The Vattikuti Foundation invites surgeons to submit high-quality, robotic surgery entries for the KS International Innovation Awards 2023.

All entries will be ranked on criteria by three levels of judging to select the best in class.

Additionally, all entries will be considered for the in-person academic symposium in Ghent, Belgium, 6-8 October 2023.

1st prize US $10,000

2nd prize $3,000

3rd prize $2,000


2022 winners receiving awards from Raj and Padma Vattikuti.

About the Awards

The KS International 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.

The goal of the Awards is to recognize surgical talent and share new, cutting-edge educational robotic surgery techniques with the world.

Attendees from the Humans on the Cutting Edge of Robotic Surgery symposium 2022.

Awards Schedule

Review of all entries will begin upon submission for technical merit. Judging based on all other criteria to commence 16 June 2023.

Winners will be announced at the KS International Innovation Awards 2023 Ceremony in Ghent, Belgium on 7-8 October 2023.

This awards ceremony will be the culminating event following the academic symposium Humans on the Cutting Edge of Robotic Surgery. This exclusive medical conference is co-hosted by the Vattikuti Foundation and ORSI Academy, the ecosystem of people who are passionate about improving the best practices in minimally invasive surgery. Submissions accepted and featured in this conference will be selected from the submissions for the KS International Innovation Awards 2023.