Healthcare Technology Innovation Centre (HTIC) of IIT Madras is an R&D centre established through a joint initiative of IIT Madras and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. Since its inception in 2011, HTIC has evolved into a unique and leading med-tech innovation ecosystem in the country bringing together more than 20 medical institutions, industry, government agencies, collaborating with HTIC in developing affordable healthcare technologies for unmet clinical needs. HTIC’s technologies are reaching the field, touching lives, enabling business and benefiting society. A video summary of HTIC is available at
Going forward, we envision HTIC becoming a national asset in affordable healthcare technology innovation of global standards and creating impact in healthcare.
HTIC runs an annual innovation fellowship programme aimed at creating innovators and innovations in healthcare technology to address growing healthcare needs of India. The 18 months fellowship programme is designed for interested candidates from diverse background, such as engineering, medicine, business administration, public health, and social sciences, both fresh graduates and ones with work experience.