A Chat with Samit Kumar Biswas, Founder & CEO at Accessible Transportation Company: Hippo Mobility

Samit Kumar Biswas

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Samit Kumar Biswas has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, medical transport and logistics industries in India and the UK.

Due to his in-depth knowledge and networks, he has transformed Advatech Healthcare from an idea in India to an efficient and cost effective business that is operational in the UK. Advatech has always valued the importance and necessity of high-quality standards of medical care.

Since setting up in the UK, Advatech has become part of Department of International Trade (DIT) earlier known UKTI’s Entrepreneurs Programme, and launched as part of a high-level Indian Prime Minister delegation to the UK in November 2015. We have worked hard to successfully bridge the gap between ambulance and taxi services with a resulting revenue stream from medical institutions and healthcare providers to save money and maintain standards.

Over the past 8 years, Advatech Healthcare has created Hippo Mobility, a proven disabled and non-emergency patients transportation services (NEPTS) in the London and Essex area. Due to its dependability and efficiency, Hippo is now poised to become the UK’s best national wheelchair-accessible healthcare services on a wearable technology platform.
Hippo Mobility – East London Business Place

How did you come up with the idea for the company?

Hippo Mobility is looking to bridge the gap between the two and has been working with the NHS and the local communities to provide sustainable ambulance alternatives since 2016. The pandemic has made these services even more essential and vital. We at Hippo Mobility believe that everyone deserves the same high standards in transportation that include convenience, safety, quality, and affordability.

Our services particularly focus on the elderly and disabled individuals who are in need of assisted transportation. We are dedicated to providing transportation services with our professional team, we make sure that all calls are promptly answered with customer service being our highest priority ensuring we meet the needs of our clients with sensitivity, promptness and integrity.


How Hippo Mobility has evolved during the pandemic?

Hippo Mobility are proud to say that we are dedicated to doing our bit for the environment by making conscientious decisions as a company and working towards a sustainable future.

Our initiatives include an effort to reduce our carbon footprint by using hybrid or electric vehicles to transport our numerous customers. Offline most of our processes are conducted via digital platforms and all communication with our team is digital.

What can we hope to see from Hippo Mobility in the future?

PTS or patient transportation services is the need of the hour. 999 and 111 services are challenged by excessive demands and calls. Emergency or non-emergency -people are habituated to calling those no. Advatech Healthcare took the initiative to address the non-emergency patients transfer and others day to day patient transport requirements through it’s branded Wheel Chair Access PTS services – HIPPO MOBILTY.

Hippo – the Greek meaning is Disable. Hippo Mobility offering this WAV services to individual patients, private hospitals and various healthcare centres across the UK.

Book My Ambulance

As a part of our continuous medical emergency services, we are providing Emergency Medical Evacuation services in Eastern part of India currently through ground ambulance services with trained drivers and paramedic staffs. We believe in providing fastest medical service to the patient as soon as possible. Looking into the emergency we had recently launched an android base mobile application “BookMyAmbulance”.

Book My Pathology

“BookMyPathology” Advatech Health Care also launching first of its kind diagnostics (body fluids) services in the UK, through its “BookMyPathology” web & mobile application to offer weekend pathology services to the private healthcare markets in the UK with a hub in Leeds.

Ambufly Air Ambulance

Air Ambulance is one of the unique services of Advatech Healthcare. Advatech Healthcare launched “Ambufly” a dedicated air ambulance services that can be there to attend to your medical emergency, round the clock, anywhere, and most importantly on time. Our air ambulances come with life support systems and an experienced Medical Team to assist the patient. Some of our Esteemed Clients are Apollo Hospitals, SAIL, ONGC, China Metallurgy, Electro Steel Haldia Petro Chemicals, and Govt. of Mizoram etc. Currently, we provide three types of Air Crafts – Pilatus PC12, Beach Craft C90, B 200 & Caravan Cessna.