Each year Solve connects people who have innovative solutions to global problems in areas including health, environment, and economic development, to consultants from philanthropic organizations, venture capital firms, and corporations to help them realize their goals. Applications may be submitted to https://solve.mit.edu/. The submission deadline is August 1, 2017.
UMass-Boston alumnus and Massachusetts native Robert Schultz developed an unorthodox MBA course called MGT655 Healthcare Innovation to immerse students in Boston’s dynamic, vibrant life science ecosystem.
This year’s World Medical Innovation Forum concluded with a panel discussing the “Disruptive Dozen:” 12 technology spaces that could improve cardiovascular health.
Partners Connected Health has launched the 2017 Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge (CHIC) following a successful pilot last year. The Challenge was created to accelerate the development of disruptive, patient-centric and connected health solutions, from Partners' employees and clinical faculty, to radically improve the lives of patients.
Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »
Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.
After 130 days and approximately 650 overdoses, Opioid hackathon teams compete for the chance to implement their solutions in the community and combat the opioid epidemic.
With less than 24 hours until the submission deadline, the Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge has received over 40 submissions. Participants have submitted a variety of ideas that use Big Data to address everything from the opioid epidemic to drug reimbursement.