Your company can be part of the generation that impacts lives, creates jobs, and takes New York City, a growing hub of digital health, to the forefront of global health technology.
Apply now to have your early-stage product piloted in a rapid, small-scale study designed to get you data, fast.
The support you need to Have an Edge
Startups often lack the resources, knowledge, and skills to appropriately test their products among patients during development. This leads to missed opportunities for insights on product design, feasibility, and market potential.
To address this need, the Digital Health Breakthrough Network holds an open competition to select batches of up to four early-stage startups.
Selected New York City-based startups have their technologies tested in pilot studies with clinical partners and patients, so you get the data your early-stage company needs improve your product or pitch to investors.
eligible companies have:
>50% of team based in NYC
Not yet generated revenue
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HAVE YOUR PRODUCT TESTED IN A REAL-WORLD ENVIRONMENT
The Digital Health Breakthrough Network is a research incubator that helps startups conduct rapid pilot studies to test their products and move them closer to market. We give you data to help scale or pivot your technology as quickly as possible.
Selected companies will have their product piloted by HITLAB with input from an Advisory Board. We design a study for your product, secure partner pilot test sites, recruit patients, collect data, and report results directly to you.
HITLAB Pilot Design
Advisory Board Input
Throughout this process, your product will be exposed to health practitioners, investors and industry leaders, providing your team with real-market feedback and opportunities.
Led with Startup Experience
Network leaders NYCEDC and HITLAB have worked with dozens of health startups.
SMART VISION LABS
VITAL CARE SERVICES
PATIENT ENROLLMENT ADVISOR
ARDENT CELL TECHNOLOGIES
NY PROTEIN BIOLOGICS
NYCEDC and HITLAB regularly collaborate with partners spanning multiple industries.