Exclusive: Two entrepreneurs from India among Global 35 MIT Innovators Under 35

Mumbai:  MIT Technology Review revealed its annual global list of Innovators under 35 today (24 August 2016). The coveted list, which has 35 innovators, features two entrepreneurs from India – GreyOrange’s Co-Founder and CEO, Samay Kohli, who has mastered the art of robotics in warehouses and InnAccel’s co-founder Jagdish Chaturvedi, who has pioneered the low-cost medical devices.

Samay Kohli’s  GreyOrange is a robotics firm that designs, manufactures and deploys advanced robotics systems for automation at warehouses, distribution and fulfilment centres across the world.  These robotic solutions help businesses transform their supply chains with highly productive, efficient, and automated warehouses. As an ENT (ear, nose, and throat) surgeon, Jagdish Chaturvedi has co-invented low-cost 18 medical-devices. Specially, he has invented a low-cost ear, nose, and throat—ENT—imaging device, which has become very popular in rural areas.


Samay Kohli has been involved with robotics for over a decade now, winning several robotic competitions around the world, and even conducting robotic workshops globally – including institutions like Stanford University, Louisiana University, MIT, IITs, IIIT, NITs and many more.  GreyOrange’s robotic solutions help businesses transform their supply chains with highly productive, efficient, and automated warehouses.

Commenting on the achievement, Mr Kohli, Co-Founder and CEO, GreyOrange Ltd. said, “GreyOrange is driven by the potential of robotics automation and the continuous zeal for innovation. I am delighted to be a part of the coveted MIT Technology Review list as it acknowledges the role that GreyOrange has played in transforming the supply chains across industries through its robotic solutions. We are actually living our mission of solving real business problems using technology”.

Jason Pontin, Editor-in-Chief & Publisher, MIT Review said, “Over the years, we’ve had success in choosing young innovators whose work has been profoundly influential on the direction of human affairs.  Previous winners include Larry Page and Sergey Brin; Mark Zuckerberg, Jonathan Ive, We’re proud of our selections and the variety of achievements they celebrate, and we’re proud to add GreyOrange to this prestigious list.”

Jagdish Chaturvedi, 32, is a one of key persons behind the accelerator InnAccel. He holds an MBA in Entrepreneurship and Hospital Management, and he is a Stanford-India Biodesign Fellow 2012.  InnAccel is a Bangalore-based healthcare-focused incubator providing services to startups operating in the medical technology space. Mr Chaturvedi has a vision to inspire other doctors to make healthcare more accessible to common man in India.

Founded at MIT in 1899, MIT Technology Review is an independent media company whose mission is to equip audiences with the intelligence to understand and contribute to a world shaped by technology. MIT Technology Review is first to report on a broad range of new technologies, informing our audiences about how important breakthroughs will impact their careers and lives. This year’s honorees will be featured online at www.technologyreview.com starting today, and in the September/October print magazine, which hits newsstands worldwide on August 29. They will appear in person at the upcoming EmTech MIT conference October 18–20 in Cambridge, Massachusetts (www.EmTechMIT.com).

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