NYCEDC and HITLAB Announce Fourth Class of Digital Health Breakthrough Network

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), in partnership with HITLAB, announced today the fourth class of the Digital Health Breakthrough Network, an initiative for startups to pilot their products with end-users and strengthen their connection to New York City healthcare and technology sectors.

Bonbouton Wins Second Place at the Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Summit

At this year's Lyfebulb-Novo Nordisk Innovation Summit, Bonbouton won second place and took home $15,000.

For this competition, Patient Entrepreneurs pitch their invention or idea to Lyfebulb founders, Novo Nordisk R&D device leadership, researchers and engineers, and venture capitalists. Contestants respond to a round of Q&A by the judging panel. The top three outstanding Patient Entrepreneurs receive monetary awards to further develop their ideas.

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Deadline approaching for Fall 2017 Class

Applications for the Fall 2017 Class Open through September 15!

Since 2016, the Digital Health Breakthrough Network has helped eight digital healthcare start-ups pilot their products and move them closer to market.
We’re looking for our next class of companies. 
Applications are now open to any early stage, New York City-based start-ups based that are developing innovative digital health technologies that address serious marketplace needs.

Selected startups will receive no-cost support to design and conduct rapid pilot studies that test products’ real-world feasibility, design, and commercial potential.

Not only does the program provide immediate benefits for start-ups, it also strengthens New York City’s technology and health sectors.
We’re now reviewing submissions on a rolling basis through Wednesday, September 15. Apply today!