First Mile Innovation Challenge: Apply to win $25,000

First Mile Innovation Challenge: Apply to win $25,000

The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies CAMTech in partnership with GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions is calling on entrepreneurs across the globe to apply for it’s First Mile Innovation Challenge – a search for innovative technology solutions addressing clinical and community hardships in global primary healthcare in low and middle income countries. Applicants of the First

The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies CAMTech in partnership with GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions is calling on entrepreneurs across the globe to apply for it’s First Mile Innovation Challenge – a search for innovative technology solutions addressing clinical and community hardships in global primary healthcare in low and middle income countries.

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Applicants of the First Mile Innovation Challenge must possess innovative solutions in the following areas of global primary healthcare: maternal, newborn and child health; cardiac health and safe surgery. Submissions are expected to demonstrate how the proposed technology/solution addresses an existing primary care health challenge and why current solutions are inadequate. They would also outline how the innovation can be applied in clinical settings through a sustainable commercialization and business model.

The winner/winning team will receive $25,000 in funding and support from CAMTech’s global network and resources provided through the CAMTech Innovation Platform. In addition, teams will have the potential to work with GE’s new five.eight Accelerator.

Visit the website to apply for the First Mile Innovation Challenge and follow the instructions in pages 5 – 9 of the application overview document. Applications are due on January 10, 2017.

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