The Precision Medicine Technology Shark Tank

Are you waiting in the wings to create the next big medical software startup?
Looking to gain feedback on an original h ealth IT concept?

Join the first Johns Hopkins competition at the intersection of precision medicine and technology innovation:

The Precision Medicine Technology Shark Tank

Who can participate? Faculty, staff, and students at Johns Hopkins University and Health System who have a clinical partner willing to participate in the accelerator.

  • Concept submitted must be a health IT solution (no hardware-only solutions).
  • You and your team should be willing and able to commit 20% of your time to an accelerator program beginning Aug. 26 and ending Dec. 9.
  • Accelerator workshops are held from noon to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays, and participants are expected to attend 75% of the workshops.
  • If you are unable to participate in the accelerator program but would still like the opportunity to participate in the shark tank event to receive feedback, and potentially win the third-place prize of consulting hours, please indicate this on your application.
  • While it is not a requirement, the panel will generally be looking for submissions that present digital health solutions through a precision medicine lens.

Important dates:

  • Deadline for submission: July 29
  • Notification of assigned presentation slot: Aug. 10
  • Event days: Aug. 17 and 18
  • Announcement of awardees: Aug. 22
  • Program begins: Aug. 26

What do you get?

  • First- and second-place winners receive tuition-free admission to the Technology Innovation Center's Pre-accelerator program. Winners also receive 25 free consultation hours with inHealth.
  • The third-place winner receives 25 free consultation hours with inHealth.

See application details and more information on the Technology Innovation Center's website.

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