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Competition Alert: Accenture Healthtech Innovation Challenge For Young Health Professionals 2018

Application Deadline: September 1st 2018
Now in its third year, the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge will once again bring startups, life sciences companies and healthcare organizations together to tackle the world’s biggest health issues. Scroll down to see our schedule of regional round locations around the globe and updated themes.

The HealthTech Innovation Challenge is part of Accenture’s broader HealthTech Innovation program which will also include acceleration and venture opportunities, innovation labs, and more. Through it we support technologies and drive creative solutions to improve the way people access and manage healthcare.

Benefits
The opportunity to identify and engage with cutting-edge startups with a focus on solving healthcare and life sciences problems
Network with peers, investors and leading influencers
Access to the StartUp Health Festival (invite only) during the JP Morgan Healthcare Investor conference in San Francisco
Media exposure as a partner to the program
The opportunity to build deeper relationships with dynamic industry-shapers and industry innovators; including collaboration and co-innovation
Practical experience with
Accenture’s Innovation Architecture and design-thinking approach.

Timeline
Selected applicants will be invited to compete in one of our regional rounds in Sydney, Tokyo, Dublin or Boston where they will be judged by an esteemed panel of leading life sciences and healthcare company executives. The finalists will be invited to compete in San Francisco at the Startup Health Festival on Monday, January 7, 2019

Submissions
June 30th, 2018 – Accepting Submissions
September 1st, 2018 – Submissions Close
October 1st, 2018 – Shortlist Selected

Pitching Rounds
November 1st, 2018 – Tokyo, Japan
November 15th, 2018 – Sydney, Australia
November 15th, 2018 – Dublin, Ireland
November 29th, 2018 – Boston, Massachusetts

Winners
January 7th, 2019 – Innovation Champions Selected at the Startup Health Festival in San Francisco.

Visit the Official Website of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge 2018 for more information.

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