Hackathon

innovate.healthcare is a Hackathon for people willing to disrupt the healthcare industry with progressive ideas and creative thinking.
We give you the opportunity to work on a real world challenge which we curate from submissions from individuals and industry partners. You can rely on a strong team of coaches during the event helping your team to create a serious business after the weekend.

Timetable

TIME FRIDAY, JUNE 19th
17:00 open doors / meet @Startplatz
18:30 Keynote Speech
19:00 Reverse Pitches by Team Captains
20:00 Teamforming
20:30 Start work in teams
TIME SATURDAY, JUNE 20th
all day Work in teams
Lunch
Dinner
all day Coaches available
TIME SUNDAY, JUNE 21st
14:00 Work in teams until
Lunch
Transfer (by foot) to IHK
15:00 Pitching
16:45 Closing Ceremony
17:00 End of innovate.healthcare 2015

Technical Equipment

We are happy to provide access to a 3D-printer for prototyping during the event.
The Orca 0.43 is a 3D printer based on the Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) technology. It can build objects with a size of 220 x 220 x 190 mm. The machine is able to print two different thermoplastic materials (PLA & ABS) in one process.

Specs:

  • Materials: ABS, PLA
  • Build volume: 220 x 220 x 190 mm
  • Layer height: > 0.1 mm
  • Nozzle diameter: 0.4 mm

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3dprinter

Frame Program

We have set up a frame program for all interested participants. You will have the possibility to drop in and out whenever you like.
Our experts will be available for face to face interaction before and after their presentation.

SATURDAY, JUNE 20th WORKING TITLE TIME
Central PKV Private insurance perspective on new markets 10:30 – 11:00
HighTech Gründerfonds Investment and Support 12:30 – 13:00 Noon Lecture
Aescuvest How does crowd investing work in HealthCare 14:30 – 15:00
PitchDoctor Leo Exter Pitch Perfect: Prepping you for the big moment. 15:00 – 16:00
Philips Healthcare How to exploit 23&me: innovative think tank breakout session hosted by Philips and the HealthCare Futurists 16:00 – 18:00 on invitation only

Prizes

Prize categories:

  • Most patent-centric idea
  • Most creative idea
  • Most business relevant idea
  • Audience Prize

Prizes:

  • KPMG package on first found first serve basis good until September 30th 2015.
  • 3 x 300 Euro vouchers for founded Companies and founding expenses. Please turn in founding notice and receipts and we will refund up to 300 Euros each. Good until September 30th 2015.
    Money that has not been claimed until September 30th will be donated to Project Hope Germany. (www.project-hope.de).
  • Each jury member has given scores on an individual basis and in conclave the jury as a whole has taken the right to calibrate in free discussion.

Audience prize:

  • EUROFORUM Pitch opportunity @ wearables conference in Bonn in September

Other prizes:

  • 3 x Free Rent @ BioCampus Cologne for 3 months if 6 months are booked. (www.biocampus-cologne.de)
  • Medisana Health Packages for the quantified self. (www.medisana.de)
  • 4 x Free Food package for first startup meeting in Cologne sponsored by New York Pizza (www.newyorkpizza.de)
  • 3 x Nexpaq Kits