Future Health Summit 2024 Innovation Award

Sponsored by UPMC

The annual Future Health Summit Innovation Award, now in its 11th year running, is presented to an emerging business that successfully integrates technology into their mission to improve healthcare quality.

Companies participating in the award can engage with fellow trailblazers in the health technology field, as well as the numerous delegates and speakers attending the Summit.

Our aim is to showcase innovation, profile new start- Up Companies & Entrepreneurs operating in the Healthcare sector by fostering an awareness of the increasing importance of Health technologies/products and their application to improve healthcare quality and safety.

For shortlisted companies it’s a chance to meet get in front of an international audience of healthcare leaders and decision makers i.e. potential customers, healthcare executives and potential investors/partners.

The Winner will receive an Exclusive Award and through association with the prestigious Future Health Summit will receive extensive press and media coverage along with other key benefits.


  1. Enter on-line by April 26th 2024
  2. 8 Shortlisted companies named
  3. Each of those Shortlisted makes a 90 second Pitch Video which is played live on Day 1 of the Summit
  4. 3 Finalist’s then announced
  5. Those 3 Finalists sit on a live Panel on Day 2 of the Summit discussing their company/project with Andy O’Donoghue
  6. Winner announced live on stage
  7. Winner presented with the 2024 Award !!

For application details or enquiries please email [email protected]

Complete the form below

You will be informed of the shortlisted results by e-mail.  All shortlisted will be invited to attend and pitch at the Future Health Summit on May 29th & 30th at the brand new Royal Convention Centre, Dublin.

The Innovation award is designed to recognise Start-ups that display great potential for future growth. Innovation Award applicants must be under 3 years old (From date of incorporation).

What the Judges Are Looking For:

Innovation: E.g. disruption and originality, ease of integration into existing system
Business model: E.g. Commercialisation readiness, strength of team, vision & strategic plan.
Customer Value Proposition: Why should a customer buy or use your product or service?
Scalability and Market Potential: E.g. pathway to growth, size of market, export potential.
Social Impact: E.g.  jobs generated, impact on society

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Robbie Whelan
Commercial Director

Email:[email protected]


26th April 2024

Final date for nominations – 26th April 2024

Previous Winners:

2023 Akara Robotics
Digital Gait Labs
2021 ExWell Medical & Mobile Medical Diagnostics
2019 MedVault
2017 Cardio Secur
2016 Tickerfit
2015 Lets Get Checked
2014 Full Health Medical , Kinesis