Future Health Summit 2023 Innovation Award

We are delighted to announce that Medtronic and UPMC are our sponsors of the Future Health Summit Innovation Award. We are delighted that these two iconic brands will work with our Innovation Award winners for the next 3 years.

Medtronic plc (www.medtronic.com), headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies – alleviating pain, restoring health and extending life for millions of people around the world. Medtronic employs more than 90,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in more than 150 countries. The company is focused on collaborating with stakeholders around the world to take healthcare Further, Together. With roots in Ireland since 1981, the company now employs more than 4,000 people across five sites in Galway, Dublin and Athlone.

Trusted by millions of patients across the world, UPMC (upmc.ie) operates over 40 hospitals with more than 8,500 beds, 700 doctors’ offices and over 90,000 employees.

UPMC is consistently inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centred care and is considered a leading U.S. healthcare provider at the forefront of patient care and medicine innovation.

The academic medical centre provides more than $1.4 billion a year in benefits to the local communities being served in the U.S. and this community giving will be continued in Ireland, Italy, and China.

The annual Future Health Summit Innovator Award, now in its 9th 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.

For application details or enquiries please email eoghan@investnet.ie

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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 24th and 25th 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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Eoghan Rackard
Senior Account Manager

Email: eoghan@investnet.ie


28th April 2023

Final date for nominations – 25th April 2023

The 2022 Winners are: Digital Gait Labs


Previous Winners

2022Digital Gait Labs
2021ExWell Medical & Mobile Medical Diagnostics
2019 MedVault
2017 Cardio Secur
2016 Tickerfit
2015 Lets Get Checked
2014 Full Health Medical , Kinesis