Open to any student-led team that has designed a health-related solution. All countries. All academic fields.

A competition to celebrate good design in healthcare. Winners show a solid understanding of the need, the people impacted, focused problem-solving, and a great real-world solution.


  • February 12 – Submission of two-page proposals
  • March 18 – Finalists informed
  • April 13 – Final round (virtual event)

Eligibility for Application:

  1. Project must be focused on a healthcare application in either of the four tracks
    • Designs of Solutions for Advanced Health Systems
    • Global Health/ Humanitarian Design
    • Healthcare Apps/ Digital Health
    • Post-Surgical Infection Management
  2. Project must have been started after January 1, 2022
  3. Project must be driven by full-time students
    • Postdoc research projects are ineligible.
    • Projects that have utilized significant 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.).
    • Project teams should comprise of more than one full-time student.
  4. Applicants can submit multiple unique projects