Philips, together with Get in the Ring and HighTechXL, is looking for your innovative solutions to disrupt healthcare, using advanced (hardware) technology with the use of digital platforms. Are you ready to work together in a pilot project with Philips and pave the way for smarter healthcare?

 

Philips is a technology company that cares about people. With unique insights and expertise in both the consumer and professional healthcare domains, Philips aims to deliver innovations throughout the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis, treatment and home care.

Today your personal health data and medical history are scattered over many apps, devices and systems in multiple places and formats. Philips believes in the potential of bringing this data together to create smarter and more meaningful connected health solutions for consumers, patients and care professionals. This is why Philips launched HealthSuite this year – a cloud-enabled connected health ecosystem of devices, apps and digital tools that empowers personalized health and continuous care.

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THE CHALLENGE

Philips is looking to find the most impactful innovations from startups transforming health, in particular those that combine an advanced (hardware) technology with the use of digital platforms. Examples of areas of interest are:

HELP PARENT MAKE BETTER INFORMED PARENTING DECISIONS

Philips Avent recently launched the digital parenting platform uGrow with new connected products and improved functionality to better understand baby’s development and help parents make better informed parenting decisions.

ULTRASOUND SOLUTIONS

Philips as a market leader in ultrasound, is interested in technologies and solutions that enable new use cases for ultrasound.

IMPROVE SLEEP

Philips recently highlighted its vision for transforming the future of sleep and is looking for solutions that e.g. monitor sleep (in the home), quicken sleep onset, help prevent awakenings, improve the overall quality of sleep or regulate wake-up times.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

  • Pilot contract with Philips (customized based on joint preferences)

  • Wildcard for selection round HightechXL

  • Exclusive coaching & feedback from Philips experts

  • Assessment of potential to leverage HealthSuite Digital Platform

  • Introduction meeting Philips Ventures

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA

You should:

  • have a working prototype;

  • be able to realize a usable product or service within the next 2 years;

  • have included data processing or collecting within the healthcare field in your solution;

  • be able to pitch through video conferencing or face-to-face on the proposed dates.

TIMELINE

OCTOBER 31ST

DEADLINE APPLICATIONS


The deadline for applications is October 31th. 10 finalists will be selected and invited for the finals on November 14th in the Netherlands, Eindhoven.
NOVEMBER 14TH

FINAL PITCH EVENT


10 selected startups will join for the final pitch event at the high tech campus in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, where the winner will be announced

CUREMETRIX LANDS A PILOT CONTRACT WITH PHILIPS

On November 14th, 20 startups were invited at Philips headquarters in Eindhoven. All startups participated in roundtable sessions where 40 mentors from Philips had 1-on-1 sessions one specific topics. Ten of the startups were selected to pitch in the ring in front of judges and an audience consisting of Philips employees. After some fierce battles, CureMetrix proved to be the most promising and secured a pilot contract with Philips. CureMetrix works as an adjunct to radiologists and helps improve clinical effectiveness and efficiency.

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