Innovation Management Certification Workshop at  Siemens Healthcare, Goa

Call for Participation

Innovation Think Tank Department of Siemens Healthcare is organizing Innovation Management Certification  Workshop, aiming to develop innovative solutions for real world problems in healthcare sector.

This event was created by Mr. Sultan Haider, Founder and director of Innovation Think Tank, Siemens Healthcare GmbH, Germany. Mr. Haider has filed over 400 inventions and patents and has established 8 innovation labs in Germany, China, India, Turkey and USA. He holds guest faculty positions in several world renowned institutions and is also a director Innovation Research Lab at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. In this event Mr. Haider will teach the training course himself.

Students from the disciplines: Engineering (B.E/B-Tech or M.E/M-Tech in Biomedical, Mechanical, Product Design, E&C, EEE, E&I, CSE/IT), Management (BBA or MBA related to Hospital Management, Innovation, product management & HR), Medical (MMBS/ MD, Radiology, Nursing) can apply. Selected students will be invited for five days certification course on Innovation Management organized at Siemens Healthcare , Goa.


•Innovative, creative thinking and out-of-the-box perspective
•Good at quick problem identification, optimizing  the solution  and time management
•Team spirit and  leadership quality
•Should be a bonafide student of specified disciplines  from  any university in India

Event  Overview:

Initial two days of  the workshop includes ; training on innovation management theory and  methodology, Siemens Healthcare factory visit ,  Knowledge about various Siemens Healthcare products, interaction with  employees and hospital visits for understanding  the practical scenario.  Based on the training,  the students would be given a team task, to come up with out-of-the box solutions to solve one of the many demanding topics in global healthcare sector.


The three best teams will receive a financial award.

•First Prize      – 15000/- INR
•Second Prize   – 10000/- INR
•Third Prize   – 5000/- INR

All the participants will receive a certificate. The best performing students could be offered “Young Student Innovator Internship” at Innovation Think Tank Goa according to the vacancies.

Application Process:

No. of positions : 30

Applications are invited  along with the applicant’s CV and an innovative concept formation about the following two topics:

•Operation room of the future
•A solution for any of the current issue in healthcare system,  using your field of knowledge.

The concepts should be explained with the following details:

•Problem statement/  Challenge/ requirement of the concept
•Designs/schematics/sketches/flow charts   if any
•What is new in your concept compared to the existing technology/scenario
•Feasibility of your concept

The applicants can apply individually or as a team of 3 members. The team members need not to be necessarily from same stream or institution. The applications should be send to the following email id:

The participation within the program would be assured based on first come first serve principle so do not wait for the last day for registration.

Event timeline:

Application open from  : 15th March, 2016

Deadline for submission  : 28th March,2016

Short listing of applicants  : 31st March, 2016

Workshop dates  : 18th – 22nd April, 2016