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At IMACX, we nurture Research-led, Collaborative Social Innovations.

The IMACX team will work with you on purpose, problem, product development, platform strategy, data science, branding, revenue, fundraising and hiring. Leading players in the ecosystem - platform vendors, VCs, media companies, startups & enterprises - will join us as mentors to accelerate the development of your creation / venture.

If you are selected for participation, you will receive investment from IMACX TIRAC Fund as part of the program, as well as a host of relevant benefits, including:

  • Hands-on guidance from the IMACX team in areas such as product, platform integration, and fundraising
  • Targeted sessions with experts around various aspects of building your company including user acquisition, PR, and customer research
  • Talks with leaders from major technology companies relevant to your creation
  • Peer Learning & Networking Opportunities
  • Mentorship from Angels / VCs actively investing in your category
  • Promotional credits from vendors such as AWS, Digital Ocean, Azure, etc.
  • Access to betaMACX, our early adopter network
  • Opportunity to do trial deployments at our campus
  • Opportunity to present at "IMACX Demo Day", usually around Aug-Sep each year
  • Opportunity to present at "IMACX RISE Summit", usually around Feb-Mar each year

From a domain / impact perspective, the focus of our work is in the area of Prosperous Society - the intersection of Digital Technology and Social Innovation. Specifically, in the areas of:

Individual: Social Inclusion (Adhyatmika):

  • Accessibility & Assistive Solutions for Challenged (incl. Physical, Mental, Senior Citizens)
  • Access, Independence, Livelihood & Inclusion
  • Social Workers (Health, Education) are the Key Stakeholders
  • Ex: Identify Vulnerable Individuals - Counselling & Training

Community: Public Safety (Adhibhautika):

  • Law & Order, Citizen Security, Culture
  • Prevention, Protection, Prosecution & Rehabilitation
  • Law Enforcement Workers (Police, Government Officials, Lawyers) are the Key Stakeholders
  • Ex: Map Vulnerable Areas - Accident Zones & Missing Children

Nature: Public Good (Adhidaivika):

  • Environment & Natural Resources - Pollution, Outbreaks, Disasters
  • Prevention, Preparedness, Response & Recovery
  • Emergency Service Workers / First Responders are the key stakeholders
  • Ex: Visualize Vulnerable Areas - Outbreaks & Disasters

Specifically, our offerings include:



The IMACX team and our partners will work with you on purpose, problem, product development, platform strategy, data science, branding, revenue, fundraising and hiring.

If you have something great we’d love to speak with you. We would like to understand details about - your venture's purpose, the market problem that you are planning to solve, the solution that is being planned for development, the team members working on the solution, the market opportunity for the solution and finally, your expectations from IIIT-B.

Contact the IMACX team at: F6S (or) email at IMACX Innovations.

This year (2019), from a technology / business perspective, our focus is on "Cognitive Computing + Platform Economics" - machine learning, natural language processing, speech & image recognition, human-computer interaction (conversational software that interacts with users in a way that is increasingly similar to how humans interact with each other - using text and voice, naturally). Specifially,

  • Chatbots, Conversational Interfaces & AI
  • Voice based Conversational Software, Applications & Services
  • Augmented Reality, Computer Vision & Camera-First Applications
  • Video, Live Streaming & Interactive Applications
  • Data Storage, Security & Privacy
  • Real-time Task Management Applications
  • Sensor-First Applications
  • Synthetic Reality / Digital Celebrities
  • Platform Economy

Our Current & Recent Creations

CulturePlatform with CulKey

Connecting You to Your Roots
Anchor Faculty: Prof. V Sridhar & Prof. Uttam
Solution Sponsored by: The Bangalore Press (BAPPCO) Research Grant
Mentorship Sponsored by: The Bangalore Press (BAPPCO) Research Grant

"LMS for Visually Impaired" with Vision Empower

Making STEM Education Accessible for the Visually Challenged
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Amit Prakash
Solution Sponsored by: Fidelity India CSR Grant
Mentorship Sponsored by: Fidelity India CSR Grant

Refreshable Braille Display with Vision Empower

Making STEM Education Accessible for the Visually Challenged
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Sujit
Mentorship Sponsored by: Samsung India CSR Grant

"Automatic Prediction of Communication Skill" with IIITB

In Self-Presentation, Video Conference based and Group Discussions
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Dinesh
Solution Sponsored by: GoI SERB DST Grant

Language Teaching Virtual Agents & Bots with IIITB

Indian Local Languages
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Dinesh
Solution Sponsored by: GoK MINRO Grant

NPKonnect with NPKonnect

Empowering Social Sector with Information
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Amit
Mentorship Sponsored by: Samsung India CSR Grant

Happy Being with NSmiles

Mental Wellness Assessments & Mobile App
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Ramesh
Solution Sponsored by: Fidelity India CSR Grant
Mentorship Sponsored by: Fidelity India CSR Grant

Push-D with HealtheLife

Mental Wellness Assessments & Mobile App
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Srikanth
Solution Sponsored by: NIMHANS

"Locate the Learner" with IIITB

Education for All
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Srinath
Solution Sponsored by: Mphasis F1 Foundation

VideoKen with Yen4Ken

Video based social learning platform
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Manish

SignL with FriendsforInclusion

Video / Speech to Indian Sign Language
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Dinesh
Solution Sponsored by: Mphasis F1 Foundation
Mentorship Sponsored by: Mphasis F1 Foundation

AYUSH-EHR with HealtheLife

Streamline Treatment Proceses, Deliver Better Care
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Srikanth
Solution Sponsored by: Government of India
Mentorship Sponsored by: Government of India

Upper Limb Wearable Assistive Device with IIITB

Products for Specially-abled & Less-abled
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Madhav
Solution Sponsored by: IBM India SUR Grant

Population Health Surveys with IIITB

Visual Analytics
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Jaya
Solution Sponsored by: IBM India SUR Grant

AI Assisted Device for Upper Limb with IIITB

Products for Specially-abled & Less-abled
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Madhav
Solution Sponsored by: GoK MINRO Grant

Ride with KickStart

Cabs for the Physically Challenged

BeSafe with Dataway Solutions

IOT Solutions for Safe Transportation
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Madhav, Prof. Debrata Das
Solution Sponsored by: MEITY, Gov of India
Mentorship Sponsored by: MEITY, Gov of India

sunvAI with SunVai

Complaint Resolution using AI
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Sujit
Mentorship Sponsored by: Samsung India CSR Grant

Chatbot for Anti-Trafficking with SunVai

Laws relating to Human Trafficking
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Sujit
Solution Sponsored by: Mphasis F1 Foundation
Mentorship Sponsored by: Samsung India CSR Grant

Anti-Trafficking Platform with Justice&Care

Platform for Anti-Human Trafficking
Anchor Faculty: Prof. R Chandrashekar
Solution Sponsored by: Mphasis F1 Foundation

Indian Road Conditions with IIITB

Traffic Analytics
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Dinesh
Solution Sponsored by: GoK MINRO Grant

"Driving the City" with Fields of View

Analysis of BMTC Data
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Rajagopalan
Solution Sponsored by: NWO, Netherlands

Golden Hour Linkages with IIITB

Solution linking First Responders & Good Samaritans
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Ramesh
Solution Sponsored by: IBM India SUR Grant

CircuitVerse with IIITB

Student Innovator: Mr. Satvik Ramprasad
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Subhajit Sen

BanTrafficking with IIITB

Student Innovator: Ms. Sudeshna Nag
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Ramesh Sundararaman
Internship Sponsored by: Mphasis F1 Foundation

LookAround with IIITB

Student Innovator: Mr. Arjun
Anchor Faculty: Prof. Ramesh Sundararaman