Imagine a future where you can change the world, starting with your local community. For those with a vision of improving health equity, this sponsored challenge, accelerator, and incubator administered by the Flywheel Foundation, is providing that opportunity — the Health Equity Innovation Challenge.
This Sponsored Innovation Challenge is a business idea competition seeking solutions to problems that the sponsoring institutions deeply care about. The Challenge seeks the submission of scalable and investable solutions to problems that lead to or create significant healthcare outcome disparities. The targeted populations are vulnerable communities specifically, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, and those at 200% of Federal Poverty. 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:
Beginning in January 2023, entrepreneurs from across the country are invited to turn their ideas into action and develop innovative community-based solutions to improve health equity in our nation.
January 1 to March 31, 2023 – Entry Period (accepting submissions)
April 18, 2023 – Round One (judging of submissions)
April 21, 2023 – Round Two (finalists briefing)
April 29, 2023 – Pitch Day (presentation of business plan)
After May 1, 2023 – Winners Chosen