The Mehta Family Centre for Engineering in Medicine

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Startups- How to START, SUSTAIN and SUCCEED


RASHIE JAIN, Co-founder & CEO

26th August 2023

RASHIE JAIN, is an entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of, a healthcare technology company focused on providing end-to-end care management to cancer patients.

Rashie did her BTech (BSBE), IIT Kanpur and later an MBA in healthcare management from Wharton School. Early on she recognized a lack of technology penetration in the healthcare space, particularly, a substantial information gap in cancer diagnostics, treatments, palliative care and over all support system. It is then that she along with Dr. Amit Jotwani founded in 2017 to alleviate plight of cancer patients and their caregivers. The Entrepreneur, recognized Rashie Jain for her outstanding contributions in the field and listed her as “35-under-35” promising entrepreneur to look out for.


MFCEM Workshop: Introduction to Imaging


Zeiss India

The MFCEM workshop on “Introduction to imaging” was conducted by Mr. Rishi Kant, Application Specialist, Zeiss India, on November 5th 2022.

Imaging is an essential tool in the research arsenal, and therefore to keep abreast with the fast developing technologies in microscopy, one of the leaders in microscopy technologies, Zeiss (India), were invited to conduct a workshop. In the workshop a wide range of topics were discussed: from basic of microscopy, image acquisitions and quantitation, lifetime imaging (FRAP), to more advanced topics such as Laser Scanning Microscopy (LSM), LSM-based SR Imaging Techniques, Lattice SIM-based SR Techniques, Single Molecule Localization Microscopy and Correlative Workflow (LM to EM Correlative Microscopy).


MFCEM Workshop on Science and Public Engagement


Dr. Sarah Hyder Iqbal

The MFCEM workshop on Science and Public engagement was conducted by Dr. Sarah Hyder Iqbal on 24th Sep. 2022. Dr. Sarah is a communications and science engagement strategist.  She received her PhD in Biochemistry from Oxford University. Her focus is to build capacity in science engagement in India and develop creative, inclusive and participatory tools for public and policy engagement with science for a sustainable future.  She has initiated and is part of many national and international engagement programs, such as Superheroes Against Superbugs: an initiative to build a community to tackle antibiotic resistant-infections in India; and international programms such as Arting Health for Impact and Planet Divoc-91 among others.

  Resources on Science & Public Engagement




Mr. Rafeeque Mavoor, SciDart studio

MFCEM organized an online workshop on Scientific Illustration conducted by Mr. Rafeeque Mavoor, SciDart studio, on the 25th of June, 2022. The workshop was organized acknowledging the need to communicate science in understandable and engaging way using visual mediums such as images, graphics, illustrations, animation, movies etc. The workshop was open to all at IIT Kanpur with the aim to introduce the various tools and skill sets required to create telling scientific illustration.

Mr. Rafeeque Mavoor of SciDart studio has to his credit numerous Cover Art, Web Art, Illustrations, Animations & Science Films. He has conducted workshops at IISER-Pune, IISER-Bhopal, IIT Gandhinagar, Vigyan Prasar among others. He received a BS-MS Dual Degree in Chemical Sciences, from IISER-TVM, and continues to serve as part of the creative team for Scientific Illustration & Animation, Science Media Centre-IISER-Pune and IISER-TVM.


The Bhupat & Jyoti Mehta Family Foundation

MFCEM at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is generously supported by the Mehta Family Foundation.

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