In this session, we will discuss the Health Equity Innovation Challenge in detail, answer any questions about the application process and timeline, and review the selection and participation criteria.
This Sponsored Innovation Challenge is a business idea competition seeking solutions to problems that Atrium Health deeply cares about as the sponsoring institution. The Challenge seeks the submission of scalable and investable solutions to problems that lead to or create significant healthcare outcome disparities.
In alignment with Atrium Health’s Impact 2025 Strategic Priorities, successful applications by early-stage founders will focus on entrepreneurial solutions to leading indicators of Health Equity and Health Disparities as opposed to systemic lagging indicators.
The Challenge invites applications for social and technological innovations that can be applied and commercialized with demonstrated potential for social and economic impact on the following leading indicator priorities and Drivers of Health (DOH):
The targeted population is vulnerable communities specifically, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and those at 200% of Federal Poverty.
ENTRY START DATE
December 1, 2023 (9:00am EDT)
ENTRY END DATE
March 31, 2024 (11:59pm EDT)
JUDGING OF SUBMISSIONS
April 19, 2024
SELECTION OF FINALISTS
Challenge submissions narrowed to 10 finalists
April 22, 2024
ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE
A deeper dive into the Challenge problem statement
PRESENT BUSINESS PLAN
May 4, 2024
57 Union St. S., Concord, NC