· Name of the Startup:


  • Incubated at:

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  • Founder(s):

Shanthanu Chakravarthy, Nithin Shivashankar, Raghu Menon

· Team strength:


  • Current Status:

Pre-revenue; Advanced prototype ready and being tested

· Year of enrollment:


· Technology Domain/Sector:


· Notable Achievements:

1. Received Government grants and projects of INR 2 CR. in support of research and development work

2. Industry partner in a multi-institution research project

3. Partnerships with several hospitals and individual clinicians

4. Conduced Medical Simulation workshop with around 100 doctors testing the developed device

· Brief profile (Including product details):

Mimyk is a deep-tech start-up from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. It is building a Robotic VR/AR based simulator for training doctors, with the company having a broad vision of making an impact in the area of Digital Surgery.

  • USP/Uniqueness:

Technology is the biggest USP of our work. We have developed proprietary technologies in haptics, robotics, simulation, and AI for healthcare.

· Capital raised/Revenue generated:

Government grants supporting entrepreneurship- INR 2 Cr.

· Awards and accolades:

1. Winner Tech Rocketship award, Government of UK

2. Winner most innovative technology start-up, Start JLM, Government of Israel

3. Winner Elevate 100, Government of Karnataka

4. Member, NASSCOM deep tech club

· IP Generated (if any):

India Patents

1. Title: A Haptic device for endoscopy

Application number: 3439/CHE/2014 (Provisional and complete specification),

2. Title: A single-layer compliant mechanism for reversible motion between circumferential and radial directions

Application number: 1248/CHE/2015 (Provisional), 3383/2017/CHE (Complete specifications)


1. Title: A device for simulating endoscopy and a system thereof

Application number: PCT/1B2015/055251, Publication number: WO2016005959 A1 (Inventive and novel steps established)

2. Title: A compliant mechanism for simulating endoscopy

Application number: PCT/IB2018/050598

· Contact details

o Address

Mimyk, First floor, Entrepreneurship Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-12

o Website


o Email address

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o Contact number


Additional Info

  • State: Tamil Nadu
  • City: Bangaluru
  • Select Domain: Med-Tech
  • Incubation Centres: Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay
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