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Call For Applications WHS Startup Track 2017

  • In General
  • 31 Mar 2017 - 1:19pm
  • By Mark Wamai
  • 4,016
A finalist pitches his innovation at the WHS Startup Track 2016

At the World Health Summit (WHS), October 15-17, Berlin, Germany, more than 1,600 stakeholders and decision-makers from over 80 countries and every field in the healthcare spectrum will work together to find solutions to global health challenges. The world’s foremost strategic forum for global health, it promotes thought leadership in science and advances global health agendas.

The WHS Startup Track highlights outstanding ideas and innovative business concepts that have the potential to revolutionize healthcare and improve global health. Attending the WHS provides young entrepreneurs with three days of access to world leaders in science, industry and politics to set up future collaborations and get to know potential mentors, investors and advisory board members.

Pitch and Award
On October 16 from 12:30-14:00, ten startups will have three minutes each to showcase their business concepts before a WHS audience and jury. The winner will be awarded by German Federal Minister of Health Hermann Gröhe at the WHS Night that evening.

Selection Criteria
Startups wishing to apply should be active in the field of health. This includes – but is not limited to – areas like public health, digital health, translational science, health policies, education, and advocacy.

  • Startups from all over the world are encouraged to apply.
  • The application must consist of a two-page information on the startup and may include a description of potential mentor needs that could be served by the WHS network.
  • Application: Online form at www.worldhealthsummit.org/whs-2017/startup-track
  • Deadline: June 30, 2017

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