Discover a curated list of upcoming healthcare events, conferences and competitions happening across the globe that focus on the advancement of digital health technologies.
December 5th, 2018
Boston, United States
5th Nov 2018
Our inaugural event held last fall brought together over 100 entrepreneurs, early-stage investors, and academics from around the country. This year’s conference, again led by Nav Singh, head of McKinsey’s Boston office, will build on last year’s success to further bring early-stage stakeholders together at the heart of healthcare innovation
October 17-19, 2018
The 2018 Connected Health Conference is back in Boston on October 17-19. Join over 2,500 front-line healthcare providers, tech innovators, decision makers, life sciences companies, investors and forward-thinking companies for networking, education, and demos of the latest digital health technologies and disruptive innovations.
November 16, 2018
California, United States
Up to $250,000
The Twilio.org Impact Fund provides financial support through grants and investments to organizations that are generating impact aligned with Twilio.org’s mission to fuel communications that give hope, power, and freedom. Through the Impact Fund, Twilio.org offers monetary grants to nonprofits and investments in social enterprises that are part of the Twilio.org customer community.
September 21, 2018
Johnson & Johnson (China) Investment Ltd. and Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC are committed to prioritizing lung health. How do we leverage the totality of science and technology to achieve comprehensive lung health - to ultimately prevent, intercept and cure lung cancer? Up to three innovators with the best ideas, technologies, or solutions that improve human healthcare related to
November 5, 2018
San Francisco, CA
October 5, 2018
The Prime Health Challenge connects early-stage health technology companies with healthcare organizations seeking innovative solutions. Prime Health evaluates and qualifies companies to participate in a three-month mentorship program that culminates in a shark tank event. Finalists pitch live to potential hosts and an audience of hundreds for a chance to win prize money and the opportunity to pilot their technology.
Mountain View, CA
Y Combinator fund companies from anywhere in the world. They fund companies doing everything from building mobile apps to diagnosing cancer. They happily fund companies that just started and have nothing more than an idea. And they have funded companies that had over $20M in annual revenue and over 50 employees.
This year, at annual Redox Healthcare Interoperability Summit, we want to explore best practices to bring us closer to industry-wide interoperability. Come together with the most innovative minds in health tech to share success stories, best practices, techniques, and solutions that make exchanging healthcare data simple and scalable today.
Seoul, South Africa
Johnson & Johnson Medical Korea Ltd. in collaboration with Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) and Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) are launching the Seoul Innovation QuickFire Challenge: Robotics & Digital Surgery. Up to two winning robotics and surgical solutions will receive up to KRW 150,000,000 (~$134,000)*.
TMCx and JLabs
IGNITE Healthcare Network’s Annual Fire Pitch Competition seeks out innovative and disruptive women led tech startups focussed on solving the most challenging problems in healthcare. The finalists will be coached by industry experts in preparation to pitch to an audience of potential customers, investors, and interested parties.
Located in the TMC Innovation Institute, the TMCx accelerator program provides startup companies with shared workspace, a curriculum tailored to the needs of health care entrepreneurs and the guidance of over 250 advisors from the front lines of the industry. Companies have access to the world’s largest medical center, all without membership fees or equity sharing.
Insight Product Development, MATTER, and PROPEL – iBIO Institute are co-hosting the sixth annual HealthTECH Startup Competition. This year our team of jurors will select ten leading early stage medical device and digital health startup finalists from the Midwest to compete for $50,000 in cash and prizes.
Oct 26th, 2018
The Fierce Innovation Awards: Healthcare Edition will identify and showcase outstanding innovation that is driving improvements and transforming the industry. Our expert panel of judges will review all submissions and determine which companies demonstrate innovative solutions that have the greatest potential to save money, engage patients, or revolutionize the industry.
March 29, 2019
December 31, 2018
TMC Biodesign fellows come from all backgrounds (engineering, software development, medicine, business, design, research) and work together in interdisciplinary teams to observe and identify unmet needs to then create products which solve them. From the start, team members are immersed in the clinical experience, uncovering, analyzing and prioritizing needs before exploring and implementing potential solutions.
Sept 25, 2018 - Mar 31, 2019
Oct 26th, 2018
The Novo Nordisk Innovation Partnering Program, in collaboration with MATTER, is part of the relationship that we hope to develop with the healthcare innovation community. We aim to explore, design and co-develop digital health solutions that help people living with diabetes achieve better health. We invite professional and collegiate innovators to participate in the 2018-2019 Innovation Challenge.
Up to $250,000
Janssen Research & Development, LLC and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS are calling on innovators to turn their attention to those crucial first years for mom and baby. In the First 1000 Days QuickFire Challenge, we’re seeking game-changing ideas, with an emphasis on health technologies, which will lead to the prevention and interception of childhood disease and disorders at the earliest stages.
November 2, 2018
Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge inviting more than 3.2 million nurses located throughout the U.S. to submit ideas for new devices, health technologies, protocols or treatment approaches that have the power to profoundly impact patient care and human health. The nursing innovators with the best idea(s) will receive up to $100,000 in grants and access to mentoring and coaching from Johnson & Johnson, via Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS to help bring their ideas to life.
September 16-18, 2018
Santa Clara, CA
Health 2.0 VentureConnect (previously Traction) puts "Series A ready" companies center stage as they compete to be recognized as the most fundable startup from venture capitalists and corporate investors. VentureConnect kicks off the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference on September 16th. The most promising health tech companies presented their business plan and faced off to win the title of Startup Champion!
October 11, 2018
Medical Alley Association
Meet and connect with active investors, corporate development execs and Digital Health’s most promising startups at MedCity INVEST Twin Cities. At MedCity INVEST Twin Cities, you’ll hear from innovative investors across the healthcare spectrum, prominent industry players and the most promising digital health startups offering innovative approaches or trying to solve some of healthcare’s greatest challenges.
January 15th, 2019
Up to $250,000
In honor of the new JPOD @ Philadelphia launching in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS announces the JPOD @ Philadelphia QuickFire Challenge to accelerate healthcare innovation and commercialization in Philadelphia and beyond. The innovator with the best idea, technology, or solution that improves human healthcare will receive up to $30,000 in grant funding.
Up to $100,000
We’re calling on innovators to revolutionize respiratory protection, to submit novel ideas to better protect against the inhalation of harmful infectious agents. Up to two innovators will be awarded up to $100,000, access to the Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS ecosystem, and support in developing their ideas from BARDA, to support health security products and technologies in biotechnology, life science research, and medical innovations
September 23, 2018
Up to $100,000
This challenge competition is seeking applications from device innovators that propose a cardiac or vascular device solution that will also be tested in pediatric patients 18 years old. In addition to monetary awards, awarded companies/labs will have access to clinicians, engineers, and regulatory and reimbursement experts at Children’s National Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and University of Maryland A. J. Clark School of Engineering
The digital health industry is being constantly reimagined, thanks to the growing contribution of bold startups and entrepreneurs who are always looking for new opportunities to showcase their novel ideas and solutions to the world. To augment their efforts, a lot of fascinating digital health events, challenges, competitions, and conferences keep happening globally. The purpose of this page is to create a curated guide to discover and attend all such upcoming digital health events.
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