October 6 – 8, 2017, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ. Sponsored by Stevens Venture Center (SVC).

The first hackathon to focus on the intersection of pharma and digital health

We are recruiting teams to innovate digital solutions 

Multidisciplinary teams will address critical healthcare challenges during the weekend hackathon:

  1. Digital solutions to improve medication compliance
  2. Telemonitoring/telehealth solutions to improve patient access to diagnosis and treatment

 

“More than 75% of all patients expect to use digital services in the future.”

McKinsey & Company, global consulting firm

 

What is a healthcare hackathon?

A healthcare hackathon is a sprint-like design event where participants from a variety of disciplines—students, industrial designers, engineers, developers and healthcare professionals—collaborate to ideate, iterate and innovate to solve a healthcare challenge. 

 

Overview of the Event

Friday, October 6, 5–7 p.m. Introduction and networking reception. Teams form and ideate their solutions to the given healthcare challenges.
Saturday, October 7, 9 a.m. to Sunday, October 8, 5:30 p.m. Hack, hack, hack. Mentorship sessions. Workshops. Hack, hack, hack. 
Sunday, October 8, 6–9 p.m. Pitch competition for a winning prize of $10,000, keynote address and buffet dinner reception for sponsors and guests.

 

Why Sponsor Us?

By sponsoring Stevens’ first Digital Healthcare Hackathon, your company will:

Stand at the forefront of a monumental shift in the healthcare industry: Initiate valuable first-mover rapport by serving as a thought leader within this rapidly changing industry.

Develop brand equity: Promote your brand through inclusion in promotional materials for the event.  Increase your exposure with a table at the event stocked with branded collateral.

Recruit top talent: Gain access to multi-disciplinary teams of high-achieving students and participants from renowned regional academic and professional institutions.

Access innovative digital solutions: Be part of the new and exciting digital health startup ecosystem.

 

Interested in participating or becoming a sponsor?

Contact:

Adrienne Choma: event organizer, associate director
Stevens Venture Center
[email protected] / 201.240.4072

Premal Kamdar: event organizer, Texas Medical Center Fellow, University of Cambridge and Stevens alumnus
[email protected] / 201.893.6410

Vishal Kamdar: event organizer, investment banker, Evercore, NYU Stern alumnus
[email protected]/ 201.575.6888

“It’s time for pharma to dive into digital.” 

A.T. Kearney, global consulting firm