The 9th MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION will take place at MEDICA. Top innovators from the fields of Health Apps, Diagnostics, AI in Healthcare and Robotics present their solutions here. The aim of the competition is to promote the development of innovations in order to be able to apply them in daily use by patients, physicians and hospitals.
Submit your solution and take the opportunity to present it at the 7th MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM, the hotspot for digital innovations in hall 13.
Submissions are possible until 23 September 2020 (23:59 PST). The participation is free of charge.
9th MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION – Welcome and Introduction
13:15 – 14:40 h
9th MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION – Pitch
12 finalists presenting their solutions
Health apps, Diagnostics, AI in healthcare, Robotics
Live evaluation by the expert jury
14:40 – 15:10 h
Panel discussion: "Co-innovation of corporates and health start-ups"
15:10 – 15:30 h
9th MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION – Announcement of the Top 3 winners
Conditions of participation
Categories of participation: Health Apps, Diagnostics, AI in Healthcare, Robotics
Market entry by the end of Q2 2021 and not launched before 2017
Submission in English by 23 September 2020
All submissions to the MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION will be evaluated by the international jury according to the following criteria: degree of innovation, commercial potential, technological feasibility, marketing approach, time to market, required investment.
Conformity with the "Medical Device Directive" or an "FDA Approval" is not required.
Pitch and Award Ceremony
The jury will select 12 finalists who will present their solutions to an audience of international healthcare industry experts, potential partners, investors and customers live on stage at the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM in a pitch on Tuesday, November 17, 2020.
All participants become part of the leading innovation ecosystem and receive valuable business connections, free marketing packages, extensive media coverage on a global level and support from international tech experts in business development.
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