2019 HITLAB World Cup: Women’s Health Tech Challenge

Applications open March 29

 
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Support the next big disruptor in health.

Calling all digital health entrepreneurs: The HITLAB World Cup Challenge is back with a focus on emerging technology applications and systems that improve medical care and the provision of healthcare among women worldwide. With more than $1 billion in funding between 2015 and 2018, products and services supporting women are set to be the next big disruptors in the global healthcare market.

 
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Interested in applying?

The goal of the Challenge is to invite innovators, entrepreneurs, and startups, as either individuals or teams, to propose novel concepts to fulfill or mitigate the unmet needs of women all over the world. Concepts can focus on enhancing patient outcomes, lowering healthcare costs without compromising quality, making the management of patients more efficient, and improving their health and quality of life.

Applications will open on March 29.

 

 

2019 sponsors

 
Merck Global Health Innovation Fund is evolving corporate healthcare venture capital globally by utilizing their healthcare.

Merck Global Health Innovation Fund is evolving corporate healthcare venture capital globally by utilizing their healthcare.

Bayer operates G4A in more than 13 countries, developing and promoting collaborative health care projects around the world.

Bayer operates G4A in more than 13 countries, developing and promoting collaborative health care projects around the world.

 
 
 
 

 

See past HITLAB World Cup highlights.

 
 
 

 

Why sponsor?

Sponsoring the HITLAB Innovators Summit and World Cup are unique opportunities to cultivate your organization's investment in digital health initiatives. Don't miss your chance to take part in one of New York's biggest digital health events of 2019 and reach professionals in pharma, academia, payer, provider, startup, and venture capital.

Contact our team to discuss partnership tiers and packages.

Mind the gap: Market and opportunity

 
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Femtech has been noted for 2018 as one of the hottest areas to be in. It’s known to be a $50 billion industry by 2025 and is going to impact 50 percent of the population.
— KATE MERTON, HEAD OF JLABS AT NYC AND BOSTON

80%

80% of healthcare VCs have never invested in healthcare for women.

$1B+

With more than $1B in funding between 2015 and 2018, products and services supporting women’s health are set to be the next big disruptor in the global healthcare market.

1.4%

Only 1.4% of healthcare investing by professional VCs is put to work to find solutions in the women’s health space.