Pilot Health Tech NYC is a marketplace for digital health solutions. Administered by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with Health 2.0 and Blueprint Health, the program connects technology companies and prospective clients through matchmaking, technical assistance, and competitive commercialization awards that can defray the costs of pilot projects.
First launched in 2013, Pilot Health Tech NYC is now a one-stop shop that allows hundreds of entrepreneurs, healthcare leaders and others to buy and sell digital health technologies that will improve clinical care, lower costs, boost consumer wellness and more. Through the program, NYCEDC and Health 2.0 will have facilitated over 500 introductions between tech companies and potential clients, creating over 110 jobs and collectively raising approximately $170 million.
You have the opportunity right now to apply for a commercialization award! Applications are due one month from today (12/18) and funds will be awarded to pairs of Hosts (hospitals, physician clinics, payers, pharma companies, etc.) and Innovators (health technology companies). $1,000,000 in commercialization awards will be available to winners over the next three years.Winners will also receive expert assistance, recognition, and the opportunity to be featured on the main stage of Health 2.0′s conference in front of a multitude of digital health leaders. If you are an innovator or a host company, make sure tosubmit thejoint application form to apply to the Pilot Health Tech NYC Funding Program by December 18, 2015!
Pilot Health Tech NYC will be hosting a Q&A webinar on 12/1/15 at 12PM ET to answer your questions on the funding program and the joint application process. Make sure to register for the webinar.
With healthcare on the national agenda and New York City’s technology sector growing strong, there is tremendous opportunity for entrepreneurs and companies to use technologies to tackle healthcare issues and defray the costs of pilot projects. Pilot Health Tech NYC encourages innovators and host companies to submit joint applications by 12/18/15 and get ready to improve the healthcare system! Remember to register for the Q&A webinar for your chance to ask questions about the funding program and get details about the application process. You can also direct your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.