded team will get separate certificate.
If I make the challenge or get the award, what is next?
Prepare and present working prototype within proposed timeframe.
Will there be any workshop or grooming session?
Yes, there will be any grooming sessions for the short listed teams.
How will I know that if I am in the short-list?
A notification will be sent to each members of the short-listed teams.
Is there any TA/DA included for the team members?
Yes, short-listed participants will get TA/DA as per a2i policy.
Is there any age limit for participating in the challenge fund?
No, there is no age-restrictions for participation.
Does the software part has to be a standalone application, or can it be a web app, hosted by the participants?
This will depend at the discretion of the participants/teams.
Can my presentation contents have videos?
Yes. A short descriptive video is preferred.
Does the prototype need to be fully-functional work grade?
Do I have to estimate a prototyping cost as well as piloting cost?
Yes. Relevant budget & cost analysis is preferred.
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