Pioneering the healthcare of tomorrow

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80

Finalists

1

Winner

Pioneering the healthcare of tomorrow

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Driving the digital health forward

Health Tech Challengers identifies and brings top global digital health tech startups together on one stage to compete for global media exposure as well as the attention of 100+ VCs and CVCs.

To enter, startups must be innovators in one of the eight tracks fostering digital health revolution – Mental Health, Gut Health, Metabolic, Cardiovascular, Neurology, MSK, Workplace Wellness, and Clinical Workflow.

Mental Health
Gut Health
Metabolic
Cardiovascular
MSK
Neurology
Workplace Wellness
Clinical Workflow

8 Tracks – 80 Finalists

10 companies in each track are shortlisted by a distinguished panel of industry experts from leading corporations, Venture Capital, ecosystem builders and media partners.

The Top 80 startups are invited to pitch (in-person or virtually) at Health Tech Forward 2022, the leading industry conference of the year, offering valuable media and PR attention, as well as vast networking opportunities.

One company is announced as the ultimate winner of the Health Tech Challengers 2022 award. Other finalists in each track are honored on stage and awarded prizes.

APPLICATION CRITERIA

Timeline

1

Application deadline

August 27
2

Top 80 announced

September 7
3

Top 80 pitches

October 4 @ Health Tech Forward
4

Top 8 pitches & Winner announced

November 15 @ HLTH 2022 event in Las Vegas, USA

Winners will be announced on October 5, 2022

Application to the Health Tech Challengers is entirely free and each of the 80 finalists (10 per each track) is granted one free (in-person or virtual) ticket to Health Tech Forward 2022. May the odds be in your favour!

MEET TOP 80 FINALISTS!

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Trupen Modi

Trupen Modi

Director of Digital Health Innovation Strategy @ Microsoft

Reena Sooch

Reena Sooch

Head of Digital and Connected Health @ IPSOS

Juljana Hysenbelli

Juljana Hysenbelli

Healthcare Senior Program Manager Worldwide Public Sector @ Amazon Web Services

Simon Turner

Simon Turner

Partner @ Sofinnova Partners

Sander Ruitenberg

Sander Ruitenberg

Digital Program Head Connected Health Foundations @ Novartis Pharma AG

Sally Ann Frank

Sally Ann Frank

WW Lead - Health & Life Sciences | Microsoft for Startups @ Microsoft

Kasparas Aleknavičius

Kasparas Aleknavičius

Head of Medical Affairs @ Kilo.Health

Jenny Wüstner

Jenny Wüstner

Communications & Partner Engagement Manager G4A Digital Health @ Bayer Pharmaceuticals

Andy Cachaldora

Andy Cachaldora

General Manager Digital Service Northern Europe @ GE Healthcare

Nick West

Nick West

Chief Medical Officer @ Abbott

Evan Campbell

Evan Campbell

Lead Health Services Researcher @ NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Daniel Moreno Martínez

Daniel Moreno Martinez

Head of the Innovation Unit @ Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol

Jacqueline Barendregt

Jacqueline Barendregt

Principal & Head of Client Services @ idea pharma

Michael Bidu

Michael Bidu

Co-founder & CEO @ MYND Therapeutics

Jon Lee Davey

Jon Lee Davey

Director of Digital Health @ Quanta Dialysis Technologies

Anne Stake

Anne Stake

Chief Strategy and Product Officer @ Medtronic LABS

Ross Farrow

Ross Farrow

Founder & Chairman @ GOE Development Limited t/a GOE Wellness

Neringa Dubauskienė

Neringa Dubauskienė

Researcher in Interactive Electronic Systems Group @ Kaunas University of Technology

Robert Lugowski

Robert Lugowski

Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ COBIN Angels

Daniel Chui

Daniel Chui

External Innovation Director @ Haleon

Steffanie Bristol

Steffanie Bristol

Head, Biogen Digital Health External Innovation and Alliances, Imaging & AI/ML @ Biogen

Dario Heymann

Dario Heymann

Chief Research Officer @ Galen Growth

Yahel Halamish

Yahel Halamish

Investment Principal, Head of Investor Relations, D&I @ Nina Capital

Imogen Mulliner

Imogen Mulliner

Growth Investor @ Sapphire Ventures

Brian Cooper

Brian Cooper

Chief Information Services Officer @ Synchronous Health

Garet Free

Garet Free

Vice President of Partner Success and Strategy @ Dispatch Health

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