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Applications Now Open for Impact Pediatric Health 2017 Pitch Off

Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition is looking for technologies that deliver solutions specifically created for young patients. Apply today for your chance to pitch how your company is solving unique health care needs of children at SXSW in March of 2017.

Companies interested in being selected as one of the ten 2017 finalists may submit an application here anytime from now through Jan. 20, 2017. Startups – both in digital health and medical device – focused on the pediatric market are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates for the Impact Pediatric Health pitch competition are companies focused in the areas of:

  • Health and wellness, specifically patient safety, population health and management, prematurity, remote care, or hospital-to-home transitions
  • Precision medicine, specifically genomics
  • Med tech, specifically robotics or minimally invasive surgery, 3-D printing or artificial intelligence

Startup CEOs have three minutes to pitch how their company is solving unique health care needs of children, from babies to teens. The stage presentation on Monday, March 13, 2017, will be followed by questions from the emcees and judges. A winner among the 10 finalists will be announced at the end of the event. All participating companies will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the presenting pediatric hospitals. You must have a SXSW Interactive or Platinum badge to attend this March 13 event.

Abigail Ballou

Abigail Ballou

    Abby Ballou is the managing editor of MedTech Boston. She has a B.A. and M.Phil in English literature from NYU and the CUNY Graduate Center, respectively. When she isn't writing and editing for MedTech Boston, Abby enjoys reading, rock climbing, watching classic movies and listening to opera.

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