Open to all student-led teams from around the world that have designed health-related solutions. Including medical devices, surgical tools, diagnostics devices, drug delivery devices, health IT solutions, mHealth solutions or global health innovations.

Competition Tracks

  • Solutions for advanced health systems
  • Global health/humanitarian design
  • Healthcare apps/information technology design


  • February 10 – Submission of two-page proposals (submit here)
  • March 15 – Finalists informed
  • April 15 – Final round (virtual event)

Eligibility for Application:

  1. Project must be focused on a healthcare application
    • Innovations for both high-resource settings and global health applications are eligible
    • Device, hardware, and digital solutions are eligible
  2. Project must have been started after January 1, 2019
  3. Project must be driven by full-time students
    • Ph.D./Postdoc research projects and projects that have utilized significant research funding (>$100k) are ineligible
    • Projects that are not run by full-time students are ineligible. For example, projects run by startup companies or faculty are ineligible.
    • Eligible full-time students include those working towards undergraduate, masters, doctoral, and professional degrees (MBA, MD, etc.).

If you have any questions regarding your team’s eligibility, please contact Aditya Polsani at [email protected] or Kunal Parikh at [email protected].