Hackathon Registration Deadline: 15 Nov, 2019

Center for Biomedical Engineering, IIT Ropar is conducting MedTech Conference 2020 from 6th Feb – 9th Feb 2020.  This is the new avatar of CMTW which was successfully conducted by the department last year. In addition to all major components of CMTW, this year the conference shall accept short papers on medical device innovation. We also invite papers from clinicians on unmet needs and medical device use cases. Startups are invited to share their stories. These papers shall be peer reviewed and published in yearly proceedings of the MTC. Proceedings of MTC shall be published through our publication partner Taylor & Francis and shall be submitted to Scopus and Clarivate.

Inaugural day of the conference shall be held at PGIMER, second largest hospital of India where participants shall get the benefit of direct one-on-one clinician interaction and visit to various departments of the hospital. Rest of the four days shall be at IIT Ropar. Reputed clinicians, researchers and professionals from medical device companies will be on-board for talks, panel discussions and Jury. There will be ample networking opportunities for students and participants.

Prizes worth more than Rs. 1 Lakhs shall be given away to best paper and hackathon winners. Internships shall be on offer from major companies and startups.

Themes of Papers:

  • Medical instrumentation and signal processing
  • Applications of computing and AI in medicine
  • Prosthetics and assistive devices
  • Telemedicine and remote healthcare
  • Mathematical modelling for medical device development
  • Point-of-care devices
  • Device development for affordable healthcare
  • Business case studies of medical devices
  • Identification of unmet needs
  • MedTech startup stories

Important Dates

  • Paper submission opens: October 15, 2019
  • Paper submission closes: November 15, 2019
  • Paper acceptance notification: December 15, 2019
  • Last day for author registration: January 5, 2019
    (papers will not be included in proceedings without registration)
  • Last date for filling hackathon interest form: Nov 15, 2019
  • Last date for hackathon registration payment: Nov 20, 2019
  • MTC days: Feb 06, 2020 (Thursday) to Feb 09, 2020 (Sunday)

Plenary Speakers/Panelists

Dileep Mangsuli
CTO GE Healthcare South Asia

Dr. P J Singh
Managing Director
Tynor India

Gautham Paspuleti
Managing Director
Biodesign Innovation Labs


Bhavish Sood
Venture Capitalist and Board Member of Medimetry

Ganesh Jangir
Founder, Newndra Innovations Pvt Ltd.

 Dr.  G S Wander
Chief Cardiologist & Dean Research, DMC&H, Ludhiana

Mohammad Ameel
Senior Consultant, Healthcare Technologies (Medical Devices) at National Health Systems Resource Center

Charudutta Aradhye
Associate Director R&D
Boston Scientific

 P Hari Kanth
R&D in-charge, Medivalley, Andra Pradesh MedTech Zone


 Dr. Vidur Mahajan
Associate Director, Mahajan Imaging
Head (R&D), CARING
Santosh Shevade
Co-founder Sineflex
Faculty ISB Mohali

Veena BM
Center Leader & Engineering Director at Medtronic India Development Center