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Announcing the 2023 KS International Innovation Awards

Date : February 2023

The Vattikuti Foundation has just opened the competition for the KS International Innovation Awards 2023. Formerly known as the KS Robotic Surgery Innovation Awards, the goal remains the same: to recognize surgical talent and share news about cutting-edge robotic surgery technique and devices through the use of video. The top programs will be presented to the global medical community. There will be a top prize of $10,000 USD!

Entries will be accepted through the Vattikuti Foundation website until 15 June 2023. Review of all entries will begin upon submission for technical merit, with formal adjudication beginning on 16 June 2023. There will be three rounds of judging to select the Finalists, plus all submissions will be subject to crowd-sourced voting as well.

To submit and entry, use this link:

The KS International Robotic Surgery Innovation Awards are intended to honor the memory of the late CEO of Vattikuti Technologies, Krishnaswami Subrahmaniam, whose tireless efforts established and expanded robotic surgery programs throughout India.

For over 25 years, Raj and Padma Vattikuti have been supporting global charitable causes, including the development of robotic surgery, through their Foundation. Dr. Mahendra Bhandari is the CEO of the Vattikuti Foundation.