Pitching competition for an innovative healthcare solution
Do you want to improve patient life and Well-being? Do you have a research based idea for novel health product/service that you would like to commercialise?
Health Design Pitching Competition is open for teams from Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences.
The number of finalists is not fixed. The language of the competition is English. Participants will be Pre-selected by a Health Design Jury based on their applications.
The competition is organized during 28th and 29th of November.
Pitches will be 5 min in length.
Semifinal: 28th from 17:00-19:00 at Aalto Learning Centre, Makers space
Final and Award ceremony: 29th between 15:30-18:00 at Health Design 2017 (Makers space)
Total funding is 50 000 € for implementing the solutions
First place is 30 000 €
Even if the team doesn’t win, they
have a chance to get valuable feedback from the Health Design jury. Teams also
have an opportunity to form new partnerships and learn about how design can help them to succeed.
The competition is organized by Health Design and sponsored by Instrumentariumin tiedesäätiö sr. The goal of the competition is to promote the future of research based health innovations in Finland.
Research-based: The idea should be based on academic research.
Impact: What is the effect you hope to achieve by turning research into a solution?
Need focused: Does your solution solve a local or global health need?
Novel: Do you have an original idea or an new approach to existing problem?
Plan and timing: What are the steps and schedule to bring your idea into reality?
Quality of team and circumstances: Why are you and your working environment uniquely qualified to make the impact a reality?
Saara Hassinen, Healthtech Finland
Risto Ilmoniemi, Instrumentariumin tiedesäätiö sr
Prashant Jha, All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi
Jyrki Nieminen, Merivaara
Kenneth Salonius, Vertical
Joonas Koski, Valuemotive
Deadline for applications 23.11.2017
General grant terms: http://www.instrufoundation.fi/ohjeet-hakijalle
You can find contact details on Partners page under Northbay
No more applications. Thank you for all the great applications. Information about who get's to Semifinal by Monday!
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